Seniors who regularly run several times each week in order to keep fit typically walk as efficiently as someone in their 20s, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State...
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Only 10 percent of men and women who consume too much alcohol are actually alcoholics or alcohol dependent, according to a new government study published Thursday in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) journal Preventing Chronic Disease.
If it’s help a woman needs, maybe she should wear high heels. That’s the message from Nicolas Guéguen of the Université de Bretagne-Sud in France, after he observed how helpful men are towards women in high heels versus those wearing flat, sensible shoes.
Females with workplace authority are often faced with resistance and negative stereotypes which can lead to depression.
New research reveals that oats are toxic for approximately 8 percent of people with celiac disease.
A new study from the University of Illinois shows that two specific functional fibers may have the potential to assist in weight loss when made part of a long-term, daily diet.
In a new study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, scientists at KU Leuven report that e-cigarettes successfully reduced cravings for tobacco cigarettes, with only minimal side effects.
A national effort to shave minutes off emergency heart attack treatment time has increased the chance that each patient will survive, a new study suggests. But yet the survival rate for all patients put together hasn’t budged.
Women who take a common type of medication to control their blood pressure are not at increased risk of developing breast cancer due to the drug, according to new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah.
Regularly drinking too much alcohol can cause measurable damage to the brain’s frontal and superior white matter tracts, according to new research appearing in the December 2014 online-only edition of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.
New research from the University of Colorado has found that workers who switch to overnight work start to burn less energy, putting them at increased risk for weight gain.
Frequently hunching over to read or write text messages could be damaging your spine, according to a new Surgical Technology International study that compares looking down at a cell phone to placing a 60-pound weight on your neck.
Does soy in the diet help with hot flashes? It does, but only for women whose bodies can produce the soy metabolite equol, reports a study of American women just published online in Menopause.
These protein containers could be the key to future vaccines for HIV and other diseases.
Police officers in the United States face roughly 30 to 70 times higher risk of sudden cardiac death when they're involved in stressful situations - suspect restraints, altercations, or chases - than when they're involved in routine or non-emergency activities.
While the old proverb claims that variety is the spice of life, a pair of recently-published studies offers a different take on things by indicating that spices can actually enhance your life in a variety of ways.
Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that eating a diet high in trans fats could potentially damage the memory of men under the age of 45.
Chronic fatigue, irritability and dejection are hard enough to deal with on their own, but even harder as a collective group known as vital exhaustion.
A new study from Penn Medicine researchers in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics demonstrated that bed bugs, like the triatomines, can transmit Trypanosoma cruzi, the parasite that causes Chagas disease, one of the most prevalent and deadly diseases in the Americas.
By disrupting Siberian hamsters' circadian rhythms, Stanford scientists have identified a part of the brain that, when misfiring, inhibits memory. The work could lead to therapies for neurodegenerative diseases in humans.
Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in personal hygiene products, causes liver fibrosis and cancer in mice
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