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New study suggests that inadequate sleep is costing the world billions of dollars in financial loss

1 month ago   |   By Natural News

According to a study, sleep doesn't just affect your mental and physical health. It's possible that “insufficient sleep could also have grave economic consequences.” The results of the study, which was published by Oxford University Press in the journal SLEEP, revealed that insufficient sleep affects over one in three adults around the globe. This public...
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A traditional plant native to Thailand effectively manages obesity, according to new study

A traditional plant native to Thailand effectively manages obesity, according to new study

1 month ago   |   By Natural News

Broken bones tree , a traditional plant native to Thailand, can potentially be used to manage obesity, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. For the study, researchers from Suranaree University of Technology in Thailand derived the extract of broken bones from the fruit pods of...
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Context before vocabulary: New research shows babies as young as 6 months...

Context before vocabulary: New research shows babies as young as 6 months use it to integrate learning

Babies are naturally curious, and their drive to explore the world around them can help them become fast learners. A recent study has even discovered that infants as young as... Read more ...

High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children

High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children

High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can... Read more ...

Controversial study claims human memory cells do not grow throughout life...

Controversial study claims human memory cells do not grow throughout life, but stop regenerating before adulthood

Until the early 1980s, scientists accepted the findings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal - the father of modern neuroscience - that adult brains do not experience neurogenesis, the... Read more ...

Do YOU brush with hand sanitizer? Recently banned in hand-washing products...

Do YOU brush with hand sanitizer? Recently banned in hand-washing products, the chemical is still found in toothpaste

Oral health is essential to wellness: Cavity-free teeth and healthy gums are less prone to infection and disease. Bacteria can't easily multiply and weaken the immune system of... Read more ...

Research finds exercise increases brain size, memory function as you age

Research finds exercise increases brain size, memory function as you age

Here's one more reason to start working out - a study has shown that regular exercise can benefit our brain in the long run. The study, a collaborative effort between... Read more ...

Women who eat a Mediterranean diet face a 22% lower risk of stroke

Women who eat a Mediterranean diet face a 22% lower risk of stroke

University of East Anglia, researchers compared the stroke risk of 23,000 participants, who were put into four different groups based on how closely they followed the diet... Read more ...

Obesity, Overweight May Increase Women's Urinary Incontinence Risk

Obesity, Overweight May Increase Women's Urinary Incontinence Risk

Obesity and overweight may increase the risk of developing urinary incontinence in women, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Asymmetries Identified in Sit-to-Stand Task Explain Physical Function After...

Asymmetries Identified in Sit-to-Stand Task Explain Physical Function After Hip Fracture

Background: Several known demographic and functional characteristics combine to predict physical function after hip fracture. Long-term weight-bearing asymmetries, evident... Read more ...

Influences of Age, Obesity, and Adverse Drug Effects on Balance and Mobility...

Influences of Age, Obesity, and Adverse Drug Effects on Balance and Mobility Testing Scores in Ambulatory Older Adults

Background and Purpose: The adverse effects of drugs may influence results on tests of mobility and balance, but the drug-specific impact is not identified when using these... Read more ...

Physical Performance Impairments and Limitations Among Hospitalized Frail...

Physical Performance Impairments and Limitations Among Hospitalized Frail Older Adults

Background and purpose: Early rehabilitation is important for frail older adults due to reduced reserve capacity and physical fitness. To facilitate individualized... Read more ...