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Just A Little Vigorous Exercise Enough To Boost Kids' Cardiometabolic Health, Says Study

New research suggests that vigorous exercise is more effective than regular physical activity in preventing cardiometabolic diseases among kids. The study used waist circumference as a biomarker.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2017

Stem Cell Therapy Addresses Impotence, Helps Men Get Sexual Function Back

Researchers have successfully employed stem cell therapy in treating people who suffer from erectile dysfunction. A Phase-2 trial will follow, investigating the effectiveness of this new treatment.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2017

Frequent Bathroom Trips During The Night? Study Says You Might Be Eating Too Much Salt

Japanese researchers are the first to discover salt intake is directly connected to frequent nocturnal urination. Their study suggests restricting salt consumption can help reduce the problems associated with nocturia.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2017

Random Unlucky DNA Mutations Cause Cancer More Than Other Factors But There Are Ways To Lower Your Risk

Simple random errors during cell division cause 66 percent of cancerous mutations, versus lower numbers for environmental and lifestyle factors. But it's not just a case of bad luck: Cancer and lifestyle still have strong links to focus on.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2017

Baby Boxes: What Can They Do To Stop Sudden Infant Death Syndrome?

U.S. states are following Finland’s footsteps by giving away baby boxes to families with newborn babies. Can this initiative help lower rates of sudden infant death syndrome in the country?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 26, 2017

Colorado Solons: Reclassify Marijuana Before Trump Pot Embargo

Lawmakers in Colorado are pushing for a new legislation which they hope would cleverly evade the Trump administration's future nationwide crackdown on marijuana. But there’s a catch.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 26, 2017

Mom Who Beat Cancer Twice Dies One Day After Giving Birth To Twins

Thirty-year-old Jamie Snider of Fresno, California, beat cancer twice and even gave birth to twin babies. A day after delivery, however, her heart failed, and she died.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Sperm Count Using Your Smartphone? How About Trying These Weird Fertility Customs Around The World

Similar to home kits available to women to detect pregnancy, a smartphone app with 97 percent accuracy has been developed to test fertility in men. Technology apart, fertility rituals in many cultures are boosting fertility in their own way.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2017

Less Spanking, More Positive Parenting: New Study Highlights Perks Of Being An Older Mother

A new Danish study has found that 'older' women are more likely to handle parenting better than their younger counterparts. Here are some likely benefits of delaying motherhood according to the research.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Fattest Cities In America 2017: Is Your City One Of The Most Obese?

A new study by WalletHub ranks America’s most populated cities according to obesity rates. Find out your city’s score and see how much your fellow residents are affected by weight-related health problems.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Moderate Drinking Can Reduce Risks Of Some Heart Conditions

A study revealed that alcohol consumption in moderation may lower the risk of developing some heart conditions. Researchers suggest that rather than starting to drink, people should instead adopt healthier lifestyles to mitigate heart failure risks.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Smartphone App Now Tests For Male Fertility: See How This Semen Analyzer Works

A new at-home male fertility test can detect abnormal semen with 97 percent accuracy compared with traditional lab testing. See how a smartphone app and a chip can make this happen.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Boy With Rare Skin Disorder Meets Dog With The Same Condition

An eight-year-old boy who suffers from vitiligo, a rare skin condition, has met a dog who has the same disorder. Before meeting face to face, the two have known each other virtually.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Fish Oil Supplement During Pregnancy Does Not Make Your Child Intelligent, Suggests New Study

Fish oil supplements consumed by women during pregnancy have reportedly shown negative results in improving the brain function of children, a new study has revealed. There may even be a detrimental effect on a child's behavior and executive functioning.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Stay On The Grind: New Report Urges Pregnant Women To Keep Exercising

A new viewpoint in the journal JAMA recommends exercising to pregnant women. It highlights benefits both for the mother and the developing fetus, contrary to traditional advice that expectant mothers should rest.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Butt Lift Surgery Complications Result In 2 Women Being Hospitalized In Miami

Two women were hospitalized after undergoing a butt lift surgery in Miami. They were rushed immediately to a nearby hospital after the surgery due to severe complications.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Children Who Play Outdoors Likelier To Care About Nature As Adults, Says Study

Children who play outside are more aware of the importance of environmental protection, according to a new study. While more research is needed, these findings could improve environmental education.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome May Be Caused By Hormonal Imbalance In The Brain, Not Ovaries: Study

The onset of PCOS was previously attributed to a hormonal imbalance in the ovaries. A new study challenges this assumption and suggests the syndrome is caused by hormone receptors in the brain.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Mediterranean Diet Benefits: Italians Healthiest People In The World, Global Health Index Finds

A diet rich in pasta, bread, and cheese has made Italians the healthiest people worldwide. Americans, on the other hand, scored considerably lower on the Bloomberg Global Health Index because of obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Balanced Diet Can Improve Mental Health: Study

A study has revealed that a balanced diet can help in maintaining good mental health. The required amount of nutrients not only aid in the maintenance of physical health, but keep mental aliments at bay.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

Infections During Pregnancy Linked To Prenatal Brain Development

Maternal infections during pregnancy can lead to abnormal development of the fetus. The defense mechanism used by the mother’s immune system can influence the child’s brain development in the womb.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

