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Obese women can be more likely to have heavy monthly periods, and now new research hints at why. In addition to stirring up inflammation, excess weight may slow down the uterine repair process, U.K. researchers reported. Menstruation occurs when the [Read More...] about Study: Obesity May Help Trigger Heavier Periods
You don't have to do hundreds of sit-ups and all manner of crunches to see abdominal muscle definition. The following moves are done standing and holding a weight, such as a 5-pound ball with an easy-to-grip handle. For the standing [Read More...] about Crunch-Free Work for Well-Defined Abs
Cataracts, a common eye disorder that often comes with age, may also be linked to a heightened risk of death from heart disease, new research shows. Experts stressed that the finding doesn't mean that cataracts somehow cause heart trouble, and [Read More...] about Higher Odds of Heart Disease Death Linked to Cataracts
It's okay for American children to go trick-or-treating this Halloween, Dr. Anthony Fauci says. During an appearance on CNN's State of the Union on Sunday, the nation's leading infectious disease expert said trick-or-treating is an outdoor activity where there's less risk [Read More...] about As COVID Cases Drop, Fauci Tells Families to Enjoy Halloween
If you want to improve your muscle function, regular helpings of leafy green vegetables might do the trick, new research suggests. "Our study has shown that diets high in nitrate-rich vegetables may bolster your muscle strength independently of any physical [Read More...] about Want More Muscle? Go for the Greens
artIron is vital to health, and too little in your diet might lead to heart disease, European researchers report. They said about 1 in 10 new cases of heart disease in middle-aged people might be prevented if they had sufficient [Read More...] about Is Too Little Iron a Risk Factor for Heart Disease?