You could stand to lose a few pounds — and that’s science, not side-eye.
A new Mayo Clinic study found that standing instead of sitting six hours a day could help people shed more than five pounds a year.
In the study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, researchers analyzed 46 studies with 1,184 male and female participants who, on average, were 33 years old and weighed 143 pounds. About 60% of subjects were men.
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It's not unusual for a man with benign prostatic hyperplasia to have issues of it impacting his sex life.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH is when a man has an enlarged prostate. Having BPH is common, and more so in men who are older. It is a noncancerous condition affecting about half of all men between the ages of 51 and 60, and up to 90% of men over the age of 80 have it.
When the prostate enlarges this can irritate or block the bladder. This can res [...]
The adenovirus has many of the flu's telltale symptoms but is rarely tested by doctors, leaving patients miserably sick until it passes.
Like the flu, the adenovirus can lead to many other illnesses, like upper respiratory infections, pneumonia and bronchitis. But, since there are 52 strains of the virus, it can also lead to other complications like gastrointestinal illnesses, urinary tract infections and pink eye, Live Science reported.
Symptoms of the virus in [...]
Rats just got even creepier.
As if these rodents aren’t awful enough to begin with, some of them appear to be age-proof.
So say scientists studying naked mole rats, essentially cold-blooded, hairless and nearly blind mammals that look like deflated, wrinkly-pink balloons.
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The animals live underground and thrive in deserts of East Africa and have p [...]
A new line of anti-psychotic drugs are currently in development thanks to a series of studies funded by the National Institutes of Health.
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Neurofeedback training has many advantages over the standard drug therapy currently in use and can help with the treatment of ADD and ADHD.
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Milk is good for bones, but joints are another story for some people, according to a new study.
A strain of bacteria commonly found in milk and beef may be a trigger for developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in individuals who are genetically at risk, according to researchers at the University of Central Florida.
The bacteria — mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, or MAP — is found in about half the cows in the United States. The bacteria can be s [...]