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Wikikuva-082616.jpg Too many hours of sitting may be dangerous even for those with active lifestyles, according to a new study from researcher at the Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. "All studies are indicating that moving more throughout the day -- in addition to getting the recommended 30 minutes of moderate activity on a daily basis . . ."

Glass-of-water-082616.jpg Replacing even just one sugary beverage a day with water could significantly improve health, according to a new study from researchers at Virginia Tech. For the study the researches pulled data from the 2007-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. "We found that among US adults who consume one serving of sugar-sweetened beverages per day . . ."

MorningSunRays-082616.jpg Viral infections are potentially more dangerous when contracted in the morning hours, according to a new study from researchers in the U.K. And while the timing of catching a virus may not seem like a significant factor, it could make a serious difference, researchers say. "It's a big difference. The virus needs all the apparatus available at the right time . . ."

PregnantWoman-082616.jpg Women who take acetaminophen during pregnancy are more likely to have a hyperactive child, according to a new study. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, found that more than half the mothers (4,415 women or 53 percent) reported using acetaminophen at 18 weeks of pregnancy, while fewer than half (3,381 women or 42 percent) reported using it at 32 weeks.

New data collected by researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine may have shed new light on the female orgasm. The origins of the female orgasm have long eluded researchers, who now claim that recasting the phenomenon's ancient history may be the key. By expanding their research of the orgasm to earlier species the researchers may have discovered a possible link.

Fresh-meat-081016.jpg Those who routinely eat meat may have a higher overall risk of death as compared with those who don't eat meat, according to a new study from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. For the study the researchers reviewed data collected as part of the Nurses' Health Study and the 26-year Health Professionals Follow-up Study at Harvard.

DianNissen-081016.jpg Injuries related to the use of trampolines and trampoline parks may be increasing, according to a new study from researchers at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and the University of Connecticut. For the study the researchers looked at hospital data related to injuries occurring at trampoline parks.

millennials-at-work-081016.jpg More millennials are opting not have sex than people in other age groups, according to a new study from researchers at the Center for Human Sexuality Studies at Widener University. The study reviewed data collected between 1974 and the 1990s. They found that compared to those born in the 1960s, many more people born in the 1990s reported having zero sexual partners since the age of 18.

Women who undergo menopause either unusually early or late may be at an increased risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study from researchers from Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland. For the study the researchers collected data from 124,379 women. They found that women who began menopause under the age of 45 or over 55 were more likely to develop diabetes.

Two out of every ten Alzheimer's cases may be misdiagnosed, according to a new study from researchers at the Florida Mayo Clinic. For the study the researchers examined the brains of 1,600 former Alzheimer's candidates ranging from 37 to 102. The researchers discovered that despite the ever growing medical technology there is still a wide margin for error when diagnosing the cognitive illness.

TransGender-Symbol-080116.jpg Transgender identity is not, in fact, a mental illness, according to a new report from researchers at the Mexican National Institute of Psychiatry and the World Health Organization. Though the report confirms rationally self-evident data, the researchers discovered that any mental illness within their transgender test subjects was actually a byproduct of hatred and intolerance.

JapaneseRiceBread-080116.jpg Sensitivity to gluten in the diet may be the product of an immune response, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. For the study, the researchers collected data from 80 patients with non-celiac gluten or wheat sensitivity, or NCWS, 40 people with celiac disorder and 40 healthy patients.

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