Health News

Fiber and Your Diet
Fiber keeps your bowel movements regular, but it can do a lot more than that.
Can Food Really 'Burn' Fat?
You eat a certain food, and the extra fat on your body burns and melts away. That's the way many advertisements say it's going to work, but the concept of food "burning" fat may be more fiction than fact.
Caffeine: How Much Is Too Much?
Do you find yourself drinking several cups of joe each day? How much caffeine is too much?
Another Reason to Fill Up Your Cup
Because so many people drink coffee every day, researchers have long wondered whether it's healthy. Now, they may have an answer.
Salt and Your Heart
Other nutrients in your diet may not counteract the harmful effects of sodium (salt) on blood pressure, according to a new study.
A New Prostate Cancer Risk Factor
Obesity is behind a number of well-known heart health problems. In black men, it may also have a profound effect on cancer risk.
How Pesticides Might Affect Men's Sexual Health
Mom's advice to eat plenty of veggies still rings true, but men might want to do so with some caution. High-pesticide fruits and vegetables might damage men's sexual health.
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.