April 2 2015
In a study of the sleeping habits and metabolism of 1,620 people, people who stayed up late, regardless of lifestyle factors, had a higher risk of diabetes or reduced muscle mass than those who were early... View More
March 31 2015
One group of researchers have good news for people concerned with the obesity national health crisis in the US. They report that the percentage of children eating fast food on any given day has fallen.... View More
March 27 2015
Men who kept a high level of fitness in their midlife would then have around a third lower risk overall of dying from certain cancers after the age of 65. The benefit was in comparison with those men maintaining... View More
March 26 2015
Despite their small size, chia seeds are packed full of important nutrients. They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help to raise HDL cholesterol (the good cholesterol that helps protect... View More
March 25 2015
Weight discrimination is linked to significantly lower quality of life, and accounts for approximately 40% of the negative psychological effects associated with obesity, finds new UCL research funded by... View More
March 24 2015
The surge in interest in barefoot running has raised a debate about how the foot should land on the ground when running without shoes. Many barefoot running protagonists argue that the ball of the foot... View More
March 23 2015
A Los Angeles ordinance designed to curb obesity in low-income areas by restricting the opening of new fast-food restaurants has failed to reduce fast-food consumption or reduce obesity rates in the targeted... View More
March 19 2015
A new diet developed by researchers from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL, could significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease, even for those who do not follow it precisely. Continued... View More
March 18 2015
Researchers are calling on people to join a unique movement workshop as part of a study into the benefits of dance on society.The 18-month study, funded by a â£250,000 grant from the Economic... View More
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