Filipino pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles pays courtesy call on ConGen Herrera-Lim

Filipino pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles pays courtesy call on ConGen Herrera-Lim

Los Angeles  – Dr. Joyce R. Javier, a Filipina pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at USC Keck School of Medicine and Anna Marie B. Cruz, Small Business Specialist at Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA) visited Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim at the Philippine Consulate General on 16 October […]

13.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
A penchant for healthy food can be trained: study

A penchant for healthy food can be trained: study

(Relaxnews) – In a small, preliminary study, researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University and at Massachusetts General Hospital found it may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy foods over calorie-laden, additive-rich fare. “We don’t start out in life loving French fries […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: Books, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
A rule of thumb for those with a tendency to over-indulge

A rule of thumb for those with a tendency to over-indulge

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at Iowa State and Cornell universities say sticking to a general rule of pouring just half a glass of wine regardless of age, size or gender could prevent overdoing it. In the study, researchers worked with 74 undergraduate students and staff and asked them to pour white and red wine from bottles […]

29.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
To maximize fitness, stay active between workouts: study

To maximize fitness, stay active between workouts: study

(Relaxnews) – A team of cardiologists at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center concluded that extended sedentary behavior of two hours or more could be as harmful to fitness levels as short stints of exercise are beneficial. In parallel, six hours spent sitting is as harmful to cardiorespiratory fitness as one hour of exercise […]

09.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
The meal of kings might be no golden egg for dieters, study says

The meal of kings might be no golden egg for dieters, study says

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at the University of Alabama say skipping breakfast does not hinder weight loss, despite popular belief — although it doesn’t help it either. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, examined the impact of recommendations to either skip or eat breakfast in 309 moderately overweight adults between the ages of […]

07.06.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Shady amphetamine-like compounds found in weight-loss supplements

Shady amphetamine-like compounds found in weight-loss supplements

(Relaxnews) – US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scientists have found some shady ingredients in nine weight-loss supplements currently available on the market. Scientists have spotted an amphetamine-like compound, called beta-methylphenethylamine, in nine of the 21 supposedly all-natural supplements tested. An athlete competing in canoeing qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympics was disqualified after traces […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
People unswayed by calorie counts in fast food restaurants: study

People unswayed by calorie counts in fast food restaurants: study

(Relaxnews) – While the high calorie counts of artery-clogging fast foods are often printed right in front of our eyes, most people ignore them and go ahead and order their burgers and fries anyway, a new study finds. New York University School of Medicine polled 2,000 Philadelphia fast food customers, aged 18 to 64, finding […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
The Vulcan Mind Meld just became a reality

The Vulcan Mind Meld just became a reality

(Relaxnews) – Quick, grab the tinfoil hats. Researchers at the University of Washington have succeeded in linking two human brains together via the internet. In an experiment conducted by Rajesh Rao and Andrea Stocco, Rao was able to send a brain signal via the internet to his colleague situated on the other side of the […]