Thursday, May 16, 2019

1 in 3 women with gestational diabetes is not screened

Screening for gestational diabetes follows a selective mode according to several criteria. It is intended for women with a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25 kg / m2, an age of 35 years or older, a family history of diabetes, a personal history of gestational diabetes, or a child macrosome. But this selective screening would let women fall through the cracks ... Almost a third of cases according to a French team at the Jean Verdier hospital in Bondy.

Smoking: Smoking cessation before age 40 saves 10 years

"The number of female deaths from lung cancer has increased by almost 6% per year since the beginning of the 2000s. This cancer is becoming more deadly than breast cancer and yet there is little mobilization for its prevention. As if we thought that finally, these women have looked for it since they smoked! "Says Professor Xavier Quantin, pneumo-oncologist at Montpellier University Hospital.

The age of the first pregnancy decreases with the level of study

In the 1960s, women made their first child at age 24. In 2010, they do so four years later, according to the latest INSEE report (1). And for the next ones, here too, the mothers are older at the birth of their offspring. Regardless of the child's rank, the average age of mothers is 30 years old.

Night work hurts women

Night work is a risk factor for breast cancer, as are certain genetic mutations, late age at first pregnancy, and hormonal treatments. In any case, this is what Inserm researchers have just shown in a major population survey on the impact of night work on women's health carried out between 2005 and 2008.  

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Lack of sleep prevents us from digesting our negative emotions

It has long been known that quality sleep is essential for good healthIn addition to allowing us to "recharge our batteries", sleep would allow us to assimilate the events of our day  to move on, to consolidate our memory , but also to keep our brain at its best. But what happens in the brains of people who do not sleep or little? 

E.Coli: Children under 5 must not consume raw milk

In order to avoid E. coli contamination, "children under five must not consume raw milk cheese or raw milk," says the Ministry of Agriculture. "Beyond, the risk still exists but it is still decreasing, children are still better protected beyond five years," said AFP Marie-Pierre Donguy, head of the mission of health emergencies.

Why you should stop high protein drinks

Do you subscribe to the gym and want to gain muscleYou may be tempted by drinks and high-protein bars, star products of influencers on social networks . Be careful, because a new study, published in the journal Nature Metabolism , shows what the negative side effects may be.

Premature babies are more likely to suffer from kidney disease

Premature births are important risk factors for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in adulthood, according to a Swedish study published by the BMJ . 

High rates of premature birth (currently 10% in the United States and 5-8% in Europe) and improved infant survival have created a new category of population with specific biological characteristics.

Monday, May 6, 2019

How the stress of exams drives students to eat junk food

Millions of students around the world are preparing to take their final exams. And that says period of revision says period of intense stress. Stress often manifested by uncontrollable cravings for fatty or sugary foods. We suspected it but researchers have just proved it.

Playing sports would promote memory

It is well known, sport has multiple health benefitsAccording to a study, doing exercise once a week would affect the way our brain accesses memories.
In 2013, the University of Maryland (USA) had already worked on sports and memory . After three months of study, scientists had discovered that 12 weeks of treadmill changed the way participants' brains functioned. 

Vitamin D: be careful, excess can cause kidney failure

Beware of the abuse of  food supplements  ! The case of a patient reported in  the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association (CMAJ)  warns us about the over consumption of vitamin D food supplements . If the latter is essential for good absorption of calcium and phosphorus, thus ensuring good bone mineralization , the thresholds defining a deficiency are very low. Beware then over consumption:

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Cold and sport: pay attention to physical exercise in winter

Snow, ice, negative temperatures, as every year at this time, a cold wave arrives. This icy weather encourages people to stay at home and wait for spring and the return of more favorable temperatures to resume the sport. With the added winter fatigue, it's difficult to motivate yourself to play sports, especially outdoors.
However, practicing physical activity in cold weather is possible. This requires, however, to be well prepared and well equipped ... and pay attention to ice sheets, especially for cyclists. 

New recommendations for a better lifestyle

More than half of French people are overweight or obese: for Public Health, it is time to change our habits. The organization issues a series of recommendations on diet, physical activity and physical inactivity to help people make better choices. 

Towards a healthier diet 

These recommendations are the result of the analysis, by Public Health, of data collected in particular during the national study of Health on the Environment, Biomonitoring, Physical Activity and Nutrition (Esteban study) conducted in 2016.

Sleep disorders: to be rocked makes you sleep better

Do like babies , get rocked! According to Swiss research, this improves the quality of sleep and its duration, whatever the age. In 2011, a study already showed the interest of rocking during a nap. If it allows to fall asleep faster and more deeply, this time, the researchers were interested in its effects on a full night. Led by the University of Geneva (Unige) and the University of Lausanne (Unil), the work was published in the journal Current Biology. 

