Marathon Running Won’t Undo Poor Lifestyle Choices, Study Suggests

Even marathon participants can’t outrun an unhealthy lifestyle, according to a new study highlighted by The New York Times. For years, expert opinion has been mixed on whether long-distance running helps or hurts hearts. In the 1970s, research suggested that marathon running and a heart-healthy diet would completely prevent atherosclerosis (a buildup of harmful plaque in the arteries). … Read more Marathon Running Won’t Undo Poor Lifestyle Choices, Study Suggests

Healthy lifestyle increases lifespan by 7 years: Study

People who do not smoke, consume alcohol moderately and maintain a healthy weight may live up to seven years longer than the general population, and spend most of these extra years in good health, a study has found. The study, published in the journal Health Affairs, showed that people who refrain from engaging in risky health behaviours have a longer life than the … Read more Healthy lifestyle increases lifespan by 7 years: Study

Houston textile designer’s new collection is a study of her most essential tool

The Evens spring collection from Houston textile designer Kate dePara was inspired by pencil sketches. Pieces include floaty smocks and tanks. Since launching Evens in 2012, Kate dePara has found inspiration for her textile designs in a rock collection at Georgia O’Keeffe’s former home and under the wide West Texas night sky. This season, her … Read more Houston textile designer’s new collection is a study of her most essential tool

Bowel disease patients in lifestyle study

People with debilitating bowel conditions are being invited to take part in a study to better understand what causes the diseases to worsen. University of Edinburgh researchers want to shed light on everyday factors that may influence flare-ups of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. They also want to investigate how changes in diet and lifestyle … Read more Bowel disease patients in lifestyle study