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Regular Exercise 'Best For Mental Health'

Regular Exercise 'Best For Mental Health' All types of activity were found to improve mental health no matter people's age or gender, including doing the housework and looking after the children. Those who exercised reported 1.5 fewer days of a struggle, which is a reduction of 43.2 percent. However, people should refrain from exercising too much, as that will instead have a negative effect on mental health. [Full Article...]

Blue light emitted from smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness

Blue light emitted from smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness Considering that the eyes are constantly exposed to blue light irradiation and it becomes the cause of death of photoreceptor cells in the retina that are responsible for light perception by the brain. Scientists have long known blue light from device screens contribute to blindness . Retinal without blue light or blue light without retinal could not kill the cells. [Full Article...]

Study Shows Average Consumption of Salt Good for Heart Health

Study Shows Average Consumption of Salt Good for Heart Health The current paper reports blood pressure and cardiovascular community outcomes in 94,000 adults from 21 countries based on estimated sodium and potassium intake calculated from a single fasting morning urine specimen. It has been reinforced time and again how excessive intake of salt can constrict blood vessels and lead to elevated blood pressure levels and increased risk of cardiovascular disea... [Full Article...]

Teams heading out to help ailing Northwest orca

Teams heading out to help ailing Northwest orca Fearing that J50's fate will be the same if they don't intervene, scientists are considering multiple strategies created to save the starving whale, including feeding her live salmon dosed with medication at sea. They also face overlapping threats from toxic pollution and noise and disturbances from boats. He estimated she has carried the calf more than 1,000 miles. [Full Article...]

Scientists: Diverse diet may cause health problems

There is, however, some evidence that a wider variety of food options in a meal may delay people's feelings of fullness, which increases their food intake. The majority of these studies showed that people ate significantly more when served a wider variety of foods, as opposed to a single item. For instance, one study revealed how adding ketchup or mayonnaise to French fries and cream to brownies f... [Full Article...]

Study looks at boxer shorts versus underpants and sperm count

Study looks at boxer shorts versus underpants and sperm count The men, who were between the ages of 32 and 39, completed a survey that included questions about the style of underwear they wore in the previous three months. Results showed that men who preferred boxers had a 25 percent higher sperm concentration and a 17 percent higher sperm count. Dr. Jorge Chavarro, associate professor of nutrition and epidemiology at Harvard, lead author of the study has ... [Full Article...]

New Jersey reports first human case of West Nile virus this year

New Jersey reports first human case of West Nile virus this year In each case the people had no symptoms at the time of donating blood through a blood collection agency, but whose blood tested positive when screened for the presence of West Nile virus. Additionally, on August 6, the Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed six additional cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state's 2018 total to 13 so far. [Full Article...]

West Nile Found In Wyoming Mosquito Test

West Nile Found In Wyoming Mosquito Test Test results are reported once a week by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. West Nile virus is a disease that is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes only need a few tablespoons of water to lay eggs. The first probable case of the virus in 2018 was reported in Allegheny County in late July. [Full Article...]


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