Yoga, the physical, mental, and spiritual discipline originating in ancient India has seen growing popularity worldwide in the last couple of decades. Regular practitioners report improved mental and physical health; researchers are now keen to know the effects of Yoga on the life of people who practice it. A latest study conducted by occupational therapists at Indiana University in the US, on a small group, has revealed that performing yoga can help people regain their balance after a stroke. ...
A new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has revealed the nation's 10 airports that are most likely to spread diseases.
As women go through menopause, they may see a decline in their ability to carry groceries, climb stairs and get other routine tasks done, a new study suggests.
U.S. researchers in Africa will test a vaginal ring that's inserted once a month and slowly oozes an anti-AIDS drug into the surrounding tissue to see if it will work against the deadly virus.
A new research reveals that a quarter of the elderly have undiagnosed treatable heart problems. According to heart experts from Newcastle, the elderly in our society can be given simple heart treatments that could make them live longer with an improved quality of life as well. For the study, researchers from Newcastle University studied people aged 87 to 89 years old and found that a routine test conducted at home reveals that around one-fourth of the total numbers of the elderly in the soci...
A latest research suggests that a single event of trauma to brain is enough for a person to get Alzheimer's disease. According to a research conducted on mice and utilizing post-mortem samples of brains from patients with Alzheimer's disease, a single traumatic brain Injury caused to the brain, can disrupt proteins that regulate an enzyme associated with Alzheimer's. They study identifies the mechanisms after the injury that result in a vigorous increase of the enzyme, BACE1, in the bra...
Scientists have created a single pill which they claim, could be the answer to variety of brain problems including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis. The pill which can be consumed orally is designed in such a way that it protects the brain by fighting away the effects of inflammation.
While the gender fight to determine who is stronger and smarter has been an unresolved issue, a recent study on IQ goes in favor of women. According to a study conducted by James Flynn, considered one of the foremost experts on intelligence testing, women are smarter than men, at least according to standard IQ test. Flynn has been researching IQ level data of past 100 years and he says that many a people in developed countries are getting smarter over the years, about three points more than aver...
According to the researchers, poor mothers are more likely to be classified as having the mental illness known as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) because they live in poverty.
Researchers have found that police officers who sleep fewer than six hours per night are more susceptible to chronic fatigue and health problems, such as being overweight or obese, and contracting diabetes or heart disease.
Women suffering eating disorders to chase the image of a 'perfect' body have been in the realm of society's sub-conscious for time immemorial.
According to a latest study, Britain tops the list of the laziest people in the Europe.
Blacks in the U.S. with throat cancer are more likely than whites to have surgery that leaves them unable to speak than to get gentler voice-preserving treatments, a new study finds.
According to a University of Michigan research, cancer patients between 14 and 38 years old, have social, psychological and informational support needs that might be going unmet.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Expert Panel on Protective Factors for Youth Violence is now calling for new research to find ways to approach and prevent youth violence.