There's more evidence of a link between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease. A study from Washington University in St. Louis found that elevated blood sugar levels in mice significantly increased the amount of amyloid beta in their brains, a key component of the plaques associated with in Alzheimer's. Learn more
Having financial problems can double a woman's risk of having a heart attack, according to a study presented at a recent meeting of the American Heart Association. Learn more
It’s been widely reported that prolonged sitting can boost a person’s risk for a variety of diseases. But what can you do about it? According to research published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, you should get up at least once every hour and take a two-minute walk. Learn more
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Making the right food choices is never simple. Now, a study at the University of Southern California concludes that fructose--the sugar found in fruits, honey and corn syrup--may ramp up your cravings for high-calorie foods. Learn more