Exercise And Avoiding The Couch Greatly Decreases Obesity Risk

Sitting Around And Not Exercising Is A Recipe For Disaster

By | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:00

The chances of becoming obese decrease with a combination of more time spent exercising and less time on the couch.

Heat Stroke Kills More Runners Than Heart Problems

More Than Anything, Runners Die Of Heat Stroke

By | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:30

Runners are dying of heat stroke more than any other condition and not a lot of awareness has been raised on the issue.

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How Childhood Cancer Survivors May Avoid Metabolic Syndrome

By | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:12

A study from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital finds childhood cancer survivors, by following a healthy lifestyle, may lower their risk of developing metabolic syndrome.


A Specific Type Of Infection Accounts For 46% Of All Hepatitis C Cases Globally

By | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:40

The World Health Organization is asking everyone to "think again" when it comes to viral hepatitis as a part of its July 28 campaign, World Hepatitis Day.


A Stop Watch And A Few Questions Are All That’s Needed To Predict Dementia

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:29

A simple, minutes-long test involving walking speed may correctly diagnose the early stages of dementia among older adults.


Too Little Sleep Could Lead You To Mistake What You Remember

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:00

Too little sleep may increase your susceptibility to forming false memories.


Scientists Still Can't Figure Out What Causes Brain Tumors

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:28

With 700,000 Americans currently living with brain tumors, researchers at the American Brain Tumor Association's annual conference share their findings on possible causes of the condition.


Sleeping In Complete Darkness May Be Essential To Breast Cancer Treatment

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:30

Decreased light exposure helps us all get better rest. Based on a new study, high levels of melatonin, the sleep hormone, may prove successful in treating breast cancer tumors.


Take Two, And Feel Exactly The Same?

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:10

Results from an Australian study suggest that Tylenol does next to nothing to relieve pain from lower back ache. Here are some other options for pain treatment and prevention.


Hepatitis C Patients Recognize Benefits Of Super Expensive Solvaldi

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:02

Since gaining approval from the Food and Drug Administration in December, Sovaldi, the hepatitis C drug, has courted controversy due to its steep $1,000-a-pill price.

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How A Mutated Gene May Cause Autism And Intellectual Disability

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:00

The mutation of a single gene may cause autism, intellectual disability, or seizures. A better understanding could lead to new treatments, doctors say.


The Voices In Your Head Reflect How Your Culture Views Schizophrenia

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:52

In Ghana, hallucinatory voices come from God. In America, they come from demons.

Sense tracks bedroom environment to help insomnia

This Sleek Sensor Literally Sees You When You're Sleeping [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:36

"Sense," a sleep tracker with a polycarbonate orb and pillowcase clip, monitors sleep patterns and bedroom environment to help tackle insomnia.


Junk DNA, Not Just Coding DNA, Contributes To Development Of Cancer

By | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:15

A team of geneticists from the University of Geneva identified genetic mutations in the non-coding portion of the human genome contributing to colorectal cancer.


Depression More Likely In Tallest And Shortest Servicemen

By | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:45

Military men who are of average size are less likely to be depressed compared to people who are shorter or taller than the average.