A single binge drinking could affect gene that regulates sleep

A single binge drinking could affect gene that regulates sleep

One in six U.S. adults binge drinks at least four times a month, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Previous studies have...
How sleep apnea and irregular heartbeat are connected

How sleep apnea and irregular heartbeat are connected

If a patient experiences an irregular heartbeat like atrial fibrillation, the doctor may recommend a test for obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. This is because...
3 simple ways to help you live healthy and longer

3 simple ways to help you live healthy and longer

We have heard it before from our doctors and other health experts: Keep your weight down, don’t smoke and cut back on the alcohol if...
To sleep, perchance to forget

To sleep, perchance to forget

The debate in sleep science has gone on for a generation. People and other animals sicken and die if they are deprived of sleep, but...

Why you should listen to your gut

To prevent colon cancer, you need to be aware of your digestive system and its daily cycle. There are several possible early symptoms that people...
Even a single mindfulness meditation session can reduce anxiety

Even a single mindfulness meditation session can reduce anxiety

Mindfulness meditation programs have shown promise for the treatment of anxiety, one of the most common mental health disorders in the U.S. New research suggests...
You are never too old to be active

You are never too old to be active

We’ve all heard that exercise is good for you. Did you know that it’s as true for older people as it is for any...
Scientists find 4 types of hot flash in women

Scientists find 4 types of hot flash in women

In a recent study from the University of Pittsburgh, researchers identify 4 types of hot flash that women may experience. Hot flashes and night sweats...
Deep sleep may act as a fountain of youth

Deep sleep may act as a fountain of youth

As we grow old, our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances as we lose our ability to...
Scientists discover the genetic cause of male baldness

Scientists discover the genetic cause of male baldness

Recently, a genomic study of baldness finds more than 200 genetic regions are involved in this common but potentially embarrassing condition. These genetic variants may...
Research Check- does drinking coffee help you live longer?

Does drinking coffee help you live longer?

There’s only one thing better than a hot cup of coffee in the morning: a new research paper telling you your daily habit is...
Scientists discover why screen time could disrupt sleep

Scientists discover why screen time could disrupt sleep

For most, the time spent staring at screens—on computers, phones, iPads—constitutes many hours and can often disrupt sleep. Now, Salk Institute researchers have pinpointed how...
Eating at night

Eating at night, sleeping by day can change key blood proteins fast

Staying awake all night and sleeping all day for just a few days can disrupt levels and time of day patterns of more than...
Boxer underwear may benefit fertility in men, Harvard study finds

Boxer underwear may benefit fertility in men, Harvard study finds

In a new study from Harvard University, researchers find that men who most frequently wear boxers have much sperm production than men who did...
Nine out of 10 people caring for a family member with dementia don't get enough sleep

Nine out of 10 people caring for a family member with dementia don’t get...

More than 90 percent of people caring for a family member with dementia experience poor sleep, according to new research by the University at...

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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...
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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...