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This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising

October 25, 2016 | 14,589 Views
No one would ever argue that exercise doesn’t have a benefit. But did you ever wonder what happens if you stop exercising? highlights the down side of what happens, and the list is pretty daunting: Within 10 days your brain starts to...

Women Now Drink as Much Alcohol as Men, Global Study Finds

October 25, 2016 | 705 Views
Women have caught up with the amount of alcohol men drink, and are doing increasing amounts of damage to their health as a result, according to a global study that looked at the consumption habits of 4 million people over a period of over a century,...

Brain Cancer Now Leading Childhood Cancer Killer In US

October 25, 2016 | 710 Views
Brain cancer is now the deadliest childhood cancer in the U.S., even ahead of leukemia, the Associated Press reports. The rankings were announced by government statisticians who looked at 15 years of death certificates. Cancer is the fourth leading...

One-Fourth of US Cancer Deaths Linked With 1 Thing: Smoking

October 25, 2016 | 660 Views
Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. and the rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict, Fox News reports. The lowest rates are in Utah. No...

Vaginal Bacteria Affect HIV Risk

October 25, 2016 | 570 Views
Medpage Today reported that concentrations of the healthy bacteria lactobacillus crispatus in the cervicovaginal microbiome were associated with a lowered risk of contracting HIV. This is further proof of the crucial role that healthy bacteria play...

Lack of Drinking Water Deteriorates Human Body

October 25, 2016 | 637 Views
At first glance, dehydration appears to be a simple issue, and drinking more water would be the obvious solution. Medical Daily provided a more nuanced view on dehydration and the importance of water as the fundamental building block of life. When...

Banning Tablets is Best for Children

October 24, 2016 | 13,963 Views
New parental guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggest that screen media use, such as tablets, should be banned for children 18 months old and younger, and restricted to one hour or less per day for children up to age 5 years....

Water Versus Diet Drinks for Overweight Women With Type 2 Diabetes

October 24, 2016 | 1,492 Views
A new study with overweight and obese women who have type 2 diabetes found that those who drank water instead of diet sodas had greater decreases in weight, body mass index, fasting plasma glucose, fasting insulin, homeostasis model assessment of...

Babies Should Sleep in Parents' Room First Year

October 24, 2016 | 1,176 Views
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is recommending that babies sleep in the same room as their parents, but in their own crib or bassinet for the first year of life to reduce the risk of sudden death, according to an AAP news release . The...

Vaccination Opt-Outs Have Declined in Many US States

October 24, 2016 | 912 Views
Media scaremongering and intrusive mandatory vaccination laws in California have increased the rate of vaccination in the U.S. A concerted attack on the right of informed consent by legislative fiat and a flood of misinformation on a high-profile...
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