A Swedish study found that the peak time to have a heart attack was:
New Year’s Eve
New Year’s Day
True or false? To lower the risk of food-borne illness, rinse that Christmas turkey inside and out with cold water before cooking.
Why is exercise so good for us? Scientists are getting new clues from proteomics, which refers to how related groups of these molecules work together:
In households with no pets, about a third of children had allergies, a Swedish study found. In homes with five or more cats or dogs, what percentage of children had allergies?
None of the children had allergies in homes with many pets
A study of modern hunter-gatherer groups found that this diet was likely optimal for human health:
Tribes eating a wide range of diets exhibited excellent metabolic health
Women entering menopause may experience memory problems and other cognitive deficits, likely a result of dropping levels of this hormone:
Women who breast-fed for six months or longer tended to have:
Larger waist sizes up to 10 years later
Smaller waist sizes up to 10 years later
Breast-feeding had little impact on waist circumference