June 3 2015
"No taxation without representation!" As we learned in American history class, restrictions to personal liberties often trigger strong emotional reactions instead of deliberate, rational economic responses.... View More
June 2 2015
A Group of experts have advised that people working in office environments stand for at least 2 hours a day during working hours, as part of a number of recommendations to protect those engaged with typically... View More
June 1 2015
While reducing the amount of calories consumed is known to delay the onset of aging and improve metabolic health, maintaining a high level of caloric reduction in the long-term can be dangerous. A new... View More
May 29 2015
Focus on the Broccoli Benefits rather than the Hamburger Harms Tell your child or spouse what they can eat and not what they can't. Telling your child to eat an apple so they stay healthy will work better... View More
May 26 2015
You have a choice between two foods: a chocolate bar or a piece of cake. What influences your decision? The desire to be healthy? The need for a sugar boost? According to a new study, your choice may be... View More
May 22 2015
A new study of mice suggests skipping meals may disrupt metabolism in a way that leads to extra fat accumulating around the middle and signs of prediabetes. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>... View More
May 20 2015
Many people with celiac disease consume probiotics with the belief it will help ease their symptoms. But a new study finds that more than half of probiotics on sale in the US contain traces of gluten -... View More
May 19 2015
Maternal obesity raises the risk of a number of health conditions for offspring that can persist well into adulthood, including heart disease and asthma. Now, a new study reveals why this may be; maternal... View More
May 18 2015
If you are a parent and think sending your child to youth dance classes is keeping them healthy and active, think again. A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of... View More
May 15 2015
A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine links half an hour of physical activity, 6 days a week, with a 40% lower risk of death among elderly men. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>
May 13 2015
Researchers in Spain have suggested that following a Mediterranean diet supplemented with additional portions of antioxidant-rich extra virgin olive oil or mixed nuts could protect cognitive functioning... View More
May 12 2015
Switching to public transport for the journey to work instead of driving a car from home may help with weight loss, suggests a study that found a drop in body mass index for those people who did just that.... View More
May 11 2015
A new study, published in the journal Childhood Obesity, finds that nearly all parents of overweight children misperceive their kids as being "the right weight." Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>... View More
May 8 2015
a study following nearly 28,000 people aged 55 and older at high cardiovascular risk, which monitored their diets for 5 years and tested declines against thinking and memory tests, found a smaller drop... View More
May 6 2015
A new study has found that, in California, policies adopted to regulate competitive food and beverages and make them healthier for students have led to improved rates of overweight and obesity. Continued... View More
May 5 2015
Numerous studies have shown that prolonged sitting day after day is linked to poorer health and early death. Now, a new study suggests even a small change can make a difference. The researchers say a 2-minute... View More
May 4 2015
Researchers suggest that replacing a soft drink or a sweetened milk drink with one such as water or unsweetened tea or coffee every day could significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.... View More
May 1 2015
Chemical markers have been identified in urine that are associated with body mass, according to a new study published in Science Translational Medicine. The researchers behind the study, from Imperial... View More
April 30 2015
The office here at Medical News Today HQ is a pleasant place to work. It is a largely tranquil place (until somebody decides to use the shredder) where the tea is plentiful and occasionally a passing dog... View More
April 29 2015
Rates of colon cancer are much higher in African-Americans than in rural South Africans. Now, a new study suggests a difference in diet may be a factor. Researchers found when African-Americans and rural... View More