Articles tagged with: Medical Research

New Study: Middle Age Fitness Improves Quality of Life in Old Age

New Study: Middle Age Fitness Improves Quality of Life in Old Age

Other than kids being told by parents (and a lot of other people) to think about ‘what they want to be when they grow up,’ how much thought do most people give to the full span of their life? Although the average life span of people in the developed world is now approaching 80 years (78 years in the U.S.), how many people in their 30s and 40s give serious thought to the 15-35 years of their life after the nominal age of retirement at 65?

Mammograms for 40-Somethings Supported by New Study

Mammograms for 40-Somethings Supported by New Study

Women diagnosed with breast cancer in their 40s commonly lack well-known risk factors for the disease, according to new research that could fuel debate about preventive screening for this age group.

The study of 136 women diagnosed with breast cancer after a mammogram found few had dense breast tissue and a family history of the disease...

Trying to Conceive, Laptops Can Hurt Your Chances

Trying to Conceive, Laptops Can Hurt Your Chances

A new study shows that men who use their laptops on their laps have increased temperature in their testicles, which can seriously impact sperm quality and their ability to fertilize an egg. A man’s testicles are located away from the body so that sperm are maintained at a temperature a few degrees cooler than the body’s core temperature..

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