Health & Fitness

Wellness articles for people of all ages .

Published in The Lancet Global Health journal on Wednesday, the study highlights the well-established benefits of being physically active, including a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension and diabetes, as well as breast and colon cancer. Additionally, physical activity...
There are different reasons for using tomatoes. Some people love having this fruit as a juice. Others prefer mixing them with their favourite dishes. Tomatoes are easy to access and are flexible. The only downside is that they easily...
When the human body doesn’t produce or less produce the insulin, doesn’t used that produced insulin, then the body is not able to get the sugar from cells, this is called the diabetes. Diabetes is a very series lifelong...
It may be possible in the future to screen patients for Alzheimer’s disease using a simple eye exam, according to new research. Using technology similar to what is found in eye doctors’ offices, researchers have detected evidence indicating Alzheimer’s disease...
A pattern of breaking up and getting back together can be bad for your mental health, according to a new study. While on-and-off-again couples like Sam and Diane from Cheers or Ross and Rachel from Friends may keep audiences watching,...
Eating a diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and low in added sugar, sodium, and processed meats could help promote healthy cellular aging in women, according to a new study. “The key takeaway is that following...
By crystalizing a serotonin receptor bound to several common compounds, researchers have discovered how slightly different drugs can cause severe side effects or none at all. The findings should accelerate the design of safer and more effective medications for a...
New research clarifies why we tend to really go for it when violating a personal goal, such as saving money or sticking to a diet. When consumers contemplate violating a personal goal (i.e., cheating on a diet, overspending on a...
Strains of bacteria have developed increased tolerance to the alcohols in hand sanitizers, which requires hospitals to rethink how they protect patients from drug-resistant bacteria. A new study finds that strains of Enterococcus faecium, a notorious healthcare-associated bacterial pathogen, have...
A new genetic screen may predict a person’s future risk of osteoporosis and bone fracture, according to new research. Specifically, the study, one of the largest of its kind, identified 899 regions in the human genome associated with low bone-mineral...