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Could increasing your physical activity or feeling more in control of your life be the secret to staying young? Employing these simple strategies may help...

Resistance training could protect bone from weight loss

In a new study, researchers find that a program that incorporated resistance training, aerobic training, or neither did not prevent bone loss associated with...

Night owls with prediabetes may have higher obesity risk

In a new study from University of Illinois at Chicago, researchers find that people with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later...
New findings explain how melatonin promotes sleep

New findings explain how melatonin promotes sleep

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What happens to our muscles during spaceflight and when living on Mars

The inactivity of astronauts during spaceflights presents a significant risk to their muscles, says a new study in The Journal of Physiology. Scientists have simulated...
Top 5 thoughts that may lead to drowning

Top 5 thoughts that may lead to drowning

An average of 40 Albertans die each summer from drowning in lakes and rivers, according to the 2018 edition of the Alberta Drowning Report,...
Two yoga poses proven to reverse scoliosis curves

Two yoga poses proven to reverse scoliosis curves

New research shows that two yoga poses can decrease scoliosis curves in 6,000,000 -9,000,000 million Americans, young and old. This provides a potentially enormous decrease...
How poor sleep leads to social isolation and loneliness

How poor sleep leads to social isolation and loneliness

Poor sleep can literally kill your social life. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that sleep-deprived people feel lonelier and less inclined...
Moderate-intensity physical activity could protect the brain from Alzheimer's disease

Moderate-intensity physical activity could protect the brain from Alzheimer’s disease

People at risk for Alzheimer's disease who do more moderate-intensity physical activity, but not light-intensity physical activity, are more likely to have healthy patterns...
Why you should care about your metabolism health

Why you should care about your metabolism health

As you age, you may notice you have less muscle and energy and more fat. Carrying those extra pounds may be harming your health. It’s...
More than half of drivers don't look for cyclists and pedestrians before turning right

More than half of drivers don’t look for cyclists and pedestrians before turning right

When crossing a street, your assumption should be that the car doesn’t see you Researchers studied the eye movements of drivers at busy Toronto intersections...
30-min exercise per day makes your face look years younger

30-min exercise per day makes your face look years younger

A 30-minute daily or alternate-day facial exercise program sustained over 20 weeks improved the facial appearance of middle-aged women, resulting in a younger appearance...
5 ways to stay safe on social media

5 ways to stay safe on social media

For most of us, social media have become a part of our regular routine. But in a world of password theft, catfishing and revenge porn,...
Are you barking up the wrong tree by sleeping with your dog

Are you barking up the wrong tree by sleeping with your dog?

Let sleeping dogs lie … in the bedroom. That’s according to a new Mayo Clinic study that’s sure to set many tails wagging. It’s no secret...
7 simple tips to improve men’s health

7 simple tips to improve men’s health

Recent research shows that more than 12% of men age 18+ are in fair or poor health that causes obesity, high blood pressure, cancer...

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