Adopting a healthy diet and exercise regimen is essential for maintaining weight. And, according to a new study from Stanford University School of Medicine, people need to focus on both of these simultaneously to achieve better, long-lasting results.
Eighteen states and Washington D.C. have legalized medical marijuana. Connecticut joined that group last year. While it's legal to use medical marijuana there, it's not legal to grow it, and there's no place open that legally sells it.
It's not all doom and gloom in the working world: This week's New York explores the lavish perks offered by tech companies. Evernote treats its staff to house-cleaners, Tumblr has a puppy "intern," and Google boasts a gourmet chef on campus.
Sex makes us happy. More sex makes us happier. But a newly published study suggests that having more sex than we think other people are having makes us happiest of all.
A diet high in fried, sweet, and processed foods is not associated with healthy aging, a large cohort study found. Participants on a Western-style diet had lower odds of ideal aging, defined as the absence of chronic diseases and mental health problems, as well as good cardiometabolic, respiratory, musculoskeletal, and cognitive function, according to Tasnime Akbaraly, PhD, of INSERM in Montpelli
Breakfast eaters are more likely to maintain a healthy weight. Include a source of protein such as an egg or baked beans and a low-GI food such as wholegrain toast or low-fat yoghurt. Protein-rich foods and lower-GI carbohydrates provide important nutrients and also help keep you full for longer.
In further evidence of the udder madness sweeping a food industry obsessed with innovation, cereal milk is becoming a thing. That is cereal-flavoured milk for those without access to a spoon or teeth.
Circumcision is known to reduce a man's risk of HIV infection by at least half, but scientists don't know why. A new study offers support for the theory that removing the foreskin deprives troublesome bacteria of a place to live, leaving the immune system in much better shape to keep the human immunodeficiency virus at bay.