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Pillars of Islam

Five Pillars of Islam:

1. Declaration of faith: There is no deity (divine being) except Allah, and Muhammad is the Prophet of Allah

2. Salat: Five daily ritual prayers

3. Zakat: Charity

4. Sawm: Fasting during Ramadan

5. Hajj: Pilgrima... Read more

TECHNIQUES FOR GENERATING IDEAS

In general, entrepreneurs identify more ideas than opportunities because many ideas are typically generated to find the best way to capitalize on an opportunity. Several techniques can be used to stimulate and facilitate the generation of new ideas f... Read more

The 3 sources of business ideas

1. Observing Trends

The first approach to identifying opportunities is to observe trends and study how they create opportunities for entrepreneurs to pursue. The most important trends to follow are economic trends, social trends, technological adv... Read more

The 3 sources of business ideas
Success depends on Well Concentrated Efforts

The Successful Lives Are the Concentrated Lives.  

Concentration means success, because you are better able to govern yourself and centralize your mind; you become more in earnest in what you do and this almost invariably improves your chances f... Read more

Scientists Reveal Two Simple Words That Can Improve Your Relationship

The research found that greater levels of perceived gratitude protect couples from common stressors such as ineffective arguing and financial problems and promote relationship stability.

• The power of “thank you” – Feeling appreciated by ... Read more

Scientists Reveal Two Simple Words That Can Improve Your Relationship
Study: People With Depression Are Less Likely To Have Children

Depression is a mental health condition characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and lack of interest or pleasure in activities. It can also cause physical symptoms such as fatigue, changes in appetite and sleep patterns, and di... Read more

Study: People With Depression Are Less Likely To Have Children
Writing a thank-you note is more powerful than you think

Writing thank-you notes is not just good manners. It can have a strong psychological effect for both the sender and receiver, suggests research published in the September 2018 issue of Psychological Science.

While most people consider showing an ... Read more

Writing a thank-you note is more powerful than you think
Giving thanks can make you happier

Each holiday season comes with high expectations for a cozy and festive time of year. However, for many this time of year is tinged with sadness, anxiety, or depression. Certainly, major depression or a severe anxiety disorder benefits most from prof... Read more

Eating Ultra-Processed “Ready-To-Eat-or-Heat” Foods Linked to Premature Death

A new study found that increased consumption of ultra-processed foods was associated with more than 10% of all-cause premature, preventable deaths in Brazil in 2019. This is especially alarming, because Brazilians consume far less of these products t... Read more

Eating Ultra-Processed “Ready-To-Eat-or-Heat” Foods Linked to Premature Death
Study shows the power of 'thank you' for couples

Gratitude has been a trendy sentiment in recent years – sparking an industry of journals, knickknacks and T-shirts touting thankfulness as a positive force in individuals’ lives.

New research suggests that gratitude from one’s partner may be... Read more

Mini relaxation technique to overcome grief

Dealing with grief and loss is extremely stressful. During this time it may help to take mini-relaxation breaks. If you have three minutes, try this: While seated, take a break to check your body for tension. Relax your facial muscles and allow your ... Read more

Mini relaxation technique to overcome grief
Scientists: Put Down Your Devices and Let Your Mind Wander

Taking some time to just sit and think might be far more enjoyable than you expect.

People don’t realize how enjoyable it is to sit and think.

According to research from the American Psychological Association, people often underestimate how m... Read more

Scientists: Put Down Your Devices and Let Your Mind Wander
Using digital media to relax is related to lower-quality parenting

Caregivers who consume digital media for relaxation are more likely to engage in negative parenting practices, according to a new multinational study.

The new study led by the University of Waterloo aimed to investigate the relationship between ... Read more

Using digital media to relax is related to lower-quality parenting
Vitamin B6 supplements could reduce anxiety and depression

Taking high-dose Vitamin B6 tablets has been shown to reduce feelings of anxiety and depression by new research.

Scientists at the University of Reading measured the impact of high doses of Vitamin B6 on young adults and found that they reported ... Read more

Cyberbullying puts targeted adolescents at risk for suicide, study suggests

Beyond the many stressors that young adolescents face, being a target of cyberbullying is an independent risk factor for suicide -- above and beyond traditional offline bullying, according to a study released Monday.

