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Does exercise burn more calories in the cold than in warm weather?

Gut Check is a periodic look at health claims. We ask: Should you believe this? The claim: E xercising in the cold burns more calories than exercising in warmer temperatures, making it easier to lose weight. Specifically, people who hiked in

Is the Keto Diet Better Than a Regular Diet, Even with Exercise?

Is the ketogenic diet more effective for people with metabolic syndrome than a standard American diet with exercise? Researchers from Bethel University in Minnesota think so. But dietitians say it may not be that simple. The researchers set out to discover

Cancer patients need more than survival

Breast cancer drugs. ‘On goes the list, until you can barely shut the doors of your medicine cabinet. The pharmacist is your new best friend.’ Photograph: Jim Bourg/REUTERS The horror of a cancer diagnosis is unforgettable. It is the grimmest and