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Exercise can help brain healing process

Exercise can help brain healing process

One-third of the calories in the US diet comprised of junk food

One-third of the calories in the US diet comprised of junk food

Researchers to investigate link between diabetes and exercise

Researchers to investigate link between diabetes and exercise

Chronic diseases are the largest cause of death in the world

Chronic diseases are the largest cause of death in the world

Greater the time spent in cars, higher the likelihood of obesity

Greater the time spent in cars, higher the likelihood of obesity

UK House of Commons Health Committee publishes its long-awaited Report on obesity

UK House of Commons Health Committee publishes its long-awaited Report on obesity

Three year olds and upwards should have their blood pressure checked as part of routine examinations

Three year olds and upwards should have their blood pressure checked as part of routine examinations

Global food and soft drinks industries must demonstrate their commitment towards promoting the health and wellbeing of their consumers

Global food and soft drinks industries must demonstrate their commitment towards promoting the health and wellbeing of their consumers

New findings suggest mammograms may help predict cardiovascular disease

New findings suggest mammograms may help predict cardiovascular disease

Among older people, diabetes substantially increases premature deaths

Among older people, diabetes substantially increases premature deaths

Some people more at risk of obesity due to genetic makeup

Some people more at risk of obesity due to genetic makeup

Data from Indiana youth health survey released

Data from Indiana youth health survey released

WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases

WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases

World health officials adopt global health strategy

World health officials adopt global health strategy

Antioxidant vitamins A, C and E are unlikely to prevent heart disease and other diseases such as cancer

Antioxidant vitamins A, C and E are unlikely to prevent heart disease and other diseases such as cancer

Exercise reverses signs of artery disease in obese children

Exercise reverses signs of artery disease in obese children

Canadian Statement to the World Health Assembly focuses on AIDS

Canadian Statement to the World Health Assembly focuses on AIDS

Blood pressure screening for children should start at age 3, according to the latest government diagnosis and treatment guidelines

Blood pressure screening for children should start at age 3, according to the latest government diagnosis and treatment guidelines

HHS launches new web pilot project for consumer health information

HHS launches new web pilot project for consumer health information

Study finds greater weight loss among the low-carbohydrate dieters than high-carbohydrate dieters

Study finds greater weight loss among the low-carbohydrate dieters than high-carbohydrate dieters