The first large-scale trial to show that training improves cognitive function in older adults could reduce the number of people experiencing functional impairment by 38 percent by 2050, according to a new report.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco city attorney and New York state attorney general have joined forces to investigate whether Monster Beverage Corp. is marketing its highly caffeinated drinks to children.
In past columns we have discussed low blood sugar — hypoglycemia — and how it affects us. Let’s continue that discussion.
Here is one more reason to keep your hand out of the chip bag — and this one may surprise you. Frequent snacking doesn’t just affect your waistline, it can also cause major problems for your teeth, harming your smile and health.
A first-of-its-kind study finds that kids who fight sleep might need their body clocks reset.
WASHINGTON — “Just one more story, please?”
Extra preoperative consultations for Medicare patients about to have cataract surgery have increased rapidly, a University of Washington researcher has found, but the referrals, which incur additional charges, are often for healthy patients who don’t need the evaluations.
Water fitness is fluid; it can customize itself to your abilities whether you can swim or not.
WASHINGTON — Some of the nation’s largest food companies have cut daily calorie counts by an average of 78 per person, a new study says, more than four times the amount the industry pledged to slash by next year.
I am to the point that when I hear the word “tone” I twitch.
WASHINGTON — Certain current or former heavy smokers should start getting yearly scans for lung cancer to cut their risk of death from the nation’s top cancer killer, government advisers said Monday — even as they stressed that the tests aren’t for everyone.
NEW YORK — Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them.
Women spent about 66 percent of their waking day in sedentary behavior, about 9.7 hours a day.
The phrase “we’ve found something unexpected” is the kind of broadside a patient or research subject should never have to hear for the first time after the discovery is made.
CHICAGO — ‘Tis the season — for heart attacks?
Studies have shown that 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Sadly, though, only 8 percent of those actually achieve their resolution.
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