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Daily supplements of lutein, a carotenoid compound, may help to improve vision under low ambient light conditions.
Cardiac disease is an independent risk factor for mild cognitive impairments presaging vascular dementia, among older women.
The ancient Chinese mind-body practice of qigong reduces depressive symptoms and improves quality of life, among women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer
Canadian researchers show improved glucose levels and lower risks of hypoglycemia via a dual-hormone artificial pancreas.
The timing of meals may predict the achievement of weight management goals.
Dysfunctional pathway may explain the relationship between brain deterioration, sleep disruption and memory loss as we age.
Small amounts of activity – 1 or 2-minutes at a time that add up to 30 minutes a day – may be as beneficial as longer bouts of structured exercise.
Short-term use of folic acid supplements is unlikely to substantially increase or decrease overall cancer risk.
Rich in catechins green tea supplements may help protect skin against sunburn and the longer-term effects of ultraviolet damage.
Regular consumption of deep-fried foods associates with an increased risk of prostate cancer.
Tip #124 - Work Out at Work
If you are one of the millions with a desk job, be sure to get out of your chair once an hour for 5-10 minutes to do some standing stretches.
Gently stretch your shoulders, arms, neck, back, sides, chest, and calves. This can improve circulation and relieve neck and back stiffness.
Done regularly, this also can improve your motivation to do some serious aerobic exercise after your workday ends.