Health, Fitness & Food

Neural hemorrhaging is a condition with a high mortality rate and invasive conventional treatments. Acupuncture offers a non-invasive alternative that may reduce the negative side effects of suffering a stroke. Neural hemorrhaging is a common and very dangerous form of stroke. Particularly dangerous are thalamic hemorrhages, which account for 15% of all spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhages
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Health&Fitness: You turned 20 last week – how does an athlete celebrate her birthday?  Morgan Lake: Probably quite different to how other people celebrate their birthday. I had a full day of training and then went out for a meal with my family and friends. Quite a chilled one – but still nice.  H&F: Looking
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Scientists have revealed that a 3-month treatment with Royal Jelly can reduce triglyceride, LDL-cholesterol and subsequently the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Cholesterol is found in all cells and serves many functions throughout the body. Our bodies need cholesterol but too much can be harmful. Elevated levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, known as the bad
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The present study suggests that besides lutein, a combination of healthy dietary and lifestyle factors is also required for proper and improved lung function in adults. The inflammation or obstruction in the airways of adults may lead to impairment in lung/ pulmonary function leading to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD is characterized by obstruction
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A new study examines the relationship between online tobacco marketing and the propensity for tobacco use among teens. In our modern internet era, online advertising has become an essential component of marketing campaigns for products of all types. Tobacco products, of course, are no exception. In recent years, tobacco company expenditures on Internet advertising have
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A healthy diet is generally an important lifestyle modification to avoid disease. Researchers studied the effects of different diets on biological risk factors. Maintaining a healthy diet is important for avoiding disease and other health complications. Unhealthy diets are considered risk factors for disease globally, especially in developing countries. In places such as Latin America,
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Research suggests hypnotherapy is a highly valuable tool for treating gut conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome and abdominal pain conditions in children. Interestingly, home-based self-hypnotherapy is equally effective as individual-hypnotherapy provided by therapists. Thirteen percent of children around the world suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and functional abdominal pain syndromes (FAPS). IBS and
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A group of researchers conducted a randomized control trial to determine whether adherence to Mediterranean diet improved endothelial function and lowered blood pressure levels. The Mediterranean diet is a type of diet which is characterized by generous portions of vegetables, fruits, olive oil, legumes, nuts, red wine, and seafood, while low on red meat and
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If you’ve been following the on-court excitement of the first round of the Fed Cup (Feb 8-11), you’ll know GB’s women have smashed their way through to tomorrow’s play off, earning themselves a chance to qualify for World Group II play-offs in April. Amazing! The Fed Cup is the world’s largest annual international team competition
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Your fitness diary date for March 2017 Don’t miss out on London’s hottest women’s fitness event – MOVE FIT is the fitness and lifestyle event to inspire every girl! Showcasing international fitness brands Zumba, LES MILLS, BEACHBODY, Clubbercise, Bokwa, POUND, Jungle Body, Fight Klub, Lindsay Jay, Tony Stone… and so many more MOVE FIT is the
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Want gorgeous tone and unbeatable fitness levels? Try this Looking for something new this year? It’s time to train like a dancer with pro dancer Danielle Peazer’s brand new downloadable 12-Week Body Plan. Not only has Danielle graced the stage dancing with icons like Kylie, she’s also a global Reebok ambassador, Instagram star and now
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Want gorgeous tone and unbeatable fitness levels? Try this Looking for something new this year? It’s time to train like a dancer with pro dancer Danielle Peazer’s brand new downloadable 12-Week Body Plan. Not only has Danielle graced the stage dancing with icons like Kylie, she’s also a global Reebok ambassador, Instagram star and now
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Burn fat and build muscle with these exercises from celebrity trainer Jason Walsh.  In La La Land, Emma Stone goes on a sing-and-dance journey through Los Angeles—and boy does all that tap dancing look tiring. We wondered what Stone did to build the strength and stamina needed for long days of dancing and singing on set, so
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A new year symbolizes a fresh start—and the perfect chance to reboot your stale workouts with one of 2017’s top fitness trends. In the upcoming year, wearable tech, body weight training, and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) will be huge, according to an annual report published by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). The 11th
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