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19-year-olds as sedentary as 60-year-olds, study suggests

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Physical activity among children and teens is lower than previously thought, and, in another surprise finding, young adults after the ...

Where cigarette smoking’s damage is done… down to your DNA

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Scientists have known for decades that smoking cigarettes causes DNA damage, which leads to lung cancer. Now, for the first ...

Short duration of breastfeeding and maternal obesity linked to fatty ...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 12, 2017 – Infants who were breastfed for less than six months before starting infant formula ...

Social jet lag is associated with worse mood, poorer health ...

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 Preliminary results of a new study show that social jet lag has emerged as an important circadian marker for health ...

Uncovering why playing a musical instrument can protect brain health

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A recent study conducted at Baycrest Health Sciences has uncovered a crucial piece into why playing a musical instrument can ...

Recreational running benefits hip and knee joint health

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Recreational runners are less likely to experience knee and hip osteoarthritis compared to sedentary individuals and competitive runners, according to ...

Cotton tip applicators are sending 34 kids to the emergency ...

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While cotton tip applicators can be used for household cleaning, crafts and applying cosmetics, they are unfortunately also causing injuries ...

Brain tissue structure could explain link between fitness and memory

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Studies have suggested a link between fitness and memory, but researchers have struggled to find the mechanism ...

Study links cannabis use in adolescence to schizophrenia

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Scientists believe that schizophrenia, a disorder caused by an imbalance in the brain’s chemical reactions, is triggered by a genetic ...

Sunflower seeds traced as source of toxic mold, potent liver ...

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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced ...