Seven Tips for a Healthy School Year

Parents can make sure their children get the new school year off to a healthy start by getting checkups for them during the summer break. “Well visits are important because they give us a chance Read More

Brain Cells Control Aging

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body. The finding, made in mice, could lead to new strategies for Read More

100 is The New 80

When it comes to aging successfully and remaining in good health, are centenarians the perfect role models? Or is extreme age inextricably linked with increasing levels of illness? Which diseases most commonly affect people who Read More

Happiness Can Affect Physical Health

A new review indicates that subjective well-being — factors such as happiness, life satisfaction and enjoyment of life — can influence physical health. The review’s investigators also examine why this is so and conditions where Read More

Treating Autism by Targeting the Gut

Experts have called for large-scale studies into altering the make-up of bacteria in the gut, after a review showed that this might reduce the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Until now, caregivers have relied Read More

Onions to Fight Cancer

The next time you walk down the produce aisle of your grocery store, you may want to reach for red onions if you are looking to fight off cancer. In the first study to examine Read More

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