Improve your mind with a Mediterranean diet, says new study

Improve your mind with a Mediterranean diet, says new study

New Australian research has provided another reason to fill up on a Mediterranean diet, finding that it can slow down cognitive decline. As well as the many physical health benefits of the diet, including a reduced risk of stroke, heart disease, and cancer, a review of studies by a team from the Centre for Human […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Lovi still a Kapuso

Lovi still a Kapuso

Actress Lovi Poe has signed up another three-year exclusive contract with GMA Network, Inc. “I’m just happy na nandito ako ngayon. Nagpapasalamat ako dahil palagi nila akong binibigyan ng opportunity to work on what I’m really passionate about, which is acting,” said Lovi who’s been a Kapuso for 10 years now. Lovi will topbill the […]

12.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Fil-Am stars in world premiere of ‘As Straw Before The Wind’

Fil-Am stars in world premiere of ‘As Straw Before The Wind’

Hollywood, CA   – As Straw Productions presents the World Premiere of As Straw Before The Wind, a new play that offers a window into the life experience of a Filipina nurse who survives the trauma of World War II, only to discover that her war is not yet over. Written by Felix Racelis, under the direction of Lesley Asistio, the […]

17.07.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Local News ·
New study links ‘Mediterranean diet’ to a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes in heart patients

New study links ‘Mediterranean diet’ to a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes in heart patients

A study published on Monday on the benefits of a “Mediterranean diet” found that including a higher number of these foods is linked to a lower risk of heart attack and stroke in people who already have heart disease. However the research also found that a moderate consumption of foods typical in a “Western diet,” […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Pomegranates have an anti-aging effect and are good for our neurons

Pomegranates have an anti-aging effect and are good for our neurons

(Relaxnews) – Eating pomegranates regularly could provide protection from neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, according to an American study published in the journal ACS Chemical Neuroscience. Pomegranates have been proven scientifically to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-cancer effects. They are also thought to have an anti-aging effect that can protect our neurons. The latest […]

16.12.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Scientists identify protein key to Alzheimer’s treatment

Scientists identify protein key to Alzheimer’s treatment

(Washington, United States-AFP) – A protein that appears to be key in the development of Alzheimer’s disease has been identified by scientists who say the discovery could provide a new drug target for dementia. Known as GPR3, the protein is believed to play an important role in reducing the buildup of amyloid plaques in the […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Fish oil supplements don’t prevent mental decline: study

Fish oil supplements don’t prevent mental decline: study

(Miami, United States-AFP) – Fish oil supplements, which are high in omega-3 fatty acids, do not protect against mental decline despite common belief, said a study Tuesday spanning 4,000 older people. The five-year clinical trial, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, is “one of the largest and longest of its kind,” according […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Brain health benefits of Mediterranean diet confirmed by new study

Brain health benefits of Mediterranean diet confirmed by new study

(Relaxnews) – A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine provides new evidence that a diet rich in olive oil, nuts, fish, fruit, vegetables and legumes may reduce the risk of cognitive decline. Since the 1980s, a number of experts have highlighted the various health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes regular consumption of fish, […]

12.05.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
New diet could considerably reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s

New diet could considerably reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at Rush University in Chicago have developed the MIND diet, which their recent study suggests could significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The study is published in the latest issue of Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. Professor Martha Clare Morris and her colleagues combined elements of the Mediterranean diet […]

24.03.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Oscars fashion: White and silver, and lots of beads

Oscars fashion: White and silver, and lots of beads

(Hollywood, United States-AFP) – Hollywood’s A-list actresses oozed old-school elegance in white and glittering silver on the Oscars red carpet Sunday, even as rain tumbled down on Tinseltown’s top fashion parade. Beyond the icy color palette, another trend for the ladies was lots of pearls and beads. Many of the gowns seen on the red […]

23.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Could Julianne Moore finally win Oscar for ‘Alice’?

Could Julianne Moore finally win Oscar for ‘Alice’?

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Julianne Moore scored her fifth Oscar nomination Thursday — and some say her role as a professor with early onset Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice” could finally bring her a golden statuette. In her latest movie, the radiant 54-year-old redhead plays a woman who has everything — love, children and a career, […]

17.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Benefits of regular vitamin D tests remain unproven: study

Benefits of regular vitamin D tests remain unproven: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Experts said Monday regular tests for vitamin D levels are not proven to be beneficial or harmful, despite previous research warning of damaging effects of vitamin D deficiencies in adults. Studies have found that low levels of the vitamin can increase the risk of bone fractures, heart disease, colorectal cancer, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer’s […]

01.12.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Brainfood: more support for fish oil as a cognitive health and memory aid

Brainfood: more support for fish oil as a cognitive health and memory aid

(Relaxnews) – A team of hospital researchers in Rhode Island have concluded that regular doses of fish oil could reduce brain atrophy and help seniors maintain cognitive function. The findings, published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, offer hope for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. “The field is currently engaged in numerous studies to […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Coming soon: a brain implant to restore memory

Coming soon: a brain implant to restore memory

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – In the next few months, highly secretive US military researchers say they will unveil new advances toward developing a brain implant that could one day restore a wounded soldier’s memory. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is forging ahead with a four-year plan to build a sophisticated memory stimulator, as part of […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
How mind games can make you smarter

How mind games can make you smarter

(Relaxnews) – Scientists in the US have developed a new training program for the brain that they say can make you smarter. Called “Gist reasoning training,” the program developed out of the University of Texas at Dallas goes beyond standard memory recall and information processing tests and improves cognitive performance by challenging the brain in […]

30.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Healthy eating in midlife helps protect brain health: study

Healthy eating in midlife helps protect brain health: study

(Relaxnews) – Eating right in midlife may prevent dementia later on, according to a new doctoral thesis published by the University of Eastern Finland. Results indicated those who consistently consumed healthy foods at the average age of 50 had a nearly 90% lower risk of dementia in a 14-year follow-up study compared to those who did not […]

12.03.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
‘Polar vortex’ slams US with record cold weather

‘Polar vortex’ slams US with record cold weather

By Mira Oberman CHICAGO  (AFP) – A “polar vortex” dropped over a huge section of the United States on Monday, sending temperatures plunging across the Midwest as the East Coast braced for the bitter Arctic blast. Meteorologists predicted the lowest temperatures in two decades in some areas of the country, with the mercury at -35 […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
How to eat on the Grain Brain diet

How to eat on the Grain Brain diet

(Relaxnews) – A US neurologist is making headlines for calling carbs like cereal, pasta and breads “the brain’s silent killer.” According to Dr. David Perlmutter’s New York Times best seller, “Grain Brain,” all carbs — even those that have long been touted as healthy like whole grains — can cause everything from dementia, ADHD and […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
General anaesthesia boosts dementia risks for elderly

General anaesthesia boosts dementia risks for elderly

(PARIS, France-AFP) – General anaesthesia for the elderly boosts the risks of dementia by more than a third, according to a study by French doctors released on Friday. Researchers led by Francois Sztark at the University of Bordeaux in southwestern France analysed data from a long-term study into cognitive decline covering 9,300 elderly people in […]

03.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Healthy living can fend off forgetfulness: study

Healthy living can fend off forgetfulness: study

(Relaxnews) – Feeling forgetful? A new study finds that adopting healthy behaviors could help sharpen your memory. While research has already shown that a healthy lifestyle is associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, less is known about the potential link between positive lifestyle choices and milder memory complaints, the researchers said. […]

02.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
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