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>>
Feb. 17 2015
Study shows downhill running does not increase risk of Achilles injury - as long as you work it in gradually. Like many runners, former BYU track star Katy Andrews Neves has had her share of injuries.... View More
Feb. 16 2015
Among the complications of obesity include an increased risk of heart disease. But for children and adolescents who are obese, this risk could be reduced with a low-fat, plant-based vegan diet. This is... View More
Feb. 11 2015
Lots of us will have made a New Year's resolution to either lose weight or increase fitness levels for 2015. Unfortunately, more than 90% of us are likely to have given up 2 months in. If this sounds like... View More
Feb. 10 2015
The evolutionary pressures on our early ancestors helped to shape the biology in our bodies today. Early man gained survival advantage by extracting the most calories from the smallest amount of food.... View More
Feb. 9 2015
An estimated 19 million activity trackers were used in 2014, but when it comes to tracking steps and calories, how many of those were actually accurate? A new study commissioned by the American Council... View More
Feb. 6 2015
As high doses of green tea extract supplements for weight loss become more popular, potential liver toxicity becomes a concern. In the last decade, dozens of people have been diagnosed with the condition.... View More
Feb. 5 2015
The new sporting craze of 'Walking Football' may enable people to continue playing football into their 60s and 70s while reaping a multitude of health benefits, according to Aston University researchers.The... View More
Feb. 4 2015
Smoking is the primary cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the US, accounting for 80-90% of all cases. For the remaining 10-20%, it is believed exposure to air pollution, secondhand smoke... View More
Feb. 3 2015
In the US, the rate of childhood obesity has more than doubled over the past 3 decades. But in a new study, researchers from the University of Southampton in the UK say they have identified a number of... View More
Feb. 2 2015
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the majority of pre-packaged meals and snacks for toddlers in the US contain high levels of salt or sugar, which researchers say could... View More
Jan. 30 2015
Preventing inflammation in obese fat tissue may hold the key to preventing or even reversing type 2 diabetes, new research has found. Researchers from Melbourne's Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, with... View More