Coffee lovers can sip peacefully. This week a new large study linked drinking coffee with a longer life, adding to the already strong evidence that the brew comes with health perks. Here’s what else caught our attention this week. (Sign up for the TIME Health newsletter for more.)
The therapy is aimed at blood cancers and offers new hope that the disease won’t just be treated, but cured.
Even the most diligent eaters and exercisers can gain a few pounds after starting a new workout plan. The bad news: the extra weight you notice isn’t from muscle. The good news: it’s not from fat, either. Experts say those extra pounds are most likely from water.
Researchers have found that drinking coffee—both decaf and regular—is linked to a longer life. Past studies have found that coffee drinkers have a lower risk of diabetes, fewer strokes and heart problems and lower rates of certain cancers.
A new study suggests that the eyes have a microbiome: their very own collection of bacteria. The good bacteria may help protect the eyes from diseases.
The face is the most common place for skin cancers, but people still miss important spots—about 10% of their entire face—when they apply sunscreen, according to a new study.
A sharp increase in showing tobacco use in films may negatively impact teen smoking rates, health officials say.
You don’t have to make over your entire diet in order to live longer. Adding healthy foods to your diet—in any amount—may make a difference in how long you live, according to the latest research.
Here are the dangers of snorting any type of powder—including Coco Loko, a new powder containing chocolate and ingredients found in energy drinks.