20 Aug 2016
A new large-scale study suggests that eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables can boost your happiness as well as your health.
Carried out by researchers at the University of Warwick, England and the University of Queensland,...
14 Aug 2016
Two new studies published this week have provided yet more evidence to suggest that staying active as we age, through working or volunteering, can promote both physical and mental health and wellbeing, especially in seniors.
13 Aug 2016
Consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy can influence the community of microbes living in a baby's gut, according to new research published in the journal Genome Medicine on August 9.
The team of researchers from Baylor...
12 Aug 2016
A new US study suggests yet another reason to get some shut-eye, finding that husbands and wives who get a good night's sleep are more satisfied with their marriage the next day.
Conducted by researchers from Florida State University,...
06 Aug 2016
It's a long-standing belief that lifting heavy weights for fewer repetitions is the best way to increase muscle and strength, but new research released this week suggests that lifting lighter weights for more repetitions could be just...
02 Aug 2016
Scientists on Monday reported fresh evidence for an inherited risk for depression, uncovering 17 genetic variations which they linked to major depressive disorder (MDD).
The discovery should boost understanding of the biology behind MDD...
31 Jul 2016
According to new American research, women who begin menstruating after the age of 12 and enter menopause after the age of 50 are more likely to live to 90 years old.
A team of researchers from the University of California San Diego...
23 Jul 2016
The beneficial effects of physical and mental exercise on brain health are already well established. A new American study has helped further pinpoint the impact of these two forms of exercise on the brains of ageing adults. Aerobic...
23 Jul 2016
Right off the bat, Michael Burtov said he and his team at technology startup GeoOrbital did not re-invent the wheel.
But, in a sense, they did.
After two years and five prototypes, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup...
22 Jul 2016
The benefits of art therapy have been proven scientifically once again. American researchers have shown that regardless of age or experience, creative pursuits can significantly lower stress levels.
Can colouring, drawing, modeling with...