Healthy Living/Wellness

Anxiety Could Be An Early Indicator Of Alzheimer's Disease -- Study

A new study has suggested that anxiety could be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease. Observing patients for risk factors could help in the early treatment of the disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 15, 2018

Coconut Oil Helps Reduce Heart Disease And Stroke Chances, Study Shows

A new study claims that coconut oil reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke, contrary to recent claims that the substance is unhealthy. Research showed that regular consumption of coconut oil resulted in higher levels of good cholesterol.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 15, 2018

Keep Pedaling: Cycling Is Not Harmful To Male Sexual And Urinary Function

A new study finds that contrary to previous reports, cycling actually has no negative impacts on the male sexual and urinary health. In fact, high-intensity cyclists even had higher erectile function scores than low-intensity cyclists.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 14, 2018

Robot Baby Experiment Reveals How Filthy Crawling On The Floor Is For Babies

A study showed that infants crawling on floors can inhale millions of microbes. However, exposure to biological particles can protect babies from asthma and allergies.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 13, 2018

Writing A To-Do List Before Bed Helps You Fall Asleep Faster: Study

Researchers found that writing a to-do list before bed can help you fall asleep faster. The act of writing things down seems to be the key ingredient in putting a pin on stress and worry.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 13, 2018

New Anti-Obesity Drug Can Help You Lose Weight Without Dieting

Researchers are working on a new drug that can help shrink excess fat without dieting. If proven successful, the promising new drug can help address the national obesity epidemic affecting 160 million Americans.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2018

Smelling Your Partner’s Scent May Help Reduce Stress: Study

If women are feeling stressed out, then a smell from their romantic partner's clothing can help them lower their stress levels, a new study found. A smell of a stranger's clothing, however, has an opposite effect.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2018

AHA Study Proves Regular Exercise Can Reverse Heart Damage

For two years, researchers at the American Heart Association asked a group of middle-aged male adults to perform moderate to high-intensity exercise routines for four to five days a week. What they discovered could save millions of lives.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2018

How Much Water To Drink In A Day? The Answer Is Not As Simple As 8 Glasses

Staying hydrated is important, leading to questions on how much water people should drink each day. The popular answer is eight glasses, but the recommended amount of daily water intake is not as simple as that.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 8, 2018

Keto Ranks Last On Best Diets Of 2018 List

The Keto diet has become increasingly popular because of its premise of a high-fat diet and fast weight loss. However, a new ranking of diets has placed the popular Keto in last place.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 7, 2018

Facial Yoga Exercises Make Women Look Younger, Study Says

It turns out performing facial exercises may help middle-aged women look up to about three years younger. A new study suggests that doing facial yoga for a certain period yields positive aesthetic benefits, but the study is very limited.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 7, 2018

The Secret To Long Life Is Diet Coke, Says 104-Year-Old Woman

The favorite beverage of a 104-year-old woman in Michigan is Diet Coke, which she drinks at least once a day. Is diet soda really the secret to long life?

Healthy Living/Wellness January 6, 2018

Here Are The Best Weight-Loss Diets For 2018

Whether you go for the Mediterranean or DASH diet, it's a win-win situation if you follow these top diets to lose weight. There are no right or wrong ways to diet. Just eat clean and be healthy.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 8, 2018

Alcohol Consumption Increases Cancer Risks, Damages DNA: Study

Yet another study was able to link alcohol consumption to cancer. Apparently, drinking alcoholic beverages causes some level of DNA damage in stem cells, increasing cancer risks.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 4, 2018

Woman Sues Washington Hospital For Taking Nude Photos Of Her While In Surgery

When Sheila Harosky underwent surgery, she didn’t know her surgeon would be taking photographs of her while she was naked. Now, she’s suing the hospital and people involved in the incident.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 30, 2017

Here's How To Deal With New Year's Eve Hangover, According To Experts

Various experts provided tips on how to deal with a hangover after New Year's Eve parties. The underlying theme among the suggestions, however, is that prevention is better than cure.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 30, 2017

Regular Exercise May Help Improve Thinking Ability, Boost Memory, And Delay Dementia

The American Academy of Neurology released new guidelines that recommended exercise to patients with mild cognitive impairment. Regular exercise may help improve thinking ability and boost memory, resulting in the delayed onset of dementia.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 29, 2017

Trends Reveal More Pregnant Women Are Increasingly Smoking Marijuana In California

In California, more than 300,000 pregnant women smoking weed were tested. What resulted from the study has caused alarm among physicians.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 27, 2017

Eating Fish Helps Kids Grow Smarter And Sleep Better

A new study from the University of Pennsylvania revealed that greater fish consumption among children resulted in higher IQ test scores and better sleep. The improvement is attributed to omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in many kinds of fish.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 27, 2017

Super Mario Video Game May Help Prevent Dementia

Playing 3D video games like 'Super Mario 64' was found to possibly prevent dementia. It stimulates the hippocampus, which increases its capacity to hold long-term memory.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 26, 2017

Facebook Suspends Account Of Husband Who Shares Photo Of Dying Wife

After sharing his wife’s cervical cancer story and dying photo, Elliott Lowe’s profile was suspended. He has failed to recover access despite verifying his identity.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 26, 2017

Eating Leafy Greens May Keep Your Brain Younger: Other Ways To Prevent Cognitive Decline

A new research found that eating a serving of leafy greens a day helps keep your brain a decade younger. Are there other things recent research has found to prevent cognitive decline?

