As extreme heat continues to blanket numerous parts of the United States, Americans with dementia may be particularly challenged.
Researchers say how you eat can help reduce the effects from the genetic risks of obesity. They say portion control and calorie counting are two strategies that can help combat issues such as emotional eating.
Researchers at University College Cork (UCC) and University of Galway are calling for "obesity" to be renamed in order to help the public and policymakers to better understand the disease of obesity, and drive advances to treat and prevent it.
Sitting down all day with no physical activity can increase a person’s risk of developing health conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. Staying physically active can help to reduce this risk.
A small randomized controlled trial found that time-restricted eating, also known as intermittent fasting, produced similar weight loss results to traditional calorie counting in a racially diverse population of adults with obesity.
Evidence from existing research suggests that physical activities are beneficial to brain health and may protect against the development of neurodegenerative conditions such as dementia and Parkinson’s disease. However, a new study found that sleep deprivation can reduce such benefits reaped from exercise.
For years, research and therapies for allergic asthma have been focused largely on targeting the inflammatory cytokines in the body that react to allergens and cause overproduction of mucus, wheezing and difficulty breathing.
Fewer teens now perceive themselves as overweight, finds international study of more than 745,000 adolescents
Tracking data from 2002 to 2018, the findings, published in Child and Adolescent Obesity, demonstrate a noticeable decrease in those who overestimate their weight too.