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Another reason to exercise: Burning bone fat a key to better bone health

It’s a fat-burning secret anyone interested in bone health should know. For the first time, UNC School of Medicine researchers show that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers evidence that this process improves bone quality and ...

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How Oral Health Affects the Rest of You

“Show me your teeth, and I will tell you who you are,” declared preeminent 18th-century naturalist George Cuvier. The guy was onto something. During the past few years, periodontal researchers and physicians have amassed a trove of evidence showing that ...

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Chronic childhood illness linked with later life mental health problems

A new study into the effects of chronic physical illness in children on their life-long mental health has found that such experiences appear to increase the chances of them having depression and anxiety in adulthood. Researchers at the University of ...

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Early epigenetic switches associated with childhood bone health

The health of children’s bones could be determined before they are born, a new University of Southampton study has shown. Researchers from the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit and the Institute of Developmental Sciences at the University of Southampton, as part ...

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Yogurt consumption in older Irish adults linked with better bone health

The largest observational study to date of dairy intakes and bone and frailty measurements in older adults has found that increased yogurt consumption was associated with a higher hip bone density and a significantly reduced risk of osteoporosis in older ...

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What Your Orgasms Say About Your Health

Sex doesn't always have to end in an orgasm. But it's nice when it does, and a lot of people equate good sex with the kind of reaction Sally had to her sandwich. In reality, putting orgasms on such a ...

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Food insecurity can affect your mental health

Food insecurity (FI) affects nearly 795 million people worldwide. Although a complex phenomenon encompassing food availability, affordability, utilization, and even the social norms that define acceptable ways to acquire food, FI can affect people’s health beyond its impact on nutrition. ...

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Trans fat bans lessen health risks, research suggests

People living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine and ...

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Adolescents with frequent PE more informed about physical activity's role in health

Frequent, long-term instruction in physical education not only helps adolescents be more fit but also equips them with knowledge about how regular physical activity relates to good health, research at Oregon State University shows. The findings are important for several ...

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Kate Middleton, Prince William, and Prince Harry Launch a Mental Health Film Series

Kate Middleton, Prince William, and Prince Harry have been working since last May to help remove the stigma surrounding mental health and open the dialogue on the topic through their foundation, Heads Together. Their latest endeavor: a series of short ...

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