Healthy Living/Wellness December 24, 2017

Smokers, Heads Up: Eating Apples And Tomatoes Could Save Your Lungs

A new study suggests that you should eat tomatoes or fresh fruits every day because they’re good for the lungs. Researchers studied hundreds of participants and found that those who ate tomatoes slowed the decline of their lung function.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 23, 2017

Eating Leafy Greens Daily May Help Prevent Dementia And Keep Your Brain Younger

Researchers discovered a possible link between regularly eating leafy greens and a delayed onset of dementia among older people. For people who would like to prevent the decline of their mental health, this is another reason to consume more salads.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 21, 2017

Older People Become More Forgetful Because Their Brain Waves Get Out Of Sync: Study

A study found how people become forgetful as they grow older. It occurs because the changing sleep patterns cause the brain waves to get out of rhythm.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 20, 2017

Need For Sleep: Fruit Flies May Help Reveal Why Some Need More Sleep Than Others

How long do we really need to sleep to remain healthy? With the help of fruit flies, researchers saw the genetic differences between long and short sleepers and found little differences in their life spans.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 17, 2017

Obsessed With Taking Selfies? A New Test May Check If You Have 'Selfitis'

Is "selfitis" a hoax, or is it a real mental disorder? What started as a news article in 2014 could very well be an actual mental disorder marked by obsessive selfie-taking.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 16, 2017

Being A Virgin Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Have HPV, Study Says

Being a virgin doesn’t safeguard you from catching HPV, according to a new study. Even if you’re having non-penetrative sex, you might still contract a sexually transmitted disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 16, 2017

These Personality Traits May Help You Live Longer Even If Your Drink And Smoke

A group of people in Italy drink wine and smoke cigarettes, but many reach the ripe old age of more than 90 years old. Researchers found personality traits in these people that may be linked to their longevity.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 13, 2017

Man's Sunburn Swelling Got So Bad He Had A Dent In His Forehead: Wear Sunscreen!

Unprotected sun exposure can have some serious effects and one man found out the hard way. A 21-year-old from Texas got a sunburn so severe that the swelling caused a dent in his forehead.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 8, 2017

High Fat Diet May Help In Weight Loss: Study

A new study showed that a diet high in fat may help in losing weight. The researchers discovered a method in which altering the Hedgehog pathway signaling system, resulted in suppressing obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 6, 2017

Those Who Eat Cheese Every Day Are Less Likely To Get Heart Disease, But Don't Eat Too Much

Researchers who analyzed cheese consumption of more than 200,000 people have discovered that eating cheese every day is linked to lower risks of heart disease and stroke. But that doesn’t mean you should eat as much as you want.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 6, 2017

Study Reveals How Saturated Fatty Acids Affect Your Health

Saturated fatty acids, such as those obtained from lard, is harmful to health. Now, researchers have found why and how are they toxic.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 4, 2017

Woman Could Lose Eyeball After Botched Eye Tattoo: Other Risky Body Modifications

A woman could lose her eyeball because of her botched eyeball tattoo. Here are some body modification prodecures that are as risky as a scleral tattoo.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 4, 2017

Baby Born From Transplanted Uterus Gives Hope To Thousands Of Women: Here's How The Procedure Works

A baby born in Texas from a transplanted uterus gave hope to thousands of women who are unable to give birth. Here is how the uterus transplant surgery works, especially for those who are interested in participating in the study.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 3, 2017

Perk Of Social Withdrawal: Being Alone Can Help Boost Your Creativity

New research finds that unsociability is positively associated with creativity. Researchers believe that the motivation for social withdrawal is important in assessing its risks and benefits.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 25, 2017

Nearly Half Of Cancers In United States Linked To Lifestyle Causes: Study

Research finds that over 40 percent of cancer cases and deaths may be attributed to preventable exposures such as smoking and alcohol consumption. Preventing exposure and increasing access to health care may reduce cancer cases and deaths.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 23, 2017

Coffee May Reduce Risk For Premature Death: Should You Consume Caffeinated Drink To Prevent Disease?

Here is some good news for coffee drinkers. A recent review has suggested that drinking coffee is beneficial for health, and it lowers premature death risks.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 24, 2017

Drinking Four Cups Of Coffee A Day May Have Health Benefits

Listen up, coffee addicts: A new search says that drinking three to four cups of coffee per day might be good for you. It apparently lowers risks of heart disease, premature death, and some cancers.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 23, 2017

Sugar, Not Fat, Causes Weight Gain: Professor Of Medicine

Weight gain and obesity are linked to the excess consumption of sugar. Eating fat does not make a person fat, a professor of medicine recently stated in his new book.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 20, 2017

Stress Can Cause Us To Make Risky Decisions: MIT Study

Researchers from MIT found that chronic stress largely influences cost-benefit situations. Chronically stressed mice were more likely to choose high-risk, high-cost options than non-stressed mice.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 19, 2017

'Fountain Of Youth': Amish Genetic Mutation Protects Against Aging

Certain members of an Amish community in Berne, Indiana possess an anti-aging genetic mutation that practically protects them from diabetes. Can a 'longevity' drug allow us to possess the same traits?

Healthy Living/Wellness November 18, 2017

Having A Pet Dog Leads To Longer, Healthier Life: Study

Researchers found that dog owners have lower risks of cardiovascular disease and death. Singles and owners of hunting dogs have the lowest cardiovascular disease risks.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 18, 2017

Too Much Time On Social Media May Increase Depression, Suicidal Thoughts In Teen Girls

Spending too much time on social media may not be good for teens. A new study found a link between prolonged screen time and increased rates of depression and suicide in teen girls.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 15, 2017

Health Experts Are Encouraging Smokers To Switch To E-Cigarettes

Health experts are encouraging tobacco smokers to switch to electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes. They say it is less harmful to the lungs than conventional tobacco cigarettes.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 14, 2017

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