Turns out a 30 minute workout is all it takes to get you in better shape, at least that's what a new Danish study is claiming. The study involved observing 60 "moderately overweight" men who either biked, rowed or jogged for either 30 or 60 minutes.
A sleepless night doesn't mean feeling groggy or being in a bad mood. Multiple studies have shown that not getting out of sleep can lead to all sorts of health complications, including heart disease, fluctuations in weight and even hallucinations.
Nothing beats the eye-opening benefits of a good eyelash curler, but how do you know which curler suits you? If your curler pinches or pulls when you use it, that's a good sign that it may not be the best choice for your particular lashes. Check out these lash-saving tips below to help you pick the right tool for your eyes:
Some folks function better at night than during the day. But if you have trouble waking up on time to get to work or other obligations because you couldn't fall asleep until late the night before, it might be because you're suffering from what is known as Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (DSPD).
Fitness moves are best done effectively in pairs. "Doing two moves at the same time—each targeting an opposing or unrelated muscle group—allows you to train harder without exhausting a single group too quickly," says certified personal trainer Katrina Hodgson, CEO and cofounder of ToneItUp.com and Tone It Up fitness studio in Los Angeles, who created this workout. "This method of training also boosts total-body tone and helps sidestep muscular imbalances that can lead to injuries."
New research from Umea University states that the health effects of eating fish can backfire if its tainted with mercury.
The study was based on levels of methylmercury and omega-3 fatty acids
in a total of 572 men from Finland and Sweden by examining samples of
their blood and hair. Conducted by researchers from Umea University, the findings showed that while high omega-3 fatty acids in fish were linked with a lower risk of heart attack,
As stinky as it might sound, garlic is a great ingredient to add to your beauty rituals. This is due to the garlic’s superior antibacterial properties, which makes it the perfect ingredient for your face and body. Check out these beauty recipes below:
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has released new guidelines declaring how common painkillers such as aspirin, paracetamol and triptans could actually be the cause of the headaches rather than relieving them.
Ever wonder what those folks in charge of analysis blood tests can tell about you from just a single drop of blood? There's a lot of info stored in one's DNA, which can be used to predict all sorts of health issues. This infographic via WellnessFX Baseline explains just how a single drop can help paint a holistic picture of many different aspects of your body:
An engineer at Purdue University in Indiana has designed a new kind of medical patch that is powered by yeast farts.
The patch is designed to transfer drugs into the body by reacting with body heat. The power of the patch comes from carbon dioxide produced by ordinary baker's yeast. During tests, researchers inject water into the pump before placing the
pump on someone's skin. The body heat was found to be sufficient in
activating the yeast.
Whether in liquid, powder or cream form, applying highlighter or illuminator to your beauty regime is one of the best ways to add a little glow to your complexion while showing off your best features. The great thing about highlights is that it can be used alone or blended together, applied over other make-up or mixed with make-up of any texture to highlight areas of the face
All-natural hair oils has long been known as the secret to healthy, shiny hair. But how do you know which oil works best for your hair type? Whether you have fine or coarse hair, there's a hair oil out there that will work wonders on your tresses:
Different skin types have different needs, so how do you select which lotion, cream, or
oil works well with your skin?
To start off, you need to first pay attention to your skin. Signs of dryness, tightness, or itchiness is a good indication that you need to start using a moisturizer or switch to a thicker formula, which is more emollient and will prevent moisture loss by sealing in water and natural oils inside your skin. So if your skin feels dry within an hour of using moisturizer, then it's time to use something that’s more emollient.
There's nothing like heading to the ladies room only to realize that your makeup is all over the place on your face. But instead of applying for a half-day, these quick fixes below should do the trick:
New research has found that ingesting common pain relievers like ibuprofen or acetaminophen twice or more per week is linked to long term hearing loss. For the study, researchers followed 62,691 women for 14 years and found that increased frequency of pain reliever use corresponded with a greater chance of going deaf:
Looks like exposure to cigarette smoke might present more health risks
beyond respiratory damage. A small new study published in the journal Addiction has found a correlation between secondhand smoking and memory
Hiccups can be annoying, because nobody want to be stuck making that pesky noise all day. But hiccups can happen to everyone, since it's mainly the result of involuntary diaphragm contractions causing the vocal cords to spasm.
For those who feel self conscious about their scars, there are now
various creams, lotions, and care to help them heal and fade away.
The way a scar heals depends on your age, genetics, and where the scar
is. And the longer the scar has been around, the harder it is to erase
completely. Scars that are new and red are more likely fade than older and pigmented scars, which usually require a trip to your dermatologist.