Reported at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, 22 October 2012.
Lift your mood by extending your normal exercise routine by just a few minutes
Salk Institute (US) scientists reveal a physiological mechanism that may link diabetes to Alzheimer's Disease.
Legumes such as beans, chickpeas, and lentils help to improve glycemic control and lower total cholesterol and triglycerides, among people with type 2 diabetes.
Men who have Metabolic Syndrome may be at increased risk of diagnosis and death from prostate cancer.
Produced with high-temperature cooking such as grilling, advanced glycation end products (AGEs) may worsen heart issues often seen as complications of diabetes.
Abnormal length of time of overall sleep spent in different sleep stages associate with decreased metabolic rate and increased intake of calories.
Oranges and grapefruits contain flavonoids, potent antioxidant compounds that may lower the risk for aggressive prostate cancer.
People who are exposed to mold in their homes could be at an increased risk for sarcoidosis, a chronic inflammatory lung disease.
The precepts of the anti-aging lifestyle – including healthy diet, exercise, and not smoking – help people to maintain physical and cogn
Vascular health, and thereby cardiac and cognitive functioning, may benefit from supplementation with the antioxidant compound found in red wine and red grapes.
Study results suggest that daily vitamin D supplementation can reduce the risk of aqcuiring respiratory infections in winter.
Green plants reduce city street pollution, cutting nitrogen dioxide (NO2) by 40% and particulate matter (PM) by 60%.
Young, healthy adults exposed to ozone for two hours experience adverse changes in markers of inflammation, thrombosis, and heart rate variability.
High pollution increases risk of repeated heart attacks by over 40%.
People who live in city centers are twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification, a common precursor to heart disease.
Potentially toxic chemicals linked to escalating rates of endocrine disruption-related disease are present in a broad array of consumer products.
Certain strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa cause white blood cells to produce very high levels of histamine, which in turn leads to inflammation, a hallmark symp
Going about your day happy and self-affirmed helps to promote making good health decisions.
Fragrant essential oils used for aromatherapy may emit potentially harmful indoor air pollutants such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and ultrafine particl
Capsaicin, the compound present in chili peppers that lends the characteristic hot sensation, helps ease nasal congestion, sinus pain, and sinus pressure.
#77 - Fit Body = Fit Brain
Physically active adults have higher concentration skills, which may help maintain memory and combat dementia. A study by researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (USA) found that sedentary lifestyles directly contribute to the decline in cognitive abilities and quality of sleep as we age. In this study, men and women ages 67 to 86, who were functionally independent, participated in a two-week study involving a regimen of 30 minutes of mild physical activity, 30 minutes of social interaction, and a final 30 minutes of mild to moderate physical activity...