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...
Tummy trouble Healthy behaviors can help

Tummy trouble? Healthy behaviors can help

The digestive system is a real workhorse. If we’re lucky, we don’t have to give it a second thought: food and drink go in, the...
How to stay awake without caffeine

How to stay awake without caffeine

You’re tired and you need an energy boost, but you don’t want the jitters from caffeine. What to do? In this video, scientists give you some...
Strength training helps older adults live longer

Strength training helps older adults live longer

Older adults who strength trained at least twice a week had 46 percent lower odds of death for any reason than those who did...
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...
Six tips for safe strength training

6 tips for safe strength training

Strength training isn't just for bodybuilders. Like aerobic exercise, it's important for everybody, and it should be a part of any comprehensive exercise program. Of course,...
Three treatments for insomnia

Three treatments for insomnia

Lifestyle changes often can help relieve acute (short-term) insomnia. These changes might make it easier to fall asleep and stay asleep. A type of counseling...
Get back to basic movement

Get back to basic movement

How easy is it for you to crawl around on the floor? And, once you're down there, are you able to get back up...
Bedroom signs that your man might have health troubles

Bedroom signs that your man might have health troubles

The intimate moments you share with the man in your life are important to your bond—and potentially his health. That’s because, depending on how observant...
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 Porn affects Your Sexual Function

How porn affects your sexual function

In a recent study, scientists find that men who prefer pornography to real-world sexual encounters might find themselves caught in a trap. They are unable...
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...
Sexual dysfunction influences relationship

Sexual dysfunction influences relationship: how women and men are different

Sex is an important part of a romantic relationship. The quality of sexual life can strongly influence our happiness in a relationship. Nevertheless, women and...
Anti-nausea drug could help treat sleep apnea

Anti-nausea drug could help treat sleep apnea

An old pharmaceutical product may be a new treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. This is based on a new research presented by University of Illinois...
How to be active for health

How to be active for health

An active lifestyle can lower your risk of early death from a variety of causes. Regular activity can help prevent unhealthy weight gain and also...

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Is chronic disease an unavoidable consequence of aging?

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Exercise could slow brain aging by 10 years for older people

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