Many people think that getting fit means devoting your life to the gym and slogging it out for hours. And unsurprisingly, that can be pretty off-putting. But increasingly we’re realising that short workouts can be much more effective than long ones, if you just know what to do. It turns out that just a minute’s exercise a day can have a hugely beneficial impact on your health. According to a
WEDNESDAY, July 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Folks with heart-healthy habits in their 20s tend to have larger, healthier brains in their 40s — brains that may be better prepared to withstand the ravages of aging, a new study reports. Twentysomethings who closely followed the “Life’s Simple 7” guidelines from the American Heart Association had brains in middle age that appeared more than a decade younger than those who didn’t
If you’re a regular coffee drinker, a new study might brighten your day. Researchers have found that consuming the popular beverage may increase longevity, and it doesn’t even need to be caffeinated. More than half of adults in the United States drink coffee on a daily basis, with three cups being the average amount consumed each day. Numerous studies have documented the potential health benefits of coffee consumption. One study
FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) –– On July 2, a 7-week-old baby boy died after being left in his grandmother’s van for almost eight hours on a hot summer day in Mary Esther, Fla. The boy’s mother placed the infant in a rear-facing car seat in the van after church. But the grandmother wasn’t told the baby was in the vehicle, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s office. By
It could be that you’ve been advised to drink your coffee, green tea or other drinks with caffeine to lose weight more effectively. Moreover, you’ve probably noticed that caffeine is as an ingredient widely present in many popular diet pills. And for good reason. This is due to the fact that caffeine is one of the few substances known to help mobilize fats from the fat tissues and increase metabolism.
The NHS has been ranked the number one health system in a comparison of 11 countries. The UK health service was praised for its safety, affordability and efficiency, but fared less well on outcomes such as preventing early death and cancer survival. The research by the Commonwealth Fund, a US think tank, looked at countries across the world, including the US, Canada, Australia, France and Germany. The US came bottom.