Depression can lead to dementia in elderly people

A study has revealed that elderly people who exhibit prominent signs of depression are at a high risk of developing dementia. These people may also experience the early symptoms of dementia, which includes the deterioration of at least two mental functions, like loss of memory and judgment. Senior citizens who…

A minute of intensive exercise can keep you in shape

Too busy to workout is one excuse most people give to escape the gym. Scientists have now found that only one minute of intensive exercise is equally beneficial to long hours of endurance training. The research leader, Martin Gibala, a professor at McMaster University in Canada, said that a one-minute…

Smell rosemary to boost your memory

Arecent study has revealed that inhaling the scent of rosemary essential oil can improve memory in older people. Researcher Lauren Bussey of Northumbria University said that the study concentrated on how the aroma of rosemary can enhance the ability of the brain and help people remember to accomplish certain tasks…

A lot of love in the preschool years leads to emotionally stable teens

Research shows that preschool kids who were given lots of love and support by their parents or guardian have greater emotional stability in their childhood and teenage years. Authors of the study have linked the growth of hippocampus region of the brain with better mental health, memory formation, and learning.…

Western Diet is the cause of obesity: says China

There is an obesity explosion in China and the researchers are holding western diet responsible. Foods rich in carbohydrate and sugar are the main culprits behind this obesity outburst. A 29-year old survey, conducted in Shandong, reveals that 17% of boys aged 19 or below and 9% of girls (which…

Warning given by oncologists against virus responsible for oral cancer

The spread of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) during oral sex is very much possible which can cause cancer, a warning given by two oncologists. According to them, the HPV Virus, once transmitted, may remain inactive for years or may even get wiped out from your body, but it gradually becomes…

Night shifts connected with increased heart disease risk: says Study

Changing night shifts may somewhat increase the risk of heart diseases in women, according to a new study. The study, published in the US journal JAMA, revealed that women who have been working for the past 10 years or more in changing night shifts develop 15 to 18 percent increased…

Rigid parenting can make your child fat

Did you know your efforts to make your child disciplined can be counteractive to his/her health? If you are a strict, rigid parent who uses harsh words to raise your child, you might want to change your parenting style because a study authored by Thomas Schofield from Iowa State University…

Studies show migrant youths more susceptible to malaria than others

Even though malaria is one of the most common diseases in India, the statistics of a survey conducted by the SBI General Insurance Co. is surprising. The data reveals that migrant young people are more affected by malaria than other people. Almost 52% of the people suffering from malaria belonged…

Stamina training can help older people to live longer

Older people who practice strength training twice a week can improve their stamina and live for a longer period of time, thus bringing down the cases of cardiac arrest and cancer, claims a new study. The study proved that older people who were put on strength building exercise regime at…