Scientists at Georgetown University in Washington DC have developed a technique that they believe can predict with 90% accuracy whether people are at risk of developing Alzheimer’s within three years. The study, published in the journal Nature Medicine, identified 10 molecules in blood could be used to predict with around
Researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas believe that the reason why the longer hours a man works, the healthier his wife seems to be is due to increased household income. However the study also revealed that a man whose wife works full-time has the best health of
Skin problems are not exclusively teenage territory. With our frenetic lifestyles and the associated stress, more women are experiencing problem skin than ever before. Stress reduction is vital, says Dr Adam Geyer, Kiehl’s consulting dermatologist and instructor in Clinical Dermatology at Columbia University. “Cortisol is released when we are under stress and
By Kim Bell Cellulite is the appearance of uneven, lumpy skin, most commonly on the hips, thighs and buttocks, explains Dr Rakesh Newaj, a Johannesburg- based dermatologist. It is caused by the fibrous connective tissue cords that pull the skin to the underlying muscle, and the deposits of fats in
Can you use botox if you suffer from vitiligo? This is the question we asked leading specialists to answer. Vitiligo is a skin condition that causes de-pigmentation of sections of skin on your face or body. It occurs when melanocytes, the cells responsible for skin pigmentation, are unable to function.
Want to cut the carbs? Try this tasty, easy to prepare, low carb soup recipe ideal for the whole family. The Low Carb Soup Ingredients 50g organic coconut oil or butter 10 mushrooms, sliced 600g minced meat 800ml fresh cream 250ml water (you can add more if the soup is
Eating more yoghurt can reduce the risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes, researchers at The University of Cambridge have found. The study, published in the journal Diabetologia, shows that eating yoghurt in place of other snacks, such as crisps, can reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes. The study also found that higher
Our Well Up Challenge well under way and our candidates working towards the goals they have set for themselves. Only two weeks into the challenge, our group has already lost a total of 18.4kg and are feeling positive and dedicated to making even more progress over the next few months.
Thylakoid, a compound in spinach and other leafy green vegetables, may help you feel fuller for longer, suggests research from Lund University, Sweden. However, spinach consumption alone may not be enough to help with weight loss. Researchers explain that because the human body cannot break down the compound from fresh
Yes, say scientists. In fact, research shows that a healthy diet, exercise regime and stress management techniques (such as meditation and yoga) may be able to reverse the aging of your body’s cells. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, studied data regarding 35 patients who had a non-aggressive form