Health & Fitness

Wellness articles for people of all ages .

Wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in older individuals. AMD and other serious chronic eye problems that affect younger individuals result when fluid accumulates abnormally under or within the retina. A new study...
Taking antibiotics may increase the risk that a child will develop juvenile arthritis, according to a study from Rutgers University, University of Pennsylvania and Nemours A.I. duPont Hospital for Children published today in Pediatrics. Researchers found that children who were...
Stress is part of the human nature. Some people tends to think stress is a subproduct of the accelerated way of life of the times we're living in. Actually, when the caveman looked his hungry family after a week...
Honey is a delicious food, which can be used in place of sugar to sweeten desserts and beverages, or in savory preparations like salad dressings, sauces and marinades. Consuming it has also been shown to benefit you in other...
Summer is finally here, and there is something about all that light and fresh air that makes you feel like living a healthier lifestyle. With the sunshine as a motivator, it can be much easier to start making some...
That's something anyone suspects but nobody can say until someone makes a serious study. Generic treatments are as effective as the branded ones for transplanted patients too. Although the study is made just with tacrolimus, a drug used post-transplant...
The importance of brain health is clear. The old latin proverb "Mens sana in corpore sano" (healthy mind in a healthy body) has revealed to be true along the centuries and, while memory or mathematical exercices will help to...
Paracetamol is not effective in the treatment of spinal pain and provides negligible benefits for osteoarthritis, according to a study published in The BMJ today. Spinal pain, which includes neck and lower back pain, and osteoarthritis, the most common form...
As suspected, the key tips to grow old healthy are very simple: exercise and a reasonable diet. The more tests are made, the more evident is. This doesn't means the ads of magical pills will disappear but puts on...
I did it too. I have a plan to lose weight in 2015 and I focused in two areas: a small exercise a day (around 30 minutes and sometimes up to an hour of walking or static cycling) and...