March 17 2015
Women who are obese are around 40% more likely to develop certain forms of cancer than those of a healthy weight. This is according to new estimates calculated by Cancer Research UK. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>
March 15 2015
As a leader in fitness education and certification, W.I.T.S. is now offering digital badges for select courses and credentials. Digital Badges are important because they show potential employers, clients,... View More
March 12 2015
A healthy lifestyle intervention program administered at the workplace and developed by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health significantly reduces risk factors for diabetes and... View More
March 11 2015
The extract of onion bulb, Allium cepa, strongly lowered high blood glucose (sugar) and total cholesterol levels in diabetic rats when given with the antidiabetic drug metformin, according to a new study.... View More
March 10 2015
Should food products be labeled with traffic light symbols to make health-related information on ingredients easier to understand? This question has remained a subject of debate. Now researchers at the... View More
March 9 2015
If you're on a diet, just skipping dessert can seem like a huge accomplishment, leading you to think you're well on your way to losing weight. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research,... View More
March 7 2015
Led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD, the study reveals that if one spouse increases their physical activity, the other spouse is much more likely... View More
March 6 2015
Most people consume more salt than they need and therefore have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, which are the two leading causes of death worldwide. But a study published by Cell Press in Cell... View More
March 5 2015
People with poor physical fitness in their 40s may have lower brain volumes by the time they hit 60, an indicator of accelerated brain aging, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association... View More
March 4 2015
A team of Spanish scientists proves that subjects who present higher levels of persistent organic pollutants in their organism also suffer from higher cholesterol and triglycerides levels. A team of Spanish... View More
March 3 2015
Patients at risk for diabetes or heart disease may want to choose their workout intensity based on health goals, according to an article being published in Annals of Internal Medicine. Exercise has been... View More
March 2 2015
According to a new study by cardiologists at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, MD, analyzing the ability of patients to exercise on a treadmill at increasing speed and incline could help to predict... View More
Feb. 27 2015
Football helmet add-ons such as outer soft-shell layers, spray treatments, helmet pads and fiber sheets may not significantly help lower the risk of concussions in athletes, according to a study presented... View More
Feb. 26 2015
Nurture, not nature, could be a larger issue when dealing with the obesity epidemic Some scientists say that when mothers eat poorly during pregnancy, they pass along traits to their children that make... View More
Feb. 25 2015
The number of calories you need to eat each day depends on several factors, including your age, size, height, sex, lifestyle, and overall general health. A physically active 6ft 2in male, aged 22 years,... View More
Feb. 24 2015
Injection that makes muscles less energy efficient may have potential as weight-loss therapy to treat obesity. What started as an evolutionary protection against starvation has become a biological "bad... View More
Feb. 23 2015
Looking to save money on your next shopping trip? Better eat something before you head to the mall. According to new research from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, hunger increases... View More
Feb. 20 2015
New research released by Cancer Council Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia shows Australian teenagers are spending increasing time in front of electronic devices such as computers,... View More
Feb. 19 2015
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting or fasting can block a part of the immune system involved in several inflammatory disorders such as type... View More
Feb. 18 2015
Increasing fiber consumption could be a simple change to aid with weight loss and boost other areas of health, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>

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