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The Recipe For Longevity Revealed: 10 Servings Of Fruits And Vegetables Per Day

A new study suggests 10 servings of fruits and vegetables every day could reduce a person’s chances of developing diseases and overall mortality risk. But is it doable?

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Do Men Sweat More Than Women? Gender May Play A Role In Sweating

New research suggests that sweating more is not related to the gender of a person, but to the weight. Previous studies underlined a causality between the gender of a person and sweating.

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Back Pain Could Be Warning Sign Of Early Death: Study

A team of Australian researchers found that people who reported lower back pain had a significantly greater chance of early death compared with their peers. They used data from over 4,300 elderly Danish twins.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2017

Antibiotics For Treating Cystic Fibrosis Can Cause Permanent Hearing Loss, New Study Reveals

A study reveals that the antibiotics used to treat Cystic Fibrosis has some serious side effects. Researchers were able to prove that use of the drug leads to kidney infections and even permanent hearing loss.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2017

The Secret To The Snooze Button: How To Wake Up Early And Why It Is Good For You

Rising early has a lot of benefits, although it can be an arduous task for some. Check out these effective tips on how to wake up early, according to studies.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2017

Drug Overdose Deaths On The Rise In US, Mortality Rate Rose Twice Since 1999

A new report has been released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report suggests that the U.S. has seen a tremendous increase in the death rates due to drug overdose since 1999.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2017

5 Reasons Why Reading A Book Every Day Is Good For You, According To Science

Through the years, researchers have compiled countless reasons why reading a book is good for your health and wellness. Here are five research-based benefits to begin with.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2017

3 Things Could Boost Female Orgasm Potential, According To Researchers

It's called the 'golden trio' of sexual moves. According to a new study, a combination of genital stimulation, deep kissing, and oral sex could boost the chances of female orgasm.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

Fasting Diet: Should You Try It Out?

Fasting is a type of diet that involves abstinence from food or beverages for a number of hours. As a dietary habit, it is helpful with weight loss, as the body consumes its own extra resources of carbohydrates and proteins.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

Take A Digital Detox: Constantly Checking Social Media Can Drive You Insane

Social media is more stressful than people think. A recent survey shows that social media addiction and mental health issues are connected and affect most Americans.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

5 Healthy Weight Loss Secrets Khloe Kardashian Swears By

Check out Khloe Kardashian’s diet and fitness strategies that helped her achieve her killer bod. Are they worth the try? Not all experts think so.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

Your Fitness Regimen Could Be Killing Your Sex Life: Study

Researchers from UNC in Chapel Hill have found that men with more strenuous exercise routines had a lower libido than those with lighter workouts. What could account for this link between male exercise and libido?

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

Night Owl Or Early Bird? What Time You Wake Up May Affect Your Food Choices

Are you an early morning riser or do you stay up late at night? A new study suggests what time you wake up or sleep may influence your food choices.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

People Suffering With High Level Of Stress More Likely To Suffer From Obesity

Chronic stress may be the reason behind your sudden weight gain, especially around the waist. Those with higher levels of stress are more likely to be obese per a new study.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 23, 2017

Achievers In Class Are Likely To Smoke Pot And Drink: Study

New evidence points to a greater tendency for substance use during teenage years among kids who excel in class. It also seems to refute the notion that it's just a brief period of experimentation, as the patterns persisted into adulthood.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 23, 2017

How Do You Keep The Pounds Off? New Study Explores Weight Maintenance Strategies

A new study shows that employing certain methods can help keep the pounds off. These interventions include regularly weighing one's self and planning for unfortunate weight-gain situation.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 21, 2017

Fasting Mimicking Diet Reduces Risk Factors For Aging And Age-Related Diseases: Study

The fasting-mimicking diet tricks the body into thinking it is fasting and was found effective at reducing risk factors for aging and age-related diseases. FMD, however, is not recommended for everyone.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 21, 2017

Common Food Additive May Interfere With Small Intestine’s Ability To Absorb Nutrients, Protect Against Pathogens

According to researchers, a common food additive may be negatively affecting the function of the small intestine. Titanium dioxide is found in common food items, such as bread and candy.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2017

Just Like Fast Food: First Drive-Through Marijuana Shop In Colorado Opens In March

The town of Parachute in Colorado is opening its marijuana drive-through called Tumbleweed Express in March. It is the first-of-its-kind dispensary to open in the state.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2017

64-Year-Old Woman In Spain Gives Birth To Twins

A 64-year-old woman from Burgos in northern Spain has given birth to healthy twins, according to Recoletas Hospital in the country. It was made possible by in-vitro fertilization done on the patient in the United States.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2017

Gluten-Free Food Linked To Increased Exposure To Toxic Metals Like Mercury And Arsenic

Individuals who follow a gluten-free diet were found to have higher levels of arsenic and mercury in their urine and blood. These toxic metals are known to cause cancer and neurological conditions.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2017

Eating Carbs During Workout: Good For The Immune System, Say Scientists

New research suggests that carbohydrates consumed during an intense workout may improve the immune system. According to the study, between 30 and 60 grams of carbs would be enough to boost the immune system.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 19, 2017

Wear Sunscreen: Wolverine Actor Hugh Jackman Urges Fans After Another Skin Cancer Scare

Hugh Jackman faces his sixth skin cancer battle and urges everyone to wear sunscreen. See the various ways you can prevent contracting basal cell carcinoma.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 19, 2017

