Tips to Power up Your Self-Esteem

By Rebecca Lewis on June 15, 2016

Confidence is something that many people struggle with. Most of us tend to belittle out own abilities and spend so much time caring about what others think. And if you think those medals, plaques and recognitions can bolster your confidence, you are wrong. Research has shown that ironically, self-esteem is at its lowest when we’ve had very low or high [Read More…]

Green Tea Shows Promising Results in Treating Down Syndrome, Study Finds

By Sharon Moore on June 15, 2016

A new study published in The Lancet Neurology has found that a chemical in green tea, called epigallocatechin gallate, may promote improvements in cognitive ability among persons with Down’s syndrome. The compound works by altering the way neurons in the brain connect with one another. The clinical trial involved 84 young adults with Down’s sy [Read More…]

Anxiety Disorder: Eight Facts You Should Know

By Amy Taylor on June 14, 2016

Anxiety disorder remains to be one of the most common mental illnesses in the world. But contrary to popular view, this condition is more than excessive worrying. Like depression, PSTD and other mental health disorders, anxiety disorder is a debilitating, disabling condition that requires treatment.  What does research say about anxiety disorder? Here [Read More…]

Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Breast Cancer from Reoccurring, Study Finds

By Rebecca Lewis on June 13, 2016

Choosing a diet that is rich in vegetables, fish and olive oil may lower the chance of breast cancer reoccurring, according to new research.  The study, which involved 300 women, suggests Mediterranean diet can play an important role in cutting cancer risks. This diet also includes whole grains, nuts and seeds, and is low in processed meat and alcohol. [Read More…]

Scientists Finally Discover the Achilles Heel of Breast Cancer

By Sharon Moore on June 10, 2016

Breast cancer is the leading type of cancer in women which affects millions. While a patient may survive after treatment, the disease can go back after sometime. But just recently, scientists have discovered a new way to ’switch off’ signals in the body that stop breast cancer from striking again.  Researchers from the University of Zurich [Read More…]

Four Facts You Should Know about Food and Skin Health

By Lisa Franchi on June 09, 2016

Always have those pimples flaring up? Got acne marks? Blackheads? What about dull skin? Like most people, you’ve probably tried so many beauty products out there. But skin health is sometimes a big challenge… especially if your diet is poor.  Yep - what you eat and drink does have a great impact on your skin health. In fact, our diet alone [Read More…]

Migraine Linked with Heart Disease

By Lisa Franchi on June 08, 2016

New research suggests that women with migraines are more likely to suffer from heart problems than those who don’t have. They were also associated with a greater chance of dying from heart-related problems.  The study involved 115,000 female nurses, ages 25 to 42, who were enrolled in a large ongoing study. The researchers followed the participan [Read More…]

Eight Delicious Snacks That Burn Fat

By Amy Taylor on June 07, 2016

What if eating more helps you burn more calories? That would be super delicious. But is it possible? Fortunately, yes. There are certain foods that can actually help you burn fats and tone your body. Substituting them for your usual high-calorie snacks is a great strategy that can help you reach your weight loss goals.  An apple and milk  Any fru [Read More…]

New Study Shows How T-Cells affect Ageing

By Rebecca Lewis on June 06, 2016

Scientists from Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas have identified a link between ageing and T-cells - a type of immune cell that plays a significant role in fighting threats within the body that could lead to various illnesses.   They also found that older people have T-cells that are less effective particularly in fighting off [Read More…]

Simple Things that Can Have Magical Impact on Your Relationship

By Sharon Moore on June 03, 2016

Everyone who’s in a relationship, no matter how long it has been, has their own story of ups and downs, wins and losses, and fights and compromise. There is indeed no magic bullet to a lasting and happy relationship. Depending on the circumstances, every couple goes through a series of tests throughout their relationship.  Some people feel that t [Read More…]

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