February 11, 2019

Intense exercise to strengthen heart and lungs may help people live longer and better

The goal of exercise shouldn’t be to simply move. Rather, individuals should ramp up the intensity to improve heart and lung fitness and live longer, says […]
February 8, 2019

Heavy drinking may change DNA, leading to increased craving for alcohol

Binge and heavy drinking may trigger a long-lasting genetic change, resulting in an even greater craving for alcohol, according to a Rutgers-led study in the journal […]
February 5, 2019

Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in young adults

A sharp increase in obesity-linked cancers among young adults in the United States could foreshadow a reversal in the overall decline in cancer mortality, researchers warned […]
January 28, 2019

Zinc deficiency may play a role in high blood pressure

Lower-than-normal zinc levels may contribute to high blood pressure (hypertension) by altering the way the kidneys handle sodium. The study is published ahead of print in […]
January 28, 2019

Fried food linked to heightened risk of death among older women

Regularly eating fried food is linked with a heightened risk of death from any cause and heart-related death, among postmenopausal women, finds a US study in […]
January 23, 2019

Researchers look at risk of infection from water in the air at home

Don’t drink the water” might be good enough advice to keep you from getting sick in some places, but according to researchers from Arizona State and […]