Best & Worst Cities for Active Lifestyles Revealed

Where does your city rank? Learn about the factors that determine what makes America's cities more or less active than others.

This Woman Is Deadly Allergic To Nearly Everything — Including Her Husband

Johanna Watkins was diagnosed with MCAS, a rare immune disorder, in 2015, and with the diagnosis came several adjustments that needed to be made to she and her husband's everyday lives.

His and Her Genes Reveal Key Differences in Our Bodies

The researchers noticed marked differences among some genes based solely on whether the genes were in a man or woman’s body.

Change in Weather Tied to Heart Events, Morbidity

Canadian researchers found that precipitous changes in the environment don’t bode well for a person’s health.

Parkinson’s Disease May Not Start With the Brain

The discovery of a protein in the gut provides a previously unrecognized origin of where changes to the same protein in the brain could happen.

Bullying Tied to Spike in Cosmetic Surgery

The researchers believe the new study holds public health ramifications beyond just the increasing number of teens who go under the knife.

At-Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Devices Are Often Inaccurate

A study found that home-monitoring systems often failed to record an accurate measurement of blood pressure, which could lead physicians to mistakenly believe a patient’s numbers are better than they appear.

Testing Your Tears Could Reveal What Vitamins You Need

Tears could be an alternate source of diagnostic fluid for assessing nutritional deficiencies, and studies show that people with these deficiencies blink more.

When You Eat May Be as Important as What You Eat

The findings go hand-in-hand with growing evidence that metabolism functions differently during the day when the body is active, as opposed to at night when it’s winding down.

Study Confirms What Mothers Already Know: They’re Tired

Having children in the household was the only factor linked to sleep deprivation for women 45 years and younger.

Even Just One High Intensity Workout Could Lead to Serious Condition

Concerning research into high intensity workouts, including exercises that push the body to its limits, stresses the importance of taking it slow.

Could Red Onions Be Used to Prevent Cancer?

Compared to other types of onions, red onions have a particular compound that especially works to root out and destroy free radicals in the body.

Too Much Sugar May Lead to Alzheimer’s, Study Says

Sugar breaks down in a reaction known as glycation, and its byproducts can cause damage to brain cells.

High Levels of This Inherited Protein May Cause Heart Attack, Stroke

Along with cholesterol levels and blood pressure, Lipoprotein(a) is another factor that should be checked at the doctor.

When Keeping Weight Off Is Hard, Here Are 3 Exercises to Help

Weight loss results in metabolic rate decline, which means burning fewer calories at rest. These exercises help keep the weight off by targeting leg muscles that affect metabolic rates.

Probiotic Cream Made From Body’s Own Bacteria May Cure Eczema

This “natural antibiotic” is superior to pharmaceutical approaches because it doesn’t kill the protective, beneficial bacteria on the skin.

Americans Are Eating Less Packaged, Salty Foods

Researchers of a new study recorded an almost 150 percent plunge in sodium intake from salty snacks and a more than 100 percent dive in sodium intake since the turn of the century.

Bleeding Risk From Aspirin Regimen Found to Increase With Age

Theres especially a risk for people aged 75 or older.

This Fish May Teach Humans How to Regenerate Eye Cells

Studying the ability of the zebrafish to regenerate eye cells may lead to new treatments for people with vision loss.

Children Exposed to Lead Feel the Effects Well into Adulthood: Study

A new study reveals that the cognitive effects of lead exposure can last for decades.

Pets Bring Beneficial Bacteria Into Homes

Here's why you may want to have a pet around if you're expecting a baby on the way.

Robotic Hip Device Works to Prevent Devastating Falls

A device called Active Pelvis Orthosis, or APO, can prevent elderly persons from falling, even when put through hazardous conditions on a treadmill.

Studying Worm DNA Could Teach Humans How to Regrow Limbs

Thanks to the acorn worm, humans may be one step closer to regenerating important parts of the body, a study suggests.

High Intensity Exercise May Keep You Healthier Longer

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.

