Is Weighing Yourself The Key To Losing Weight?
November 6, 2018 | YourWeight | J.Battaglia
Yes and no. The answer may not be that simple. Daily weighing may help with weight loss goals as some people who don't weigh themselves have been found less likely to lose weight than those who weigh themselves often. However, this depends on a few variables according to research being presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions.
Popular ASMR Videos Truly Are Euphoric
November 5, 2018 | Consciousness | M.Marshall
Many people experience Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), a relaxing sensation often triggered by gentle whispering which creates a "low-grade euphoria" characterized by "a combination of positive feelings and a distinct static-like tingling sensation on the skin. We are finally working out what it is and that it can be good for you.
Sunshine Is The Ultimate Protection Against Eczema
November 1, 2018 | Sunlight | K.Foster
Babies who spend more time in the sun are less likely to develop eczema, but it may not be because it boosts their vitamin D levels as previously thought says a new study in Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Could Fasting Cure Diabetes?
October 31, 2018 | Diabetes | K.Foster
Weight gain may be driven not only by what we eat but also by our tendency to eat all day long. In the past few years, intermittent fasting has emerged as a popular trend in weight loss. A growing number of health professionals are also prescribing fasting to people with type 2 diabetes.
When Fathers Exercise, Offspring Are Healthier Even As Adults
October 30, 2018 | ChildHealth | M.Chan
A new study suggests that paternal exercise might have significant impact on the health of offspring -- even into adulthood.
Your Brain Overcomes Limitations Using Bias and Prior Beliefs
October 25, 2018 | Memory | A.McCarthy
Imagine trying to write your name so that it can be read in a mirror. Your brain has all of the visual information you need, and you're a pro at writing your own name. Still, this task is very difficult for most people. That's because it requires the brain to perform a mental transformation that it's not familiar with: using what it sees in the mirror to accurately guide your hand to write backward.
Hot Baths Could Improve Depression As Much As Exercise
October 24, 2018 | MentalHealth | C.Wilson
Long soaks in a hot bath could help with depression. A small study has found that afternoon baths just twice a week produce a moderate but persistent lift to mood. The size of the benefit was similar to that seen with physical exercise, which is a recommended therapy for mild or moderate depression.
Does Cannabis Make You More Creative?
October 23, 2018 | NaturalLiving | M.Torres
Cannabis is one of the most powerful healing plants on the planet. One of the most important roles cannabinoids play is in the suppression of cancer. However, the plant's impact on our psychological health, including artistic creativity and convergent thinking have now been highlighted by a study in Consciousness and Cognition.
Baby's First Germs Happen Far Before Birth
October 19, 2018 | Pregnancy | A.McCarthy
For more than a century, doctors have assumed that the fetus and the womb itself is sterile, unless something goes wrong. Not so, according to new studies which find bacteria lurk in the placenta, amniotic fluid and umbilical cord blood, making the womb a germy place. So why are we so afraid of germs for newborns?
Is Behavior Influenced By Cesarean or Vaginal Delivery?
October 18, 2018 | Pregnancy | K.Foster
C-sections are sometimes inevitable and often necessary to save the lives of mother and baby. However, elective C-section have skyrocketed in that last three decades increasing respiratory problems, obesity and altering a baby's microbiome influencing allergies and asthma later in life. New evidence shows they also cause altered patterns of cell death across the brain acute effects on human neurodevelopment that may lead to long-lasting changes in the brain and behavior.
5 Flu Vaccine Myths Every Person Should Know
October 17, 2018 | JunkHealthcare | D.Mihalovic
From commercials, to TV shows and bill boards, you can't miss the rush to propagandize flu vaccines for pregnant mothers, children and the elderly every fall. Not only does the CDC admit flu shots don't work, but there is absolutely no evidence that any influenza vaccine prevents the flu any more than a placebo. Here are five myths to be aware of before deciding to submit yourself or your loved one to flu vaccines.