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Wellness

7 Mistakes You’re Making In The Morning That Ruin Your Productivity

March 5, 2021

Via: HuffPost

It has been impossible for many of us to feel productive since the COVID-19 pandemic began, which makes total sense. We’re just trying to get through the days while so many routines and norms are still totally out of whack. […]


Wellness

The Pandemic Has Spurred a Return to Low-Cost Fitness Activities

March 4, 2021

Via: Time Health

Like many others in the U.S., Ron Gumucio and his wife stopped going to the gym in 2020 as a precaution against COVID-19. To fill the void, Gumucio’s wife eventually purchased a stationary bike, joining the club of people who […]


News, Wellness

Proteins play crucial role in muscle growth

February 26, 2021

Via: The Medical News

When a muscle grows, because its owner is still growing too or has started exercising regularly, some of the stem cells in this muscle develop into new muscle cells. The same thing happens when an injured muscle starts to heal. […]


Wellness

Sleep keeps teens on track for good mental health

February 10, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

As families settle back into a new school year, sleep experts at the University of South Australia are reminding parents about the importance of teenagers getting enough sleep, cautioning them that insufficient sleep can negatively affect their mental health. In […]


Wellness

Malmö University professor explores new process to make nutritious vegan cheese

January 28, 2021

Via: The Medical News

As many opt for a plant-based diet, vegan alternatives are big business. However, some dairy products just cannot be mimicked. Now, a Malmö University professor is on course to develop a new nutritious vegan cheese-making process. The planet’s limited resources […]


Innovation, Research, Wellness

No limit to cardiovascular benefits of exercise, study finds

January 12, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Physical activity is not only associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, but there is no threshold for that association, with the lowest risk of cardiovascular disease seen for those who are most active, according to a new study […]


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Patients reluctant to visit hospitals due to Covid-19

June 30, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) has caused disruption to many aspects of routine medical care with the immediate impact being seen in the drastic reduction of hospital / doctor visits. Recent results from a GlobalData survey show that 79% of […]


Wellness

Pregnancy stereotypes can lead to workplace accidents

June 29, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A recent Washington State University study of pregnant women in physically demanding jobs showed that the majority, about 63%, felt this type of “stereotype threat,” the fear of confirming negative assumptions about a group to which they belong. The study, […]


Innovation, Research, Wellness

Ecosystem degradation could raise risk of pandemics

June 29, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The study, by the University of the West of England and the Greenpeace Research Laboratories at the University of Exeter, presents the hypothesis that disease risks are “ultimately interlinked” with biodiversity and natural processes such as the water cycle. Using […]


Wellness

Nanofiber filters can be reused through a simple ethanol cleaning process

June 29, 2020

Via: The Medical News

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, masks have become an essential personal hygiene product as the first line of defense to protect one’s respiratory system against the viruses and germs that spread through droplets in the air. It’s […]


Wellness

Variation in natural speech is challenging for dyslexic adults

June 25, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A new study brings neural-level evidence that the continuous variation in natural speech makes the discrimination of phonemes challenging for adults suffering from developmental reading-deficit dyslexia. This may compromise the learning of native language phonemes already at an early age […]


Wellness

Face masks can slow the spread of COVID-19

June 24, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Regions with an early interest in face masks had milder COVID-19 epidemics, according to a new letter-to-the-editor published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. In “COVID-19 and Public Interest in Face Mask Use,” researchers from the […]


Wellness

Restoring ecosystems for better human health

June 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Billions of people using the Earth’s resources and changing or destroying ecosystems are not only creating the global environmental and climate crisis, but also compromising human health and long-term survival of our species, experts warn in an open letter to […]


News, Wellness

FDA Warns These 9 Hand Sanitizers Could Be Toxic

June 23, 2020

Via: Time Health

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers should avoid using any hand sanitizers from a particular manufacturer because they could contain a toxic ingredient. The FDA says the products, manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico, […]


Wellness

Sleeping less than normal can reduce positive feelings

June 18, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Sleeping less than normal impacts how we feel the next morning. “Not in the sense that we have more negative feelings, like being down or depressed. But participants in our study experienced a flattening of emotions when they slept less […]