That's the finding of a new st... Read more

Pillars of Islam

  20 hours ago

Five Pillars of Islam:

1.
Declaration of faith: There is no deity (divine being) except Allah, and Muhammad is the Prophet of Allah

2. Salat: Five daily ritual prayers

3. Zakat: Charity

4. Sawm: Fasting during Ramadan

5. Hajj: Pilgrimage (religious journey) to Mecca that takes place in the last month of the year, and all Muslims are expected to make it at least once during their lifetime.


Early in the history of Islam, scholars and Quranic commentators distilled five basic activities and beliefs that are fundamental to all Muslims. These are known as the arkan al-islam, the...     Learn More ››








Muslim Scripture

  21 hours ago

According to the sirah, the biography of Muhammad, God sent the first revelation to His Prophet when Muhammad was forty years of age. From then until his death in 632 c.e., some twenty-two years later, the Quran, as the revelation is called, came to the Prophet in bits and pieces through the intermediary of the angel Jibril (Gabriel). Today, it exists as a book with 114 surahs, chapters, a little shorter in length than the Christian New Testament. The chapters and verses, ayahs, are not in the order of revelation, and to many outside Islam, the juxtaposition seems to be disjointed and difficul...     Learn More ››








Islam and Other Religions

  21 hours ago

Islam is the youngest of the three monotheistic world religions, with Muhammad coming after the prophets of Judaism and Christianity. For Muslims, Islam is the completion and perfection of a process of revelation that started with Adam, the first human, and ends with Muhammad, the “Seal of the Prophets.” History is divided into two periods: the time of God’s active revelation through His prophets, and the time from the revelation of the Quran to the time when the world will be judged, the yawm ad-din (Day of Judgment). Judaism and Christianity have a special place in Islam. Jews and Chri...     Learn More ››








A High Salt Low Potassium Diet Can Increase Your Risk of Cognitive Decline

  22 hours ago

Cognitive decline refers to the gradual decrease in cognitive abilities such as memory, attention, and problem-solving. It is a natural part of aging, but it can also be caused by various medical conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It can also be caused by certain lifestyle choices, such as a poor diet, lack of physical activity, and social isolation.

Dementia is a debilitating condition that affects a person’s ability to remember, think, and make decisions, making it difficult for them to perform everyday activities. It has become one of the leading cau...     Learn More ››








Scientists Discover the Snake Clitoris

  22 hours ago

An international team of researchers, led by the University of Adelaide has provided the first anatomical description of the female snake clitoris, in a first-of-its-kind study.

An international team of researchers, led by the University of Adelaide has provided the first anatomical description of the female snake clitoris, in a first-of-its-kind study.

PhD Candidate Megan Folwell from the School of Biological Sciences, University of Adelaide, led the research.

“Across the animal kingdom female genitalia are overlooked in comparison to their male counterparts,” said Ms. Folwell.
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Geography of Islam

  24 hours ago

Islam is a world religion, by which we usually mean that it is found in most major places and among most peoples throughout the world. Like other world religions, Islam has its own particular geography. When we speak of the geography of a world religion like Islam, we often mean two things. First, we mean, where do we find the religion’s followers? Where did the religion start, and how has it spread? These are historical and physical questions. Second, we mean, how is the world divided on the spiritual map of the religion’s believers? What land is sacred and what is not? These are question...     Learn More ››








Financial Feasibility Analysis

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Financial feasibility analysis is the final component of a comprehensive feasibility analysis. For feasibility analysis, a preliminary financial assessment is usually sufficient; indeed, additional rigor at this point is typically not required because the specifics of the business will inevitably evolve making it impractical to spend a lot of time early on preparing detailed financial forecasts.

The most important issues to consider at this stage are total start-up cash needed, financial performance of similar businesses, and the overall financial attractiveness of the proposed venture.

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Organizational Feasibility Analysis

  yesterday at 10:33 AM

Organizational feasibility analysis is conducted to determine whether a proposed business has sufficient management expertise, organizational competence, and resources to successfully launch its business. There are two primary issues to consider in this area: management prowess and resource sufficiency.

