Alzheimer’s disease cases could triple in the U.S. by the year 2050 unless preventative measures are taken, researchers claim—a rise they attribute to the aging Baby Boom generation. Alzheimer’s Disease can be a devastating diagnoses, made worse by the financial aspects associated by the ailment. Like other serious illnesses, Alzheimer’s can be a very tricky [...]
If you want to prevent getting colds this season, then regular, moderate exercise may be just what the doctor ordered. Findings show that exercise helps your immune system fight simple infections such as colds and flu. A common cold is an inflammation of the upper respiratory tract caused by a viral infection. The common cold [...]
There’s an old saying that states, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” As it turns out, berries may be the new apple. According to a new study, the anthocyanins present in red and blue fruits — namely strawberries and blueberries — may help ward off heart attacks in women. Younger women who ate [...]
A new study reinforce the public health message that both a physically active lifestyle and a normal body weight are important for increasing longevity. The challenge is getting people to act on the knowledge that physical activity is important for health. In this study, researchers have quantified how many years of life are gained by [...]
Breast cancer risk can be decreased by up to 38% through lifestyle factors including maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, and eating a healthy diet. In fact, less than 10% of breast cancer appears to have a genetic basis. For prevention of breast cancer, limiting alcohol to one drink a day (5 ounces of wine, [...]
Three habits in your lifestyle are key to weight loss and sustained weight control, proved by a research study in US. A wide range of self-monitoring and diet-related behaviors and meal patterns impact weight change among overweight.
Now we have research evidence for people who are struggling to adopt a more healthful lifestyle. Two simple changes can kickstart a healthier lifestyle, study suggests. I am highlighting these 2 steps in the article.
This is true that we need to supplement our intake of calcium while aging especially in women after menopause to control the conditions like osteopenia and osteoporosis. Millions of people worldwide have been prescribed to take calcium pills daily as a safe way to help fight osteoporosis & osteopenia.
If you went to a large dinner party, the parents in the room would be just as happy or happier than the guests without children. Parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning in life than people without children, according to researchers from the University of California, Riverside, the University of British Columbia and Stanford [...]
Diabetes risk is significantly increased if white rice is eaten regularly. The researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health look at previous studies and evidence of the association between eating white rice and the risk of type 2 diabetes.