Drink more water

Drinking more water aids in losing weight.
The researchers believe that it’s because drinking more water helps fill your stomach, making you less hungry and less likely to overeat.

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Eat more fruits

Do you know that oranges offer more health benefits than Vitamin C pills?
Taking in synthetic supplements is not the same as consuming the foods directly from nature.

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Meditate

With meditation, you become more connected with your surroundings, the people and the world around you.

You become more conscious of the interconnection between everything. Fear, Anger, Desire, Pride stop having a hold over your thoughts and behav

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Journal issue charts global course for healthy aging

A new supplemental issue of The Gerontologist contains 12 articles that expand upon the major themes of the landmark World Health Organization (WHO) “World Report on Ageing and Health” released in late 2015. These articles are largely based on background papers that provided critical input to the development of the WHO report, which was the […]

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Analysis of outcomes of hemophilia care over 50-year span reveals progress, disparities

Study findings call for ongoing surveillance, more consistent access to care, and efforts to eradicate hepatitis C virus. Despite significant advances in hemophilia therapies and increased access to integrated treatment centers over the last half century, men with severe forms of this disease still experience physical limitations and disability, according to new research published online […]

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The hormone cortisol has been linked to increased aggression in 10-year-old boys

Spanish researchers have studied the relationship between hormones and aggressive behaviour in girls and boys between the ages of eight and ten. The results, published in the American Journal of Human Biology, confirm that the subjects who experienced the greatest increase in levels of aggression by ten years of age were those whose cortisol levels […]

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Sperm ‘switch’ could lead to new fertility treatments

Scientists have discovered the “switch” that activates sperm cells to travel to the egg, potentially paving the way for new methods of male contraception and infertility treatment. The research is published in the journal Science. Sperm cells cannot move far without a progesterone trigger. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in […]

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NICE recommends abiraterone for prostate cancer

NICE has issued final guidance recommending abiraterone (marketed as Zytiga by Janssen) for some prostate cancer patients*. This is a change from the appraisal committee’s previous draft guidance decision. It is estimated that 5,900 people with prostate cancer could be eligible for treatment with abiraterone each year.1 Initial evidence submitted by the manufacturer to NICE […]

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Football training reduces the risk of disease in elderly men

A new scientific study shows that long-term recreational football training produces a number of marked improvements in health profile for 63-75 year old untrained men — including a reduced risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. The research project was carried out at the Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health at Copenhagen University, and […]

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Moderate drinking: many studies reporting health benefits are ‘flawed’

Studies are increasingly hailing the potential health benefits of moderate alcohol consumption, particularly when it comes to the heart and lifespan. But new research suggests many of these studies are flawed and that such benefits may be largely overestimated. The researchers say we should be skeptical of studies reporting the health benefits of moderate drinking. […]

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