Regular weight training exercise is associated with a reduced risk of death, a new study reports. Incorporating aerobic exercise with weight-based exercise adds to the protective effect.
Steroids prescribed for a range of inflammatory conditions alter the structure and volume of grey and white matter in the brain. The findings shed light on why people who use medical steroids may experience psychological problems, including anxiety, mania, and depression.
7-MX, a caffeine metabolite, may help to slow the progression of myopia or short-sightedness in children.
Men who are happily married and have embarked upon higher education have a greater probability of outliving women. The findings challenge the conventional belief that most women outlive men.
An infusion of the local anesthetic Lidocaine may provide relief to patients with chronic migraines that do not respond to other medications.
The sex of the drinker in addition to the brewing method may explain coffee's link to increased cholesterol. Drinking 3-5 cups of espresso per day increased serum total cholesterol, especially in males.
Older adults who lived a healthier lifestyle not only added years to their life expectancy, they also had a decreased risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Women who experienced childhood trauma had an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis later in life. The evidence suggests childhood abuse and trauma can alter the immune system and increase the risk of developing autoimmune diseases.
Pooled data reveals shift workers perform worse on tasks associated with attention, working memory, and information processing than non-shift workers.
People who use illicit amphetamines are at a 5-fold higher risk of developing psychosis, a new study reports.