Researchers Find New And Faster Way Of Treating Depression

Researchers at the University Of California San Diego School Of Medicine found that intake of Glyoxalase can help reduce depression faster. The experiment has been conducted on mice, but human trials may be far off for now.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

Fat Cells Give Liver A Hand During Fasting, Finds Study

New research suggests that fat cells are helpful for the liver during fasting and regulating uridine and glucose. These findings could change the way we address a number of diseases, such as diabetes and obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

What Makes Conception Successful? Study Says It's About Mathematics Of Sperm Rhythm

A new study uncovered sperm cells move in a specific rhythm, which helps propel them toward the egg. The math behind their trajectory could help improve male infertility treatments.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

Daily Cup Of Tea Protects Elderly Against Cognitive Decline

Researchers have found that drinking one cup of tea can help the elderly in preventing cognitive decline. The study was carried out on Chinese people but it could be applied to all races.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

High Blood Pressure: Here's Why Many People Do Not Need Treatment

Continued usage of manual blood pressure gauging devices has led to misdiagnosis in many cases. A new study has suggested that people need to get their pressure tested properly before resorting to any medicines or treatment.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 20, 2017

Your Nose Shape Offers Clues Where Your Ancestors Lived

The shape of the nose can give you an idea where your ancestors likely lived. Here’s what your wide or narrow nostrils tell you about where you ancestors possibly came from.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 19, 2017

Colon Cancer: Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Researchers have found that most people ignore symptoms that could be an indicator of colon or other forms of cancer. These symptoms may be a warning sign for cancer and early detection may save more lives.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 18, 2017

Amazon's Tsimane People Who Eat Monkeys And Piranhas Have Healthiest Hearts In The World

CT scans revealed that members of the Amazon tribe Tsimane have far healthier hearts than people in other parts of the world including Japan, United States, and Europe.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

Colon Cancer Cases On The Rise In US: All You Need To Know

Colon cancer has become a threat for Americans as it is the second leading cause for cancer-related deaths in the United States. However, the good news is that there are plenty of ways to reduce and counter the risks posed by colon cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

Who Is Belle Gibson: How Australia’s Celebrity Health Blogger Fooled The World By Faking Cancer

Here’s what you need to know about The Whole Pantry founder Belle Gibson. What made her lie about having cancer and why is she in trouble with the law?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

What Gen X, Millennials Need To Know About Increasing Risk For Colorectal Cancer

With the number of Gen X and millennials getting diagnosed with colorectal cancer sharply increasing, here are some things that doctors want younger people to know and do about it.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

Could Whole-Body Vibration Replace Regular Exercise? Study Says Yes

New research has suggested that whole-body vibration has similar health benefits to exercising. The study was carried out on mice, and could significantly impact obesity rates in humans.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

Strep Throat Leads Michigan Man To Lose Hands And Feet

Kevin Breen, a 44-year-old father of three from Michigan, loses his hands and feet to a rare case of strep throat. Learn how an undetected group A Streptococcus bacteria infection has made him terribly sick.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2017

Pain Killers Up Risks Of Heart Attack: Better Think Twice Before Taking That Ibuprofen

Consumption of painkillers can increase the risk of heart attacks by 31 percent. Usage of painkillers such as Ibuprofen may cause blood clots resulting to high pressure and subsequently heart attacks according to a new study.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2017

Fish Oil May Help Heart Attack Survivors, According To New AHA Recommendations

New AHA recommendations note that omega-3 fish oil supplementation may benefit heart attack and chronic heart failure patients. Evidence, however, is lacking when it comes to fish oil's role in cardiovascular disease prevention.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 15, 2017

Parents Live Longer Than Childless People: Why Having Children Is Tied To Longevity

Fathers and mothers are more likely to live longer than their childless peers. Swedish researchers offered some possible explanations why having children is linked with extended lifespan.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 14, 2017

Ditch The Crib? Cardboard Boxes Promoted As Key To Safe Baby Sleep

Parents are eyeing simple cardboard boxes for babies and a safe, sound sleep. The idea, inspired by a Finnish program decades ago, is designed to help curb U.S. infant mortalities due to sudden infant death syndrome.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2017

What Is Interval Training? Benefits, Risks, And How To Do Short Bursts Of Exercise

High-intensity interval training emerges in a new study as as key anti-aging strategy. Here are tips to perform interval training, potential risks and reminders, and a sample workout.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2017

Childhood Bullying Can Lead To Health Risks In Adulthood: Study

A new study has drawn serious attention to the long-term impact of bullying in childhood. It says the scars of bullying will ride into adulthood and manifest as chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 14, 2017

Information Avoidance: How We Select Our Own Reality

People avoid information that threatens their existing beliefs or their happiness. According to a new study, we select our own reality and only expose ourselves to the things that favor us.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2017

Rookie Physicians Allowed To Work 28-Hour Shifts Under New Rules

Rookie physicians are allowed to work for as long as 28 hours under the new rules released by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The revised rules have sparked renewed concern over the safety of physicians and patients.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 11, 2017

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