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Medical News Today: Can simply naming vegetables differently increase healthful eating?

New research examines how using more appetizing words to describe healthful foods affects eating choices and finds that the wording can go a long way.

Medical News Today: Exercise especially important for older people with heart disease

A study on the effect of exercise on older adults in physical rehabilitation shows that those with the greatest impairment at baseline benefited the most.

Medical News Today: Slow walking speed in midlife linked with faster aging

A new study finds that a slow walking speed at the age of 45 correlates with premature cognitive and physical aging, and that slow gait may predict aging.

Medical News Today: Can more vegetarian options tempt carnivores away from meat?

New research shows how our environment shapes our food choices by looking into the impact of simply adding extra vegetarian options to the menu.

Medical News Today: What are neurotransmitters?

Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers in the nervous system. They influence mood, muscle movement, heart rate, and many other functions. Learn more here.

Medical News Today: Can bowel movements lead to weight loss?

When a person poops, they may temporarily lose the weight of the stool. However, this is not a good weight loss strategy. Learn more about bowel movements and weight loss here.

Medical News Today: What is plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that causes pain in the heel. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of plantar fasciitis here.

Medical News Today: What to know about acetylcholine

Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that plays a key role in brain and muscle function. Here, we look at what acetylcholine does and describe medical conditions linked with it, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and their treatments.

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: Brain immune cells may offer new treatment target

A new study attributes the link between tau protein clumping and brain damage in Alzheimer's disease to brain immune cells called microglia.

Medical News Today: How blood vessel health may drive IBD

Researchers have found that blood vessels likely contribute to the development of inflammatory bowel diseases. The finding also suggests novel treatments.