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Many studies have tried to pinpoint the best time of day to exercise for peak performance and best results. But most of these studies were designed for elite athletes. For general fitness, exercise can be whenever it's most convenient for...
Like a lot of other good things in life, wound-healing is a process. You probably didn’t enjoy the events that earned you your cuts and scrapes, but when you do have them, you get to watch your body perform...
Pairing medication with an ingestible sensor can help clinicians track how often and when patients actually take their prescription drugs, according to a small new investigational study. The findings come on the heels of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's...
You probably take balance for granted, but it's a motor skill that benefits from training throughout life. Working on your balance is key to staying active and injury-free today and in the future. Balance is part of some exercise disciplines,...
The majority of children growing up in America today will be obese by age 35, a new computer analysis predicts. The study's lead author, Zachary Ward, described the forecast as "sobering." But, he added, "It should not be surprising that we...
Tie the knot, save the brain? A new research review suggests there's something about marriage -- or people who get and stay married -- that significantly lowers the risk of mental decline in old age. "We were surprised by the strength...
Getting a better night's shut-eye may be as easy as cracking open a bedroom window or door, a small new study suggests. Dutch researchers used high-tech methods to track the nighttime movements of 17 healthy volunteers over five nights. Some...
By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- In what is being billed as a first, researchers report that healthy seniors who tried a new brain-training program were less likely to develop dementia down the road. "Everyone with a...
Two-thirds of U.S. parents with young children say it's difficult to find a childcare or preschool facility that meets their health and safety standards, new survey results show. Researchers questioned more than 300 parents nationwide who had at least one...
You knew your eyes were responsible for seeing and adding to your looks, but did you know that they tell a lot about your health too? It’s true——your eye doctor can spot several problems that might easily slip out...