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Researchers: Sit Less, Live Longer
New research shows that sitting less can slow the aging process and contribute to longer life. The findings, from two new studies, provide new evidence of the health benefits of being active and the dangers of a sedentary life.... [Full Story]
The FDA's approval of the new diet pill Contrave could have come more [Full Story] |
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc has quickly become one of the world's biggest [Full Story]
Contaminated Measles Vaccine Kills 15 Syrian Children
A muscle relaxant appears to have been mixed mistakenly with measles [Full Story]
Brain scans show that people with the pain disorder fibromyalgia react [Full Story]
York University researchers have devised a simple test that combines [Full Story]
Exercise Makes Chemo More Effective: Study
Exercise has been shown to boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy in new research that suggests patients who work out may be able to improve their survival odds. [Full Story]
Simple Test Detects Alzheimer's Early
York University researchers have devised a simple test that combines thinking and movement can help to detect a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease long before telltale symptoms emerge. [Full Story]
Study: Angelina Jolie Surgery Sparks Surge in Cancer Tests
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie's decision to make public her double mastectomy more than doubled the number of women in Britain seeking to have genetic breast cancer tests, according to a study released on Friday. [Full Story]
Dance Workout Boosts Women's Self-Esteem
When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck. The former Miami Heat dancer decided to create a women's only workout with a safe space to let loose with girlfriends, and get in shape. [Full Story]
New Diabetes Drug Ryzodeg Requires Fewer Shots
Novo Nordisk's Type 2 diabetes treatment Ryzodeg has proved effective in providing good blood sugar control with fewer injections than a so-called basal-bolus treatment, according to new data from a late-stage study. [Full Story]
10 Hidden Health Dangers Lurking in Your Home
Air pollution. Hazardous waste. Pesticides in food. Cellphone radiation. The list of hazards and toxic pollutants that can harm our health seems to grow with almost daily. But what you may not know is some of the biggest dangers are only as far away as your kitchen cabinet. [Full Story]
Indoor Fall Is Danger Sign for Seniors: Study
Women in their eighties who fell indoors, rather than outdoors or from a height like a ladder, died sooner than their peers, a new French study finds. Indoor falls could be an indicator of frailty and a sign that protective measures should be taken, say the authors. [Full Story]
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