Athletes get into the zone with mindfulness
Mindfulness program can prepare athletes mentally and improve their performance.
Why spinach and kale is good for the ageing brain
Higher levels of lutein – found in spinach and kale – has a protective effect against cognitive decline as we...
Why brand preference should be on your dating profile
Research suggests that differing brand preference can affect our happiness more than differing interests and personality traits.
Want to rebound from sleep loss? It’s in your genes
Scientists discover a gene outside the brain which controls the ability to recover from sleep deprivation.
The cost of tropical deforestation
Researchers perform an analysis of the trade-offs between agricultural benefits and losses of multiple ecosystem services due to tropical deforestation.
Psychedelic drugs to treat mental health
Researchers believe that ego dissolution during psychedelic experiences can help treat mental health patients.
How a protein-rich diet can soothe gut inflammation
Bacterium normally living in the gut and a protein rich diet promotes less inflammation in the gut.
Unrealistic body image expectations portrayed by media is harmful
Media portrayal of pregnant and postpartum women and their body image is unrealistic and triggers a range of negative emotions.
What stride length is best for you?
Stride length that runners choose naturally is best for them whether they are experienced or inexperienced runners.
How digital devices disrupt our sleep
A study found that blue light emitting from digital devices contributes to higher incidence of sleep dysfunction.
Day-to-day experiences impact positive attitude towards ageing
Day-to-day experiences and attitude toward aging can affect an individual's awareness of age-related change and mood.
Sugary drinks with high-protein meals lead to weight gain
A sugar-sweetened drink with a high protein meal can store more fat and negatively affect your energy balance.
Here’s how to buy a gift that someone will like
A study shows that gift recipient are happier with their gifts when the giver also buys it for themselves.
How do breast cancer cells survive even with radiotherapy?
A study finds that the body’s natural healing mechanism may reduce the efficacy of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients.
Where does all our plastic go?
Humans have generated 8.5 billion metric tonnes of plastic waste which is residing in landfills and our natural environment.
Can the risks of falls be reduced by tai chi?
A recent meta-analysis found that tai chi can reduce the risk of falling among older adults.
Is high-fat ice cream tastier?
Scientists say that generally consumers cannot tell the difference in fat content found in ice cream.
How to manage weight gain for a healthy pregnancy
Excessive weight gain during pregnancy can have adverse effects on mother and baby, but exercise and diet can reduce risks.
What happens to your heart when you gain little weight?
New study suggests, that even small weight gain can affect the heart structure and functioning, increasing long-term risk.
How yoga protects your brain as you age
Long-term practise of yoga could help protect the ageing brain against cognitive decline.