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Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D Deficiency Poses Greater Risk of Diabetes, Epidemiologists Say

Lack of vitamin D puts healthy people at greater risk for diabetes, findings by epidemiologists from UCSD and Seoul National University suggests. A cohort study of 903 healthy adults with no history...
Heart Failure Study Shows Protein Blockage could Improve Cardiac Function

Heart Failure Study Shows Protein Blockage could Improve Cardiac Function

An experimental study done in mice shows a potential for preventing heart failure and improving cardiac function by blocking a protein type. Researchers at the Cincinnati Children's Heart Institute experimented on a...
Factors that Affect the Teaching of Your Children to Be Mentally Healthy

Factors that Affect the Teaching of Your Children to Be Mentally Healthy

Children should be taught that mental health, like physical health, іs about more than illness or the absence thereоf. Yоu help yоur kids learn the signals for when tо use the...
Exercising for as Little as 150 Minutes A Week will Make You Happier

Study Claims that Exercising for as Little as 150 Minutes A Week will Make...

A new study claims that exercise can actually boost one's mood. It's long been believed that moderate physical activity can lower feelings of stress anxiety, and even ameliorate symptoms of depression, but...
Women have Better Chances of Surviving Breast Cancer If They have More Muscle

Researchers said that Women have Better Chances of Surviving Breast Cancer If They have...

Women with more muscle have better chances of surviving breast cancer, though it is understandable that exercise is not the first thing on the minds of patients. A previous study revealed that...
Do You Want to Lose Weight? Eat Regular Meals, Says New Research

Do You Want to Lose Weight? Eat Regular Meals, Says New Research

Skipping meals is not the secret to effective weight loss. It only results in a higher body mass index, bigger waist circumference, and mental disorders. A team of researchers at the University...
Back Pain Treatment

Researchers claim that Back Pain Treatment is Wrong for Millions of People

Researchers claim that millions of people across the world who are suffering from lower back pain are receiving the wrong treatment, making the condition worse instead of curing it. Back pain is...
A New Report Shows that the Window Seat may be the Only Place on A Plane to Avoid Catching the Flu

A New Report Shows that the Window Seat may be the Only Place on...

Being cramped on an airplane with other people who may be sick is not an ideal situation for staying healthy. A new study has found, however, that one place on a...
New Study Says that Coffee may Affect the Body's Cannabinoid Metabolism

New Study Says that Coffee may Affect the Body’s Cannabinoid Metabolism

A research team's study on coffee revealed that one of the world's favorite beverages has more effects on the body than previously thought. One of its effects can even be considered...
FDA Plans To Lower Nicotine Content In Cigarettes To Non-Addictive Levels

FDA Plans to Lower Nicotine Content in Cigarettes to Non-Addictive Levels

In an unprecedented move, the Food and Drug Administration proposed to cut the nicotine content of cigarettes. This regulation in considered historic in addressing the widespread health problem of cigarette smoking. U.S....