One of life's simple pleasures just got a little sweeter. After years of waffling research on coffee and health, even some fear that java might raise the risk of heart disease, a big study finds the opposite: ...
Health May 17, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 4
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study by Yale University suggests that people's state of mind may influence how physically satisfied they feel after a meal and how likely they are to still feel hungry and consume additional ...
Health May 25, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 1 |
Maybe the biggest barrier to working out is time. Barrier, challenge, excuse? So fitness trainers hate to see anyone frittering away precious workout periods or filling them with less-than-effective exercises. Actually, it ...
Health Sep 30, 2011 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 0
Big Corn and Big Sugar are locked in a legal and public relations fight in the US over a plan to change the name of a corn-based sweetener that has gotten a bad name.
Health Dec 17, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 6
New look at prolonged radiation exposure: Study suggests that at low dose-rate, radiation poses little risk to DNA
A new study from MIT scientists suggests that the guidelines governments use to determine when to evacuate people following a nuclear accident may be too conservative.
Health May 15, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (9) | 14 |
We're often told by the popular press and well-meaning family and friends that, for good health, we should fall asleep quickly and sleep solidly for about eight hours—otherwise we're at risk of physical ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- E-cigarettes, or electronic cigarettes, are promoted as a safer alternative to smoking. However, a new study published in the journal Chest, shows that these e-cigarettes cause immediate change ...
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (10) | 18 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The biggest complaint from men and women when it comes to condom use is the decrease in sensitivity and erectile performance during intercourse. It is this reason that condoms are not ...
Health May 12, 2011 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In a paper soon to be published in the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Professor Roger Byard from Adelaide University showed that sporting a tattoo of Ned Kelly or in reference to him ...
Health Jun 17, 2011 | 2.8 / 5 (11) | 5 |
Young people at risk of depression are more likely to listen habitually and repetitively to heavy metal music. University of Melbourne researcher Dr Katrina McFerran has found.
Health Oct 20, 2011 | 2.2 / 5 (14) | 18
Substituting smokeless tobacco products can save smokers' lives, and there is a scientific foundation that proves it.
Health Feb 19, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 0
While people in Japan, Canada, and other nations are enjoying significant gains in life expectancy every year, most counties within the United States are falling behind, according to a new study by the Institute for Health ...
Health Jun 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 4
The moment you step into oppressive heat, the body senses life-threatening danger and starts fighting to keep things cool.
Health Jul 22, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Boys are maturing physically earlier than ever before. The age of sexual maturity has been decreasing by about 2.5 months each decade at least since the middle of the 18th century. Joshua ...
Health Aug 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 16 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- An Indiana University Bloomington mathematician's recently published critique of a highly publicized study on obesity being socially contagious is now also garnering international attention.
Health Aug 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 6 |