High Doses of Vitamin C Injections Shown to Kill Cancer Cells

Researchers are studying the effects of high doses of vitamin C, injected intravenously, on cancer cells in patients with pancreatic and lung cancer.

Placebos Keep Pace With Some Migraine Medicines: Study

When it comes to preventing migraines in children, sugar pills may work just as well as some prescription medications, a new study suggests.

Antioxidant in Broccoli Holds Promise as Diabetes Treatment

The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.

Are Men With Beards More Attractive to Women?

Men who are ready to settle down may want to leave the shaving cream and razor beneath the sink.

New Acne Research Could Lead to New Treatments

A new understanding of the root cause of acne, specifically how we house the bacteria that trigger inflammation, could help to develop new treatments.

Through Tears, Jimmy Kimmel Recounts Newborn Son’s Terrifying Heart Scare

Jimmy Kimmel's son was born with a condition known as tetralogy of Fallot, commonly referred to as having a hole in one’s heart.

Too Much Yoga May Cause Injury

There are many benefits to practicing yoga, but a new study also found that there may be a risk for musculoskeletal pain as well.

E-Cigarettes May Be Harmful to Your Heart

While there is still considerable debate over the health effects of e-cigarettes, a new study measuring heart activity of e-cigarette users may be tipping the scale.

Bright Light Therapy May Have Potential to Treat Bipolar Depression

The study showed that sixty-eight percent of of patients with bipolar depression improved with bright light therapy versus only 22 percent of patients on the placebo box.

Early Periods May Lead to Premature Menopause

For women who hit early onset puberty or never bear children, the risk of experiencing early or premature menopause is much greater.

Meditation Could Help Anxiety Sufferers Improve Their Focus

A study found that incorporating just 10 minutes of meditation into one's daily routine could help to greatly reduce wandering thoughts and improve focus.

4 Beneficial Foods for Breastfeeding

Here are four superfoods that breastfeeding moms may want to add to their diet.

Groundbreaking Study Could Lead to Age Reversal Treatments

The research may have vast therapeutic implications if the age-reversement treatment can be transferred to humans.

Fewer Chubby Babies Could Be a Good Sign in Obesity Fight

Good news in the fight against childhood obesity — chubby babies are on the decline, according to a study from the CDC.

Melanoma Rates Climb Nationwide

Melanoma deaths have climbed nationwide during a recent 10-year span, with only one region of the country seeing a decline.

13 Percent of Commercial Pilots May Be Depressed: Study

An anonymous survey of more than 1,800 pilots found that 13.5 percent of the pilots were depressed.

Smartphones Are Draining Our Brains

Here's how our smartphones are actually making us stupid.

People Still Aren’t Taking Statins After a Heart Attack

A new study found that a significant number of patients aren't taking their medication as directed two years after discharge.

Scientists Discover ‘Uncombable Hair’ Gene

In most cases, those affected are children with extremely frizzy, dry and generally light blonde hair.

This Wearable Patch Detects Sleep Apnea

Read about the innovative new wearable that can diagnose sleep apnea as well as traditional methods.

Alcohol Before Bed Actually Messes With Your Sleep

Here's why you may want to rethink that glass of wine before bed.

Not so Sweet: High-Sugar Diets Linked to Depression

Researchers speculate there could be a variety of reasons sugar affects someone’s mental health.

Father’s Plea Answered: Factory Makes 1,000 Sippy Cups for Autistic Boy

Four machines and about a dozen workers in a Chinese factory were reassigned for a week to make 1,000 sippy cups for Ben Carter, who suffers from autism.

Your Laundry Is Probably a Lot Grosser Than You Think

Your laundered clothes may not be as fresh as you think — especially if you share your washing machine with a housemate.

Long-Term Breastfeeding May Reduce Mother’s Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

The link between breastfeeding and lower MS risk showed to be strongest for women who breastfeed for 15 months or more.

A Cheap Solution for a Multi-Billion Dollar Baby Problem

A cheap and effective preventative for infant eczema has been discovered, and there’s a good chance it’s already in your medicine cabinet.

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