Walking For 30 Minutes Can Help Cancer Patients, Reveals Study

Walking for half an hour three times a week may be good for patients with advanced cancer according researchers. A new study shares that cancer patients who indulged in physical activity showed improved emotional and physical health.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 19, 2017

Injectable Psoriasis Drug Siliq Receives FDA Approval

Millions of people live with psoriasis in the United States. For those dealing with moderate to severe cases of the autoimmune condition, the FDA approved the injectable drug Siliq (brodalumab) as another treatment option.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 18, 2017

Love Eating Pizza, Burgers? Study Says High-Fat Meals Can Ruin Your Metabolism

A new study suggests eating too much meals that are high in saturated fat may destroy your liver metabolism. Researchers warn that high-fat meals can lead to the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 17, 2017

Politics Causes Major Spike In Stress Among Americans: Study

According to a new survey from the American Psychological Association, both Democrats and Republicans are stressed out over politics in the country. They reported anxiety over politics and where the nation is heading to.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 17, 2017

Brains On Exercise: How Well Do We See While Exercising

New research has shown the first correlation between exercising and improved vision in humans. The research did not, however, manage to explain the underlying reasons behind exercising and this type of enhanced cognitive activity.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 17, 2017

Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences In ADHD Patients, Suggests Condition Be Treated Like A Brain Disorder

The largest imaging study to tackle ADHD has found that the condition is associated with differences in brain structure. Given these results, researchers are suggesting that ADHD be treated like a brain disorder.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 16, 2017

Dads, Dads-To-Be Also At Risk Of Pregnancy-Related Depression, Says Study

Pregnancy-related depression symptoms have been mostly attributed as affecting mothers but a study carried out in New Zealand has shown that fathers are susceptible to the condition as well.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 16, 2017

Are Married People Healthier? New Study Says Yes

A new study has found that married ones maintained lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol than unmarried people. Marriage may serve as a defense against psychological stress, findings reveal.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 16, 2017

Virgin Olive Oil Rich Mediterranean Diet Can Boost Good Cholestrol

A recent study states that a Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil is beneficial for one’s health as it increases the functionality of High Density Lipoproteins or HDL. The study has been published in the journal ‘Circulation.'

Healthy Living/Wellness February 15, 2017

Before Taking Drugs, Try These Exercise Therapies For Back Pain First

The American College of Physicians rolled out new recommendations for treating back pain. It shifted to advising non-drug options such as mindfulness meditation and yoga for back pain before resorting to prescription or OTC pain medications.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 15, 2017

Losing Hair And Going Bald? Blame Your Genes, Says New Study

Blame your genes for severe hair fall issues. Researchers have come up with results, potentially showing that genetic variations may lead to acute hair fall trouble.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 15, 2017

Does Eating Less Slow Aging Process? Scientists Say Yes

Not anti-aging creams, but eating less may be the key to living better and could decelerate the aging process. A new study reveals that less calorie intake may potentially slow down aging.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 15, 2017

Liver Disease In Children Linked To Fructose Intake, Says New Study

According to researchers liver ailments in children and adolescents may be linked to consumption of fructose. Sugar intake, as well as uric acid levels, are independently responsible for the occurrence of liver diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 14, 2017

Time Flies When You're Having Fun On Facebook: Scientists Explain Why

People tend to lose track of the time they spend on social media. New research has shown that the subjects' perception of time was altered when they were displayed images related to Facebook.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 14, 2017

Does Rice Contain Dangerous Levels Of Arsenic? BBC Takes A Closer Look

Rice takes a center stage after reports said it contains dangerous levels of arsenic. Experts, however, said it is tricky to answer the question on how much rice should be eaten because other food products also contain arsenic and doing away with rice is not wise.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 14, 2017

How To Heal Lower Back Pain: New Guidelines Suggest Drug-free Options

Non-drug treatments such as yoga, tai chi, or acupuncture should be the first line of defense against lower back pain, new guidelines suggested Monday, Feb. 13. Experts say some powerful painkillers are no longer effective against lower back pain.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 14, 2017

Obese Girls' Lower Success In School: Are Teachers To Blame?

Obesity among white girls could impact their academic performance. According to new research, teachers tend to evaluate this group with lower grades, especially in subjects such as English.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 13, 2017

Lab On A Chip Can Detect Disease Early But Costs Only A Penny To Make

The lab on a chip technology promises early detection of cancers and other diseases like tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV. This new device, which costs only less than a penny to make, will advance the cause of healthcare and accelerate research in the field of biomedicine.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 12, 2017

Here Are The Most Attractive Dance Moves, According To Science

A team of psychologists from the United Kingdom studied what could be the best dance moves for women. Their interest in the subject was piqued by the role of dance in human courtship rituals and mating.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 11, 2017

This Valentine's Day, Which Is Better: Milk Chocolate Or Dark Chocolate?

Shopping for chocolates this Valentine's Day? Take a look at some of the factors you may want to consider before going on a chocolate shopping spree.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 11, 2017

Winter Blues: Are You Having A Cold Or The Flu?

The CDC noted that it could be hard to tell the flu from a cold, since both are viral in nature and lead to similar symptoms. The only surefire way to know is to consult a doctor and get a flu test.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 11, 2017

Huggies Launches Diapers Specially Designed For Preemies Weighing Less Than 2 Pounds

Being born before 37 weeks puts preemies at high risk of health complications. Huggies is helping ensure the well-being of the smallest of preemies by developing diapers for babies weighing less than 2 pounds.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 11, 2017

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