20 Reasons to Lose 20 Pounds By Summer

You know that dream you had as a kid where you’re standing in front of…

UTHealth physician-scientist receives AHA’s $1 million Merit Award for stroke research

Louise D. McCullough, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist at The University of Texas Health Science Center…

Ascensia’s oral presentation at ATTD highlights challenges of hypoglycemia management using apps

Today, at the International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) 2020, Ascensia…

The Nutrition Plan to Lose the Last Few Pounds

People who are trying to lose weight often confront the same problem: They lose enough…

Why Losing Weight Doesn’t Always Lead to Body Confidence

At her highest weight of 263 pounds, Leah K. didn't think she could be more unhappy with her body. The 33-year-old had been battling her weight her entire adult life. And despite her best efforts to exercise and eat healthfully,…

Fitness Coach Shares Instagram Posts That Will Forever Change the Way You Think About Dieting

Getting back into a healthy routine in the new year might mean you’ll be keeping a closer eye on what you eat — but it definitely shouldn’t mean obsessing over how many calories you eat every day. If there’s one…

An enriched environment helps heal young, injured brains

An enriched environment–with increased opportunities for physical activity, socialization and exploring novel stimuli–helped lessen functional, anatomical and cellular deficits in an experimental model of brain damage caused by oxygen deprivation at birth. What's more, recovery of the brain's white matter…

5 Simple Mindfulness Tricks to Eat Less

Choosing what foods go on your plate isn’t any more important than how you eat them. In fact, focusing on the food in front of you and avoiding distractions—aka eating mindfully—is a growing trend that can help you lose weight…

32 Foods That Turn Off Stress Hormones

Does stress have you pulling out your hair on a regular basis? There’s another incentive to reduce your stress levels besides keeping your locks intact: you’ll also reduce belly fat. When you’re emotionally stressed, it means your body is producing…