Health News

Manage Your Stress to Help Your Heart
Exercise in your teens is a good thing, but even with exercise, poor ability to cope with stress may affect your heart later in life.
Bone Fragility Fractures Could Increasingly Affect Men
Weakened bones from osteoporosis can lead to hip and other fractures. Although it’s commonly thought of as a problem only aging women face, new research suggests that, because osteoporosis is underdiagnosed in men, they face a higher risk of death following a hip fracture.
Race, Ethnicity Were Key in Gauging Heart Disease Risk
Higher levels of fat around a man’s heart have often been associated with heart disease. However, when it comes to determining a man’s risk for heart disease, his race, ethnicity and fat storage may be key.
High Protein Diet May Keep Elderly Healthy
With life expectancy on the rise in many places, people are asking how to stay healthy and high-functioning in older age. A new study suggests that food choices might impact day-to-day living, particularly for men.
Ancient Moves for Prostate Cancer Patients
Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice that combines slow movement, controlled breathing and concentration. People of any age can practice Qigong. A small study recently looked to see if the practice could help with fatigue.
Lifestyle and Longevity
It is generally known that lifestyle choices impact human life expectancy. However, only a few studies have examined how lifestyle choices can help predict human longevity. In light of this, a recent study was conducted to examine longevity in relation to lifestyle choices during during middle age.
Working Out Now to Help the Brain Later
The benefits to exercising can be immediate. More energy and better sleep are two. While fitness has immediate effects on the body now, fitness as a young adult can also impact the body down the line, particularly where the brain is concerned.
Prostate Cancer Isn't a Coffee Drinker
Coffee is among the most popular drinks on the planet. Besides the pep that the caffeine provides, a cup of joe just tastes good. Recent research suggests that this beloved beverage may also offer some health benefits for prostate cancer survivors.
Never Too Late to Start Exercising
Being physically active is good for you and lowers your risk of disease. It’s also been said that even your risk of death is lowered when you exercise.
Breakfast-Skippers Beware
There may be more good reasons to call breakfast the most important meal of the day. The morning meal may make a big difference when it comes to heart health.