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Child Psychiatrist Classified Children According To Personality As Either 'Orchids' Or 'Dandelions'

A child development expert grouped children in either dandelion or orchid based on how they respond to stressors. He revealed that dandelions are unfazed by their surroundings but orchids are a little more sensitive to their environment.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 6, 2019

'Keto Crotch' Could Be Another Stinky Side Effect Of Popular Low Carb Diet

Women have been complaining about a smelly side effect of the keto diet. Here's how ketosis may cause the so-called keto crotch and even bacterial vaginosis according to health experts.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 5, 2019

Teen Who Got Vaccinated Behind Parents' Backs To Speak Before Congress

Ethan Linderberger will speak in front of the Senate to talk about his decision to get vaccinated despite his parents' anti-vaccine beliefs. He will make an appearance during a hearing on the reappearance of preventable diseases in the United States.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 4, 2019

Researcher Finds Link Between Increased Calorie Intake In Children And Social Media Use

Children who use social media, particularly YouTube, are getting exposed to marketing through influencers. New research found that children who saw vloggers endorse junk food are also likely to eat junk food, such as chocolate bars and cookies.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 4, 2019

Weekend 'Catch-Up' Sleep Not Effective, May Increase Waistline

Are 'catch-up' sleeps during the weekend effective for people who did not sleep enough during the week? A new study says it may not be a healthy habit.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 28, 2019

Researchers Working On GMO Wheat That Can Be Safely Consumed By People With Celiac Disease

People with celiac disease might soon be able to eat food containing wheat without experiencing any symptoms. In a study, researchers created a new variety of the grain that has built-in enzymes that break down gluten.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2019

Study Pinpoints 'Fast And Easy' Weight Loss Strategy

The secret to losing weight is to monitor food consumption. In an experiment, researchers found that people who logged their daily calorie and fat intake into an app lost at least 10 percent of their body weight.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 26, 2019

Fat Cells Have Biological Clock That Can Affect Metabolism

Human fat cells follow its own biological clock that regulates metabolism and appetite. This new finding helps scientists better understand the role of circadian rhythm in key body functions.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2019

Diet Soda Linked To 23 Percent Increased Risk For Stroke In Women

Researchers found an association between drinking at least two diet sodas daily and increased risk for stroke in women. High consumers were also found to have increased risk for heart disease and early death.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 26, 2019

More Women Are Getting Affected By Heart Attack, Says Study

According to new research, women accounted for more hospital admissions for heart attacks. The study findings revealed that young women between the ages of 35 and 54 are at a higher risk of acute myocardial infarction.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2019

Spain Ekes Out Win Over Italy As World's Healthiest Nation

Spain was declared the healthiest country in the world, beating Italy, Japan, and Iceland. A recent survey gave a score of 92.8 out of 100 to Spain based on several factors that contribute to a nation's overall health.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2019

Number Of Push Ups One Can Do May Indicate Heart Health

Men who can do more than 40 push-ups have a higher risk of experiencing heart issues, according to a new study. Researchers believe that the ability to do push-ups can be used to screen for cardiovascular diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 21, 2019

Screen Time Exposure For Very Young Children Has Doubled Since The Late 90s

The screen time among children under the age of 2 is on the rise. New research found that between 1997 and 2014, the amount of time that young children spend in front of a screen more than doubled.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2019

Interval Training Better At Promoting Weight Loss Than Cycling And Running

To lose weight, high-intensity interval training might be the way to go. Researchers analyzed over 40 studies that probed whether interval training or moderate intensity continuous programs like jogging and cycling will yield better results.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 19, 2019

Too Much 'Ultraprocessed' Food Can Lead To Early Grave

Researchers warned that ultraprocessed food increase the risk of early death. In a massive new study, they also found that adults who have a lower income, live alone, and have a sedentary lifestyle are more likely to consume ultraprocessed food.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 13, 2019

Study Takes On 'Beer Before Wine' Drinking Myth

Will drinking wine before beer, as a popular age-old adage suggests, ease next day's hangover? A total of 90 people participated in a study that involves heavy drinking for science.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 9, 2019

Marijuana Use May Cause Sperm Count To Rise According To Harvard Research

Researchers investigated the effects of marijuana on fertility, particularly in a man's sperm count. They found that those who had smoked pot have a higher sperm concentration per ejaculate than those who never had the substance at all.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 7, 2019

Recent Study Strengthens Suspected Link Between Gut Microbiome And Depression

Researchers found that people who do not have a certain strain of bacteria typically found in the gut are more likely to experience depression. The findings are part of a larger study that links gut microbiome to mental health.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 5, 2019

New Study Notes Rise In Obesity-Related Cancer Cases In Younger Americans

The risk of obesity-related cancers has increased among millennials in the past two decades. The researchers blame the steep rise in the prevalence of obesity in young people in the United States and around the world.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 4, 2019

Indulging In Alcohol Can Trigger DNA Change That Leads To Craving Even More Alcohol

Researchers found that heavy drinkers have altered their DNA. They hope that the new findings could one day help develop a treatment for excessive drinking, which continues to kill millions around the world.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 1, 2019

American Lung Association Says The FDA Isn't Doing Enough To Keep E-Cigs Away From Children

American Lung Association issued a report that reviews the efforts of the federal government to restrict children's access to e-cigarettes. The FDA received a failing mark for allowing e-cigarette use among youths to rise in 2018.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 1, 2019

Deleting Facebook Is Great For Mental Health, Says Acclaimed ‘Gold Standard’ Study

Deleting Facebook might do wonders for your mental health. A major new study found that unplugging from the site resulted in improved well-being, happiness, reduced anxiety, and more.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 1, 2019

