Medical News Today: Can simply naming vegetables differently increase healthful eating?
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 03:00:00 PDT
New research examines how using more appetizing words to describe healthful foods affects eating choices and finds that the wording can go a long way.
Medical News Today: Exercise especially important for older people with heart disease
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 PDT
A study on the effect of exercise on older adults in physical rehabilitation shows that those with the greatest impairment at baseline benefited the most.
Medical News Today: Slow walking speed in midlife linked with faster aging
Sat, 12 Oct 2019 03:00:00 PDT
A new study finds that a slow walking speed at the age of 45 correlates with premature cognitive and physical aging, and that slow gait may predict aging.
Medical News Today: Can more vegetarian options tempt carnivores away from meat?
Sat, 12 Oct 2019 00:00:00 PDT
New research shows how our environment shapes our food choices by looking into the impact of simply adding extra vegetarian options to the menu.
Medical News Today: What are neurotransmitters?
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:00:00 PDT
Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers in the nervous system. They influence mood, muscle movement, heart rate, and many other functions. Learn more here.
Medical News Today: Can bowel movements lead to weight loss?
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:00:00 PDT
When a person poops, they may temporarily lose the weight of the stool. However, this is not a good weight loss strategy. Learn more about bowel movements and weight loss here.
Medical News Today: What is plantar fasciitis?
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:00:00 PDT
Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that causes pain in the heel. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of plantar fasciitis here.
Medical News Today: What to know about acetylcholine
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:00:00 PDT
Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that plays a key role in brain and muscle function. Here, we look at what acetylcholine does and describe medical conditions linked with it, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and their treatments.