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Health Care

Poll: Pets Help Older People’s Wellbeing

There's nothing like a pet's love, and even non-pet owners could nod to the notion that the presence of a furry companion adds a dose of excitement and warmth to home life. And now, we have the numbers to prove it! The results of the National Poll on Healthy Aging [...]

April 8th, 2019|

Trouble sleeping? The Answer May Lie in Your Period

Ladies, ever feel like there are certain points in the month where you just can't get some shut-eye? You might be on to something because a study presented recently in the ENDO 2019 conference suggests that women are more likely to have disturbed sleep in the days leading up to [...]

April 8th, 2019|

Feeling down? This 12-minute Tip Could Help

Whether it's a favourite snack, a phone call to the friend who says all the right things, or a one-on-one session with a punching bag, we all have that one thing we can count on to pick us up when we're down. But have you ever thought to take a [...]

April 8th, 2019|

Naps Might Lower Blood Pressure

If you've been looking for a health reason to indulge in a midday slumber, you might be in for a treat. A study set to be presented in the 68th annual American College of Cardiology Scientific Session this Monday, the 18th of March has some pretty compelling evidence that taking [...]

March 17th, 2019|

Low-Carb Diet Linked to Heart Rhythm Problems

If you're thinking of riding the low-carb wave as a fast-track to wellness and a slim physique, you might want to think again, as a study suggests that eating a diet that skimps on the carbs could be linked to atrial fibrillation ( AFib) – a common heart-rhythm disorder. The [...]

March 13th, 2019|

How Smoking Affects Your Vision

It's pretty well-established that smoking is awful for our health. We know that it increases our risks for cancers and cardiovascular diseases and that its effects can be passed on to our children, but did you know that it might also affect our sight? A study conducted in part by [...]

March 11th, 2019|