Health

Reducing sugar in packaged foods can prevent disease in millions

Cutting 20% of sugar from packaged foods and 40% from beverages could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular disease events (such as strokes, heart attacks, cardiac arrests), 490,000 cardiovascular deaths, and 750,000 diabetes ...

Overweight & Obesity

Working women more likely to gain weight

(Medical Xpress) -- Middle-aged women who spend long hours working are more at risk of gaining weight, according to a new study.

Health

Supercenters may be supersizing Americans

Health professionals have spent years trying to pinpoint the sources of America's rising obesity levels, but research by University of Virginia Professor Christopher Ruhm suggests it might be time to look beyond the usual ...

Health

Targeting aging could reap huge financial rewards

Treatments that target aging and extend healthy life expectancy could be worth trillions of dollars in economic gains, according to a study published in Nature Aging this week.

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