1. Management Prowess

A proposed business should evaluate the prowess, or ability, of its initial management team, whether it is a sole entrepreneur or a larger group. This task requires the individuals starting the firm to be honest and candid in their self-assessments. Two of the most i...     Learn More ››








Industry/Target Market Feasibility Analysis

  3 days ago (Tue, Jan 24, 2023 at 04:26 PM)

Industry/target market feasibility is an assessment of the overall appeal of the industry and the target market for the product or service being proposed. There is a distinct difference between a firm’s industry and its target market, which should be clearly understood. An industry is a group of firms producing a similar product or service, such as computers, children’s toys, airplanes, or social networks. A firm’s target market is the limited portion of the industry that it goes after or to which it wants to appeal. Most firms and certainly entrepreneurial start-ups typically do not try...     Learn More ››








Product/Service Feasibility Analysis

  3 days ago (Tue, Jan 24, 2023 at 02:58 PM)

One of the best things prospective entrepreneurs can do, throughout the feasibility analysis process, is get out and talk to prospective customers about their product ideas. Surveys, designed properly, can be an effective way of gathering information.

Product/service feasibility analysis is an assessment of the overall appeal of the product or service being proposed. Although there are many important things to consider when launching a new venture, nothing else matters if the product or service itself doesn’t sell. There are two components to product/service feasibility analysis: product/...     Learn More ››








Feasibility Analysis

  3 days ago (Tue, Jan 24, 2023 at 01:12 PM)

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Feasibility analysis is the process of determining if a business idea is viable. The most effective businesses emerge from a process that includes (1) recognizing a business idea, (2) testing the feasibility of the idea, (3) writing a business plan, and (4) launching the business. If a business idea falls short on one or more of the four components of feasibility analysis, it should be dropped or rethought. Many entrepreneurs make the mistake of identifying a business idea and then jumping directly to writing a business plan to describe and gain support for the idea. This sequence often omits ...     Learn More ››








How Buddhism Could Help Lower Depression Risk

  4 days ago (Mon, Jan 23, 2023 at 10:49 AM)

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Buddhism is a religion and philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, or Siddhartha Gautama, who lived in ancient India. One of the key principles of Buddhism is the Five Precepts, which are ethical guidelines for living a virtuous life. Adhering to these precepts is believed to lead to the cultivation of wisdom and compassion, and ultimately to the attainment of enlightenment. The Five Precepts are considered the foundation of Buddhist morality and are taken by lay followers as well as monastic practitioners. They are not considered commandments but rather guidelines to be taken volunta...     Learn More ››








Even More Beneficial Than We Thought: How Drinking Black Tea May Improve Your Long-Term Health

  4 days ago (Mon, Jan 23, 2023 at 10:37 AM)

Black tea is a type of tea that is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. It is the most widely consumed tea in the world and is known for its bold flavor and dark color.

The flavonoids found in black tea have been linked to improved cardiovascular health later in life. Drinking a cup of black tea daily may provide these benefits, but if you are not a tea drinker, there are other dietary options that contain flavonoids.

Drinking a daily cup of tea could have potential benefits for your health as you age, but even if you’re not a tea drinker, you can still reap the benefit...     Learn More ››








A Startling Difference: Adult Children Four Times More Likely To Be Estranged From Dad Than Mom

  4 days ago (Mon, Jan 23, 2023 at 10:18 AM)

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The study found that daughters were 22% more likely than sons to be estranged from their fathers, but slightly less likely than sons to be cut off from their mothers.

A recent national study has found that estrangement is fairly common among individuals.

According to a recent long-term nationwide survey, adult children are over four times more likely to be separated from their fathers than their mothers.

According to the survey, just 6% of adult children indicated they had ever been estranged from their mothers, compared to 26% of those who said they were from their fathers. However,...     Learn More ››








ENCOURAGING AND PROTECTING NEW IDEAS

  6 days ago (Sat, Jan 21, 2023 at 12:14 PM)

In many firms, idea generation is a haphazard process. However, entrepreneurial ventures can take certain concrete steps to build an organization that encourages and protects new ideas. Let’s see what these steps are.

