Healthy Living/Wellness

Major Sports Leagues Are Pushing Junk Food To Children, Study Shows

A new study revealed that major sports leagues in the United States, instead of promoting a healthy lifestyle, are pushing junk food to children. Most of the advertisements for food and beverages during sports programs are for unhealthy products.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2018

Short Bursts Of Exercise Still Beneficial: Here Are Physical Activities For People With Busy Schedules

Running is just one of the many types of exercise that can be incorporated in one's high-intensity interval training. Even ordinary and everyday routines such as gardening can be beneficial, as well.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 26, 2018

Want To Lose Weight? Eat Regular Meals, Says New Study

Though dieting and regular exercise are essential to effective weight management, the best long-term strategy is eating regular meals. A new study highlights the importance of focusing on one's overall wellness than losing pounds.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 25, 2018

Can Meditation Really Improve A Woman’s Sex Life?

A new study looks into whether there’s a link between mindfulness meditation and women’s sex life. As it turns out, women who engage in meditative practices are more likely to report improved sexual functioning.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2018

Pregnant Women Who Exercise Might Have Shorter Labor, Says New Study

Exercising during pregnancy might lead to shorter labor periods when it’s time to give birth. However, pregnant women should take cautionary steps before engaging in strenuous physical activity.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2018

Grilled Meat Can Raise Risk For High Blood Pressure: Here Are The Healthiest Ways Of Cooking Meat

Well-done red meat may increase the risk of hypertension, according to a paper presented to the American Heart Association. Experts suggest to cook fresh meats in the right temperature, just enough to kill harmful bacteria.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2018

Short Bursts Of Exercise Just As Beneficial To Long-Term Health As Vigorous Exercise: Study

A study finds that accumulated minutes of exercise is just as beneficial to long-term health as sustained blocks of exercise. A hundred minutes of exercise a day, whether accumulated or sustained, cuts death risk by 76 percent.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2018

Back Pain Treatment Is Wrong For Millions Of People, Experts Say

According to a series of studies, millions of people across the world who are suffering from lower back pain are receiving the wrong treatment. The correct way to address the condition does not involve bed rest or high-cost remedies.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2018

Meat Cooked At High Temperature Can Lead To High Blood Pressure

Researchers have found a link between blood pressure and the way meat is cooked. Their study shows that meat cooked at high temperature can pose risks to a person's health.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2018

Here’s Why Weight Gain Could Reduce The Number Of Taste Buds And Result to Never-Ending Cycle of Obesity

A new study from Cornell University found that the weight gain poses risks in the reduction of taste buds. This metabolic malfunction often results to the dulling of the sense of taste and consumption of more calories.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2018

Extreme Morning Sickness During Pregnancy Identified In 2 Genes

A new study suggests that morning sickness might be genetic. A researcher, who herself had suffered from a condition called hyperemesis gravidarum, found two genes that potentially increase risks of morning sickness.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2018

Kids Now Draw Scientists As Women More Often Than Ever Before, Study Shows

When about 5,000 children were asked to draw a scientist in the 1960s and 1970s, nearly all of the drawings depicted a male scientist. A new study, however, revealed that kids now draw female scientists more often than ever before.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2018

The Window Seat May Be The Only Place On A Plane To Avoid Catching The Flu

New research revealed which parts of a plane's seating arrangement in relation to someone with the flu should be avoided. It has found that the window seat may be the best place to be to avoid catching the symptoms.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 20, 2018

Students Smoking E-Cigarette That Resembles USB Drive Causing Headache For Teachers

Students in the U.S. are now using an e-cigarette called the Juul that is discrete enough to be mistaken for a USB drive. Schools are now banning both the Juul and USB drives.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 20, 2018

Early Research Suggests Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Can Be Harmful

Prevailing wisdom for years has been that only secondhand smoke from cigarettes is harmful to people, but new research may be upending that. Secondhand marijuana smoke may be just as harmful as cigarette smoke.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 19, 2018

Vaping Not As Safe As Promoted: Study Finds E-Cigarettes Can Cause Fatty Liver Disease

It's all a marketing ploy, warns researchers. Apparently, they have found vaping to be as dangerous as smoking actual cigarettes because it can lead to liver disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 20, 2018

Game-Changing Stem Cell Treatment Gives Multiple Sclerosis Patients Hope

Stem cell transplants may be the answer to multiple sclerosis. A new study found that haematopoietic stem cell transplantation was highly successful in diminishing the symptoms of multiple sclerosis patients.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 19, 2018

Lavender And Tea Tree Oils Contain Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals That Can Cause Abnormal Breast Enlargement In Boys

Chemicals in lavender and tea tree oils mimic the female sex hormone estrogen and inhibit the effects of the male sex hormone androgen. This may explain a potential link between exposure to essential oils and gynecomastia in boys.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 18, 2018

American Adults Drink 17.5 Billion Drinks A Year: What Binge Drinking Does To The Body

The CDC found that American adults can binge drink up to seven drinks on a single occasion. Such a practice can affect the brain, heart, pancreas, liver, and even the immune system.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 18, 2018

Binge Drinkers Have An Average Of 7 Drinks At One Time, According To CDC Study

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention released a new study showing that people who binge drink have an average of 7 drinks at a time. To be considered a binge drinker, people need to drink 5 or more drinks at a time.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2018

World Sleep Day: The Importance Of Sleep, The Damages Of Sleep Deprivation, And The Promise Of 'Heartfulness Meditation'

Today is World Sleep Day, a celebration of the importance of sleep. Here's why it has such a huge role in our lives, why sleep deprivation is dangerous, and how 'Heartfulness Meditation' could improve sleep quality.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2018

