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In US, obesity, smoking more common in rural areas: study

WASHINGTON | AFP | 6/19/2018 – People who live in rural areas of the United States are far more likely than city dwellers

New study reveals how we can go from hungry to hangry

New US research has revealed two important factors that could cause us to feel “hangry,” an emotional state which is a combination of

Yoga and cheesecake for new mums in plush Chinese ‘sitting centres’

by Peter Stebbings / Albee ZHANG SHANGHAI, China | AFP | Friday 6/8/2018 – Yoga class starts shortly, the pristine massage centre is

Severe heart attacks more likely to kill in winter than in summer suggests new research

Carried out by cardiologists at Leeds General Infirmary, the team compared information from 4,056 patients who had received treatment for a

Lack of sleep linked with nighttime snacking and junk food cravings finds new research

Carried out by researchers at the University of Arizona, the study looked at responses taken from a nationwide, phone-based survey of 3,105 adults

Exercise can help offset a genetic susceptibility to obesity in older women says news study

New US research has found for the first time that exercise can help to mitigate the effect of a genetic predisposition for obesity

Scientists unveil the world’s first antimicrobial medical gloves

The gloves are the result of a joint mission between research company Chemical Intelligence UK and the world’s largest producer of nitrile gloves,

Many vitamin and mineral supplements show no benefits for health: review

A new Canadian review has found that many of the most commonly used vitamin and mineral supplements do not have any

Extra weight may boost patient survival

by Mariëtte Le Roux PARIS, France | AFP | Obese hospital patients are more likely to survive an infectious disease than people of

Atkins diet may cause heart failure, major new protein study finds

by Henry Bodkin The Atkins diet may raise the risk of fatal heart disease, according to a new study. Analysis of