Caffeine May Be Good For Your Heart Too, Research Says

By Amy Taylor on February 12, 2016

According to a new study from the University of California, San Francisco, caffeinated drinks may be not so bad for our heart. In fact, it can actually bring us cardiovascular health benefits.  It has long been believed that downing on a strong coffee in the morning can trigger dangerous heart palpitations. But the new study suggests that it can delive [Read More…]

Can a Mum Pass Depression to Her Daughter?

By Lisa Franchi on February 12, 2016

A new study has shown for the first time that a structure of the brain circuitry known as corticolimbic system - is more likely to be passed down from mothers to daughters than from mothers to sons or from fathers to children of either gender.    Said part of the brain governs emotional regulation and processing and plays a role in mood disorders [Read More…]

New Research Reveals Why Diets Never Work

By Rebecca Lewis on February 11, 2016

We are all made to believe that some foods are fattening and some aren’t. While this is true, in terms of weight loss, things might be a little different. According to a ground-breaking research from Weizmann Institute in Tel Aviv, people’s bodies react very differently to the same foods.  This may be why some people stay stubbornly heavy h [Read More…]

Amazing Health Wonders of Blackcurrants

By Sharon Moore on February 11, 2016

Blackcurrants are tart berries that are native to Northern Europe and Asia. Their deep purple colour demonstrates their wonderful health benefits. More than being a rich source of vitamin C, blackcurrants provide so much more - from cutting your diabetes risk to protecting you from cancer. Blackcurrant and Diabetes   Just recently, a team of rese [Read More…]

Intestinal Neurons Help Inflammation in Our Immune System in Check

By Amy Taylor on February 05, 2016

New research from Rockefeller University suggests that neurons play a role in protecting intestinal tissue from over-inflammation. The findings may help health experts develop better treatments for gastrointestinal diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome.  There are many types of immune cells present in the intestinal issue. Some of them are the Lami [Read More…]

Five Hobbies that Make You Sharper & Better

By Sharon Moore on February 05, 2016

Do you always forget your car keys? Do you always have troubles memorising? Do you have problems squeezing out your creative juices? Don’t worry. No matter what age you are, you can still significantly improve your brain power. While your diet plays a major role in enhancing your brain health, what you do on a daily basis does have a significant impact [Read More…]

Great Foods for Better Sex

By Lisa Franchi on February 04, 2016

If you’re looking to put back the sizzle in your sex life, adopting a healthy lifestyle is a must. It is not enough that you just work out. You should also pay attention to your diet. And when it comes to food, there are certain choices that can really set you in the mood and take your sex life to the next level. Here they are:  Avocado  Av [Read More…]

Overeating Does Not Only Make You Fat, it gives You Cancer Too

By Amy Taylor on February 04, 2016

Going beyond your daily calorie consumption does not only make you gain fats. Sadly, it can also increase your risk of cancer. That’s according to the latest study from Harvard University and Duke Medical School which found that a high-calorie diet turns off a key hormone in the intestine, which leads to the deactivation of a tumour suppressor pathway. [Read More…]

New Research Sheds Light on How Cell’s Power House Survives Threatening Attacks

By Lisa Franchi on February 03, 2016

Scientists at Salk Institute uncovered an unexpected way in which cells trigger this critical response to threats, offering insight into disorders such as mitochondrial disease, cancer, diabetes and neurodegenerative disease, particularly Parkinson’s disease.  In an average human cell, anywhere from 100 to 500 mitochondria churn out energy in the [Read More…]

Trying after Miscarriage: New Research Reveals the Best Time

By Rebecca Lewis on February 03, 2016

For couples who have experienced the pain of miscarriage, knowing the best time to try again is essential. But when is the best time? According to new research, couples who try to conceive again within three months, have a greater chance of becoming pregnant.  While the study didn’t prove that trying for a baby again after miscarriage will cause [Read More…]

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