Researchers Uncover Secret To Lager Yeast's Effectiveness

Researchers identified the aspects that give lager beer its cold and crisp traits that many people around the world love. In two papers, they demonstrated how modern lager yeast became accustomed to the cold and sugar-hungry.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 31, 2019

E-Cigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit When Accompanied By Behavioral Support

Researchers in UK found that smokers who vaped are nearly twice as likely to quit the habit. The trial compared the efficacy of e-cigarettes and licensed smoking cessation aids.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 30, 2019

Study Links Mental Health Problems With Body Clock

People who wake up early are more likely to have better mental health than night owls who stay up too late. In a massive new study, researchers identified genes responsible for the body clock.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 30, 2019

New Treatment Programs In US Aim To Treat 'Internet Addiction'

Reboot, a program in a mental health center in Ohio, targets 'internet addiction' in children. It is only one of the programs in the United States that offers treatment for people who might be addicted to the internet and electronic devices.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 28, 2019

More Physical Activity Can Help Prevent Depression, Study Finds

Do physical activities reduce depression, or does depression reduce physical activity? A new study finds the strongest evidence so far of physical activity's protective effect against depression.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2019

Study Links Body Size And Exercise To Longer Lifespans In Women

New research found that weight and height are indicators on whether a woman will reach 90 years old. According to data, tall and lean women have significantly higher chances of having a longer lifespan than short and heavier women.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2019

Eating Fried Chicken Daily Increases Risk Of Death By Over 10 Percent

For longer life, eat less fried chicken or fish. New research linked eating one to two servings of fried food to a higher risk of death from any cause except cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2019

Study Says Brain Training App Can Help Improve Focus And Concentration

A science-backed app has improved the focus of participants in a new study by the researchers of the University of Cambridge. Decoder, which has recently been released on the Apple App Store, promises to help users perform tasks with better attention.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 21, 2019

Controversial Startup Ambrosia Offers Adults Young Blood Transfusions As Anti-Aging Therapy

A controversial startup is offering plasma therapy for adults as an anti-aging treatment. One liter of young plasma costs $8,000, while two liters would cost $12,000.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 20, 2019

Diet With More Beans And Less Beef Better For Planet And Health, Says Study

A diet that is rich in beans, vegetables, and fruits could be the way to fight global warming. However, to significantly reduce greenhouse gases emission, everyone around the world should switch to a mostly plant-based diet with less red meat.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2019

Cutting Down On Sitting Effective At Boosting Longevity, Says Study

Even 30 minutes of light exercise per day can reduce a person's risk of early death. A new study found that swapping periods of sitting with physical activity can improve the chances of living a long life.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 15, 2019

The Best Fiber-Rich Foods To Reduce Chronic Illness Risks

Research has found that fiber-rich foods actually reduce the risks for chronic illnesses. Here are some of the most common, and some more surprising, sources of fiber.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 12, 2019

Getting Hooked On Social Media Very Similar To Gambling And Drug Addiction, Says Study

New research wants professionals to treat excessive social media use seriously. In a study, they found that those who spend more time logged into Facebook or Instagram performed badly in an exercise that tests decision-making skills.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 12, 2019

Eating Fiber-Rich Food Can Significantly Lower Risk Of Chronic Disease, Says Study

New research provided evidence that meeting the daily recommended intake of fiber can significantly reduce the risks of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The research also found that diet high in fiber is associated with lower body weight and cholesterol.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 11, 2019

Jillian Michaels Hits Keto Diet Hard With Barrage Of Criticism

A popular celebrity trainer criticized the current popularity of the ketogenic diet. In an interview, she said that eating a balanced diet and regular exercise is far more effective for weight loss and overall health.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2019

Researchers Find New Way To Increase Omega 3 Fatty Acids In Brain

Researchers found that consuming LPC-EPA has dramatically raised EPA and DHA in the brains of mice. EPA and DHA have previously been linked to improvement of brain health, particularly in patients with Alzheimer's or are clinically depressed.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2019

Researchers Discover New Type Of Complex Carbohydrate In Barley

A study by Australian researchers claimed that a new type of complex carbohydrate has been discovered in barley. The polysaccharide made up of glucose and xylose have a variety of possible applications in different industries.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2019

AI Could Be Diagnosing Rare Illnesses From Facial Recognition In The Near Future

Using the Deepgestalt computer program, researchers have trained AI to recognize facial features, paving the way for early and cheap diagnoses. This revolutionary technology was developed by Yaron Gurovich and his team at FDNA, a biotechnology firm in Boston.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2019

Geneticists Are Considering Creating A Spicy Tomato

New research suggests that tomatoes may be engineered to produce capsaicinoids using the latest gene-editing techniques. Capsaicinoids have important medical uses, specifically in the treatment of cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2019

Tobacco Smoking In US Hits Record Low But Results Vary Across Neighborhoods

New research found that smoking continues to be popular in areas where people are more likely poor and nonwhite. In a paper, they recommend stricter regulations and higher taxes to dissuade the public from consuming tobacco products.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 8, 2019

Girls Twice More Likely To Be Affected By Social Media-Linked Depression Compared To Boys

More teenage girls experience depressive symptoms linked to heavy social media use than teenage boys, a study found. Researchers also revealed that more teenage girls have experienced online harassment and cyberbullying.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 4, 2019

Sugar Substitutes No Better Than Real Sugar For Weight Loss And Health Outcomes, Study Finds

Are sugar substitutes any better than real sugar when it comes to weight loss and health outcomes? A comprehensive new research suggests no significant health benefits from the substitutes.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 4, 2019

Scientists Look At Worms To Understand Longevity And Aging

LSI researchers used Caenorhabditis elegans or roundworms as a genetic model organism for studying aging. They found the cause of the physiological functional decline in tiny aging worms and how to delay the process.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 4, 2019

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