Category: Health News

Obesity Raises Your Risk for 11 Different Cancers

Obesity Raises Your Risk for 11 Different Cancers

The obesity rates are on the rise… And new research shows this factor alone could be putting people at risk for 11 different cancers.

/ March 5, 2017
Colon and rectal cancers

These Cancers are Surging Among Millennials

Colon and rectal cancers have increased dramatically and steadily in millennials and Generation X adults in the United States over the past four decades, a study confirmed Tuesday. While scientists have not pinpointed an exact cause, prime suspects include obesity,...

/ March 1, 2017
Are ‘Sex Breaks’ the Future of Corporate Perks?

Are ‘Sex Breaks’ the Future of Corporate Perks?

A Swedish politician has proposed what may be the most unique benefit heard of after he argued workers should be allotted a paid hour-long break so they could have sex with their partners.

/ February 24, 2017
Your Gym Life Could Kill Your Sex Life

Your Gym Life Could Kill Your Sex Life

A study from the University of North Carolina published this month in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise found that men who exercise intensely may have a lower libido than men who exercise moderately or lightly.

/ February 24, 2017
New research shows 90 may become the new 70 by 2030.

90 to Be the New Normal by 2030, Study Shows

Average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, breaking through 90 years in some places, and policymakers need to make more efforts to plan for it, according to a large international study. South Koreans are likely to have...

/ February 22, 2017
Big Changes Coming to Your Food Labels

Big Changes Coming to Your Food Labels

In an effort to combat food label confusion, food retailers and manufacturers are coming together to regulate terms like “sell by” and “best before.”

/ February 18, 2017
This Diet May Lower ADHD Risk

This Diet May Lower ADHD Risk

Dietary patterns of the Mediterranean diet can be related to a lower diagnose of the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics, led by María Izquierdo Pulido, Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food...

/ February 13, 2017
Kids Prefer Pets Over Siblings

Kids Prefer Pets Over Siblings

Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings. The...

/ February 13, 2017
The Secret Cause of Heart Deaths

The Secret Cause of Heart Deaths

When you think of heart attacks, you might assume the most common causes are smoking, high cholesterol, or obesity. Mental health issues probably don’t spring to mind. But a new study suggests that depression poses just as great a risk...

/ February 3, 2017
‘Baby Boxes’ Fight the Leading Cause of Infant Death

Can ‘Baby Boxes’ Fight the Leading Cause of Infant Death?

Finland has found an unusual solution to a leading cause of infant death — baby boxes. Now the state of New Jersey and hospitals across the United States are adopting Finland’s example. Since 1949, the Finnish government has offered every...

/ January 30, 2017