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Having fun with exergaming benefits health

2017-03-19 08:37

There has been a lot of concerns over the years that spending too much time playing digital games can be unhealthy. However researchers are now saying that a type of digital gaming called exergaming which combines gaming with execise can decrease sedentary time and enhance social well-being.

With a rise in popularity of digital gaming there have been increasing concerns about too much associated sedentary time leading to an increased incidence of many illnesses including obesity, diabe

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The right bedcovers could help protect kids from severe asthma attacks

2017-03-14 04:37

Researchers say that bedcovers which are mite-proof may decrease flare-ups of asthma in kids.

Asthma in kids is a serious condition which can be life threatening. All efforts should be made to prevent asthma attacks in kids.

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Eating fish high in omega-3 fatty acids benefits brain health

2017-02-19 03:10

There is an association between eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids and better cognition.

It is not a myth that eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids is good for the health of your brains.

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Walking benefits patients with advanced cancer

2017-02-18 09:44

Researchers have found that the quality of life in patients suffering from advanced cancer is improved with walking.

Advanced cancer can be a very painful and debilitating condition. It appears walking can improve the quality of life in these patients.

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Natural remedies are helpful for treatment of impetigo

2017-02-14 18:21

Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection which is generally seen in children, although it is also sometimes seen in adults. Antibiotics are the mainstay of conventional treatment for impetigo, but natural remedies are also very helpful.

If impetigo is not treated aggressivley it can have serious complications. Natural remedies offer hope for effective treatment of impetigo.

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How meditation can help treat the stress of being single

2017-02-14 08:26

Research has shown married people have decreased levels of stress hormone. Meditation has been found to help lower stress and so single people could benefit from meditation.

It appears that an advantage to married life could potentially be better health due to less stress.

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Antioxidants may be a key in the natural treatment of lupus

2017-02-13 06:54

Researchers have uncovered a potential key for the natural treatment of lupus may be antioxidants.

In patients suffering from lupus their own immune system attacks their own tissues and organs. There are many possible complications to this illness which can be debilitating.

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Clean air may help prevent type 2 diabetes

2017-02-08 09:00

Research shows there is a link between air pollution and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. Therefore spending more time in clean air may help decrease the risk for this illness.

Type 2 diabetes is a leading cause of death and rising rates of this serious metabolic disease are being seen.

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We must stress jobs, not guns and drugs, to cut down on mass shootings

2017-01-31 22:08

Researchers say mass shootings at schools across the United States have been linked to increased rates of unemployment. An association has also been found between taking psychiatric drugs and violence. We must begin to stress the vital importance of good jobs, financial security and natural mental health care instead of guns and psychiatric drugs to cut down on this violence.

The number of mass shootings at schools across the United States in recent years has been shocking.

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A magic bullet for good school performance may be fitness and nutrition

2017-01-29 06:07

Research has suggested that the grades of students are improved with fitness and adequate iron consumption.

Ambitious students are often searching for the best ways to improve their performance in school.

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Treating girls like sexual objects should be discouraged

2017-01-26 06:05

Researchers have observed there is a direct association between the sexual objectification of girls and aggression directed towards them. An awareness of this problem should lead to aggressive initiatives to discourage treating girls as if they are sexual objects.

Our society has become increasingly violent in recent years and much of this violence has been directed against young girls.

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Staying in shape is a good natural remedy for work stress

2016-11-03 04:48

Researchers have determined being in good shape protects you from the health problems which occur when you feel stressed at work.

Stress at work can undermine your performance and your future while also making you feel miserable in your time off.

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Good nutrition can offset stress induced mental health problems

2016-11-01 06:37

Researchers have found supplementation early in life may help to offset problems for the adult brain from early life stress.

There have been concerns about the potential negative effects of early life stress on the brain later in life. It appears that good nutrition early in life may be able to offset these concerns.

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Sanitation has great value for lowering child mortality

2016-10-31 20:23

According to researchers the value of sanitation for lowering child mortality in many low income countries has been widely underestimated.

When we give consideration to child mortality we generally consider how important good nutrition and vaccines for infectious diseases are. The vital significance of sanitation is often overlooked.

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Mulberry extract offers promise as a delicious natural remedy for obesity

2016-10-27 06:42

Researchers have found mulberry extract activates brown fat and has promise as a treatment for obesity.

Obesity has become an epidemic problem worldwide due to poor diets and sedentary lifestyles.

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Live well to lower dementia risk

2016-10-25 23:18

Factors which we have the power to change, such as weight, blood pressure and alcohol consumption, can lower dementia risk.

There has been a growing interest in how to prevent dementia naturally. In view of the devastating nature of dementia prevention with natural interventions is certainly important.

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Glutathione may help slow down aging

2016-10-25 09:29

Researchers have discovered that glutathione helps resist the toxic stresses of everyday life but the levels decrease with age and this sets off many age associated health problems.

It is very sad to watch as aging people generally decline in their ability to get along well independently.

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A natural compound in onions may help fight cancer

2016-10-25 06:01

Researchers at Kumamoto University in Japan say they have isolated a natural compound isolated from onions called onionin A (ONA) which has several properties that help fight ovarian cancer.

There has been a growing awareness of the value of good nutrition to help fight cancer. Recently a compound which is from onions has been found to have anti-cancer properties.

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Natural remedy for memory decline-Exercise

2016-10-21 08:47

Researchers say exercise may be associated with a small benefit for elderly people who already have problems with memory and thinking.

Memory decline with aging is a devastating condition. It has been encouraging to learn that exercise can help curtail memory decline in elderly people.

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Crab and shrimp shells have healing potential

2016-10-19 22:59

Research has found combining a sugar which is obtained from crab and shrimp shells with several nanomaterials could lead to the development of biomedical applications which may help with healing.

Crab and shrimp are considered a nutritious delicacy. These delicious shell fish may have more to offer than a delectable and nutritious meal. Crab and shrimp may also have healing potential.

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Macular degeneration risk is cut with a Mediterranean diet

2016-10-18 18:00

According to a new study people who closely adhere to the Mediterranean diet, particularly by eating fruit, may be significantly less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration.

Macular degeneration is a devastating illness which often leads to blindness. The finding that dietary factors can dramatically decrease the risk of this condition is encouraging.

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Fatty acid levels may serve as a predictor of psychosis

2016-10-17 16:36

Mental health researchers have made a promising breakthrough dealing with fatty acid levels for early detection of the risk of psychosis.

Psychosis is a very troubling state of mind wherein a person loses touch with reality.

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Cauliflower Could Be a New Grain

2016-10-08 14:49

Bread and grains are dietary staples, yet many people stress out because they are concerned about gluten, calories, or glycemic index associated with these foods. What if cauliflower could be a new grain?

It’s not such a far-fetched idea, and in fact one company has already introduced two cauliflower grain products to the market.

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