Diabetics

We all know that exercise can help you burn fat faster, build muscle, and even switch your mood from gloomy to sunny. But did you know that it can also reduce your risk of developing diabetes? According to a new study published in the journal Experimental Physiology, just a half...

Heartburn

Widely used heartburn drugs are associated with increased risk of death, and the longer a person uses the drugs, the greater the risk, new research suggests. Proton pump inhibitors or PPIs, have been tied to a wide range of side effects including fractures, dementia, heart disease,...

Sweetest Drinks

Quenching summer’s heat with a sugary soda or lemonade seems quintessentially American. But many people don’t understand how sweet their favorite drinks really are. The World Health Organization recommends that adults limit themselves to 25 grams of added sugar per...

Pizza

Ever wondered how many hours of cardio you’d need to do to burn off a night of pizza and beer? Yeah, me either … (it’s better not to know. Really). But thanks to this new activity chart that tells you exactly how much you need to exercise to eat your favorite foods,...

Egg

I bet you’ve noticed that the “healthier” egg white omelet on an otherwise decadent brunch menu is far less satisfying. I bet you’re tired of shying away from yolk-heavy breakfasts, like eggs Benedict or eggs sunny side up, just because you’re sticking to some diet. But...

Parkinsons Disease Caregiving

Scientists in California say they have transformed understanding of Parkinson’s disease. Their animal experiments, published in the journal Cell, suggest the brain disorder may be caused by bacteria living in the gut. The findings could eventually lead to new ways of treating...

Broccoli

Broccoli could hold the key to slowing, and potentially reversing, the disease, according to a new study.  (iStock) Some people don’t like to eat their vegetables , but for obese people with type 2 diabetes , broccoli could hold the key to slowing, and potentially reversing,...

Back Pain

Nearly 10 million working days are lost each year for adults aged 25-64 due to back pain – and around 80% of us will suffer from back pain at some point in our lives. The financial cost to the UK economy is estimated to be around £12bn per year, plus there are huge personal...

Drink

We’re sorry, but your browser does not support this video. Please install Adobe Flash version 10 or later.   When it comes to preventing aging in your skin, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The bad news is there’s no way to stop natural...

Aspirin

Anywhere from 40% to 60% of older people take daily aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke. Studies have shown that low doses of the blood-thinner can significantly lower the risk of heart problems, especially among people who have already had a heart attack or stroke. But...