Health, Fitness & Food

Recent research published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism investigated the effect of weight loss followed by exercise on colorectal cancer risk. The occurrence of colorectal cancer is increasing within the young adult population in the United States, and it is currently one of the most common cancers in the world. Research conducted
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A US-based research group explores the credibility of the commonly held belief that drinking more water can lessen urinary tract infection risk in females with recurrent infections. Urinary tract infection (also known as UTI, cystitis) is a common occurrence in many people across the world, particularly amongst women. Infection of this region often presents with
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A recent study published in European Heart Journal determined how eating red meat may increase the levels of a “not-good-for-heart” chemical, TMAO. Heart disease is a major contributor to deaths in the present era. Many scientific studies have found an association between eating red meat and the development of heart disease. Trimethylamine N-oxide(TMAO) is a
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In this study, researchers examine the pupillary responses of those who are stressed out in multi-tasking simulations versus simpler simulations. Stress in high-demand jobs is a well-researched topic. Many effective tools exist to examine several factors in stressed-out workers that engage in work requiring multitasking, including the Subjective Workload Assessment Technique and the Workload Profile,
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Many migraine sufferers recognize that alcohol has the potential to trigger migraines.  A new, large-scale study investigated how often alcohol, and red wine in particular, actually trigger migraines. A migraine is a headache accompanied by a severe throbbing or pulsing sensation on one side of the head.  Some individuals also experience aura such as flashes
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Please rate this article A new study based in China and published in the International Journal of Cancer examined the link between work stress and the chance of developing cancer. Cancer remains a top-ten leading cause of death worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Over recent decades, studies have identified important links between cancer
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Exercising at night has been suggested to cause sleep difficulties, however, studies have reported conflicting results. More than a quarter of the general population has symptoms of difficulty falling asleep, maintaining sleep, or getting enough hours of sleep. Poor sleep can increase the risk of developing medical conditions and affect life expectancy. In addition to
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers compared the anti-aging effects of endurance training, high-intensity interval training, and resistance training. Exercise is widely recommended for disease prevention and healthy aging. However, it is not clear if different types of exercise have different effects on aging at a cellular level. Our cells contain DNA organized
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] Exercise is not achievable by all. Researchers from the United Kingdom sought to understand if passive body heating can achieve similar benefits and reduce inflammation. Exercise is a great practice for physical well-being. It increases strength, improves metabolism, and promotes beneficial, internal chemical changes. It also helps regulate
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study published in PLOS ONE discussed alkaline water benefits on hydration and exercise performance for athletes trained in combat sports. Proper hydration is an important part of maintaining health, especially during and after physical exercise. Fluids help to maintain body function by delivering nutrients to cells, controlling
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] New research reveals evidence of increased cardiac stress in non-professional marathon runners after completing long-distance races. Running a marathon has become an increasingly popular sport activity because of its challenging nature and the potential health benefits of distance running. However, there has been debated on whether running a
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] Researchers investigated the effect of protein bedtime snacks on muscle recovery, energy expenditure, and appetite the next morning.   Proteins are food products that contain amino acids. Amino acids are essential for bodybuilding, healing and repair, and the overall development of the muscles. They also supply fuel forenergy.
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Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 3] Researchers examine the big five personality traits and how they can influence mate choice, sexual frequency, and success of reproduction. Depending on the environment, there are different personality traits that can be more beneficial than others. Personality traits, and a combination of them, can impact career, hobby, and
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