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  • For the forgetful in menopause, brain works harder to keep up

    For the forgetful in menopause, brain works harder to keep up
    Around the time of menopause, many women complain of mental slippage. But, as if to inflict some perverse trick upon them, cognitive scientists have found that they actually perform no more poorly than women who do not have such complaints. (Reassuring in...
  • Resveratrol appears to make fat men fitter

    Resveratrol appears to make fat men fitter
    The first clinical trial to test the effects of resveratrol -- the plant compound plentiful in red wine and grapes -- on humans has found that a small daily dose of a purified resveratrol supplement lowered blood pressure and improved a wide range of...
  • In-Your-Face-Fitness: High-intensity training burns more calories

    In-Your-Face-Fitness: High-intensity training burns more calories
    Welcome to another exciting installment of Fun With Math! Today we're going to use basic addition and subtraction to show how running is better than walking for fat loss, no matter what your doctor says. I have no idea where the myth that walking a...
  • Neighborhood pesticide exposure linked to prostate cancer

     
    California's Central Valley has by far the largest use of pesticides and the largest population potentially exposed to them in the United States....
  • Breastfeeding counteracts risk for a type of cancer, study says

    Breastfeeding counteracts risk for a type of cancer, study says
    This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. African American women have higher rates of a type of breast cancer that isn't dependent for growth on the hormones estrogen or progesterone. They also have a higher rate of childbearing...
  • NFL lockout: Players ratify deal, which includes HGH testing

     
    As expected, NFL players ratified the new, 10-year collective bargaining agreement agreed upon last month, and two people familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press that the deal allows the NFL to become the first major U.S. professional...
  • Drummer Neil Peart's body is finely tuned instrument

    Drummer Neil Peart's body is finely tuned instrument
    Cue Simpsons-Comic-Book-Store-Guy voice: Best. Band. Ever! If you're a good drummer, it's a physically demanding job. To be the greatest, you must follow a training regimen that goes beyond the lighted stage. A recent reader's poll in Rolling Stone...
  • Another reason to support circumcision

     
    Circumcision is making headlines again, but this time on the other side of the globe. A successful circumcision campaign in South Africa worked to help decrease HIV infections in men by 76%, The Times reported. The results of the campaign......
  • 'Rescue Me' Recap: Tommy Gavin handles an inferno of estrogen

     
    'Rescue Me' Recap: Tommy Gavin handles and inferno of estrogen in episode 2 of the final season....
  • Could free birth control have global consequences?

     
    If birth control increases the risk of contracting HIV, why would we give it away to women for free? The answer isn't so simple....
  • Triclosan: Is Bath & Body Works' new soap harmful to teens?

     
    Health and environmental groups have mounted a campaign against Bath & Body Works, urging the retailer to stop selling its line of “Summertime Scent” soaps that contain triclosan, a chemical categorized as a pesticide. Scientific studies...