Biology says you can father kids up through old age. But at what health costs? Read the full article for Men’s Health.
Forget skeletons: Search your family’s closet for tumors instead. Having a first-degree relative like a parent or sibling with cancer roughly doubles your own risk of that disease, according to Noralane M. Lindor, M.D., medical geneticist at the Mayo Clinic. Read the full article for Men’s Health.
You do the exact same training program as your running partner—but finish the 5K 10 minutes behind her. After months of diligent forward bends, you still can’t even touch your toes. And while your totally toned co-worker swears by a strength-building DVD, you don’t see a single sculpted muscle for your efforts. Before you blame yourself or give up altogether, consider whether your obstacles have been written into your genome. Read the full article on Prevention.com.
New health headlines provide a novel excuse for extra pounds: I can’t help it—it’s in my genes. But are “hunger genes”—DNA mutations linked to everything from cravings to a lagging metabolism—the reason you’re overweight? Read the full article in Men’s Health.