Working overtime may raise stroke risk

  If you’re “leaning in” by putting in extra hours on the job, you may be gaining gender equality that you don’t want—the same stroke risk as your male colleagues. A recent analysis indicates that women who work 55 hours ...

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Women’s hearts age differently than men’s do

A long-term study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has found that men’s hearts typically grow with age, while women’s shrink. The researchers used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study the left ventricle—the main pumping chamber of ...

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Exercise works even better after menopause

Research we’re watching A study reported at the 2015 annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society shows that some types of physical activity have a greater impact on body composition in postmenopausal women than in premenopausal ones. Researchers at the ...

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Healthier meals on the go

Yes, you can find convenient fast-cook meals, but you’ll have to do your homework. Ever notice how nutrition takes a back seat when you’re hungry? Packaged and prepared foods somehow don’t seem un-healthy when you need a meal in a hurry. ...

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Best detox juices for a post-party season cleanse

Overindulged this Christmas? Need to cleanse and revive your body? Here are 6 superfood juice recipes for every ill. The Energy Booster ‘This is definitely my bestselling breakfast smoothie. We call it the Get up and glo! Bananas contain both ...

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Stop! How fast are you eating?

Want to slim down? Slow down! Aoife Stuart-Madge reveals how eating on the hop is sabotaging your weight and health ‘One of the first stages of digestion involves simply thinking about food which, literally, gets your digestive juices flowing’ Whether ...

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Detox your body in 24 hours

Whether you’re partied out and need a boost or simply feeling flat, here’s how to supercharge your system – pronto! Even the healthiest among us let our guard down over the Christmas period. A January detox is the perfect solution ...

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Best detox juices for a post-party season cleanse

Overindulged this Christmas? Need to cleanse and revive your body? Here are 6 superfood juice recipes for every ill. The Energy Booster ‘This is definitely my bestselling breakfast smoothie. We call it the Get up and glo! Bananas contain both ...

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