Anti-Aging Health Studies
Flavonoids are the pigments that give fruits and vegetables their bright colors. Aside from providing vibrant colors for fruits and vegetables, flavonoids also help to regulate cell growth. Furthermore, these pigments also contain antioxidative properties, which hold a lot of benefits for human health. That being said, new research has
Ordinarily, you’d be forgiven for expecting this kind of article in the New Year as people set out their resolutions for the coming months. However, looking after your mind and body is a 24/7, 365 days-a-year job and it’s therefor important to reinforce the simple techniques you can adopt to
When it comes to pores, zits and other frustrating skin imperfections may seem like a breeze in comparison. That is because these tiny openings in our skin – which serve primarily as the escape route for perspiration and bodily toxins – are permanent and how big they are is primarily
High blood pressure(also known as hypertension) translates to the pressure of the blood in one’s blood vessels is higher than it should be. Over 800 million people in the world suffer from hypertension with, according to the American Heart Association, the number being close to 100 million in the United
Cancer survivors experience more sleep problems than most people. Up to 60% of them experience mild to severe insomnia with symptoms like difficulty falling asleep, inability to sleep through the night and daytime sleepiness. Some of the factors behind this include the cancer treatments administered and symptoms like fatigue and
Fat may be seen as a dirty word, but it doesn’t deserve its bad reputation; not exactly. The body needs fat for energy and it also uses fat to better process certain vitamins and minerals. However, fat can also heighten the risk for cardiovascular health problems as well as obesity.
The link between young adults – in particular, university students — and high levels of depression and depressive symptoms is well documented. But when exactly are they at their highest? Are stress levels and risks of depressive episodes as elevated on campus in September as they are in, say, April?
As much as we try to practice great skincare, we’ve all been guilty of going to sleep with our make-up on once or twice (or possibly three to four times). Whether it’s a result of a long workday or simply being too lazy, making a habit of going to bed
According to a large recent study, men reproductive health seems to failing, with the sperm concentration and sperm count experiencing a steady decline over the past 30 years. Factors that can influence male fertility include pollution, smoking, poor diet, obesity, some medications and excessive alcohol use. However, according to recent
In this Q&A, we ask Dr Sly Nedic – founder and owner of 8th Sense and a GP with a special interest in personalized medicine and aesthetics – to share her insights on the future of personalized medicine. Here’s what she had to say. Q: What is genetic testing and