Too much sitting the cause of global deaths

A new study has now found that long periods of inactivity are to blame for nearly 4 percent of all deaths worldwide.

Obesity gene does not hinder weight loss

People with the obesity gene, FTO, react just as well to diet and exercise as those without it, according to research.

Boost your brain this World Alzheimer's Day

As today marks World Alzheimer's Day, we've rounded up some of the best exercises to slow cognitive decline.

Alzheimer's stemmed but not stopped

The rate of new cases has slowed or even reversed, a hint that quality-of-life improvements may protect against dementia.