Long-term testosterone therapy improves sexual function and quality of life

Long-term testosterone therapy improves sexual function and quality of life

A new study shows a significant improvement in both sexual and urinary function as well as quality of life for hypogonadal men who undergo...

Meditation can benefit your cognition after 7 years

Gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later, according to a new study...
Itchy, scaly skin? Living with psoriasis

Itchy, scaly skin? Living with psoriasis

The thick, red, scaly skin of psoriasis can be not only painful but also embarrassing. You may have it or know someone who does. Psoriasis...
Drinking a pint of beer may lower your life expectancy by the same amount as smoking a cigarette

Drinking a pint of beer may lower your life expectancy by the same amount...

Earlier research has suggested that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may lower a person’s risk of heart disease. However, our latest study challenges these findings. Our...

Are you at risk for macular degeneration?

Many people accept deteriorating eyesight as an inevitable part of getting older, but blurry or distorted vision – such as when straight lines appear...

Reasons not to give your dog bones

Many dog owners know not to toss a turkey or chicken bone to their dog; those bones are just too brittle. But the U.S. Food...

Too much sitting, too little exercise may accelerate biological aging

Researchers report that elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older...
Physically fit women nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia

Physically fit women nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia

Women with high physical fitness at middle age were nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia decades later, compared to women who were...
How to control oily skin

How to control oily skin

Although oily skin can clog pores and lead to increased acne breakouts, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say oily skin also has...
Mom smoke - baby lung

Mom’s smoking in pregnancy related to poor lung function in baby

Tobacco smoke exposure during pregnancy is worse for children with asthma than postnatal secondhand smoke exposure, according to a new study in the journal...
Is chronic disease an unavoidable consequence of aging

Is chronic disease an unavoidable consequence of aging?

By the year 2050, the global population of adults aged 60 and over is projected to more than double from roughly 841 million to...
Exercise could slow brain aging by 10 years for older people

Exercise could slow brain aging by 10 years for older people

Exercise in older people is associated with a slower rate of decline in thinking skills that occurs with aging. People who reported light to no...

7 skin care myths you thought were true

Itchy skin, bright rashes, dark blemishes, sun burns. Our skin changes all the time, but usually we don’t give it much thought until we spot...
Aging and digestive health 6 factors to watch for

Aging and digestive health: 6 factors to watch for

Your digestive system works hard every day to digest the food you consume. After years of this, you may start to see some changes...
Sleep deprivation is an effective anti-depressant for nearly half of depressed patients

Sleep deprivation is an effective anti-depressant for nearly half of depressed patients

Sleep deprivation -- typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings -- rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients, according the first...

Most Popular

8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...
5 exercises that do wonders for your health

5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
Itching for no reason Immune system may be at fault

Itching for no reason? Immune system may be at fault

People who suffer itching with no clear cause may have previously unrecognized immune system defects. In a small study of such patients, researchers from the...
Is chronic disease an unavoidable consequence of aging

Is chronic disease an unavoidable consequence of aging?

By the year 2050, the global population of adults aged 60 and over is projected to more than double from roughly 841 million to...
Exercise could slow brain aging by 10 years for older people

Exercise could slow brain aging by 10 years for older people

Exercise in older people is associated with a slower rate of decline in thinking skills that occurs with aging. People who reported light to no...