Stressed during exams? Junk food may be to blame: Study

Students reporting higher levels of stress tended to snack more often, researchers said. (Source: Thinkstock Image) Eating a poor quality diet, including less fruits and vegetables and more fast food, is associated with increased stress during university examinations, according to a study unveiled Monday. “Stress has long been implicated in […]

Just 10 Minutes of Exercise a Week May Be Enough to Extend Your Life, Study Says

Exercising for just 10 minutes a week is linked to a longer life, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Several recent studies have found that even low-intensity exercise, done for a short amount of time, can have a meaningful impact on health. Still, the idea that exercising for 10 minutes […]

Yoga may benefit people suffering from high blood pressure and sugar

Suffering from increased blood pressure and high blood sugar? One year of yoga training may help, a new study suggests. According to the researchers from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, one year of yoga training decreased pro-inflammatory adipokines – signalling proteins released by fat tissue – and increased an anti-inflammatory […]

Acne may put you at risk of major depression. Here’s what new research says

Acne is associated with increased risk of developing major depression in the first years after the condition appears, reveals a study. The analysis included data from The Health Improvement Network (THIN) (1986-2012), a large primary care database in the United Kingdom. The investigators found that the risk for major depression […]

Regular Exercise May Boost Brain Power, Try These Foods Too!

HIGHLIGHTS Vitamin E is crucial in giving your brainpower a significant boost Berries are packed with antioxidants that fight free radicals in the body Lycopene in tomatoes helps in creating new brain cells According to a new study, conducted by researchers from Western Sydney University in Australia, regular exercise may […]