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Aging and the Effects of Inactivity
Getting older comes with a lot of changes, and one of those changes might be how your muscles react to inactivity, according to a new study.
DASH Diet Comes Out on Top Again
In a recent report, the DASH Diet beat nearly 38 other diets and was ranked best overall diet for the eighth consecutive year.
The Power of New Year's Resolutions
Don't give up yet. Those healthy New Year's resolutions may help you reduce your cancer risk, according to the authors of a new study.
How Diabetes and Obesity Affect Cancer Rates
Obesity and diabetes might have caused nearly 800,000 cases of cancer around the world in 2012, a new study found.
Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Bigger Babies
Being obese during pregnancy may raise the likelihood of your infant being apparently bigger, according to a new study.
Antioxidants and Your Diabetes Risk
Here's another reason you may want to eat antioxidant-rich foods: They may lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
For Kids, Dietary Supplements May Pose Risks
Many kids and teens are using dietary and herbal supplements, but some health experts have questioned the safety of these over-the-counter products.
FDA Questions Soy Protein Benefits
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling the heart heath benefits of soy protein into question.
New Food Allergies: Not Just for Kids
Many new food allergies may develop during adulthood, a new study found.
Peanut Allergies May Be on the Rise
More children appear to be developing peanut allergies, a new study found.