Health, Fitness & Food

Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 3] A recent study reviewed the effects of physical inactivity on the risk of cardiovascular disease and the environmental factors influencing a heart-healthy lifestyle among patients. Physical activity is associated with many health benefits including a decrease in the risk of mortality, greater cardiovascular health, lower occurrence of illness,
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers examined if dietary nitrate intake through leafy greens, beetroot, and other vegetables and foods are associated with the incidence of age-related macular degeneration. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of irreversible visual impairment in older people. AMD occurs when part of the retina, the macula,
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine investigated the frequency of antiphospholipid antibodies in first-time heart attack patients. Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by the presence of autoantibodies that attack phospholipid proteins, including cardiolipin and β2-glycoprotein. APS can lead to blood clot formation
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] Cancer risk is impacted by the environment, including family environment. Research is now predicting that family size can reduce its risk. For as long as humans have existed, we have adopted a family structure of two parents and their offspring. Co-parenting and shared household living promotes safety, growth, and
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] Published in PLOS ONE, researchers recently examined the benefits of hugging, especially among people who experience conflict. Touch increases communication, conflict resolution, and leads to higher satisfaction in relationships. The importance of non-sexual interpersonal touch is emerging as a vital topic in the study of adult relationships. There
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Our Reader Score [Total: 3 Average: 3.7] Did you know that neuromuscular training like high-intensity interval training really is effective for fat loss? Recent research also found that eating before exercise can help you burn more carbohydrates. In case you missed the latest fitness news, here are five of the latest research findings on exercise.
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers compared the accuracy of statistical models developed by artificial intelligence with those developed by heart experts in predicting heart disease deaths. When a doctor is planning treatment for a patient they need to consider the likely outcomes for that patient, or their “prognosis”. Statistical models can help
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