For many, retirement is very difficult to deal with. Life suddenly comes to a halt with nowhere to rush to everyday, and lying on the cozy bed for a major part of the day, becomes a routine. However, scientists say that sleeping for long hours in old age, might be harmful for the brain. Even, not getting proper sleep is also harmful. Now, the scientists say that restricting oneself to seven hours night sleep might be helpful in preventing the brain from ageing by extra two years. Care should be ...
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.
Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center found that women who want to lose weight should faithfully keep a food journal, and avoid skipping meals and eating in restaurants - especially at lunch.
A new study has revealed that a low-fat diet with high fruits and vegetables "may help to reduce or eliminate hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause."
A new study has claimed that drinking a moderate amount of alcohol as part of a healthy lifestyle may benefit women's bone health, lowering their risk of developing osteoporosis.
A latest research reveals that when food is taken in smaller portions and several times a day, people tend to get full faster and also consume lesser.
ccording to an UCLA study, nearly four million California adults in households with children, as well as low-income Latinos, could not afford to put sufficient food on the table during the recent recession.
According to new research, children born to obese mothers face health problems stemming from the womb.
Researchers say that they have looked at two vaccinations that could possibly help with the weight los fight.
Researchers from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health found new evidence that suggests a diet heavy in fast food increases the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent plan to restrict cup sizes for sugar-sweetened beverages to 16 ounces (47 centiliters) has reignited debate over what health advocates call "liquid candy."
You might want to add an extra fruit to your diet - strawberries. According to a new study, strawberries could surprisingly have some added some extra benefits to your health.
A recent research in Sweden has associated consumption of antipsychotic medications by pregnant women to them having an increased risk of developing diabetes.
Eat less, not just for a better a slim body, but also for an increased life expectancy of 20 years.
A latest study has linked women cat owners to being more suicidal. The study says that a certain kind of parasite, Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) present in the cat faeces could cause mental health problems in women and lead them to attempt suicide. About one-third of the world is infected with the parasite present in undercooked meat or unwashed vegetables apart from cat feaces, say researchers. T.gondii hides in the brain and muscles of the body and does not show symptoms.
Many myths detract from the power of soy, but the truth of the matter is that this plant-based protein can help improve the health and wellness of both men and women. In fact, according to recent studies, just 25 grams of soy protein every day can help decrease the risk of heart disease when used as a part of a healthy diet.