Watching TV Action Shows Prompts Overeating: Cornell Study
Watching action shows on TV may be bad for your waistline, a new study contends. People eat much more snack food while watching action films and programs than something less exciting, according to the Cornell University researchers. We find that if you're watching an...... [Full Story]
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Many people believe that marijuana is not addictive, but a new study [Full Story]
Belly Fat Especially Bad for Blood Pressure
When it comes to excess pounds and blood pressure, all fat may not be [Full Story]
Americans' eating habits have improved - except among the poor, evidence [Full Story]
A team of Japanese researchers said they developed a cheaper and simpler [Full Story]
With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy
Prostate cancer patients lacking knowledge about the disease have difficulty making good treatment decisions. This can lead to worse quality of care and long-term results, new research suggests. [Full Story]
New Cholesterol Drug Cuts Heart Risk in Half
A new cholesterol-lowering drug roughly halved the number of heart attacks and strokes in a clinical trial, researchers reported.The result is not conclusive, but suggest the drug shows promise. [Full Story]
Scientists Uncover Dyslexic Brain Differences
Researchers have discovered that people with dyslexia have disrupted network connections in their brains. Dyslexia -- the most commonly diagnosed learning disorder in the United States -- causes problems with reading and writing. [Full Story]
Joan Rivers: Sedation Gone Wrong?
Sedation always holds risks, and Joan Rivers' medical crisis highlights the fact that the dangers are greater for older patients, say experts. The 81-year-old comedienne remains in stable but critical condition in a New York hospital after suffering cardiac arrest during... [Full Story]
Kids Who Lack Sleep Often Become Obese Adults: Study
Lack of sleep not only puts teens at risk for poor grades, it also puts them at increased risk for obesity, researchers warn. The study authors analyzed data collected from more than 10,00 0Americans when they were aged 16 and 21. [Full Story]
Eating Pistachios Can Prevent Diabetes: Study
For people who may be headed for Type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide, according to a new trial from Spain. [Full Story]
Eating Fruits and Vegetables Can Make You More Attractive: Study
The vernacular of today's beauty buzz is riddled with words and phrases about staying young, but the idea of carotenoid coloration means little to most people, although it's exactly what you're probably looking for. It's that sexy, healthy glow that comes from eating lots of fruits and veggies. [Full Story]
Tripping Seniors on Purpose to Stop Future Falls
Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke. The experiment is among techniques being studied to prevent falls, the leading cause of injury in older adults. [Full Story]
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