Category: Lifestyle

Ground-breaking blood test could reduce lung cancer deaths

A ground-breaking blood test could cut the number of people who die from lung cancer each year. Lung cancer is the third most common cancer but it has a very high mortality rate. Less than 9% of patients survive more than five year after diagnosis – often because it is spotted too late. A trial […]

Slimmers who set calorie limits for each meal are more likely to eat less, new study finds

Slimmers who set themselves a calorie limit for each meal rather than per day are more likely to eat less, researchers have found. A study at Warwick Business School asked dieters to set a ‘budget’ for their calorie intake. The results, published in the Journal of Consumer Research, showed that dieters who set a budget […]

Get ripped fast with this ace gym workout tip for muscle growth

When it comes to building muscle mass, you have to keep an eye out on A) eating right B) sleeping/resting enough C) increasing the volume steadily. This last point is the top gym workout tip you need to follow if you want to build muscle mass and see real progress in the church of iron. […]

From hamman to rose water, these are the best beauty secrets we can steal from the past

Forget modern day innovations like CBD oil and Botox, sometimes turning to the past provides the best beauty secrets. Indeed, beauty secrets have been passed down through the generations in South Asian countries like Pakistan and India, as well as in the Middle East, for centuries. Whilst the past has served us some rather quirky […]

Post-Gym Muscle Pain? Protein Shakes Not The Answer

Protein shakes have long been touted as a gym bag essential, consumed by gym-goers in an effort to boost muscle recovery and minimise post-workout muscle soreness, but they may not be the most effective way to relieve aching muscles, a new study suggests. The researchers have found that neither whey-protein based shakes nor milk-based formulas […]

Blood Pressure Issues? Try Hot Yoga

Researchers have found that taking hot yoga classes lowered the blood pressure of adults with elevated or stage 1 hypertension. While there is evidence of regular, room-temperature yoga’s positive effect on blood pressure, little is known about hot yoga’s potential impact on blood pressure, said researchers who presented the study at Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions […]

CDC warns about e-cigarette use after rise in vaping-related deaths

A severe and puzzling lung disease linked to electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices has doctors across the country scrambling to diagnose and care for patients struggling to breathe. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the number of vaping-related illnesses jumped to at least 450 cases in 33 states and cautioned […]