Should Alcohol Advertisements Be Banned?

By Amy Taylor on August 15, 2018

The call for banning alcohol advertisements has reached the Parliament. In the annual conference held by the British Medical Association (BMA), more than 30 leading medical bodies and charities made a resolution that will add more pressure in the government’s plan to reduce the rate of binge-drinking in the country. After the proposal to set a minimum [Read More…]

Meditation Increases Awareness of Subliminal Messages, New Study Finds

By Monica Wilson on August 10, 2018

On a new study, a group of researchers from Britain and Netherlands found that meditation opens more pathways in the brain that allow more information to enter and be retrieved. Their findings have been published in the Consciousness and Cognition. What are Subliminal Messages? Subliminal messages are images, words, or sounds that we usually hear and see f [Read More…]

How Creativity Makes People Happier and Healthier

By Rebecca Lewis on August 06, 2018

On her interview with Tony Wagner – an Innovation Fellow at the Harvard Technology and Entrepreneur Centre and author of the book "Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World”, Amanda Enayati of CNN reveals how creativity can make people happier and healthier. Creativity and Mental Health Creativity and improv [Read More…]

Sleep Deprivation Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke

By Lisa Franchi on August 02, 2018

Many people, particularly teens and adults don’t usually get their 8-hour sleep at night. But habitual lack of sleep can be dangerous and may even increase the risk of stroke, found a new study. Researchers from the University of Alabama found a link between sleep deprivation and stroke by following over 5,000 people for three years. In such span of t [Read More…]

Easy-to-Follow Tips in Developing Healthy Habits

By Sharon Moore on August 02, 2018

Busting off unhealthy habits is never easy. Eating unhealthy foods, not having enough exercise, snacking while in front of your computer – these are common habits that many people tend to practise for so many years. Although difficult, changing for the better isn’t impossible. In a new study, researchers from the Northwestern University found bet [Read More…]

Ten Ways to Help Your Child Fight Bullying

By Lauren Nicholson on July 30, 2018

 Bullying is a very common problem that affects both children and adults all over the world. Bullying Statistics UK reports that 69% of children in the UK have experienced confrontations with bullies while 87% of parents assert that their child has handled situations with bullies. Regrettably, Bullying Statistics UK further reveals that an estimated twe [Read More…]

Hormonal Changes in Women Linked to Gum Disease

By Helen Holmes on June 18, 2018

 In an intensive review of nearly 100 studies, a scientist found that the hormonal changes that happen throughout a woman’s life can make changes in her mouth, allowing disease-causing bacteria to breed, enter the blood, and cause serious health problems, even death. Charlene Krejci, a clinical professor at the Case Western Reserve University S [Read More…]

Top 10 Fibre-Rich Foods

By Amy Taylor on June 15, 2018

 When people talk about fibre, the first thing that come to their minds are cereals. But beside bran cereals, there are a lot of foods that are pretty rich in fibre. Let’s cite the top 10.      1.       Whole grains Any food made from rice, oats, corn, and the like are all grain products such a [Read More…]

Avoid Outdoor Cooking Mistakes: 6 Barbecue Food Safety Tips

By Monica Wilson on May 29, 2018

 BBQs are one of the best ways to enjoy get-togethers with friends and family especially during the summer season. But it could also be a one great opportunity for disease-causing compounds to get through your stomach. So before you get your barbecue fired up, make sure you know how to prepare your BBQ safely. Barbecue meat and vegetables makes dinin [Read More…]

Experts Found another Reason Why Eating Curry Can Be Good For You

By Rebecca Lewis on May 07, 2018

Curry is one of our nation’s favorite foods. If you’re not a curry lover, maybe you will be. Because in the latest research by the Oregon State University, it was found that spicy curry dishes, packed with spices used thousands of years ago in India, can help improve your health and prevent infection. In the said research, it was revealed t [Read More…]

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