How Many Push-ups You Can Do Is Linked With Your Heart Disease Risk
Thursday, February 21 2019 | Lifestyle
Active, middle-aged men able to complete more than 40 push-ups had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD)outcomes--including diagnoses of coronary artery disease and major events such as heart failure--during 10 years of follow-up compared with those who were able to do less than 10 push-ups during the baseline exam.
Does Doing More Exercise Help You Burn More Calories?
Tuesday, February 19 2019 | Fitness
A simple calculation lies at the heart of a lot of mainstream weight loss advice. If calories out exceed calories in, you will lose weight. It is why why many of us feel we can make amends for overindulging by joining the gym or dusting off our running shoes.But if you have ever increased how much exercise you do and found it did little to shed the pounds, you have probably had an inkling that the sums don't add up.
Haptic Communication Is Critical To Our Society
Thursday, February 14 2019 | Lifestyle
Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Imperial College London and the University of Tokyo have demonstrated that physical coordination is more beneficial in larger groups due to haptic communication.
Do Your Genes Influence How You Support Others?
Tuesday, February 12 2019 | Lifestyle
The quality of your relationship could be affected by your genes, according to new research conducted at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Enlarged Prostate May Actually Stop Tumor Growth
Monday, February 11 2019 | Cancer
For men older than about 60, an enlarged prostate means feeling the urge to make a pit stop way too often throughout the day. But a new study shows that if these men also happen to have prostate cancer, the larger prostate actually impedes tumor growth.For men older than about 60, an enlarged prostate means feeling the urge to make a pit stop way too often throughout the day. But a new study shows that if these men also happen to have prostate cancer, the larger prostate actually impedes tumor growth.
Magic Mushrooms For Palliative Care Patients
Tuesday, January 15 2019 | MentalHealth
Palliative care patients are being treated with the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms in a bid to reduce their anxiety during end of life care.
Over 80 Percent of Patients Don't Level With Their Doctors
Wednesday, January 9 2019 | Healing
It may seem harmless to not be entirely forthcoming with your doctor, but the health consequences could be huge.
20 Things You Can Do This Year To Change Your Life
Friday, January 4 2019 | Consciousness
There is no secret to happiness, but there is a science to it, says Tim Bono, a psychology lecturer in Arts and Sciences who teaches courses on happiness at Washington University in St. Louis.
Collecting Clean Water From Air
Thursday, January 3 2019 | Water
Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most humble of ingredients. But we can't survive without clean water. And in places where water is scarce--the world's deserts, for example--getting water to people requires feats of engineering and irrigation that can be cumbersome and expensive. A pair of new studies from researchers at The Ohio State University offers a possible solution, inspired by nature.
Share Your Weight Loss Secrets
Monday, December 24 2018 | YourWeight
Losing weight and keeping it off is no easy feat--especially during the holiday season. It is an accomplishment worth sharing, and now people all over the world will have their chance.
Bringing Sleep Patterns Into Diet Plans
Thursday, December 20 2018 | Nutrition
The timings of our meals effect our ability to lose weight, so the integration of sleep rhythm data would help to build more effective personalised diet guides, experts have said.