Let's celebrate barbecue season! Dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health, has all the tips for hosting a fun and healthy barbecue. Use these good-for-you grilling tips for your Fourth of July barbecue. Your guests willShow More Summary
It is well known that muscles need resistance (gravity) to maintain optimal health, and when they do not have this resistance, they deteriorate. A new report published in the July 2015 issue of The FASEB Journal, however, suggests that...Show More Summary
Muscles need gravity to maintain optimal health, and when they do not have it, they deteriorate. A new report, however, suggests that this might not be true for all muscles, offering hope that there may be ways to preserve muscle mass...Show More Summary
Whether you have a Mac laptop, an iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Apple Watch, that Applecare+ is starting to look like a better deal: Apple will now replace any battery that’s worn down to 80% capacity. Read more...
Do Google employees breathe better air than the rest of us? That’s what San Francisco-based environmental health startup Aclima wants to know. Aclima stayed hush about what it’s been up to for the last several years, but just announced...Show More Summary
The goal is to better understand the health of our understudied population without anyone having to leave the couch. read more
Workers and safety advocates delivered petitions with 25,000 signatures to Hyundai's headquarters demanding better working conditions at companies in the automaker's supply chain. Exposure to isocyanates in the manufacturing of automobile seats is a particular concern.
When it comes to infant health—particularly premature infants—beneficial gut bacteria is absolutely critical. Unfortunately, while formula makers have done their best to create a quality substitute when breastfeeding isn’t an option,...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court has sloughed off another major challenge to Obamacare, forcing Republicans to devise a better strategy than their promise to repeal the health care law. Congressional repeal of the Affordable Care Act is an appealing option, and would serve as an easy litmus test for the far right. Show More Summary
I use plenty of devices to obtain data about my lifestyle and health parameters. My only intention behind that is living a better and healthier life. But dealing with the awful amount of data is a struggle. I could improve my sleep, daily fitness or concentration one by one, but combining data requires me being […]
There’s a popular perception that your relationship’s health can be measured by the frequency of your lovemaking. So it only follows that if you wanted to fine-tune your rapport, adding more sex ought to tip the scales toward greater satisfaction, right? Wrong—according to a new study that suggests that doing it more might actually make you less happy. Read more...
New strategies for using electronic health records (EHRs) to treat patients with chronic kidney disease have been outlined by investigators. Their recommendations may help clinicians and hospitals better manage individual patients with chronic conditions and identify groups of patients most likely to benefit from different treatment strategies.
Rock 'n' roll taught me it's better to burn out than to fade away, and rock 'n' roll was wrong. Being a musician isn't a career known for promoting health or longevity, but there are those who buck this trend to stay burning bright in the limelight.
A new study says cat videos are good for your mental health. So 100 of them in a row must be even better, right?
The many health benefits of bananas help you to eat better, without giving up joy and sweets.
THE FAST WAY TO BETTER HEALTH: A Periodic Diet that Mimics Fasting Promotes Multi-System Regeneration, Enhanced Cognitive Performance, and Healthspan, from Cell.com.
You might want to redefine your relationship with kale. Check out this infographic from dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite for Health, to learn 10 greens more nutritious than kale. Learn more about CDC's list of powerhouse foods and nutrient density. Get more information about a healthy diet and sound nutrition from Appetite for Health.
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Researchers from the NIH created placenta-on-a-chip to study the biology of human placenta and its impact on pregnancy. National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers want to study the biology of human placenta to better understand its role in pregnancy. But, studying the human placenta has challenges. Because the placenta is a temporary organ [...]
Experts have identified new strategies for using electronic health records (EHRs) to treat patients with chronic kidney disease. These recommendations may help clinicians and hospitals better manage individual patients with chronic conditions and identify groups of patients most likely to benefit from different treatment strategies.