1. Establishing a Focal Point for Ideas

Some firms meet the challenge of encouraging, collecting, and evaluating ideas by designating a specific person to screen and track them—for if it’s everybody’s job, it may be no one’s responsibility. Another approach is to establish an idea bank (or vault), which is a physical or digital repository for storing ideas. An exa...     Learn More ››








TECHNIQUES FOR GENERATING IDEAS

  7 days ago (Fri, Jan 20, 2023 at 03:51 PM)

In general, entrepreneurs identify more ideas than opportunities because many ideas are typically generated to find the best way to capitalize on an opportunity. Several techniques can be used to stimulate and facilitate the generation of new ideas for products, services, and businesses. Let’s take a look at some of them.

1. Brainstorming

A common way to generate new business ideas is through brainstorming. In general, brainstorming is simply the process of generating several ideas about a specific topic. The approaches range from a person sitting down with a yellow legal pad and jotti...     Learn More ››








Personal Characteristics of the Entrepreneur

  7 days ago (Fri, Jan 20, 2023 at 12:03 PM)

Let’s look at some specific characteristics shared by those who excel at recognizing an opportunity.

1. Prior Experience

Several studies show that prior experience in an industry helps entrepreneurs recognize business opportunities. For example, evidence over time about the founders of firms appearing on the Inc. 500 list shows that well over 40 percent of those studied got the idea for their new businesses while working as employees for companies in the same industries. This finding is consistent with the findings of research studies the National Federation of Independent Businesses' ...     Learn More ››








New Research Reveals the Secret to Unleashing Creativity in Conventional Thinkers

  1 week ago (Thu, Jan 19, 2023 at 03:04 PM)

Creativity is the ability to generate new and original ideas, perspectives, and solutions. It is a vital skill in many areas of life, including art, science, business, and personal growth.

According to a recent study, even individuals who tend to think in a conventional manner, such as accountants or insurance adjusters, can be creative if they are able to approach emotional situations from a different perspective.

The study conducted experiments and found that conventional thinkers, who tend to rank low on openness to new ideas and experiences, generated more creative ideas than their p...     Learn More ››








How Tomatoes and Potatoes Could Be Used To Treat Cancer

  1 week ago (Thu, Jan 19, 2023 at 02:31 PM)

Glycoalkaloids are a class of naturally occurring compounds found in many plants, particularly those from the Solanaceae family, which includes the potato, tomato, eggplant and pepper plants. Due to their toxic nature, they are being researched in isolation, purification, and manipulation to turn them into safe anti-cancer drugs.

• Glycoalkaloids found in plants from the genus Solanum may be a key ingredient in future cancer drugs.

Cancer is a disease that affects many people worldwide. In 2020, there were around 19 million new cases and 10 million deaths registered. While treatments f...     Learn More ››








Scientists Discover Biological Consequences of Racism

  1 week ago (Thu, Jan 19, 2023 at 02:26 PM)

Racism is a societal problem that refers to the discrimination and mistreatment of individuals based on their race or ethnicity.

• New research published in Biological Psychiatry has discovered a correlation between discrimination and an altered brain-gut microbiome.

Structural racism not only has psychological consequences but also impacts the body on a biological level. Discrimination has been shown to contribute to various mental and physical disorders such as obesity, depression, and addiction, however, the biological pathways linking social experiences to physical health effects r...     Learn More ››








Surprising Research Reveals Religion Is Not the Main Reason for Rejection of Evolution in Schools

  1 week ago (Thu, Jan 19, 2023 at 02:19 PM)

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A recent study published in PLOS ONE, involving 5,500 Brazilian and Italian students aged 14-16, found that while religion does play a role in shaping students’ understanding and acceptance of evolutionary theory, other factors such as nationality, perceptions of science, and household income have a greater impact. The study suggests that social and cultural factors are more influential in shaping students’ views on evolution than religious beliefs.

A survey of 5,500 Brazilian and Italian school students aged 14-16 pointed to nationality, social perceptions of science, and household inc...     Learn More ››








The 3 sources of business ideas

  1 week ago (Wed, Jan 18, 2023 at 11:40 AM)

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1. Observing Trends

The
first approach to identifying opportunities is to observe trends and study how they create opportunities for entrepreneurs to pursue. The most important trends to follow are economic trends, social trends, technological advances, and political action and regulatory changes. As an entrepreneur or potential entrepreneur, it’s important to remain aware of changes in these areas.

