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Increased muscle power may prolong life

Increased muscle power may prolong life

Increasing muscle strength is good, but increasing muscle power may be even better for enjoying a longer life, according to a recent study. Increased muscle power can improve longevity, new research suggests. Professor Claudio Gil Araújo, who is the director of research and education at Exercise Medicine Clinic — CLINIMEX in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, […]

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HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates

HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is largely responsible for a decline in precancerous cervical lesions among young women in the United States, a new government report shows. The number of these precancerous lesions detected during screening went down from an […]

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Health Tip: Understanding the Tetanus Shot

Health Tip: Understanding the Tetanus Shot

(HealthDay News) — A tetanus vaccine is important for people of all ages, says the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Though rare, people who get the disease can face serious, and possibly deadly, complications. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Tetanus-causing bacteria can be found in dirt, dust and feces. The bacteria often enter […]

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Health Tip: Earache Home Care

Health Tip: Earache Home Care

(HealthDay News) — An earache is a sharp, dull, or burning pain in one or both ears. The pain can have a variety of causes, from ear infections to pressure changes, says MedlinePlus. Latest Hearing News To care for an earache at home, you can: Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

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Stanford Faculty Members Cleared in Gene-Edited Babies Case

Stanford Faculty Members Cleared in Gene-Edited Babies Case

There was no wrongdoing on the part of three Stanford University faculty members in connection with a Chinese scientist who claimed to have created the world’s first gene-edited babies, the university said Tuesday. Latest HIV News The faculty members did not participate in or have financial or other ties to the work by scientist He […]

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Do-Anywhere Upper Body Stretches

Do-Anywhere Upper Body Stretches

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Flexibility in your upper body is important for many everyday activities you take for granted, like twisting and turning while backing out of a parking space. Try these three stretches to help keep your upper body agile. They don’t […]

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Will You Get Fat? Genetic Test May Tell

Will You Get Fat? Genetic Test May Tell

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As obesity becomes epidemic among Americans, many could over- or underestimate their odds for piling on the pounds. But a new genetic “score” might take the guesswork out of all of that, researchers say. Using information on more […]