SATURDAY, March 23, 2019 -- Maybe you rush around with work and activities during the day, then settle in for a large, relaxing meal in the evening. But new research says the later in the day you eat, the more weight you're likely to pack on.
That's the takeaway from a week-long study involving 31 overweight and obese patients, mostly women.
SATURDAY, March 23, 2019 -- For people who carry too much weight and suffer from migraines, dropping some pounds might help ease their pain, new research shows.
"When people lose weight, the number of days per month with migraine decreases, as does pain severity and headache attack duration," said lead researcher Dr. Claudio Pagano. He is associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Padova in Italy.
SUNDAY, March 24, 2019 -- When couples experience recurrent pregnancy loss, it's natural for them to want to know why. Now, a new study suggests that sperm DNA damage could be a factor.
Recurrent pregnancy loss is defined as the consecutive loss of three or more pregnancies before 20 weeks' gestation. It affects up to 2 percent of couples and, in many cases, it is difficult to identify the cause.
MONDAY, March 25, 2019 -- Two medical groups have declared war on sodas and energy drinks by calling for taxes on what has become the leading source of sugar in the diets of children and teens.
In a new joint policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA) also recommended a host of other public policies, all aimed at cutting consumption of the unhealthy drinks.
MONDAY, March 25, 2019 -- Fish is a delicious, lean protein with healthy fats, but many people are afraid to cook it and save it for when dining out.
Whether you avoid cooking fish because you're concerned about causing a fishy odor in your kitchen (which only happens when the fish isn't fresh) or the calories of typical breaded and fried fillets, a nifty technique using parchment paper can solve both dilemmas. What's more, cooking fish in parchment paper also makes for speedy clean-up.
MONDAY, March 25, 2019 -- More and more research supports the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, the way of eating followed by people who live in countries around the Mediterranean Sea, such as Greece and Italy.
Various studies have indicated that it may help ward off Alzheimer's disease and other changes related to thinking and memory. It may also reduce your odds of getting type 2 diabetes. And eating this way when you're younger can increase your chances of living past 70 without a chronic illness.