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A few minutes of light exercise, rather than a sweaty gym workout, is all that is needed to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, study suggests

Even small amounts of physical activity can offer health benefits that protect against diabetes, new research suggests. A new study found that even a little exercise wards off insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes which can result from a

Researchers ‘reprogram’ network of brain cells in mice with thin beam of light

In this photo of living mouse neurons, calcium imaging techniques record the firing of individual neurons and their pulses of electricity. Credit: Yuste Laboratory/Columbia University Neurons that fire together really do wire together, says a new study in Science, suggesting that

Outdoor light has role in reducing short-sightedness in kids

Increasing exposure to outdoor light is the key to reducing the myopia (short-sightedness) epidemic in children, according to ground-breaking research by Australian optometrists. Optometrist and lead researcher on the project, Associate Professor Scott Read who is the director of research at