The Truth about Processed Foods And Some Healthy Shopping Tips

By Helen Holmes on November 18, 2019

 Science has made our lives so much easier, even when it comes to eating. These days, preparing meals is as easy as heating food in a microwave or frying some nuggets and sausages. But the convenience that science brings comes with risks too. We have heard about processed foods and how they affect our health. Good thing, there are several ways to balanc [Read More…]

Yoga Helps Improve Balance of Stroke Survivors Even After Many Years, New Study Reveals

By Amy Taylor on November 12, 2019

 Life after stroke is difficult for many survivors as it come with a wide range of physical and emotional challenges. Some stroke survivors experience loss of mobility and balance which can either be temporary or permanent. There are various therapies however, that are available for those who are looking to improve their condition. In a new study, it wa [Read More…]

NHS: More Teens Are Doing Away with Drugs for a Healthier, Cleaner Lifestyle

By Monica Wilson on November 04, 2019

 More and more teens are turning away from drug and alcohol use in place of a healthier and cleaner lifestyle. That’s according to the recent report published by the NHS. A survey of 6,500 children ages 11 to 15 showed a decline in the use of drugs, alcohol and cigarettes for the past decade. Only 17% had tried drugs in 2017, which is significa [Read More…]

Workout and Diet Tips from Olympic Champs

By Lisa Franchi on October 28, 2019

 The opening ceremony of the Olympics Games make the entire world very much excited about it. Other than the fun and thrill it gives, the Olympic is a time where people celebrate sports, life, and health. Let’s learn some ways on how to improve our lifestyle no matter what age we’re in from two of the most famous Olympians in the world &ndas [Read More…]

Music Training May Reduce Memory Decline and Cognitive Aging, New Study Reveals

By Sharon Moore on October 23, 2019

 Indeed, music rocks. In a new study published in the Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, it was found that people who engaged in music training benefited from reduced memory decline and cognitive aging. The author Brenda Hanna-Pladdy, PhD, a clinical neuropsychologist in Emory University School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology offers new e [Read More…]

Study Found Mindfulness Meditation Reduces Loneliness in Older Adults

By Rebecca Lewis on October 14, 2019

 A lot of older adults are chronically lonely. While some people disregard this fact, loneliness is found to be a major risk factor for health problems such as cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s, and even death. In a report by the Charity Help, it was shown that almost half a million pensioners only get the chance to leave home once a week, while [Read More…]

Face Your Fear and Sleep It Out - How Sleeping Promotes Fear Extinction

By Helen Holmes on October 10, 2019

 The standard treatment for phobia is exposure therapy, in which the source of fear is shown to the patient several times until he or she experiences a reduction in phobic symptoms. This therapy however, seemed to be more effective when followed by sleep, a new study suggests. The study, led by Edward Pace-Schott, a clinical instructor in psychology [Read More…]

Can Violent Tendencies Be Spotted Even before they are Committed?

By Amy Taylor on October 07, 2019

 12 people were shot dead while 58 were injured after a 24 year-old gunman showered firearms during the screening of Batman movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, in Aurora Colorado. That was a tragic story that has hit the world, and it posed questions to many of us. Is there any way that a gunman can be spotted even before committing the crime? Is [Read More…]

Cycling Your Way to Good Health

By Monica Wilson on October 02, 2019

Cycling is a great activity that’s enjoyed by many people from all ages and walks of life. Anyone can engage in this sport – toddlers, kids, adults, working professionals, elderly, and even those who have physical disabilities. So long as you have the right equipment, you can begin your cycling activity. Cycling is a low-impact form of exerc [Read More…]

Top 10 Reasons Why You Want to Shed Some Pounds

By Lisa Franchi on September 30, 2019

 Have you been trying your best lately to shed some pounds but couldn’t get any result? Maybe you have enough of the willpower and determination, but you’re lacking enough reasons. Well, you shouldn’t have. Other than looking gorgeous, there are many reasons why you may want to work harder on your weight loss endeavour. Here are som [Read More…]

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