Just 30 minutes of activity over 5 days could save lives

A new study of wealthy and less wealthy nations finds that physical activity of all types can reduce deaths and heart disease risks. from ...

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Boost weight loss by taking 2-week dieting breaks, says study

Men who took 2-week breaks from a calorie-restricted diet lost more weight than those who dieted continuously, new research reveals. from ...

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Could 'love handles' be eliminated with a skin patch?

Researchers reveal how a drug-loaded skin patch reduced 'love handles' and fasting blood glucose levels in obese mice by increasing ...

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Waist-to-hip ratio: How does it affect your health?

What is the waist-to-hip ratio and how can it be calculated? What is considered a healthy waist-to-hip ratio and how can it be improved? f...

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Hyperemia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

What is hyperemia? In this article, learn about the different types of hyperemia, including passive and active hyperemia. How can it be prev...

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Fewer calories may increase lifespan, but how?

New research uncovers an epigenetic mechanism that might explain why restricted calorie intake has been associated with increased longevity....

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Type 2 diabetes is 'reversible through weight loss'

Experts say that few doctors and patients know that type 2 diabetes can be reversed and call for more effort to record remission cases and r...

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