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Study finds ‘fasting-mimicking’ diet has major health benefits

Researchers at the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology showed a periodic fasting diet can reduce cardiovascular risk factors, among other health benefits.

Millions of preterm births linked to outdoor air pollution

Researchers at the Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York in England have found a correlation between millions of preterm births and outdoor air pollution levels.

Study: The human brain always has a backup plan

New research suggests when it comes to the physical movements of daily life, the human brain is always weighing its options and prepping for plan B.

Aetna, Humana cancel $34B merger agreement

Aetna and Humana canceled their $34 billion merger agreement Tuesday after a federal judge blocked the health insurance companies' deal on antitrust grounds.

Many seniors take multiple meds that can affect the brain

There has been a sharp rise in the number of American seniors who take three or more medications that affect their brains, a new study reveals.