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If You Have Two Minutes, You Have Time for a Great Workout
We have all seen those annoying late night commercials advertising ridiculous fitness products catering to a fat and lazy population looking to get into shape with minimal effort. Well, turns out there might actually be something to all this minimal effort business. A new study suggests that two-and…
Physical Activity Could Help Keep You Mentally Fit
Want to be more productive at work and keep your brain in good shape? Some researchers now say the answer could be as simple as hitting the gym.   Working with Dr. Michal Biron from the University of Haifa in Israel, Dr. Sharon Toker of Tel Aviv University’s Recanati Faculty of Managemen…
Depressed Fathers Could Impact the Mental Health of Their Kids
Volumes of research have been done showing that depressed mothers can negatively affect the health and well-being of their children. But what about depressed fathers? Researchers at the New York University School of Medicine found an increased rate of mental health problems in children whose fathers…
Protein May Play a Role in Obesity, Diabetes and Aging
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have made a discovery that could help scientists find better treatments for type 2 diabetes, obesity and other health problems caused by the body’s inability to properly regulate blood sugar. The group identified a potent re…
Other Death Risks May Be High For Prostate Cancer Patients
A new study shows that when men with prostate cancer were diagnosed after developing symptoms rather than after screening tests, they had a higher risk of dying from heart problems or other cancers rather than the prostate cancer itself. The findings, published in the British Journal of Urology Inte…

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