New Study Shows Major Test for Early Dementia Detection

By Amy Taylor on April 11, 2017

Early detection remains to be a major challenge for experts and researchers studying dementia. But new research by Harvard University suggests the protein thought to cause Alzheimer’s, accumulates in the brain a decade or more before symptoms occur. The findings give hope to researchers struggling to move beyond a rash of high-profile Alzheimer’ [Read More…]

Older People Need as Much Sleep as their Younger Peers, but their Brains Won’t Let Them

By Lisa Franchi on April 10, 2017

It’s not because they don’t need much of it. But older people do not get more sleep than younger people because their brain is less sensitive to it – a sign of brain deterioration. A new study review by American researchers suggests that older people seem to have adjusted to a life without proper rest. That means they have the same drive t [Read More…]

Morning Habits for Faster Weight Loss

By Rebecca Lewis on April 10, 2017

Morning marks the start of a new day and could also mark a new start, especially if you are trying to establish healthy habits. Like most people, you probably also aim to have a leaner and fitter body or maintain it if you already have such. And when it comes to weight management, your morning habits have really such a great impact. Check out these morning h [Read More…]

Plants to Put in Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

By Sharon Moore on April 08, 2017

For most people, the bedroom is their sanctuary. It’s a sacred place. It’s where we allow ourselves to just be us. It’s also the place where our mind and body recuperates and get ready again for another day. There’s no wonder why many people invest heavily in sprucing up their bedroom, from buying highly expensive beds to linens, pi [Read More…]

Here’s How Climate Change is Affecting Your Mental Health

By Amy Taylor on April 07, 2017

Yes – climate change can pose serious risks to our health and safety, and our environment. But did you know it can also seriously affect your mental health? In a recent report, the American Psychological Association described how climate change is poised to take a grievous toll on our mental health. The new study stressed that people living in a numbe [Read More…]

Low-Calorie Sweeteners Could Make You More Fat, New Study Suggests

By Lisa Franchi on April 06, 2017

Low-calorie, artificial sweeteners may seem like a great sugar substitute for people trying to cut their calorie intake. Unfortunately, they may have the opposite effect on our body. According to new research, artificial sweeteners may play havoc in metabolism and could lead to fat accumulation, especially in people who are already obese. The new findings, [Read More…]

New Research Finds Link Between Sleep Problems and Heart Disease

By Rebecca Lewis on April 05, 2017

People who struggle to sleep at night have a 27 per cent higher risk of suffering from a heart attack, new research revealed. Furthermore, researchers believe women are most at risk of heart disease because they are more genetically prone to insomnia due to their hormones. Sleep plays a vital role in our health. During sleep, the body undergoes a major repa [Read More…]

Everyday Foods for Your Heart Health

By Sharon Moore on April 03, 2017

It doesn’t matter if you are healthy or you are not genetically predisposed to heart disease. Simply eating the wrong foods, less exercise, and some other unhealthy habits can already increase your risk of suffering from heart disease  If you want to keep your heart in good condition for as long   Chia Seeds Eating chia seeds is one great [Read More…]

Scientists Discover Brain Marker that Can Identify Teens at Risk of Psychosis

By Amy Taylor on April 03, 2017

Psychosis normally shows up in adolescence or early adulthood. This mental disorder is experienced by around 100,000 young people per year. Unfortunately, little is known about how to prevent this devastating mental illness.  But a ground-breaking study by the University of Montreal offers new hope for early identification and prevention of psychosis. [Read More…]

The Good Thing About Being Alone

By Lisa Franchi on March 31, 2017

There’s a great deal of difference between being alone and being lonely. The latter is bad for your mental health and increases your risk of depression and other mental disorders. On the other hand, and contrary to what many of us believe, the former is actually good for you and can even strengthen your mental health. Being alone can have many advanta [Read More…]

Social Connection
Popular Posts
Disclaimer is not responsible for the content of the published articles written by members and visitors. The views expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Always seek the advice from qualified healthcare professionals with any questions you may have regarding any medical condition.
Page  33 of 372 ,   First    Previous    Next    Last