The world is caught in a perfect storm of rising rates of chronic disease, persistent infectious diseases and public health failures that have fuelled deaths in the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a major global study of human health.
In a groundbreaking study, scientists at Harvard University identified an enzyme that seems to dictate the limits of human physical performance.
Sedentary teens may be more likely than their active peers to be depressed, and a new study suggests even light exercise like walking might help reduce this risk.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly’s Trijardy XR for lowering blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes.
First-time marathon runners can add years to their lives and reap the health rewards of lower blood pressure and healthier arteries, even if they take on the challenge in mid-to-later life, research showed.
The results of a recent study on physical activity have researchers asking what in the world will it take to get people moving.
Stealth BioTherapeutics Corp.’s shares crashed after the company’s lead neuromuscular disorder product candidate failed to help patients walk better and reduce fatigue.
Apple Inc. launched an app that will let users of the company’s devices to enroll in three health studies, allowing them to share health-related data for medical research.
The world economy could be boosted by as much as $100 billion a year if employers successfully encouraged their staff to meet World Health Organization guidelines on exercise, according to an analysis of the economic impact of activity.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Acorda Therapeutics Inc.’s appeal of a lower court ruling that allowed generic versions of the company’s multiple sclerosis treatment Ampyra.