Chlamydia, The Most Common STD, Doubles Ovarian Cancer Risk

Chlamydia, the most common sexually transmitted disease, possibly doubles ovarian cancer risk. Women who are diagnosed with ovarian cancer do not have good chances of survival, with 55 percent succumbing to the disease within five years after diagnosis.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2018

Coffee May Affect The Body's Cannabinoid Metabolism: Study

Just how much can coffee affect the body? A new research finds that drinking coffee actually affects changes in more than a hundred metabolites in the blood.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2018

Americans Are Exercising More, But Obesity Is Still On The Rise: CDC

CDC data shows that physical activity among Americans are on the rise, but so is obesity. What could be stopping Americans from getting to a healthy weight?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2018

Husband Gifts Own Kidney To His Wife For Their 23rd Anniversary

A husband just gave his wife the gift of her life — literally. For their 23rd wedding anniversary, Cesar gave Monica his own kidney, putting a stop to her suffering.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 15, 2018

Physically Fit Middle-Age Women Nearly 90 Percent Less Likely To Develop Dementia

Middle-age women who are highly fit are 90 percent less likely to be diagnosed of dementia within 44 years. If they do develop the neurological disease, they get diagnosed 11 years later than their moderately fit counterparts.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 15, 2018

Smoking Can Increase The Risk Of Going Deaf By 60 Percent

Smoking has many negative health effects that range from cancer to death, now there's another that smokers have to look out for. Smoking can lead to people becoming deaf.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 14, 2018

Your Genes Might Explain Why You Have A Great Deal Of Empathy

A new research sheds some light on why certain people seem to have more empathy than others. Could it be because of differences in genetics?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2018

Barbershop Visits May Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

Going to the barbershop can help a person lower their blood pressure, according to a new study. It has been seen that the ambiance of barbershops is conducive to men being more open to suggestions of visiting a doctor.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2018

Sleepiness During The Day May Be A Sign Of Alzheimer's Disease

A new study confirmed the link between sleepiness during the day and the buildup of amyloid in the brain. The accumulation of amyloid is one of the first pre-clinical stages of Alzheimer's disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2018

Third-Hand Smoke Exposure May Lead To Higher Lung Cancer Risk, Especially For Babies

A study revealed that third-hand smoke, the pollutants left in dust and surfaces even after smokers have stopped, may lead to a higher lung cancer risk. Babies were identified as the most susceptible to the negative effects of third-hand smoke.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 12, 2018

Coffee Or Tea: Which Is Better For Your Health?

More than 75 percent of people drink coffee, while 40 percent of people drink tea. Both offer many health benefits, including lowering the risk of heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Which is better for your health, coffee or tea?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 11, 2018

Young Woman Who Gouged Own Eyes Out While On Meth Shares Her Story

At a young age, Kaylee Muthart struggled with a drug addiction that led her to gouge out her own eyes with her bare hands. She now tells the story of her struggle and optimism.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 10, 2018

6 Ways To Lower High Blood Pressure

From genetics to being overweight, and eating too much salty food, there are plenty of risk factors that are the underlying cause of high blood pressure. Here are six ways to lower high blood pressure.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 12, 2018

How To Keep Your Immune System Young? Cycle, Says New Study

The immune system of older people who exercise regularly are similar to young people’s. That’s according to a new study that questions the notion that aging inevitably makes us frail.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 11, 2018

Daylight Saving Time Is Bad For Your Health, Says Study

Daylight saving time is bad for your health, a study has found. The time change can cause symptoms of anxiety, depression, and heart attacks. Here's everything you need to know.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 10, 2018

Analysis Ranks America's Alcohol Consumption By State: Which State Is The Booziest?

Which state in America has the most heavy drinkers? The CDC tracks Americans' drinking habits and data shows which states have a lot of excessive alcohol drinkers.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 10, 2018

High Levels Of Vitamin D Reduces Risk Of Cancer By 50 Percent, Says Study

People with high levels of vitamin D may reduce the risk of developing cancer by 50 percent, according to a new study. Vitamin D can be found in food like cheese, the sun, and regular intake of vitamin D supplements.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 9, 2018

Science Says It's Okay To Marry Your Cousin But Not For Your Kids To Marry Theirs

A new study shows that it is okay for people to marry their first cousins, their children probably shouldn't follow suit. Marrying cousins used to be more popular but has fallen out of favor.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 2018

Former Rugby Player Paralyzed After Swallowing Garden Slug On A Dare Now Has To Fight For Government Aid

Sam Ballard was 19 years old when he swallowed a garden slug on a dare. The life of the former rugby player dramatically changed after that, with his family now seeking financial aid from the government for his medical bills.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 2018

Babies Who Look Like Their Father Are Healthier At First Birthday

Babies in single-mother families who look like their father are likely to spend more time with their dad than those who do not resemble their father and they are also healthier by their first birthday. Here's why.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2018

Understanding Why Tattoos Are Permanent Might Be Crucial To Better Removal Methods

Tattoos are kept permanent by stubborn little cells in the immune systems that refuse to let go of ink pigments. Targeting these cells called macrophages might lead to better removal methods.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2018

Smiles Aren't Created Equally: Research Finds Physical Impacts Of Different Smiles

Results of a new study showed how different types of smiles can elicit different physical effects. The study uncovered how people can physically react to non-verbal social cues.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 4, 2018

Office Workers Exposed To Harmful Bacteria That Causes Illness, Says Microbiologist

From your workspace to office kitchens and copy machines, there are many office supplies that are contaminated with harmful bacteria. A microbiologist has revealed the biggest reason why people get sick at the office.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 4, 2018

How To Wake Up Early Every Morning

Are you a night owl? If so, you're probably wondering how people wake up early every morning. To help, we've created a guide on how to help night owls prevent from hitting the snooze button.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 2, 2018

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