Reductions in air pollution showed fast and striking improvement in health-outcomes

Reductions in air pollution yielded fast and dramatic impacts on health-outcomes, as well as decreases in all-cause morbidity, according to findings in “Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction,” new research … Read More

Obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and other metabolic disorders more prevalent among irregular sleepers

According to a new study, not sticking to a regular bedtime and wakeup schedule and getting different amounts of sleep each night, can put a person at higher risk for … Read More

Evidence From News Studies Links Ultra-processed Foods With a Range of Health Risks

Two large European studies published by The BMJ today find positive associations between consumption of highly processed (“ultra-processed”) foods and risk of cardiovascular disease and death. The researchers say further … Read More

Keeping blood pressure and blood sugar levels under control can prevent “heart block.”

Keeping blood pressure and blood sugar levels under control might prevent a common heart rhythm disorder called “heart block.” That’s the finding from a new study analyzing data on more … Read More