A poll result published on 26 Nov 2015 indicates that nearly 50% of females in Singapore may not be aware that they have iron deficiency. Doctors said that symptoms such as physical and mental fatigue, hair loss, brittle nails, may point to iron deficiency – but most people may put them down to stress and/or lack Read more about Iron Supplements: Do You Need Them?[…]
There’s nothing quite like Mother’s Day, but scientists may have just made a shocking discovery on how children can affect their mother’s bodies. Now it’s time to reconsider the way we look at motherhood once more.
The Barbie brand has been trying to increase it’s positive outlook, from dishing out new dolls that showcase different body types to it’s brand new campaign, showing fathers playing with their daughters.
Athletes and fitness experts are people who we look up to as they’ve managed to achieve certain things that we might aspire to someday, whether it’d be getting fit or just leading a healthier life. It’s because of that that it becomes shocking when we find out that they can still go through some of the health problems we might face, even though they’re supposed to be healthier. That issue came into the limelight recently when professional fitness guru and host of the American TV show, The Biggest Loser, Bob Harper suffered a heart attack that left the whole world talking.
A recent study from Umea University in Sweden, published in JAMA Internal Medicine has come up with some impressive results. In one part of the study, researchers were able to discover that in a group of 4046 genetically identical twins, the twin with a higher BMI (Body Mass Index) does not have an increased risk of mortality or heart disease. At the same time, they discovered that losing weight might not have any effect on reducing your chances of suffering from a heart attack. Does this mean that we are given the green light to load up on chips, burgers and all things fatty and decadent?
Are humans able to absorb energy from each other? Or is that just something that remains to be seen? Well a recent study on a species of plants has generated some interesting curiosity on this subject.
We’ve talked about debunking the myths of coconut oil before, but is it really all bad? Let’s look back on just what some of the benefits of coconut oil can be.
Have you ever felt unmotivated when your work is too messy or you don’t have much to do? Well a recently published study on the subject of how our workplace affects us could be of interest to you.
Vitamin D has become something that people are constantly concerned with, whether they are getting enough or not is always weighing on their minds. But are we really getting less than what we should?
Chronic Obesity is becoming one of the subjects that most people worry about in recent years. Unfortunately people’s thoughts on how to deal with it can be quite misguided sometimes. Find out what most people seem to think about it here.