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Love your ‘to do’ list

A large ‘to do’ list of activities, errands and chores may sometimes seem overwhelming, but it could have health benefits including a lower risk of early death.

20 November, 2017

Exercise gives you a bigger brain

Regular aerobic exercise increases the size of the left region of the hippocampus, an area of the brain critical for memory, a new analysis reveals.

14 November, 2017

Stretch or sweat – which is better for the heart?

Combining yoga and aerobic exercise may be the best way to lower blood pressure, total cholesterol, weight and other symptoms in heart disease patients.

23 October, 2017

Yoga keeps your brain going strong

Regular practice of yoga can improve the structure of areas of the brain associated with attention and memory, suggesting that yoga could help protect against cognitive decline in old age.

14 August, 2017

How walking benefits the brain

A new study has shown that walking has an ‘hydraulic effect’ on the body can help regulate blood flow to the brain aiding both health and a sense of well being.

16 May, 2017

Yoga brings benefits for ulcerative colitis

New research shows that for patients with ulcerative colitis, yoga practice can bring an increase in quality of life and reduce the activity of their disease.

10 April, 2017

Twice weekly yoga helps beat depression

People who suffer from major depression can benefit from regularly participating in yoga and deep breathing classes.

8 March, 2017

Physically active kids are less prone to depression

Being active, getting sweaty and roughhousing offer more than just physical health benefits for young children, according to new research.

31 January, 2017

Physical activity lowers risk of cystitis

Even low to moderate levels of physical activity can help to significantly reduce the risk of infection, according to a new study.

15 October, 2016

Swimming – effective relief for fibromyalgia pain

Results of this new trial have shown that swimming is as beneficial as walking for relieving the pain of fibromyalgia and improving quality of life for sufferers.

24 August, 2016