A new study presented at the IOF Regionals 4th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting in Hong Kong supports widespread evidence that individuals who have suffered a fracture are at significantly increased risk of subsequent hip fractures....Show More Summary
Congratulations to US Olympic Gold medalist Dominique Dawes. The mom-to-be and former decade-long member of the US Olympic team posted the above photo on her Facebook page today, revealing that she is quite pregnancy and soon to deliver her first child. Show More Summary
The passage of the Affordable Care Act, which extends coverage to millions of uninsured Americans, is increasing demand for nurse practitioners in primary care. In recognition of the broader role nurses are filling in the health care...Show More Summary
This week’s free online class via MyYogaWorks, Yoga Vitamins w/ David Kim, tells viewers to expect a ‘clean, classic YogaWorks style flow to get your energy up, your breath going, and your body all warmed up,’and it does not disappoint. …
Did you know that Nelson Mandela was, at first, very quiet about AIDS? Yes, Nelson Mandela. The same man who spent 27 years in prison for essentially fighting for justice for the oppressed. But he turned things around as great leaders are known to do. Show More Summary
Multivitamins aren’t making people healthier, and they might even be doing the opposite, according to a series of recent studies. Signaling a sea change in the medical consensus about using multivitamins, leading experts say they’veShow More Summary
The health effects of swimming are similar to those of land-based aerobic activities like jogging, walking or bicycling — with some notable differences.
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The Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator, the first medical device for the treatment of migraine headaches preceded with aura, has won regulatory approval in the United States.On Friday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced...Show More Summary
Theradome™, developers of the first clinical-level laser hair restoration product, has announced the launch of the Theradome Laser Helmet LH80 PRO, the first FDA and over-the-counter cleared laser hair restoration treatment. The light-based...Show More Summary
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation research cardiologist Dr. Michael Miedema is the lead author of a paper published by Circulation - Cardiovascular Imaging, a journal of the American Heart Association, that suggests a connection...Show More Summary
Until recently was considered that the future mother’s lifestyle choices and diet are the only things able to influence the future health of the baby. It seems that recent studies had made an important discovery which demonstrated that the diet and lifestyle of the father has also a major impact in preventing birth defects. Folate […]
In a study that compares the genomes of aquatic life forms, researchers have found evidence to shuffle the branches of the tree of life. For more than a century, scientists thought that complex cell types, like neurons and muscles, evolved only once, after simple animals that lack these cell types branched from the rest of animals on the evolutionary tree.
He took on the challenge of living as Rayon, a charming but fragile transgender woman battling AIDS and bureaucracy in 1980s Texas. He's got a slew of award nominations and come Oscar time, Dallas Buyers Club should send Leto home with the gold statue. Here’s why. read more
A car bomb has exploded in Lebanon near the Syrian border. The blast, in an otherwise deserted and muddy open field near a Hezbollah base, appears to be targeting the group, which is helping Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces seize opposition-held areas in Syria.
We all know that physical activity is really important. But with most of us sitting 8 hours a day, our health is in crisis. And the statistics prove it. Sitting over 6 hours per day increases your risk of death by 40% versus those that sit 3 hours a day. Sitting for long periods of […]
We're pumped to present our favorite story of the week from our pals at POPSUGAR Fitness! If you've ever done a few Sun Salutations to warm up before a run, you'll love this shorter variation you can add to your routine. It targets the hamstrings, calves, back, neck, shoulders, and arms so you'll feel open, invigorated, and ready to get moving.
Russia’s lower house of parliament has given a third reading to the amnesty bill, which means jailed members of Pussy Riot punk band may be freed before the New Year and charges against arrested Greenpeace activists are also to be dropped.
A European Parliament delegation in Tehran is raising a host of issues, including human rights. The death penalty, which is legal in Iran, a major topic at a meeting held on human rights issues.