Diabetes Puts Women at Greater Risk of Heart Failure Than Men

DIABETES PUTS WOMEN AT GREATER RISK OF HEART FAILURE THAN MEN

Diabetes increases the risk of heart failure more in women than men. Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes cause a 47 percent and 9 percent excess...

Lowered Muscle Health in Menopause

LOWERED MUSCLE HEALTH IN MENOPAUSE

The role of estrogen in reproductive health is known. A new study shows that estrogen is essential to maintaining muscle stem cell...

 
 
 
What I Want People To Know About My ‘Weird' Kid

WHAT I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT MY ‘WEIRD' KID

This is a glimpse into our life, and probably the lives of many families. I know there are so many people who have it much worse. I'm...

Ancient Baby Names To Consider: Part 3

ANCIENT BABY NAMES TO CONSIDER: PART 3

What's in a name? In this case, a lot of vowels. Here are some ancient names that you've never heard of. Can you pronounce these unique...

 
 
 
Half of all injuries, disabilities and deaths that occur due to medical errors could be prevented

HALF OF ALL INJURIES, DISABILITIES AND DEATHS THAT OCCUR DUE TO MEDICAL ERRORS COULD BE PREVENTED

A review of 70 studies by the University of Manchester found 12 per cent of patients experience some degree of 'harm' during their...

Want Strong Arms? Take Your Bicep Curls to the Next Level With This Trainer-Approved Move

WANT STRONG ARMS? TAKE YOUR BICEP CURLS TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH THIS TRAINER-APPROVED MOVE

The bicep curl is one of those moves that you can learn in a heartbeat. I, for one, got the gist as a teenager while following along...

 
 
 
Want Your Kids To Appreciate You? Do This

WANT YOUR KIDS TO APPRECIATE YOU? DO THIS

The other morning, my son woke up late for school, stayed in the bathroom fixing his hair for a bit too long, then asked me to make...

Unique Baby Boy Names: Part 4

UNIQUE BABY BOY NAMES: PART 4

Some of these baby names might be more familiar than you know. Seeing how they're spelled is believing in how they're pronounced. Just...

 
 
 
Burn Out Your Lower Abs - and Every Other Part of Your Core - With This 1 Fat-Torching Move

BURN OUT YOUR LOWER ABS - AND EVERY OTHER PART OF YOUR CORE - WITH THIS 1 FAT-TORCHING MOVE

The Farmer's Carry is an effective, back-friendly, and deceptively simple abdominal move that's known for completely igniting your...

Unique Baby Boy Names: Part 1

UNIQUE BABY BOY NAMES: PART 1

Exotic names are for everyone. Take a swing at pronouncing these notable boys' baby names. Let's see if you strike out.

 
 
 
No, coffee does NOT give you cancer - but it doesn't prevent it either, study finds

NO, COFFEE DOES NOT GIVE YOU CANCER - BUT IT DOESN'T PREVENT IT EITHER, STUDY FINDS

Afters of scientific disagreement over whether a coffee causes cancer or protects you from cancer, a University of Queensland study...

WHO Says Congo Ebola Outbreak Is Health Emergency

WHO SAYS CONGO EBOLA OUTBREAK IS HEALTH EMERGENCY

The World Health Organization on Wednesday called the year-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo a global health...

 
 
 
Overdose Deaths Fall for First Time in Decades

OVERDOSE DEATHS FALL FOR FIRST TIME IN DECADES

For the first time in three decades, drug overdose deaths in the United States fell last year.

Functional Performance With Age: The Role of Long-Term Strength Training

FUNCTIONAL PERFORMANCE WITH AGE: THE ROLE OF LONG-TERM STRENGTH TRAINING

Background and Purpose: Physical function is shown to decline with age. However, how long-term strength training may attenuate the...

 
 
 
Incidence and Risk Factors for Falls in Women With End-Stage Hip Osteoarthritis

INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTORS FOR FALLS IN WOMEN WITH END-STAGE HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS

Background and Purpose: Fall-induced injuries and resulting deaths are a serious health problem among older adults. The most common...

The Modified Otago Exercises Prevent Grip Strength Deterioration Among Older Fallers in the Malaysian Falls Assessment and Intervention Trial

THE MODIFIED OTAGO EXERCISES PREVENT GRIP STRENGTH DETERIORATION AMONG OLDER FALLERS IN THE MALAYSIAN FALLS ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION TRIAL

Background and Purpose: Exercise-based interventions, such as the Otago Exercise Program , are effective in preventing falls in the...

 
 
 
Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly Score Is Related to Sarcopenia in Noninstitutionalized Older Adults

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SCALE FOR THE ELDERLY SCORE IS RELATED TO SARCOPENIA IN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED OLDER ADULTS

Background and Purpose: Sarcopenia, a loss of muscle mass and strength accompanying aging, is common in older adults who are not physically...

Protect your liver with whole grains: Study finds they reduce the risk of liver cancer

PROTECT YOUR LIVER WITH WHOLE GRAINS: STUDY FINDS THEY REDUCE THE RISK OF LIVER CANCER

Eating whole grains offers a wide range of health benefits, which include protection against liver cancer. A study published in the...

 
 
 
Vitamin D prevents bone disorders in patients with chronic kidney disease

VITAMIN D PREVENTS BONE DISORDERS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

In a study, researchers from India and the U.K. have found that calcitriol, the most active biological form of vitamin D, can be used...

US drug overdose deaths fall for the first time since 1990, CDC data reveal

US DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS FALL FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1990, CDC DATA REVEAL

For the first time in nearly 30 years, the number of people dying of drug overdoses amid the opioid epidemic finally dropped nearly...