WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Mercury levels in tuna haven’t changed since 1971, despite efforts to reduce emissions of the toxic metal into the environment, researchers report. Their analysis of nearly 3,000 tuna samples caught in the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans between 1971 and 2022 revealed stableContinue Reading

MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Don’t expect to sweat away the heart risks posed by sugary sodas and drinks, a new study warns. Canadian researchers found that even if the recommended 150 minutes of weekly physical activity protects against cardiovascular disease, it’s not enough to counter the adverseContinue Reading

MONDAY, Feb. 5, 2024 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests healthy lifestyles can help stave off dementia, perhaps by building a resilient ‘cognitive reserve’ in the aging brain. The study was based on the brain autopsies on 586 people who lived to an average age of almost 91. Researchers comparedContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2024 (HealthDay News) — A daily multivitamin could help people keep their brains healthy as they age, a new trial finds. Results suggest taking multivitamins could help prevent memory loss and slow cognitive aging among older adults, researchers report in the Jan. 18 issue of the AmericanContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Women who consume more plant-based protein tend to age more gracefully, a new study reports. Women with diets rich in protein — especially from plant-based sources — develop fewer chronic diseases and enjoy healthier aging overall, researchers report in the Jan. 17 issueContinue Reading