10 simple ways to increase your physical activity

Regardless of your shape or size, physical activity has been shown to add years to your life, and life to your years. But believe it or not, the benefits of physical activity are not restricted to exercise performed in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Medical student recalls what it was like to have Zika

It started in the middle of a Thanksgiving Day soccer game. Christophe de Lespinasse felt a sudden splitting headache. "It was really, really strong," he says. "A pulsating headache."


Stress main cause of smoking after childbirth

Mothers who quit smoking in pregnancy are more likely to light-up again after their baby is born if they feel stressed - according to a new report from the University of East Anglia.


Early warning gene signature for Alzheimer's

A 'gene signature' that could be used to predict the onset of diseases, such as Alzheimer's, years in advance has been developed in research published in the open access journal Genome Biology.

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