Stick to a regular sleep schedule for long-term heart health

Not only does a regular bedtime improve sleep quality, it is just as important for heart and metabolic health among older adults, finds a study. In a study of 1,978 older adults, researchers at Duke Health and the Duke Clinical Research Institute found people with irregular sleep patterns weighed more, had higher… Read more »

Work from home is not for everyone, people with low stress levels are best suited for it

People with high emotional stability and autonomy are best suited for remote work opportunities. A new Baylor University study examined the impact of remote work on employee well-being and offered several strategies to help managers provide remote work opportunities that are valuable to the employee and the company. “Any organisation,… Read more »

Breastfeeding can boost brain development in premature babies

Breast milk sure has a lot of health benefits for babies. According to a new research, babies born before their due date show better brain development when fed breast milk rather than formula milk. Premature birth has been linked to an increased possibility of problems with learning and thinking skills in… Read more »

Feeling tired and sleepy? This test will detect if you are sleep deprived

Being sleep deprived can lead to many problems. Drowsy driving can be dangerous for both the drivers and the other people on road; it can cause accidents and crashes. In order to stop this, researchers have developed a blood test to examine whether one has skipped a night’s sleep. During… Read more »

Exercise tips, here’s why breath is the most important thing during workout

Not your form, posture or workout gear; these are secondary when it comes to getting a good workout done. The most important thing to concentrate on is your breath. We breathe all the time, yet pay very little attention to the right techniques, especially during a workout. Breath is an… Read more »

Carbs are not the enemy. This study says high carb diet may lead to weight loss

A diet rich in healthy carbohydrates — found in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains — can reduce body weight and improve insulin function in overweight individuals, a study claims. In the 16-week clinical trial, researchers with the US-based non profit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine placed participants in either a… Read more »

Want to get rid of malaria? Try these 3 effective home remedies

Did you skip your work due to that fatal malaria? Did you promise your wife to take her out for dinner but couldn’t as you were suffering from high fever? Are you passing sleepless nights due to this life-threatening disease? No, you don’t have to worry as you will be… Read more »

Stroke: Walking exercise can ward off stroke and other diseases in older people

Stroke can be averted with walking or any moderate exercise such as swimming, brisk walking, or running two to three hours a week, a study published in the journalNeurology has said. This also helps reduce the severity of strokes significantly. Researcher Katharina S Sunnerhagen said that while exercise benefits health in many… Read more »

Want to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease? This new blood test will help you

Among older adults, Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia. One of the first signs of cognitive impairment related to Alzheimer’s disease is memory problems. Living with Alzheimer’s disease is difficult and it can hamper your quality of life. It can wreck your physical and mental well-being. But, there… Read more »

Sleeping less than 7 hours puts you at greater risk of car crashes, says study

Losing on adequate sleep hours due to odd work shifts or managing personal life? It is time to stop compromising your sleep hours as it may land you up in trouble, according to a recent study. This new study that appeared in SLEEP shows that people who have slept for less than 7 hours… Read more »