Hypertension: 30 minutes of walking a day help to lower blood pressure

30 minutes of exercise in the morning lowers blood pressure for the rest of the day, especially for men or women of advanced and overweight age. This result, based on new research , can be further improved if patients take frequent breaks during their workday.

Smile can really make people happier

It illuminates our features, makes our face shine and can transform our attitude. It's a fact: the smile is the most recognizable and communicative facial expression.
The smile also has a "magic" power: that of making us happy. It is in any case that advances a new study published in the Psychological Bulletin .

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Cardiovascular disease: replacing red meat with vegetable protein reduces risk

High cholesterol, risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure or kidney problems ... For several years, researchers have agreed to warn against excessive consumption of red meat .
Many studies have pointed out its negative effects on health, especially cardiovascular health. 

Back pain and diabetes are often linked

Diabetics are 35% more likely to have back pain ("low back pain" or "low back pain"), according to a new Australian study. These findings, based on a meta-analysis of trials on the issue, were published in PLOS ONE .

Breast cancer: women in couples would experience fewer sexual problems than other women

Breast cancer affects more than 50,000 women each year, aged in 90% of cases over 40 years. If he is cured relatively easily after an early diagnosis, a recurrence may occur in the next 5 years. It is for this reason that adjuvant endocrine therapy is often prescribed at this time. For those who have had a particularly aggressive cancer, the treatment can even last up to 10 years or more after the remission. Nevertheless, their side effects are numerous in menopausal women ( vaginal dryness , low libido or even  painful sexual intercourse ...).

This common food additive triggers diabetes and obesity

Consumption of propionate, a frequently used food additive, promotes obesity and diabetes, according to a new study . Yet it is considered a safe product in the United States.
Propionate is widely used by bakeries and the creators of artificial flavorsIt is a fatty acid that helps prevent the formation of mold on food. 

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Electric cycling would improve seniors' mental health

Yet another proof of the benefits of sport on aging. According to a British study published in the journal Plos One , regular electric cycling would have a positive impact on the mental health of seniors. And, surprisingly, the electric bike, yet famous for "not being physical enough", would be more efficient than the classic.

Food: the benefits of the Mediterranean diet finally demonstrated by scientists

The Mediterranean diet  has already proved its benefits. This type of diet makes it possible to reduce mortality from  cardiovascular diseases and to reduce the risk of  Alzheimer's  and Parkinson's diseases . In addition, it would also improve the chances of pregnancy during assisted fertilization.

Hemorrhoids, hormones : The functioning of the human body is very precisely regulated

The functioning of the human body is very precisely regulated. The function of tissues and organs is regulated by the nervous system as well as hormones. Hormones are small chemical compounds produced by the intrinsic e. endocrine glands. These glands affect human growth, face shape, length of hands and feet, pelvic shape, skin color, subcutaneous fat tissue, body coat density, muscle tone, voice call, and even emotions from early development. 

Six simple rules for best recovery

With no will, recovery from training is left to many iron racers to come back. In fact, a decent recovery is a protest that cannot be ignored.

1. Nutrition
This point is obvious. Nutrition must be top-notch. It is not enough to have a post-exercise recovery drink. The best results are a well thought out diet plan.

What to eat before exercising?

Pre-training nutrition plays a major role as it provides maximum performance for the training. We offer some quick options for your training to be level.

Light Cocoa Coffee
Ideal drink before exercise. Provides you with the amino acids and carbohydrates you need for your workout. Sheik is very tasty and the caffeine in it adds extra energy to your workout!

Monday, April 1, 2019

13 causes of burning in the feet

1. Diabetes

This disease is characterized by an increase in the level of sugar and fat (for example, triglycerides) in the blood. Over time, diabetes mellitus leads to damage to the peripheral nerves of the arms and legs, which can result in a permanent or temporary burning sensation. Tell your doctor about the first signs - tingling or numbness of the fingers and toes, do not forget to regularly check the doctor, to be sure that the disease is under control.

5 reasons to eat eggs

Western experts rush, argue about the return of eggs in our diet. It turns out that their bad reputation over the years has been something of a misunderstanding. In fact, in this small 70-calorie container there are a lot of things that are truly indispensable for health. So if you have avoided eggs so far, catch five reasons to return them to the diet:

Scientists have discovered the secret of hair growth

Have you ever thought about why hair grows on some parts of the body, but not on others?
A new study offers a possible explanation for this fact. Scientists have discovered that the skin on areas of the body that are not covered in hair secretes protein, which blocks the WNT signaling pathways that control hair growth.
A recent study suggests that 6 hours is the minimum amount of night sleep that contributes to the preservation of heart health.
The study found that chronic sleep deprivation and poor sleep quality increases the accumulation of fatty plaques on the artery walls - a condition known as atherosclerosis. It increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

7 signs of a lack of protein in the body

In an ideal diet, protein is 10% of daily calories and should be ingested throughout the day: a cup of low-fat Greek yogurt gives about 20 g of protein, a portion of chicken without skin for lunch will provide us with about 25 g of protein, a cup of dark beans for dinner - 15 grams of protein. The body breaks down protein in various ways and uses it again for its needs.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Vegetarian lightens for your Life..

