An ancient Chinese exercise may give your memory a lift, according to new research. University of South Florida and Fudan University scientists found that elderly Chinese people who practiced Tai Chi thrice weekly for eight months did better on memory tests than those who didn't do Tai Chi....
People who have gone through experiences like rape, assault, abuse and even war are at a higher risk of developing post-traumatic disorder (PTSD) -- and now, a new review of studies shows that one in eight people who've survived a heart attack experience symptoms of the anxiety disorder as well....
New research suggests fructose may not be so bad after all for diabetics -- rather, it's having too much of it that may wreak havoc. St. Michael's Hospital researchers in Canada found that people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes actually experienced blood sugar control benefits when they...
Attention gluten-free eaters: University of Brazil researchers may have developed a new option to add to current offerings of gluten-free pasta -- one made out of green banana flour. Published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, researchers found a way to make pasta out...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California initiative to increase the tax on tobacco to pay for cancer research has failed by less than a percentage point after remaining too close to call for more than two weeks. With about 5 million ballots cast, opponents of Proposition 29 led by about 28,000...
On Tuesday, sisters Violet, 11, and Zoe, 9, came home from school with severe sunburns -- they were outside for 5 hours for field day and were not allowed to apply sunscreen because of a school policy, their mom posted on her blog. "Two of my three children...
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The jury in the child molestation trial of former assistant Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has days of testimony to consider, but one thing members likely won't spend much time deliberating is the defense's contention that he suffers from a personality disorder, according a nationally known expert. "These kinds...
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Sarah Lewis is fed up with American health care: "I've completely removed myself from the system," she said. "I don't want to be a patient anymore." Lewis, a 55-year-old single mother of two daughters, has been through the wringer. It started with a diagnosis of anal cancer in September 2010....
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By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 06/21/2012 06:37 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Lighting up the night is essential to a 24/7 society, but it may have intended consequences for human health, doctors say. This week, the American Medical Association adopted a policy recognizing that exposure...
"I lost 65 pounds one month," Diana Milne, 57, said. The same statement might be said for so-called "miracle diets" with men and women standing proudly in baggy pants that now look like burlap sacks, where losing weight becomes the equivalent to leading a healthy lifestyle. But in an...
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While it isn't nearly as recognizable as its cancerous kin, the lung disease sarcoidosis has become increasingly prevalent in recent years, a new study has found. In fact, researchers from the Department of Radiology at the Ohio State University College of Medicine say that rates of the disease -- which...
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Vermont Democrats are criticizing the Republican candidate for governor after one of his aides praised Virginia's new law requiring an ultrasound before an abortion as "common sense." The criticism released on Friday follows two days of debate over state Sen. Randy Brock's decision to host fundraisers with Virginia...
By Lisa Baertlein June 22 (Reuters) - U.S. food companies are making breakfast cereal for children healthier by cutting sugar and adding whole grains, but they are offseting those benefits by targeting kids with more ads for their unhealthiest products, according to a report issued on Friday. The findings,...
By David Beasley ATLANTA, June 21 (Reuters) - There is no clear link between the use of contraceptives such as the birth control pill or Depo-Provera shots and an increased risk that a woman will contract HIV, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. But the...
RICHMOND, Va. -- Sometimes a cigar isn't just a cigar. From large hand-rolled cigars and smaller machine-made cigars to little cigars that are similar in size to cigarettes, there are nearly as many cigars as there are aficionados to enjoy them. And as federal regulators weigh standards for the entire...
The older generation, it turns out, are right – more and more kids these days really are becoming couch potatoes. But it’s not TV or the latest fancy gadgets that are to blame. It’s actually parents who are behind children’s increasingly sedentary lifestyles, according to a new study. Researchers from...
Got insomnia? Chances are you also avidly watch TV online and tune in while doing other things, like using your computer. The targeting company Resonate has just released the results of a survey of more than 4,500 people, 694 of whom called themselves insomniacs, Clickz...
VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican's No. 2 official has called for universal, free access to drugs to combat HIV and for investments into finding a cure. But Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican secretary of state, made no mention of condoms in a speech Friday at an international AIDS conference in...
Vernon and Jeanne Barr, ages 96 and 89 respectively, are guinea pigs of sorts. They are part of a scientific experiment that uses video gaming technology -- the same technology used in Xbox game system to be exact -- to detect the onset of illness and protect seniors against falls....
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If you always have a migraine attack when it’s raining, it could be more than coincidence, suggests recent research. Researchers from the National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine in Taipei, Taiwan, discovered that sudden temperature changes in the atmosphere could be the underlying trigger of up to a...