Smoking bans linked to fewer heart attacks and strokes

The study was carried out by researchers from the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group, which is part of the Cochrane Collaboration of international healthcare researchers. The study was published in the peer-reviewed Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews on an open-access basis. The Read more

Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?

When do you think more clearly: winter or summer? What time of year is your short-term memory at its best? A small new study suggests your brainpower may be stronger at certain times of year. The research isn't definitive, and the Read more

Study Ties School Calendar to Asthma Flare-Ups

Greater exposure to cold viruses may help explain why children with asthma tend to suffer their worst symptoms when their school reopens after a break, a new study suggests. "The school calendar predicts common cold transmission, and the common cold predicts Read more

Just one hour of sitting down may increase diabetes risk by a fifth

The study was carried out by researchers from Maastricht University and was published in the peer-reviewed journal Diabetologia on an open-access basis. "Every extra hour sitting down can raise your risk of type 2 diabetes by a fifth," the Daily Mirror reports. Read more


Coronaviruses are common viruses that most people get at some time in their lives. They are common throughout the world, and they can infect people and animals.


Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or sugar, levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose get into your cells to give them energy.

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Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnancy

Healthy eating is vitally important during pregnancy to provide your baby with what it needs to grow and be healthy. Pregnant women need 300 extra calories per day.. read more

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