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Your Sweaty Workout Can Help Your Heart Just as Much as Meds Can

Getty ImagesHalfpoint Images Exercise just might be your next heart-healthy prescription: Sweaty workouts may be able to lower your high blood pressure just as much as prescription meds can, new research just published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests. Researchers collected data from 194 clinical trials that focused on medications designed to lower… Read More »

Why Do We Love To Eat So Much? Our Brain Doubles The Pleasure For Every Mouthful, Study Suggests

The first few bites of that delicious meal are triggering an irresistible double tap of dopamine in your brain, suggests new research. Understanding this repetitive pleasure cycle helps explain why curbing cravings and cutting calories is so difficult, especially around the holidays when we’re surrounded by delectable delights. Researchers at the Max Plank Institute in Germany used a new… Read More »

Depression And Anxiety May Damage Health As Much As Smoking And Obesity, Suggests Study

People suffering from anxiety and depression may be at significantly higher risk for major health conditions like heart disease, according to new research, perhaps at levels comparable to smoking and obesity. The study analyzed health data for more than 15,000 adults over a four-year period from the Health and Retirement study, a large US population-based… Read More »