LifeStyle: Health & Fit

This Is the Least Amount of Exercise You Need to Live Longer

Wednesday  17:32,   15 august 2018

<p>Nope, you don't necessarily need hours and hours of workouts to reap the benefits of exercise.</p>According to research published in The Lancet, 15 minutes of exercise a day can boost life expectancy by three years—and cut the risk [...]
LifeStyle / Health & Fit

Scientists calculate the speed of death in cells, and it's surprisingly slow

Wednesday  16:46,   15 august 2018

Regular, programmed "cellular suicide" keeps us healthy.Cells in our bodies die all the time, and now we know just how[...]

Unsafe levels of glyphosate weed killer chemical in oat products, report says

Wednesday  16:41,   15 august 2018

Some oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars contain higher levels of glyphosate than what the Environmental Working Group considers safe, according to a report. Some types of oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars contain higher levels[...]

How to build a better butt

Wednesday  16:31,   15 august 2018

Whether your behind is flabby or full, here is what to do about it, no more excuses or "buts" about it.I decided to reach out to two of the top trainers in the business to find out whether it was really possible, at my age, with a chronic[...]

The CDC released new Zika virus guidelines — here's what you need to know

Wednesday  02:35,   15 august 2018

<p>The update was made in light of new research on Zika[...]

Is Eating a Ton of Ice Cream in One Sitting Worse for You Than Eating a Little Every Night?

Wednesday  02:35,   15 august 2018

Wondering how your sweets stack up? Health's contributing medical editor weighs in.Health’s medical editor, Roshini Rajapaksa, MD, is an associate professor of medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and a cofounder of TULA[...]

Bet you didn’t know ginger could banish bad breath: 8 surprising health-boosting benefits of the root

Wednesday  02:15,   15 august 2018

Ginger is becoming more recognized by Western medicine as a positive force for health — something traditional Chinese medicine practitioners caught on to centuries ago.&nbsp;Ginger has been proven to work for pain relief, cancer suppression, and [...]

Beware of These Wines: They're Not as Healthy as You Think

Wednesday  01:45,   15 august 2018

<p>When it comes to vino and your health, some wines are better than others. To make the most of your wine splurge, avoid these picks that aren't so great for you.</p>Be wary of those sweet wines. "Though a personal favorite of mine,[...]

Georgia teacher donates kidney to 12-year-old student

Wednesday  01:30,   15 august 2018

<p>A sixth-grader in Georgia is going to get an “unbelievable” gift from his technology teacher: a kidney.</p>William Wilkinson, a teacher at Grace Christian Academy in Powder Springs, is serving as a living donor to his student, Kaden[...]

5 Very Important Things I Learned From Tracking All My Food on the Daily

Wednesday  00:40,   15 august 2018

<p>What I saw the first few days was honestly shocking: I was eating about 4,000 calories a day on average. From then on, I decided to pay attention to what I was putting in my mouth.</p>I started to use MyFitnessPal to track whatever I was[...]

Poppy seed wash is really a drug, FDA says

Wednesday  00:05,   15 august 2018

<p>A product called Poppy Seed Wash is advertised as a natural alternative to opioids for relaxation and pain relief, but it's really just an unlicensed drug, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.</p>The FDA posted a warning[...]

7 Major Differences Between A Psychopath And A Sociopath

Tuesday  23:30,   14 august 2018

<p>In case you're married (or dating) someone you may think is one of the above, here's a handy list to help you clarify. (Also, you may want to bail on this relationship. Just saying.)</p>They may seem similar, but they aren't. There[...]

4 Things That Happened When I Did 'Legs Up the Wall' Pose at Work Every Day

Tuesday  23:05,   14 august 2018

Ditch the coffee break - five minutes of laying on your back can really make a difference. Lying on your back with your legs up against the wall is a pretty weird thing to do in your office, I admit. Left to my own devices, it’s not something I’d[...]

Scientists have found a way to calculate your risk for deadly conditions like diabetes, breast cancer and heart disease

Tuesday  22:45,   14 august 2018

<p>The scientists behind the test are currently working on building a website where patients can upload their DNA information from 23andMe or and receive risk scores from their data.</p><p></p>By examining changes in DNA at[...]

Hope after cancer: Woman undergoes 49 facial surgeries after skin cancer diagnosis

Tuesday  22:30,   14 august 2018

Marisha Dotson noticed a small red patch on her nose in 2014 and assumed it was ordinary skin irritation. When it raised to look more like a pimple within the week, she didn't think much of it.<br>She's[...]