A team of University of Colorado School of Medicine obesity researchers concludes that "what the nation needs is a new battle plan - one that replaces the emphasis on widespread food restriction and weight loss with an emphasis on helping people achieve 'energy balance' at a healthy body weight."
New Study Finds Increase in Track-Related Injuries Among Youth in the United States.
It is here, at a medical marijuana plantation atop the hills of the Galilee, where researchers say they have developed marijuana that can be used to ease the symptoms of some ailments without getting patients high.
Parents beware - A new study is out that says that nearly 1 in 3 teens has sent a nude picture of him or herself to someone else, and more than half have been asked to do so.
A latest study has linked women cat owners to being more suicidal. The study says that a certain kind of parasite, Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) present in the cat faeces could cause mental health problems in women and lead them to attempt suicide. About one-third of the world is infected with the parasite present in undercooked meat or unwashed vegetables apart from cat feaces, say researchers. T.gondii hides in the brain and muscles of the body and does not show symptoms.
While sitting and working for our together in front of computers does not allow us to involve a lot in physical activities, taking a break once in a while and walking a little bit or just stretching might help us negate the effects of sitting down for long hours, says the latest study. Doctors generally recommend 150 minutes or more of vigorous exercise in order to be healthy. Sitting down without a lot of body movement has been associated to a lot of lifestyle diseases including strokes, but a ...
Research at the National Institute on Aging conducted a study that revealed that loneliness in older adults may cause serious health problems and even death
A new study is out that revealed that epilepsy drugs increase risk of fractures falls and osteoporosis.
Although modern insight says that pregnant women should move around a lot for a healthy and uncomplicated delivery, a latest study has revealed that women, who work for more than 25 hours a week during pregnancy, could have smaller babies.
Only 9.7 percent of American 65 years or older have difficulty reading or seeing newspaper print because of poor eyesight. That's down 58 percent compared to 1984.
Good news for those who have made a million attempts to kick the butt, but all in vain.
All the women out there planning for a baby, here is a useful piece of information.
For a long time, scientists have believed that food could become a "drug of abuse" like cocaine. The belief possibly stemmed from the fact that the desire to eat and activity such as drug taking was associated with the brain's "reward" circuitry. But a new research has found that in reality, the brain works opposite of the popular belief. A study shows that people who are not interested in food may be more likely to take cocaine. "Using genetic approaches, we found that increas...
Offenders with mental health problems need improved and on-going access to health care, according to the first study to systematically examine healthcare received by offenders across the criminal justice system.
More and more children are falling under the category of being obese and various factors are held responsible for the same, such as inactivity, lifestyle, food etc.