May 6, 2015

Study claims Europe facing massive obesity problem

Nearly all Irish adults are likely to be overweight in 15 years’ time, said a study Wednesday that warned of a European “obesity crisis of enormous proportions.” On current trends, some 89 percent of Irish men will be overweight by 2030, and nearly half ...

Study links long life to vigorous exercise

Apr 7, 2015

Study links long life to vigorous exercise

Vigorous exercise, the kind that makes you sweat, get red in the face and breathe hard, may be better than moderate exercise when it comes to living longer, researchers said Monday. The findings are based on a study by Australian researchers based on more ...

Mar 18, 2015

Breastfeeding leads to higher IQ, earnings later: study

People breastfed as infants have higher intelligence scores in adulthood, and higher earnings, according to a study published Wednesday that tracked the development of 3,500 newborns over 30 years. And, critically, the socioeconomic status of mothers appeared to have little impact on breastfeeding results, ...

Mar 5, 2015

Gout may lessen Alzheimer's risk: study

People who suffer from gout can take comfort in one thing: they may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, researchers said Wednesday. The same uric acid that can crystallize to cause gout, a form of arthritis, may protect against Alzheimer’s, they wrote in ...