Tag Archives: Life

Medical News Today: More evidence that being active extends life

Exercise is well-known to improve health, but new research finds that simply adding more movement throughout the day can actually help people live longer. Move more, live longer, according to a recent study. Those seeking to better their overall health often head to the gym — or, instead, become overwhelmed at the prospect and skip… Read More »

Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »