Anti-Aging Health Studies
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
With the growing trend of various health diets, the Whole30 diet is not only the latest, but it also seems to be of the select few that actually makes sense. It encourages you to avoid alcohol, sugar, grains, legumes, dairy and additives in favour of whole, unprocessed foods for a
Not only is choline an important B vitamin, but it’s also a nutrient that’s essential for a number of biological processes. These include DNA formation and healthy liver function, as well as helping to form tissue within the nervous system that plays a part in brain development and growth. As this
Whether we admire them or roll our eyes at their behavior, we cannot dismiss the impact that celebrities have on public opinion, especially on public health. We live in a time where social media has a tremendous impact on our culture, where celebrities have a significant influence on their followers
While we know we are supposed to keep hydrated and drink lots of water, is it possible that we can we eat it too? There is a general rule of thumb that we’re supposed to generally consume eight glasses of water per day, and falling short of this suggested amount can