1-Minute Workouts for Better Health
Between work, family and school, it can be a struggle to get to the gym. While the U.S. Surgeon General recommends at least 30 minutes of exercise daily, researchers in Canada say you don’t need to sacrifice a half-hour to stay healthy. A study conducted at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario finds that regular sessions of one-minute bursts of exercise can achieve the same benefits as longer
Could Your Eyes Counteract the Effects of Old Age?
For years scientists have tried to uncover why memory loss increases with age. While previous research has attributed it to heart disease, high cholesterol, obesity and inactivity, researchers at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, have gathered a provocative body of evidence that suggests that the aging of the eye could be the culprit.
Study: Men at Higher Risk for Mild Memory Loss Than Women
Men may be at greater risk of developing mild cognitive impairment than women, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology.
Is Blindness In Your Future?
More than 2.2 million Americans, and over 60 million people around the world have glaucoma. The worst part of all is that half of this population doesn’t even know they have it, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation.
How the Brain Decides Whether to ‘Sell Out’
Researchers at Emory University found “sacred values” people refuse to give are processed differently than values values that they are willing to compromise.
Got Blood? The Facts About Blood Donation
Valentine’s Day is vastly approaching. Instead of giving your heart consider giving a pint of blood.
Would You Stop Eating Out to Lose Weight?
With the start of the New Year come resolutions for many. One of the most popular is usually to lose weight. Before you cancel your restaurant reservations for the coming months here’s some good news. A study, published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, suggests that it’s possible to continue to eat out and still lose weight.
Positive Health Habits More Prevalent Among Insured Americans
Just having a health insurance card encourages a healthier lifestyle, according to the Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index. Outside of even gender, ethnicity, education, employment, income and age Americans who have health insurance received a higher Healthy Behaviors Index score than all ages without insurance between the ages of 18 and 64.