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A new study has linked bone strength to the timing of puberty. Researchers looked at six repeated bone scans from 6389 children in Bristol’s Children of the 90s study between the ages of 10 and 25 to assess if the timing of puberty had any influence on bone density throughout...
It’s simple: Eat less. Sometimes combined with the directive move more, this mantra has a clear point. If you can’t lose weight, you are either stupid or lazy—or, probably, both. See also: Calories in, calories out. But if things were that simple, diets would work. Middle-aged people would not suddenly start gaining...
Regular exercise is not only good for memory as people age, but it also appears to help prevent the development of physical signs of Alzheimer’s, in those who are at risk for the disease, says a study. “Our research shows that in a late-middle-age population at risk for Alzheimer’s disease,...
According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), cancer can occur anywhere in the body, and cause "almost any" symptom.Some symptoms can be very subtle, such as fatigue.Others may be more obvious, like pain or fever. Cancer can occur anywhere in the body and cause "almost any" symptom, according to the American...
It’s easy to forget that walking is an aerobic activity. After all, more than 7 billion people do it every day. It’s low-impact, simple, natural, accessible, and has many health benefits. How can it possibly be an exercise, right? The rule of thumb is to get at least 150 minutes...
Age does a number on your entire body, including your feet. (That’s why your mom loves sensible shoes.) To keep your toes in tip-top shape, follow this expert advice from leading foot doctors. Your feet (and those foot muscles) put in a lot of hard work throughout the day, whether...
People who exercise regularly may be less likely to develop precursors to colorectal cancers, a research review suggests. Compared to people who get the smallest amount of physical activity, individuals who get the most exercise are 23% less likely to get so-called precancerous neoplasias, or abnormal tissue that can sometimes...
What you eat and drink can be the main causes of cancer. But simple changes in your regular diet can help reduce your risk of having the disease. Aside from having a list of foods to avoid to prevent cancer, you must know what you should eat more often to stay healthy and...
A recent study discovered that people who are the most optimistic tend to be better sleepers. The study was published in the journal of Behavioral Medicine. One of the researchers of the study Rosalba Hernandez said: “The study revealed significant associations between optimism and various characteristics of self-reported sleep after...
Driving by a fast-food joint on your way home from work may be driving your weight problem, a new study suggests. The study, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One, analyzed the link between body mass index – a measure of obesity that takes into account height and weight –...

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