Tag Archives: Health:

5 signs your job is harming your health

From commuting to overbearing bosses – some work stress is unavoidable, however knowing how to make things a little easier is the first step to a happier, healthier you. After all, we spend more time at work than any other place. Here’s what you need to know… 1. You’re constantly working overtime It’s rare to find a job nowadays that ... Read More »

I went to Poland for a state of the art health check

State-of-the-art medical technology (including MRI scans) can now offer a comprehensive picture of what is going on inside our bodies, flagging up potential health issues long before symptoms emerge, and helping to save lives. One in three people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer, yet 90% of common cancers can be cured if caught early, and cardiovascular disease and degenerative ... Read More »

National Ayurveda Day: Can the Taste of a Food Item Affect Your Health?

Ayurveda is a goldmine of remedies and health-benefiting concoctions that are not only easy to arrive at but also inexpensive. The term Ayurveda stands for ‘science of life’ stemming from the words ‘Ayur’ meaning life and ‘Veda’ which means science. Ayurveda meticulously lays down guidelines on how one must chart out his/her daily routine starting from the regular diet. What we eat ... Read More »

Pay attention to your gut health. It could be the key to ageing well

Chinese and Canadian researchers have found evidence to suggest that a healthy gut could be linked to healthy ageing. Carried out by researchers from Ontario’s Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute as well as from Tianyi Health Science Institute in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China, the research is one of the largest microbiota studies conducted in humans, looking at a cohort ... Read More »

In-office medical advertising startup Outcome Health reportedly misled advertisers

Some employees at Outcome Health, which provides advertising for pharmaceutical companies in screens within doctors’ offices, allegedly misled advertisers by charging them for ad placements on more video screens than the company had installed, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. The startup installs screens in doctors’ offices free of charge and then runs advertisements like those for pharmaceutical ... Read More »

The 9 most fraudulent health and fitness products ever

AS LONG AS there’s been illness, there have been medical hucksters—the people trying to make a buck peddling “cures” for every conceivable ailment, real or imagined. Whether the warnings were for paralysis, “nervous troubles,” or “tired blood,” unscrupulous pitchmen have taken advantage of fear to sell elixirs, instruments, and other home remedies to treat what ails you. As you’ll see, these ... Read More »

Twitter’s most powerful female engineer heads to Outcome Health

Twitter’s former vice president of engineering, Nandini Ramani, has joined Outcome Health as its chief engineering officer. Ramani, who was ranked one of the world’s most powerful female engineers, joined Outcome Health earlier this month. “I love the mission-driven aspects of health care and also the re-energizing of an industry,” she told CNBC. Chicago-based Outcome makes technology for doctor’s offices, which ... Read More »

Health and fitness chain begins work on new Huntingdon gym

Anytime Fitness staff James Ducket, sales manager, with Drew Davis in front of the unit that will be transformed in the 24-hour gym A fitness chain has unveiled plans to transform a former clothes store into Huntingdon’s first 24-hour gym. Anytime Fitness has started a £450,000 refurbishment of Unit 9, in St Benedict’s Court, to give users the opportunity to ... Read More »

North Texas man’s health and fitness lifestyle began with smoothies

The ‘smoothie with a purpose’ chain Smoothie King will be opening its doors in Mesquite on June 8, tentatively. This store was brought to Mesquite by Garland couple Tam and Johanne Bui, who had their sights on opening a business in Mesquite for many years. Tam was born and raised in Houston but lived in the Dallas area for the ... Read More »

HEALTH AND FITNESS: Does hunger or appetite drive you?

One of the most powerful motivators we have is hunger. Seeking food when we are hungry is what allowed our ancestors to survive. For most of human history, finding the next meal could be arduous or even dangerous, so a strong physiological drive was necessary to make it happen. Now, though, the problem isn’t usually finding food; it’s having access ... Read More »