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Medical News Today: Prolonged sitting: 'Exercise does not offset health risks,' say AHA

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 06:00
A scientific statement from the American Heart Association says physical activity does not counteract the health risks linked to sedentary behavior.

Medical News Today: Flu nasal spray just as effective as flu shot

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 23:00
Contrary to previous studies, new research shows that immunizing children with the flu nasal spray provides similar protection to the standard flu shot.

Medical News Today: Will you age well? It might depend on your parents' lifespan

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 23:00
Offspring of parents who have a long lifespan are less likely to develop diseases such as heart disease and cancer in older age, a new study finds.

Medical News Today: What are BUN Levels and What Do They Measure?

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about BUN levels, how they are measured, and when a BUN test might be used. This article also looks at ways to keep BUN levels healthy.

Medical News Today: Is acetaminophen in pregnancy linked to behavioral problems in offspring?

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 08:00
A study suggests that acetaminophen use, generally considered safe during pregnancy, may lead to a higher rate of behavioral issues in children.

Medical News Today: Gout flare-ups could be managed by blood pressure diet

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 07:00
Gout is both painful and common, yet the mechanisms behind it are not known. A new analysis of old data shows that easy dietary changes may keep it at bay.

Medical News Today: Swap a soda for water to reduce weight gain

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 06:00
Swapping an 8-ounce sugary drink for water reduces calorie intake, obesity prevalence, and benefits overall health, say Virginia Tech researchers.

Medical News Today: 9 Diabetes Superfoods and How to Prepare Them

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 05:00
Learn all about nine different superfoods for people with diabetes. This article looks at walnuts, Ezekiel bread, and chia seeds among others.

Medical News Today: Drivers weigh more than cyclists, study finds

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 23:00
People who use cars as their primary form of transport may be putting their health at risk, after research reveals they weigh more than cyclists.

Medical News Today: Food commercials change children's eating priorities

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 23:00
Researchers find watching food commercials changes children's brain activity, influencing their food decisions by altering taste preferences.