According to researchers, moderate exercise can be a great health resource in that it may help boost and maintain bone strength and prevent falls and fractures in older people.
Post-menopausal women who have used hormone replacement therapy (HRT) appear to be at an increased risk of ovarian cancer, according to researchers.
Research presented in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests supplements containing DHEA combined with vitamin D and calcium may increase bone density in older women.
Scientists believe that turmeric, an aromatic spice, may help prevent weight gain. To arrive at their conclusions, scientists from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University fed high-fat diets to two groups of mice for 12 weeks.
There are signs that the popularity of holistic fertility treatments has been growing, especially since mainstream therapies can have mixed results and cause side effects in addition to growing increasingly expensive.
As healthcare costs continue to escalate, new study results have suggested an integrative approach to treating patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may bring both health and economic benefits.
A healthy body always needs an excess of alkaline reserves to support the body skeleton, and equally to keep the critical 1 percent alkaline balance in the blood and the cell tissue. When our alkaline level is low and acid is high, sickness results; when our alkaline reserve is depleted and acid reigns, death follows. And when tissue cell calcium is low, the void is filled with acid—and sickness and disease love acid. Discover ways to boost your invaluable alkaline reserves—and the price your health pays if you don’t—when you read this article…
High salt consumption has long been linked to cardiovascular disease, but it is only now that scientists are learning about some of the mechanisms behind the phenomenon.
A meatless diet offers benefits such as lower blood pressure, a reduced risk of heart disease and hypertension. A new paper offers revised information on how vegetarianism provides extra intake of vitamins D and K for bone health, indicating that they may help prevent osteoporosis.
A new study has compared the consumption of whole grain cereal and milk with carbohydrate-based sports drinks and found the former may provide the same recovery and rehydration benefits after exercise.