Many people turn to running as a way of shedding weight. But according to a 2009 study, picking up this activity could make your bones stronger. Appearing in the March 2009 issue of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, ...Read More »
Tag Archives: Men’s Health
Transplanting a “Dead Heart”? It’s Already Been Done
At first glance, it might sound like something straight out of a B-grade science fiction/horror movie ‒ transplanting a dead heart into a very living body. As unbelievable as it may sound, such a procedure was successfully completed in late ...Read More »
Diabetes and Heart Problems: Analyzing the Connection
It’s an unfortunate fact, but one that bears repeating ‒ the number of diabetics in the United States has exploded over the last few decades. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the number of Americans with ...Read More »
Saving Lives with Oxygen Injections?
There are few things as terrifying as a sudden inability to breathe. When the respiratory system is unable to oxygenate the body’s blood, both the brain and the heart are at grave risk of failure. Many people succumb to this ...Read More »
Making Tumors Glow: A New Way to Fight Lung Cancer?
Despite decades of research, lung cancer still remains a major concern for public health officials.In 2014, the American Cancer Society estimates that more than 224,000 Americans were diagnosed with this condition, while more than 159,000 succumbed to this disease. In ...Read More »
Another Reason Why Stress May Hurt Your Health
It’s widely understood that many people frequently struggle with allergies, though the extent of this problem might still come across as somewhat surprising. The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology provides the following information about allergies in the United ...Read More »
Could Genetic Flaws Link Five Mental Disorders?
There is a reasonable chance that you know of at least one person with one of the following conditions ‒ attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, schizophrenia, major depression and bipolar disorder. Aside from affecting a significant number of people, ...Read More »
4 Surprising Life and Health Benefits to Playing Video Games (Particularly for Kids!)
The vast majority of video games certainly encourage sedentary behavior, and a lot of them seem mind-numbing. However, what’s going on behind the scenes in your (or your child’s) brain when you’re playing games may be beneficial. Dr. Andrew Przybylski’s ...Read More »
4 Similarities and Differences between the Sexes You Might Not Have Known
According to popular literature, men are from Mars and women are from Venus. According to truthful literature, that’s nonsense and we’re all from Earth. While it can sometimes seem like males and females are fundamentally different, that’s accurate so long ...Read More »
Is it Depression?
If you suspect your moods are caused by depression, here are 5 tips to help you. You’re sweating bullets. Your forehead is burning hot. Is it the flu, or the fact that you’ve been sunbathing for the better part of ...Read More »