Can your smart watch detect when you are becoming sick? A new study from Stanford, publishing in PLOS Biology, indicates that this is possible.
Wearable biosensors tell when you are getting sick
Getting into sweat-breaking exercise only on the weekends, known as 'weekend warrior' physical activity patterns, may also be enough to reduce risks for death significantly, a new study said.
Exercise on weekends may reduce death risk
African Americans may be less responsive to asthma treatment and more likely to die from the condition, in part, because they have a unique type of airway inflammation, a study led by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine revealed.
Why is asthma worse in black patients?
Researchers at the University of North Carolina have found that anemia may protect against malaria in a new study of African children.
Study shows anemia may protect children against malaria in Africa
Diabetes — a life-long condition which can be caused by being overweight — affects millions of people. But now experts have revealed a diet rich in a mineral called magnesium could reduce the risk of developing the condition.
Magnesium-rich diet could reduce risk of diabetes
A study led by researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles demonstrates what lead investigator Bradley Peterson, MD, calls ‘a critical mass of evidence’ of a common underlying lifelong vulnerability in both children and adults who stutter.
Stuttering tied to lower blood flow in language-associated brain area
Danish researchers are reporting that obese people with the skin condition who lose 10 percent to 15 percent of their weight may see significant and lasting improvement in their symptoms.
Sustained weight loss may help ease symptoms of psoriasis
Eight in 10 middle-aged people either weigh too much or don’t exercise enough, according to a new study which shows modern life is taking its toll on health.
Modern life responsible for worrying health in middle age
Rising mortality rates, an increase in life-threatening infections and a shortage of staff and medical equipment are crippling Greece’s health system as the country’s dogged pursuit of austerity hammers the weakest in society.
Greece's public health meltdown

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