Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson’s disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup. Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson’s disease. Many experts believe that these toxic protein …

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 …

CDC: Childhood Trauma Is A Public Health Issue And We Can Do More Prevent It

Childhood trauma can lead to longterm health problems. More should be done to prevent it, says the CDC. mrs/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption mrs/Getty Images Childhood trauma can lead to longterm health problems. More should be done to prevent it, says the CDC. mrs/Getty …

Medical News Today: Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety

Although there is evidence that exercise can boost mental health, scientists know less about whether physical fitness can prevent the onset of mental health conditions. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis take a closer look. Can physical fitness protect against mental health conditions? Common mental …

How to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Learn how to prevent childhood obesity. When children are babies, chubby is good. As a baby grows and develops during infancy, they need a diet high in fat. That fat accumulates in those cute little rolls we love to squeeze around their thighs, arms, and …