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Team effort at school and home could help reduce childhood obesity rates

Team effort at school and home could help reduce childhood obesity rates

Higher EPA and DHA omega-3 levels linked to lower risk of death in postmenopausal women

Higher EPA and DHA omega-3 levels linked to lower risk of death in postmenopausal women

UPM researchers measure energy expenditure in different training programs

UPM researchers measure energy expenditure in different training programs

Walking could improve quality of life for patients with advanced cancer, study finds

Walking could improve quality of life for patients with advanced cancer, study finds

World's largest GWAS on proteomics uncovers molecular mechanisms of complex diseases

World's largest GWAS on proteomics uncovers molecular mechanisms of complex diseases

New study highlights need for routine counseling on physical activity during doctor-patient encounter

New study highlights need for routine counseling on physical activity during doctor-patient encounter

Ten steps for a healthy pregnancy

Ten steps for a healthy pregnancy

Low-intensity exercise boosts activation in visual cortex that plays key role in information processing

Low-intensity exercise boosts activation in visual cortex that plays key role in information processing

High-pressure culture of sports could increase risk of substance addiction among athletes, study finds

High-pressure culture of sports could increase risk of substance addiction among athletes, study finds

‘Heart disease’ related to hardening of arteries could affect feet, kidneys and the brain

‘Heart disease’ related to hardening of arteries could affect feet, kidneys and the brain

Consuming whole grains has modest effects on gut microbiota and immune response, study finds

Consuming whole grains has modest effects on gut microbiota and immune response, study finds

Whole grain consumption increases calorie loss and metabolism, study suggests

Whole grain consumption increases calorie loss and metabolism, study suggests

Exposure to heightened air pollution increases risk of Type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

Exposure to heightened air pollution increases risk of Type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

Study finds negligible link between excessive screen time and depression, delinquency among teenagers

Study finds negligible link between excessive screen time and depression, delinquency among teenagers

Marital status change in postmenopausal women may affect health outcomes

Marital status change in postmenopausal women may affect health outcomes

New research rules out sitting as direct cause of diabetes

New research rules out sitting as direct cause of diabetes

College students take more time to recover from concussion, study shows

College students take more time to recover from concussion, study shows

High levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity linked to lower arterial stiffness in children

High levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity linked to lower arterial stiffness in children

Parents can take eight steps to boost child's immunity, says family medicine specialist

Parents can take eight steps to boost child's immunity, says family medicine specialist

Couples with obesity may take longer to achieve pregnancy than non-obese counterparts

Couples with obesity may take longer to achieve pregnancy than non-obese counterparts