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City Living Impairs Memory

April 9, 2012 Category :Healthy News 0

The brain health of city dwellers must be paying the price of convenience of the urban landscape. With so many distractions – neon signs, numerous cellphone conversations, and other sights and sounds not available to rural areas, city dwellers begin to practice “controlled perception”.

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Coffee and Tea may lower Brain Cancer Risk

April 8, 2012 Category :Healthy News 0

More than the caffeine fix, coffee and tea may reduce one’s risk of suffering from brain cancer. According to a research by Dominique Michaud, DSc, of Brown University, consuming coffee or tea (100 mL. or more) in a day is linked to the decrease in risk for glioma, one type of brain tumor, by 34 percent.

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Does Menopause Increase the Risk of Diabetes?

October 29, 2011 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy News 0

Women may dread menopause for the mood swings, hot flushes and its attendant discomforts, but did you know that menopause may also herald an increase in the risk for diabetes?

Menopausal women often gain weight, but fat also tends to get redistributed. Take a look in the mirror—are you pear-shaped or apple-shaped? Pear-shaped women have more fat in their hips and thighs. Apple-shaped women have more fat in the abdomen or what has been termed as central obesity.

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