(Reuters Health) - Older adults who want to get moving to help boost their brain function have a wide variety of workouts to choose from, a research review suggests.
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Johns Hopkins researchers report that an analysis of survey responses and health records of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years suggests a 'synergistic' link between exercise and good vitamin D levels in reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Citing budget-busting drug costs, a California lawmaker wants state health programs to band together to negotiate better prices with drug companies. Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) has int...
(Reuters Health) - Weekly yoga sessions may be associated with a better quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that can be exacerbated by stress, a small study suggests.
(Oregon State University) The best culinary paths to better health are not always paved with cash, new research shows, and cooking at home can provide the best bang-for-the-buck nutritionally as well as financially.
It’s hard to walk in the shoes of someone with a serious mental health condition, but art can play a major role in bridging the divide. Kate Fenner, an 18-year-old artist, tapped into this exact creative process in order to better explain how her schizophrenia diagnosis affects her everyday reality. Show More Summary
Republican Rep. Jason Smith (KS) is doing his privileged, out-of-touch colleagues one better. They all push the idea that Health Savings Accounts are a substitute for actual health insurance, never mind that the majority of people in the United States don't have enough income to have regular savings accounts, much less targeted accounts. Show More Summary
Half of Americans say they have little to no confidence that Republican efforts to repeal and replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act would make things better, according to results from the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Show More Summary
He's doing better! Thank goodness! After giving us quite a scare Monday night when it was revealed he was battling a rare and potentially fatal bacterial infection, Elton John is on the mend! Related: Elton's 70th Birthday Was The BOMB! The legendary musician tweeted a health update (below) Tuesday! Woke up to an avalanche of well wishes. Thanks [...]
UAB researchers develop a conceptual framework to help progress the care of people living with HIV by looking at ways to pursue better engagement in care.
Rutgers Center for Exercise and Aging celebrates 15 years of bringing students and seniors together in a quest for better health
(San Diego State University) A new study led by researchers at San Diego State University suggests that providing a brief behavioral therapy in the pediatric primary care setting is often better than referring to outpatient services for young people struggling with depression and anxiety. Show More Summary
(Ohio State University) Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests.
Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) told the mother of a service industry worker who has benefitted from the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion that her son should get a better job if he wants decent insurance when Obamacare is repealed. The...Show More Summary
There’s a lot of supporting evidence to intermittent fasting, but this isn’t remotely close to being the only way you can improve your health. The post 6 Reasons Fasting Morphs You Into a Better, Productive, and Healthier Man appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Take it from a neuroscientist, government research has powered U.S. jobs, health and global clout.
(Experimental Biology 2017) Featured research includes a 'neuroprosthetic' device that restores cardiac function in patients with spinal cord injuries, 3-D printed heart valves, new leads for the treatment of clogged arteries, advances in stem cell therapy and new ways to visualize immune system dynamics.
Taking money advice from a loan servicer is sort of like taking health advice from a tobacco company. The advice might be valid, but there’s probably a better source out there for you. Namely, one that doesn’t profit from your bad habits. Read more...
Corporate sovereignty provisions in investment treaties have become much better known than they were when Techdirt first wrote about them in 2012. Despite that growing awareness, and widespread outrage at the idea that corporations can...Show More Summary
“The plan gets better and better and better and it’s gotten really really good and a lot of people are liking it a lot.” — President Trump, quoted by CNN, on the GOP health care plan.