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…]

Glorious Sunshine Here; Is Your Skin Prepared to Face the Sun? - Tips for Using Sunscreen Properly

By Lisa Franchi on April 26, 2018

Over the weekend, we had the hottest temperature at 28C – higher than parts of Australia, South America, Africa, and even the Middle East! And just like every summer, people are rushing to the beaches, grilling barbecues, and sunbathing in parks. While the warm weather brings many of us fun and happiness, the scorching heat does have a downside too par [Read More…]

Is Gambling Really a Form of Addiction?

By Sharon Moore on April 25, 2018

Previous research has considered gambling as a form of addiction but according to a new study by the University of Sydney, it may not be the case. A lot of people believe that gambling is a form of addiction. This condition is also known as compulsive gambling. Compulsive gamblers cannot control their urges even if they know that it’s already hurting [Read More…]

8 Super foods to Boost Weight Loss

By Helen Holmes on April 24, 2018

 All fruits, fish, and vegetables are healthy but some are simply greater than the others. If you’re looking to shed excess pounds, you need to pick the foods that will enhance your metabolism and will convert those fats to something usable – like energy. Here are 8 super foods that won’t just work double time to slim you down but w [Read More…]

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