Articles tagged with: Medical Research

New Study: Middle Age Fitness Improves Quality of Life in Old Age

New Study: Middle Age Fitness Improves Quality of Life in Old Age

Other than kids being told by parents (and a lot of other people) to think about ‘what they want to be when they grow up,’ how much thought do most people give to the full span of their life? Although the average life span of people in the developed world is now approaching 80 years (78 years in the U.S.), how many people in their 30s and 40s give serious thought to the 15-35 years of their life after the nominal age of retirement at 65?

Higher autism rate is due to changes in reporting, not kids

The US government changed a survey

Higher autism rate is due to changes in reporting, not kids

Looking at the numbers, you'd think the number of children with autism might have doubled — but the things that changed were a US government survey and a diagnostic manual. Slightly more than two in 100 children had an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis in 2014, up from about one in 100 between 2011 and 2013, according to a report published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Drinking Soda

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Drinking Soda

Soda is an addiction — similar to tobacco, alcohol, or drugs, it feels good when you consume it, but it can wreak havoc on your body long-term. As more and more research investigates the ill effects of soda on the human body (and the environment), it may be time for you to give it up, or at least reduce the amount you intake on a daily or weekly basis...

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