Activity linked to lower mortality in older women

Researchers created a study to learn more about how much exercise older adults are able to perform, and how that exercise affects their health. The… Read more..

Women survive crises better than men

Women today tend to live longer than men almost everywhere worldwide -- in some countries by more than a decade.Now, three centuries of historical records… Read more..

Proper exercise can reverse damage from heart aging

Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure -- if it's enough exercise, and if it's begun… Read more..

Reading aloud improves memory

You are more likely to remember something if you read it out loud, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.A recent Waterloo study… Read more..

Hot flashes could be precursor to diabetes, study suggests

Hot flashes, undoubtedly the most common symptom of menopause, are not just uncomfortable and inconvenient, but numerous studies demonstrate they may increase the risk of… Read more..

Try exercise to improve memory and thinking, new guideline urges

For patients with mild cognitive impairment, don't be surprised if your health care provider prescribes exercise rather than medication. A new guideline for medical practitioners… Read more..

Sudden infant death syndrome: New safe sleep guidelines issued

Sudden infant death syndrome is the leading cause of death for babies under the age of 1 year. In a new policy statement, the American… Read more..

Onion compound suppresses ovarian cancer cell proliferation

A new study reveals that a compound found in onions has anti-ovarian cancer effects. The research comes from Kumamoto University in Japan and is published… Read more..

Is there a better time of day to work out?

Yes, say scientists. The time of day determines a muscle’s energy efficiency and metabolic responseHumans may be able to respond better to exercise during the… Read more..

Migraine may be caused by bacteria found in the mouth

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found that the mouths of migraine sufferers harbour significantly more microbes with the ability… Read more..

Scientists develop new sensor, which can detect vitamin B12 deficiency within minutes

Scientists  at the University of Adelaide in Australia have developed a new world-first optical sensor that may quickly detect vitamin B12 deficiency, a condition linked… Read more..

Exercise and reduce type 2 diabetes

A new study, published this week in the journal Diabetologia, takes a deeper look at the role of exercise in the development of type 2 diabetes.… Read more..