Archives for: August 2021

Don’t Blame Slowing Metabolism on Midlife Weight Gain

August 25th, 2021
  Forget everything you know about your metabolism. According to a new study, your metabolism is actually its highest when you’re a year old. This completely changes what we know about energy expenditure over a person’s lifespan.   New Findings on M… more »

New Technique Could Help Smokers Cut Back

August 18th, 2021
  A technique called noninvasive brain stimulation (NIBS) may help smokers cut back, a new research review suggests.   NIBS and Smokers   Nicotine can trigger changes in the brain that make it hard to quit, so researchers have been looking for ways… more »

New Studies Show Donor Hearts From Drug Abusers are Still Viable

August 11th, 2021
  Two new studies show that hearts from donors who abused drugs can be safely donated.   Opioid Crisis and Heart Donations   In the past two decades, the opioid crisis has taken the lives of thousands of Americans-often young, otherwise healthy peo… more »

New Call to Action to Boost Physical Activity in Young People

August 4th, 2021
  Researchers from around the world published a series of studies on July 21 calling for urgent action to boost physical activity among young people and get them moving more.   Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents   An estimated 80 percent… more »