Coronavirus: UK government urged to include sign language interpreter in daily briefings

Coronavirus: UK government urged to include sign language interpreter in daily briefings

An aspiring teacher is calling on the UK government to include a sign language interpreter in its daily press briefing to help deaf people better understand the coronavirus pandemic.

Sitting on a chair all day? Exercise can “offset” the health risks associated with it, says research

Sitting on a chair all day? Exercise can “offset” the health risks associated with it, says research

The researchers found that sitting for more than six hours every day and not engaging in any physical activity increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause death.

Stress from social media could lead to addiction, says new study

Stress from social media could lead to addiction, says new study

Professor Sven Laumer of Friedrich-Alexander Univeristät said: “We found that those users who had a greater social media habit needed less effort to find another aspect of the platforms, and were thus more likely to stay within the Social Networking Site (SNS) rather than switch off when they needed to divert themselves.

Whey protein helps with muscle weight gain

Whey protein helps with muscle weight gain

In this study, the researchers hypothesized that consuming whey protein could increase muscle weight gain in rats subjected to a resistance exercise program by inhibiting oxidative stress caused by high-intensity resistance exercise.

Weekly Health Quiz: Sucralose, Potatoes and Dementia

Weekly Health Quiz: Sucralose, Potatoes and Dementia

1 Increasing NADPH — one of the major suppliers of electrons to your antioxidants — can be done by inhibiting the enzyme that uses it, NADPH oxidase. Which supplement can slow down NOX inhibition?

Study Finds Curcumin Targets Achilles Heel of Lethal Cancers

Study Finds Curcumin Targets Achilles Heel of Lethal Cancers

Research shows that treating multiple myeloma with a combination of curcumin and the proteasome inhibitor carfilzomib resulted in increased cancer cell death. Curcumin Has Multiple Anti-Cancer Pathways Although curcumin’s proteasome inhibition effect alone is impressive, it has a variety of other cancer-fighting pathways as well.

Beavers May Benefit Endangered Salmon Species

Beavers May Benefit Endangered Salmon Species

9 Speaking to The Atlantic, Pollock explained, “Beavers create complex habitat and enhance local biological diversity in a way that’s really unique … They do a much better job of managing these systems than we do.” 10 Beavers Slow Down Water Flow — An Understated Benefit to the Environment Ben Goldfarb, an environmental journalist who has written extensively about beavers, describes beavers as a keystone species because their dams and resulting beaver ponds support so many other organisms.

Timing is Everything When Starting a Healthy Habit

Timing is Everything When Starting a Healthy Habit

They found that those in the morning stretching group were on track to remember their stretch spontaneously by the 105th day performing it. Not to mention the fact that studies have found that those who exercise in the morning tend to sleep better and longer than people who exercise at other times of day.

3 Tricks to Grow Your Brain – Neuroplasticity – Wellthoughts

3 Tricks to Grow Your Brain – Neuroplasticity – Wellthoughts

i.e. While watching cat videos may stimulate your brain (marginally), reading a new book or thinking creatively may target neglected circuits of your brain that you want to grow again.