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The type of exercise that will slow aging, according to new study

Lace up those sneakers. Exercise — specifically high-intensity interval training — slows down the aging process. A new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism noted that any kind of exercise i...

Senior health officers advised to ‘step up’

The medical superintendents and senior health professionals of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services have been urged to step up to take health services to a new level. This message was reiterat...

First Zika cluster of 2017 reported in Simon Place

SINGAPORE - Two locally transmitted cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed at Simon Place, near Kovan in Hougang. Both are residents from the same household. The cluster was notified on Tuesday ...

Substantial Room for Improvement in HPV Vaccination Coverage, Study Finds

For young women, receiving the cervical cancer vaccine has also meant a massive drop in genital warts, which are caused by the same virus. NHS Employers/Flickr, CC BY-SA. New study shows HPV vaccine ...

Brokerages Set Tandem Diabetes Care Inc (TNDM) Target Price at $5.88

Tandem Diabetes Care logo Shares of Tandem Diabetes Care Inc (NASDAQ:TNDM) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are presently covering the stock. Six investme...

Regular Tea Consumption May Lower The Risk Of Cognitive Decline

A new study has found one of the world's most popular drinks can help fight off Alzheimer's disease. The recent study published in The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, found that drinking te...

Govt to act on military mental health

The passage of the Mental Healthcare Bill in the Lok Sabha, putting it on course to become law and repealing the Mental Health Act of 1987, will potentially help India catch up with the advances made...

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Severe Multiple Sclerosis

At long last, and for the first time in medical history, people with both relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis have reason to celebrate. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Huge Win For Smokers Wanting To Kick The Habit (And Save)

has raised its cigarette prices in California earlier than expected, igniting a domino effect that caused industry peers such as Reynolds American Inc. (RAI. Add To Watchlist. RAI. Created with Highs...

KitKat changes recipe for first time since World War II

Iconic chocolate bar KitKat has had its first major recipe change since the Second World War as maker Nestle has added more milk and cocoa. The tweak to the ingredients comes as the confectionery gia...

Another Great Reason to Love Spinach – It Could Save Your Heart in the Future

Being the health enthusiast that you are, you probably already know that spinach is great for a plethora of reasons. It's rich in vitamin A, C, and K, but it's also a good source of B vitamins and ma...

Measles risk: A third person diagnosed with the infectious disease on the Gold Coast

A GOLD Coast man has been diagnosed with measles after returning from an overseas holiday following a major outbreak of the serious, highly contagious in parts of Asia and Bali. Gold Coast Health sai...

Cutting salt in diet may reduce night-time toilet trips

It's always fun when you're woken up from your perfect slumber because your bladder demands the toilet for a wee (or three). You have to rip yourself from your extra soft and pillowy doona, and face ...

Exercise: the cellular ‘fountain of youth’

From HIIT and CrossFit to spinning and functional training, here are four good reasons to jump onboard the latest trend for high-intensity interval-based workouts that combine short, intense bursts o...

Photo Gallery: 5 largest snake species

After going missing, a 25-year-old Indonesian man was found in the body a reticulated python -- one of the largest snake species in the world (video below). To all those Ophidiophobian (those with an...

Julia Gillard on joining Beyond Blue and helping people struggling with mental illness

I want to talk to you about seeking light in an area that has traditionally been shrouded in darkness, and that is our individual and shared experiences of mental health. Together, we can save and im...

Canadian Cancer Society gearing up for peak fundraising time

Julie Blanch, Gynette Elbourne, Christine Rowsell, Charmaine Donoghue, Barb Gardiner, Kim Andrews, William Andrews, Kelly Styles, Heather Gilliss and Morgan Stewart. See your ad here. What's happenin...

More tests for ill Tas attorney-general

Tasmania's attorney-general Vanessa Goodwin is due to undergo more tests to better understand her prognosis after being diagnosed with multiple brain tumours. The 47-year-old has been in hospital sin...

Scientists report genetic test to help predict men at most risk from aggressive prostate c...

Scientists are reporting a test which can predict which patients are most at risk from aggressive prostate cancer, and whether they suffer an increased chance of treatment failure. This test, reporte...

Paralysed man moves arm for first time since accident using brain implant that reads his t...

A system decoded Bill Kochevar's brain signals and then transmitted them to sensors in his arm, enabling him to regain movement. Case Western Reserve University. Jill Margo. Share on twitter · Share ...