Can you refuse to allow?

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Be healthy in the spring - don't forget to pick up essential fatty acids

When it came to springtime, many began to follow a healthier lifestyle - eat more vegetables and fruits, eat less fatty foods and sweets. However, when planning and implementing spring diets, it should be remembered that not all the fats that we take on a daily basis need to be abandoned, the specialists of the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPCC) explain.

Expert opinion on a balanced diet for beauty

Dr. Alexander Martinchuk, Expert of the Herbalife Scientific Advisory Board, Nutritionist, Gastroenterologist and Therapist: During the warm summer and the beach season, you need to pay more attention to the condition, shape and overall perception of your skin and hair. While enjoying the summer, one should not forget the worries that the body needs and its beauty to maintain. 

How to ensure good hearing and healthy ears

At the end of the summer season, looking back at the time we spent, we can safely say that we have enjoyed various cultural and musical events, water pleasures and many other entertainment. Although the health of the ear needs to be taken care of throughout the year, in summer they are often subject to various hearing-negative factors such as loud music, water and others. 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Do you have the right toothbrush?

Do you also wonder what toothbrush is the most suitable for you? Do you know if you want to trust alluring ads? In that case, these lines are dedicated to you!
The fifth-year student of the Faculty of Medicine of Palacký University in Olomouc was happy to answer our questions.

Sensitive skin

Poor climate, smoking or stress are all influences that can affect our skin. The situation has gone so far that every second woman complains about sensitive skin in Central Europe today ...
Sensitive skin responds to endogenous stimuli, such as stress, fatigue, smoking or hormonal changes. Also pay attention to unsuitable cosmetics! 

Monday, March 11, 2019

Stomach bandage...??

Stomach bandage is a laparoscopic surgery performed in obese clients, where a special regulating silicone ring is implanted on the upper part of the stomach, causing the stomach to be divided into two smaller parts. This ring may be more or more forgiving or forgiving due to the inserted port in the client's subclip. The tightness of this ring is given by a doctor who admits the special fluid to the port and the ring.

Excessive stress and exercise, when the body says - enough!

After holidays and rest time, time has come back to our busy tracks and we face the daily routine at work and at home again. Few sunsets, cold, home-grown carousels, and even overtime in our work, exhaust us and take away all of our energy. It returns stress and fatigue.
Headaches, a feeling of exhaustion, but also anxiety - yet our body can show that it's time to slow down, slow down, take a deep breath, and realize what's wrong. 

Did you Eat enough fiber?

Although the recommendations of the different organizations regarding the recommended daily intake of fiber differ, most often we meet the minimum recommended quantity of 25 - 30 g, sometimes even 40 g. Unfortunately, the survey showed that the average consumption of fiber (without gender difference) 7 g. How to easily put it in the menu? And what is fiber actually?

Friday, February 15, 2019

Yoga on vacation - rest for your body and soul

Yoga can be done almost anywhere, yet most of us are constantly practicing in one place. Occasional change of environment, however, brings a higher level of stimulation and excitement.

The healing effects of yoga have already been heard by everyone. Exercises that help resolve different muscle disbalances, spinal anomalies caused by improper body posture or breathing difficulties have become part of many rehabilitation exercises.

Children's immunity eliminates stress

The child's world is incredible. So many variations, adventures and joy from seemingly ordinary things ... Children are spontaneous and can live with the moment. They love to discover the world. And above all love (and need) also freedom. But we steal them unknowingly. The first such loss usually comes with admission to kindergarten or school ...

Many people suffer from joint pains.. Are you..?

These are pains that have low intensity, but it can also be a pain that accompanies every movement. And the older you are, the worse it is.
It hurts your knees, your hips, your elbows, but do you know that you have knuckles on your skull? Joints are where the two bones are joined. The joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligament, tendon and muscles.

Goat milk protects children and adults from stress and mental health problems

If you are looking for a way to greatly enrich the diet, believe that even a "normal" food, such as goat's milk, will make your miracles accomplished with your health. New in the world market is instant goat milk , which you will definitely like in hot and cold dishes and if necessary with it you can completely replace cow's milk.

The hectic lifestyle places high demands on the psyche of children and adults. Protect against possible stress and its negative effects on human health can be natural substances from goat's milk. Some of these substances are completely irreplaceable for proper functioning of the nervous system. 

1 in 3 women with gestational diabetes is not screened

Screening for  gestational diabetes  follows a selective mode according to several criteria.  It is intended for women with a body mass i...