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Catching Gestational Diabetes Early
Placental hormone levels may help physicians catch gestational diabetes and other pregnancy complications in the first trimester.
Successful 50 Lb. Losers
Some people who lose a significant amount of weight gain it back; others manage to keep it off. Here's what sets successful losers apart.
Creeping Inactivity? Hypertension Lurks
Work and the arrival of kids can make it hard to stay active, but continuing to exercise has a big impact on the likelihood of hypertension.
Walk, Don't Saunter
Walking together makes couples healthier and happier. To get the biggest health boost, however, keep up the pace -- and don't hold hands.
Popeye Was Right
Greens give you the nitrates you need to stay strong, particularly after about the age of 45, when poor muscle function can lead to falls.
Steroids: Building Muscle, Depleting the Brain
The anabolic steroids athletes take to build muscle mass have the opposite effect on the brain -- they make it age faster.
Senior Fitness — Easier than You Think
The exercise needed to keep seniors mobile and independent can be accomplished by doing daily household chores, gardening,or taking a walk.
Mind Your Heart
Your outlook can affect your heart by leading you do adopt healthy or unhealthy habits. Doctors are starting to address patients' mindsets.
Exercise to your Heart’s Content
It's pretty hard to do too much exercise. And every bump up in exertion reduces your risk of heart problems even more.
Fit and Fat? Not Really
Exercise is good for you, but it can't counteract the bad effects excess weight has on your body. You also need to watch what you eat.
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