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Study finds aerobic exercise improves executive functions in older adults Aerobic exercise may improve thinking skills in older adults with cognitive impairments in just 6 months. Aerobic exercise, like walking or cycling for 35 minutes three times a week, may improve...
Recent studies show more than hormonal effect, lack of sleep can lead to unhealthy food choices Just one night of lack of sleep can increase the desirability of junk foods, finds a study of healthy weight young men published in...
The effect of probiotics or good bacteria is conveyed to the brain through the gut brain axisProbiotics may be good for more than just your gut health. They may also help treat bipolar disorder and other psychiatric mood disorders, because...
JAMA study shows choice of delivery mode may influence risk of early childhood weight problem Could India's childhood obesity epidemic have anything to do with the rising Caesarean sections, especially in urban areas? it is an association worth exploring, if...
Researchers find that clay materials have a unique property of soaking up fat Fighting obesity costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic. However new research from the University of South Australia has unearthed...
Researchers in Sweden set out to investigate whether time factors, such as national holidays, major sport events, hour of the day or day of the week could trigger a heart attack The risk of heart attack peaks at around 10pm...
Consumption of one glass of wine a day associated with fewer hospital visitsWhile the serious negative effects of high alcohol consumption are well documented, those who drink in moderation report less to the hospital than teetotallers. A new study shows...
Indiana University study shows that apps in a phone can help fight depression In a sweeping new study, Indiana University psychologists have found that a series of self-guided, internet-based therapy platforms effectively reduce depression. The work, which reviewed 21 pre-existing studies...
Patients underuse insulin so as to make it last longer For patients with diabetes, insulin is a life-saving medicine and an essential component of diabetes management. Yet, in the past decade alone, the out-of-pocket costs for insulin have doubled in...
Staying off alcohol helps diabetics lose weightResearch shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. Best practice for weight loss often includes decreasing or eliminating calories from alcohol. However few studies examine whether people who...

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