A new study has suggested that older women who regularly drink green tea may slightly lower their risks of contracting colon, stomach and throat cancers, when compared to women who do not take the green herb. According to the Canadian study that went on for a duration of 10 years and involved 69,000 Chinese women, women who have green tea at least three times a week reduce their risk of developing cancer of the digestive system by 14 percent. The study has added to the debate of the benefits of the herb, as recent studies have shown that drinking green tea may not be helpful in reducing cancer risk, even though the extracts of the tea are believed to be beneficial.
Exercising regularly has various health benefits for people of all age groups. Not only does it keep one physically fit, it also has a considerably positive impact on people's psychological well-being. A new study suggests that seniors who indulge in regular physical activity may benefit from it by reducing their chances of contracting dementia. The study has found that older, non-disabled people who exercised regularly cut down their risk of vascular-related dementia by 40 percent and cognitive impairment of any etiology by 60 percent.
Researchers have developed a new test to diagnose Schizophrenia, and according to reports, it is almost a 100 per cent accurate in its detection of the mental disorder. The test is a simple test of the gaze of the patient. According to a report in Mail online, impaired eye movement has long been thought to be associated with schizophrenia.
A new study suggests that men who exercise even moderately, produce better quality sperms when compared to those who are not very active physically. The report suggests that the quality of semen has come down on an average in the last few years and this could be blamed on factors such as alcohol and tobacco consumption, etc.
A new study suggests that women undergoing IVF treatment may not be interested in sex or be satisfied in their relationships. The research claims that the stress of the treatment often has negative effects and takes a toll on a couple's sex life.
A number of researchers have suggested before that sitting for long hours in a day entail a series of health issues for people. Now a new research has revealed that even women who make sure that they get ample physical activity or exercise regularly cannot avoid consequences of long hours of sitting.
A new study suggests that even children as young as 5-year-olds are pretty selfish, but would show a generous behavior, if they know their actions are being watched.
A new research suggests that bans on smoking can significantly cut down the number of hospitalizations for heart attacks, stroke and respiratory diseases such as asthma and emphysema. In an analysis which is the largest so far, the American researchers revealed that bans on smoking at workplaces, restaurants and bars, had high health benefits.
Ever wondered what would happen if did not have a watch? Wondered how after a couple of days of waking up at a specific time in the morning, how the body programs itself to wake up at the same time without an alarm clock? Well, the brain certainly has a sense of time and can measure time even without the help of a clock.
People often try sticking to a low calorie diet in order to lose weight, but soon find themselves craving for going back to a rich diet. While the way creamy food and diet rich in fat tastes could be one of the factors, another reason could be that people on low calorie diet do not feel full.
According to Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, bullying among children is defined as repeated, negative acts committed by one or more children against another.
So you are you are heading to the gym everyday and sweating it out to lose those extra pounds you hate on yourself. Researchers say, you might as well want to do so before breakfast, to get the best results. A new study suggests that working out or exercising before breakfast will bring quicker results than doing so after eating the first meal of the day. According to the British study, exercising on an empty stomach burns more body fat, eventually helping people lose inches around the waist. Apart from that, an added health benefit is that this also triggers a bigger reduction in artery-clogging blood fats, Mail Online reports.
The relationship between a mother and child is perhaps the most sacred, intense and beautiful of all. A mother's care and nourishment is of utmost importance to the child's development and shapes his/her life ahead. A new study suggests that a nurturing mother not only cares for a child emotionally, but apparently, it also determines the size of her child's brain. When scientists scanned and compared the brains of two 3-year-old children, they found that the one who had been treated nicely and nourished by its mother had a considerably larger brain with fewer spots and lesser dark areas, compared to the neglected child.
It is never too late to stop working out, as one can receive its benefits no matter what age they start exercising at. A new study suggests that taking up sports or any physical activity at middle age could boost brain power, along with helping people stay healthy. The study that observed overweight men who exercised regularly for just a few months revealed that along with a shrunken waist size, the men also benefited mentally from exercising.
A new study suggests that children born to overweight mothers face a higher risk of being obese themselves. However, breastfeeding and late introduction to solid food may help reduce this risk. The study suggests that overweight mothers and those who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to overweight babies. However, the research says that this risk can be reduced by 15 percent with breastfeeding and by delaying introduction to solid food.