Health News

Body Fat in Obese May Be Toxic
Some obese patients develop conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, while others manage to avoid such chronic diseases. That may be because all obesity is not the same.
The Low Down on Down Low Testosterone
By the age of 35, men's testosterone levels begin to drop by one or two percent each year. By the age of 50, 30% of men are already below the normal testosterone range and that number increases as years advance.
Weight Weighing Life Down
Weight management can be difficult at any age. It is important to achieve and maintain an ideal weight even as we age because life expectancy can decrease with excess weight.
Gout Gets the Royal Treatment
Gout, formerly linked with Europe's royal families, has made its way to middle America. Since 1990, U.S. cases have increased by 50 percent, making it a modern-day royal pain in the joints.
Planning Your Plate: A Diabetes Diet Guide
There are quite a few misunderstandings about diabetes. One major myth is that there is a specific "diabetes diet" that does not let patients eat certain items like sugar. In reality, eating right for your diabetes is more like eating healthy in general.
Meeting Red Meat Risks
A big, juicy steak may be delicious, but it is not necessarily good for your health. Eating too much red meat could put you at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
Spice Up Your Health
Spice up your life with some Spice Girls music. They will get you moving and grooving again, which is similar to what spices can do for your health. Spices provide antioxidants which get your heart dancing once again.
Sexy Rx: Lose Weight
Men with diabetes 2 can have co-existing conditions, including erectile dysfunction (ED). While ED can be treated with drugs like Viagra, Cialis and Levitra, weight loss may also work.
Deadly Sweets
How much sugar in your diet is too much? There has always been a disagreement because there hasn't been definitive evidence to link high-sugar diets with heart disease, until now.
Weight is a Weighty Topic
Current approaches for weight loss focus on controlling cravings, but resisting can be difficult when there’s a variety of available food. There may be a better way to lose weight.