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A person may exercise daily, eat healthy foods, and maintain an active lifestyle, but just two short weeks can change everything.
A gas station in California's capital city is under investigation for ten cases of botulism from nacho cheese consumption.
The "Emma Watch" allowed a young woman with Parkinson's to write legibly for the first time in years.
Here are four superfoods that breastfeeding moms may want to add to their diet.
Here's what to know about working out during your menstrual cycle.
Whole grain foods are great sources of fiber and nutrients for the body, but antibiotics were found to neutralize these benefits.
This research could literally shed light on how cancer moves in the body.
Plainer packaging with upfront warnings has been found to be unappealing to customers.
Learning social skills from a robot may seem odd, but for children with autism, it can provide a unique experience that is more predictable and engaging.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
A study from Ohio State University found that exposure to light at night not only promotes sleeplessness, but also disrupts immune and endocrine function.
Baby Boomers and Gen Xers were not thought to be much at risk for depression or suicide, but this number has jumped from survey results 10 years ago.
A new study found that low-intensity exercise can help to prevent macular degeneration as we get older.
As the generation of 'touchscreen toddlers' continues to boom, their sleeping habits and behaviors from using tablets and smartphones continue to be studied.
In addition to reducing cholesterol levels, eating this fatty and fibrous fruit can aid in weight loss, therefore staving off the threat of type II diabetes.
The cap, called Optune, can be worn while patients go about their daily tasks and works by sending alternating frequencies to the brain.
Not eating before working out may seem counterintuitive, but a new study says that waiting to eat until after your workout may help you burn more fat.
As hair whitens, there may be an increase in artery damage, inflammation and other health risks that generally indicate the onset of heart disease.
A woman from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit was tracking her unusually high heart rate, and this data ended up revealing a life-threatining condition.
In animal studies where newborn mice are given antibiotics, there is a distinct effect that occurs in the brain, causing behavioral changes such as aggression and impaired social behavior.
Men recovering from prostate cancer who partook in yoga two times a week had better energy levels, sexual function and urinary function compared to those who did not.
The average brain is aging at a rate of two times faster than these SuperAgers' brains.
Just like how fertilizer may have been the main factor in preventing a worldwide food crisis in the 20th century, now a ‘bionic’ leaf holds the same potential for our global future.
The study subjects who suffered from gum disease showed a 12 percent higher risk of premature death, and those who lost teeth at any point were 17 percent more likely to die early.
For the first time in eight years, a paralyzed man in Cleveland, Ohio fed himself dinner with the help of an innovative brain implant.
There's a 48-hour period after sex during which couples bond and are more satisfied with their relationship, a new study finds.
The brain games showed much promise not just in treating the symptoms of depression, but in actually creating a shift in the cognitive function in the brain.
There's an upward trend of older American women drinking more alcohol, and it continues to rise despite no known implications.
In type 2 diabetes patients, remaining in a seated position for several hours can affect blood levels negatively.
Could marinara sauce be the true fountain of youth?
Researchers explored the connection between waist-to-hip ratio and cancers, such as pancreatic and bowel, with Ovarian cancer posing the highest threat.
A new poll found that 9 out of 10 Americans feel compelled to constantly check their notifications, and one-fifth claim their smartphone is a significant source of stress.
The study showed that even those with low bone mass can naturally improve the density of their bones without resorting to clinical or medical methods.
While the fear has been that any type of exercise can endanger the baby, that has been proven false, as exercise can actually benefit both mother and child.
While a person may not ever see an object moving in the exact same way more than once, seeing that object moving as one would expect allows the full image of that object to solidify in a person’s memory.
A new study found it is far more likely for a product to be less nutritious on the whole if it carries a “low” or “reduced” content claim.
Although it is often taken as a preventative method, a new study shows that people who have not previously suffered from heart disease may not see much of a benefit in heart health when taking omega-3 supplements.
Children who have been exposed to commonly used flame retardant chemicals are more likely to exhibit aggressive behavior such as bullying and defiance, as well as inattention and hyperactivity.
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but blueberry juice will help you remember who the doctor is.
To see aging cellular function nearly reversed as a result of high intensity training shows much promise as a way to keep people healthy for as long as possible.
There's credence behind the 'spring in your step' theory.
A study found that normal sleeping habits carried the power to make or break a person’s success in losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, regardless of the person’s nutrition or exercise habits.
The involuntary hand gestures occurred as the result of a mood change in the person on the other end of the device.
With approximately 15 percent of Americans wearing activity trackers, the question remains as to whether it is doing them any good when it comes to accurately tracking sleep patterns.
According to a new study, the most efficient workout to lose weight is a high impact program that utilizes movements that require jumping and elevate the heart rate to its peak.
A new study found that if people spent less time outside one week than they did the week before, they were more likely to report that they were depressed or had anxious thoughts.
A recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
Although human trials are still decades away, the CRISPR gene-editing technique shows promising results when lowering cholesterol permanently in animal trials.
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