Medical News Today: Exercise after the age of 60 may prevent heart disease, stroke

A study finds that increased activity over the age of 60 can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Share on PinterestNew research examines the impact of physical activity in people over the age of 60. In 2015, 900 million people, globally, were over the …

Medical News Today: The link between insomnia and cardiovascular disease

Sleeping problems can affect both mental and physical health. Now, a large-scale analysis in China highlights how insomnia might lead to potentially life threatening cardiovascular diseases. Share on PinterestNew research points to concerning links between insomnia and cardiovascular problems. Insomnia is a relatively widespread problem. …

Whatever Happened To … The Mysterious Kidney Disease Striking Central America?

Laborers in the sugar cane fields of Central America are experiencing a rapid and unexplained form of kidney failure. Above: Harvesting sugar cane in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption toggle caption Jason Beaubien/NPR Laborers in the sugar cane fields of Central America are experiencing …

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Pollution: Eye Disease | Time Close this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Source Related PostsNew Research: China Is Winning Some Health-Care Battles — And Losing Others38Ten years into China’s multi-billion …

Mosquito-Borne Illness EEE Has Killed 11 People So Far in 2019. Here’s What to Know About the Disease

In an average year, the U.S. sees only seven human cases of the rare and severe neurologic disease Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE. But so far this year about 30 cases have been reported nationwide, and a pair of deaths this week brings the number …