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Researchers have identified 24 compounds, including caffeine, that may be able to boost an enzyme in the brain that has been shown to protect against dementia.The enzyme, called NMNAT2, was discovered by researchers at Indiana University, and it reduces...
It's oft-repeated but true: exercise keeps you healthy. It boosts your immune system, keeps the mind sharp, helps you sleep, maintains your muscle tone, and extends your healthy lifespan. Researchers have long suspected that the benefits of exercise extend...
A Canadian town has apologised after a water treatment plant turned the water supply pink. Residents of Onoway, Alberta, complained to the town office when taps began running pink water on Monday.In a statement, Mayor Dale Krasnow said there was...
You can super size your memory to make it more like that of a world champion, according to scientists. Scans reveal that while memory champions' brains are nothing special in terms of anatomy, they do show changes in brain connectivity.What's...
Access to birth control may become a lot easier for women in Colorado: Under new health rules, some contraceptives—like the Pill or the Patch—will be available to women with just a pharmacist's prescription rather than one from a doctor.According...
From the steady stream of diet advertisements on TV, to the calorie counts on menus at restaurants, our weight-obsessed world is a challenging climate for those who are in recovery from an eating disorder.While it is impossible to eliminate...
The World Health Organization announced its first list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” on Monday, detailing 12 families of bacteria that agency experts say pose the greatest threat to human health and kill millions of people every year.The list is...
A 30 minute stroll a day can help women who've survived breast cancer try and stop the killer disease returning, new research suggests. Taking up exercise and keeping trim are the most important lifestyle changes to help reduce the risk...
Researchers at the University of Utah reportedly have found a compound that blocks pain by targeting a pathway not associated with opioids. Work with rodents indicates that the benefits continue long after the compound has cleared the body, notes...
President Donald Trump’s pick to run the government’s major health insurance programs said Thursday that Medicaid needs a full overhaul but she doesn’t support turning Medicareinto a “voucher” plan.Indiana health care consultant Seema Verma testified before the Senate Finance...