Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Get some good sleep if you want to take care of your heart.
New research from the University of South Florida shows poor sleep is associated with a threefold increase in the risk of heart disease.
February 25, 2022
If you want to live longer you should probably eat less.
Study participants who completed a two-year calorie restriction program saw unexpected improvements in immune function that are associated with longevity.
February 21, 2022
It only takes a little time to see big gains in strength.
Researchers from Australia and Japan found significant strength gains can be made with just three seconds of exercise per day.
February 14, 2022
Dry eyes can be helped with a good workout.
New research from the University of Waterloo in Canada shows exercise can be an effective way to help the body provide its own relief for dry, itchy eyes.
February 07, 2022
While there may not be many effective treatments for auto immune diseases, there is new help on the prevention front.
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that vitamin D supplementation was effective in their study in decreasing the risk of autoimmune diseases.
January 31, 2022
Using television watching to escape the stress of life can lead to health consequences.
Researchers at the University of Bristol in England found watching television 4 hours per day was associated with a 35 percent higher risk of blood clots compared to those who watched 2.5 hours or less.
January 24, 2022
Nutrients in goji berries may protect your eyes as you get older.
Scientists at the University of California at Davis found small servings of dried goji berries improved eye health and could protect against age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
January 17, 2022
The practice of martial arts may help children cope with pressure and stress.
Researchers at the University of Surrey in England found the practice of Taekwondo in school-aged children resulted in better self-regulation, which meant they could better manage and alter their emotions, behavior and cognition.
January 10, 2022