Feeling Overqualified May Trigger Stress in Workers: Load Up on Nuts and Chocolates to Feel Better

Stress can be triggered due to a host of factors. Unfortunately, professional dissatisfaction is one of the biggest reasons for most young professionals to succumb and give in to acute stress. Experts at the Florida Atlantic University in America have found that employees who feel overqualified for their current job are… Read more »

Improved Sleep Pattern May Help Kids With ADHD: Beware of Foods That May Kill Sleep

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is categorized as a developmental and behavioral disorder that affects the learning and behavioral ability in children. Kids with ADHD also depict signs of impaired attention. A latest study compiled by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) establishes a link between sleep and ADHD symptoms. “Simple adjustments to… Read more »

How to Avoid Falling Sick During Monsoons? Follow These Ayurvedic Tips

A downpour during the rainy season is often welcomed with great enthusiasm as well as a sigh of relief. After months of scorching heat, the rains help everyone bounce back with fresh doses of energy and vigour. But along with long spells of showers, the monsoonmonths also bring with them extended bouts… Read more »

Parents, beware. Childhood depression ups risk of addiction in adulthood

Suffering from depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood may increase the risk of developing addictions later in life, according to a new study. Based on a large amount of data from previous studies on these participants, the researchers identified a correlation between various psychiatric disorders among children and later… Read more »

Sure, yoga is good for your health. But do you know how it affects the brain?

Meditation is an activity practiced by millions of people worldwide. But how does it affect your brain? In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in international research on meditation and the findings may not be what you expect. Although the options are many, the purpose is basically the… Read more »

Want to check spread of malaria? Ensure you always pluck flowers in your garden

A new study has found that removing the flowers of an invasive shrub (invasive shurbs and plants are species that show a tendency to spread out of control) from mosquito-prone areas might be a simple way to help reduce malaria transmission. Removing the flowers from villages in Mali decreased the… Read more »

Been working out too hard? Here’s how you can soothe sore muscles

Whether you prefer a cardio workout or strength training, exercise can leave your muscles sore and tight in the days after, and make your next session even harder. To help ease the discomfort, as well as help boost your sports performance, here we found up some tips and techniques from… Read more »

Learning with music is good for you. It can change brain structure, say researchers

Listening to music comes with benefits. Using musical cues to learn a physical task positively impacts parts of the brain that process sound and control movement, according to a new study. The findings, published in the journal Brain & Cognition, may have implications for future research into rehabilitation for patients… Read more »

For soon-to-be-parents: Our weekly wrap of key findings on pregnancy and IVF treatment

Whether you’re a pregnant woman, or a couple trying to conceive, you’re bound to receive advice from various quarters. However, it’s best to rely on medical research while making health and lifestyle choices. We round up 5 of the latest findings on pregnancy. 1) Cut down your sugar intake Women,… Read more »

Don’t miss: The most important research on sleep to come out this week

A lot has been said about the importance of sleep. It is believed to help you avoid junk food, and help boost physical performance and cognitive function. But an excess of sleep or too little can be harmful for your health. Here’s what some recent studies done on the topic show: Not… Read more »