Displaying items by tag: September 2018

Feel More Fit and Energized
Ballet Dancing Boosts Senior Fitness and Energy, Image: Bjoern Wylezich/Shutterstock.com Ten Australian seniors that strapped on ballet slippers and participated in Ballet for Seniors classes for three months reported feeling more fit, energetic and animated, according to...

Color-Producing Pigments Increases Cancer-Fighting
Wild Berries Prove Anti-Cancer Prowess, Image: Hortimages/Shutterstock.com A naturally occurring compound found abundantly in wild blackcurrants, bilberries and lingonberries increases the body’s ability to prevent...

Promotes Improved Blood Glucose Control
Fiber Lowers Blood Sugar, Image: irin-k/Shutterstock.com In a study that offers hope for people with Type 2 diabetes, Rutgers University researchers have shown that a diet high in diverse fibers...

Animals Gain Some Protection in New Budget
Hopeful Sign, Image: KhanIM/Shutterstock.comThe Humane Society Legislative Fund, the government affairs affiliate of the Humane Society of the U.S., worked with animal protection champions in both...

 

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Asthma Less Likely to Afflict Breastfed Kids, Image:  Evgeny Atamanenko/Shutterstock.com A University of Amsterdam study of 960 children from 4 to 12 years old taking asthma medication found that...

Survey of 109 Emergency Medicine Physicians
Doctors Underestimate Opioid Prescriptions, Image: Scotyard/Shutterstock.com People are frequently introduced to highly addictive opioid painkillers when using hospital emergency rooms. When...

Dirt Houses Cancer-Protective Microbe
A Bonus to Gardening, Image: Pavel Shlykov/Shutterstock.com Soil commonly contains bacteria that produce a molecule called mensacarcin that kills melanoma cancer cells, according to...

Help For Vanishing Reefs
In Vitro Corals, Image: Pataporn Kuanui/Shutterstock.comWarming seawater and increasing ocean acidity are damaging reef ecosystems around the world, and some...

 

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Improved Attention and Focus
Meditation Improves Long-Term Cognition, Image: stockcreations/Shutterstock.com Cognitive gains that people experience from an intense meditation retreat can persist for at least seven years and slow...

Energy Drinks Had an Even Greater Effect
Sodas Lower Fertility, Image: Alhim/Shutterstock.com Women that drink one or more sugary sodas a day are 25 percent less likely each month to...

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