Childhood obesity: Squats, push-ups and lunges can help children shed weight faster and stay fit

Regular physical is important for leading a healthy life. Exercise is critical for everyone’s health, including children and adults with special needs. Yes, regular physical activity combined with a nutritious diet can help reduce the risk of your child being overweight or obese. But, a new study suggests that encouraging young people to do strength-based […]

EATING FOR TWO DURING PREGNANCY IS A DANGEROUS MYTH

While it’s easy to believe that pregnancy warrants an extra slice of cake at tea time, the old adage that women can “eat for two” when they’re expecting poses health risks to the child and mother-to-be, new research suggests. Published in the journal Diabetologia, the study shows that if a woman gains too much or […]

WHOLE FAT MILK IS BETTER AND BENEFICIAL FOR THE WELL BEING OF YOUR HEART

Many people believe that consuming milk that’s low-fat or dairy-free is better for your health than opting for whole-fat varieties. However, a major study has concluded that including full-fat dairy in your diet can actually be extremely beneficial for the wellbeing of your heart. Researchers from McMaster University in Canada carried out a study of […]

GOOSEBUMPS ARE A SIGN OF HIGH ACHIEVING AND HEALTHY LIFE : STUDY FINDS

Have you ever been to a live music gig that was so moving that your skin became covered in tingling goosebumps? If so, it could be sign that you’re likely to live a high-achieving, healthy and happy life. Over the summer, a study was conducted at Reading and Leeds music festivals to explore whether experiencing […]

BAN SMACKING CHILDREN TO PROTECT THEIR MENTAL HEALTH

Psychologists are calling for the smacking of children in the family home to be outlawed due to the effect it can have on their mental health. A motion has been put forward to the Trades Union Congress (TUC) from the Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP) urging the government to “acknowledge that physical punishment can have […]

70TH EMMYS AWARDS 2018 : LIST OF WINNERS

The 70th Emmy awards 2018 have been kicked-off, where actor Henry Winkler took home the award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series. Winkler,72, bagged his first-ever Primetime Emmy, following three acting nominations in the `70s for his breakout in Happy Days, among other nods for his role as master acting teacher Gene Cousineau […]

WORLD’S OLDEST HUMAN DRAWING FOUND IN ANCIENT AFRICAN CAVE

THE OLDEST drawing ever carved by humans has been discovered in a cave in Africa. Scientists say the mysterious artwork is at least 73,000 years old – and was created by modern man’s distant ancestors. The surprising discovery was made in Blombos Cave, in the southern Cape of South Africa. It was found on a […]

UAE’S FIRST CAT CAFE IS HERE TO FILL YOUR LOVING HEARTS

Love cats, but can’t have any? The Ailuromania Café, UAE’s first cat café, is here to fill your feline-loving hearts. Saudi-born sisters 23 year-old Iman and 25 year-old Alla Ahmed Bin Farid Al Aulaqi have imported the cat café trend to Dubai. The business model, a fully operational café with cats, already does well in […]

HEALTH DEPT WANTS SPA’S ‘VAMPIRE FACIAL’ CUSTOMERS TO GET BLOOD TESTS

WHAT IS VAMPIRE FACIAL AND HOW ITS DONE? A celebrity or influencer’s face covered with blood splatter. No, it’s not Halloween makeup — it’s actually one of the latest treatment trends in skin care, also known as a “vampire facial.” Celebrities, including Kim Kardashian West and Bar Refaeli, are fans of the facial, which might […]