Women need more sleep than men, according to a recent study. Researchers from Duke University have discovered that, compared to men, women experience more mental and physical consequences from inadequate rest. Besides giving half the population a legitimate reason to sleep in, the findings could also inspire new health recommendations for women at greater risk of heart disease, depression, and psychological problems.
According to a study published by the American Psychological Association, playing an instrument as a child keeps the mind sharper as we age. The study, done at the University of Kansas Medical Center, recruited 70 healthy adults aged 60 to 83, who were divided into groups based on their levels of musical experience.
New research reveals humans can use the sense of smell to detect dietary fat in food. As food smell almost always is detected before taste, the findings identify one of the first sensory qualities that signals whether a food contains fat. Innovative methods using odor to make low-fat foods more palatable could someday aid public health efforts to reduce dietary fat intake.
Constipation is a very common digestive disorder that affects people of all age groups.constipation is caused due to improper functioning of the bowels and this happens due to a lack of dietary fiber or water in the diet.The main causes of constipation are faulty diet, lack of exercise,diabetes,high blood pressure, insomnia or irritable bowel syndrome.