When looking at environmental trends to discern new business ideas, there are two caveats to keep in mind. First, it’s important to distinguish between trends and fads. New businesses typ...     Learn More ››








IDENTIFYING AND RECOGNIZING OPPORTUNITIES

  1 week ago (Wed, Jan 18, 2023 at 10:28 AM)

Essentially, entrepreneurs recognize an opportunity and turn it into a successful business. An opportunity is a favorable set of circumstances that creates a need for a new product, service, or business. Most entrepreneurial ventures are started in one of two ways. Some ventures are externally stimulated. In this instance, an entrepreneur decides to launch a firm, searches for and recognizes an opportunity, and then starts a business, as Jeff Bezos did when he created Amazon.com. In 1994, Bezos quit his lucrative job at a New York City investment firm and headed for Seattle with a plan to find...     Learn More ››








Repeated Stress Can Accelerate Aging of the Eye

  2 weeks ago (Mon, Jan 16, 2023 at 04:36 PM)

Stress-induced retinal aging produces symptoms similar to those that occur naturally with aging.

New research from the University of California, Irvine, indicates that aging plays a significant role in the death of retinal ganglion cells in glaucoma and that new treatment methods for glaucoma patients can target these unique pathways.

The study was published in Aging Cell and conducted by Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk, Ph.D., and her colleagues. The research delves into the epigenetic and transcriptional changes that occur in the aging retina and how stress, such as increased intraocular pr...     Learn More ››








THE ENTREPRENEURIAL PROCESS

  2 weeks ago (Mon, Jan 16, 2023 at 03:41 PM)

Step 1 Deciding to become an entrepreneur

Step
2 Developing successful business ideas

Step 3 Moving from an idea to an entrepreneurial firm

Step 4 Managing and growing the entrepreneurial firm
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Step 1 Deciding to become an entrepreneur

People become entrepreneurs to be their own bosses, to pursue their own ideas, and to realize financial rewards. Usually, a triggering event prompts an individual to become an entrepreneur. For example, an individual may lose her job and decide that the time is r...     Learn More ››








Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

  2 weeks ago (Mon, Jan 16, 2023 at 02:41 PM)

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Four Primary Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

1.
Passion for the Business: The number one characteristic shared by successful entrepreneurs is a passion for their business, whether it is in the context of a new firm or an existing business. This passion typically stems from the entrepreneur’s belief that the business will positively influence people’s lives.

Passion is particularly important for both for-profit and not-for-profit
entrepreneurial organizations because, although rewarding, the process of
starting a firm or building a social enterprise is demanding.

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Why Become an Entrepreneur?

  2 weeks ago (Mon, Jan 16, 2023 at 12:50 PM)

The three primary reasons that people become entrepreneurs and start their own firms are to be their own boss, pursue their own ideas, and realize financial rewards.

• Be Their Own Boss: The first of these reasons—being one’s own boss—is given most commonly. This doesn’t mean, however, that entrepreneurs are difficult to work with or that they have trouble accepting authority. Instead, many entrepreneurs want to be their own boss because either they have had a longtime ambition to own their own firm or because they have become frustrated working in traditional jobs.

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What Is Entrepreneurship?

  2 weeks ago (Mon, Jan 16, 2023 at 12:22 PM)

The word entrepreneur derives from the French words entre, meaning “between,” and prendre, meaning “to take.” The word was originally used to describe people who “take on the risk” between buyers and sellers or who “undertake” a task such as starting a new venture.

Inventors and entrepreneurs differ from each other. An inventor creates something new. An entrepreneur assembles and then integrates all the resources needed—the money, the people, the business model, the strategy, and the risk-bearing ability—to transform the invention into a viable business.

Entrepreneurs...     Learn More ››








BREAKING DOWN YOUR GOALS

  2 weeks ago (Sun, Jan 15, 2023 at 10:39 AM)

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Attaining that long-term goal may seem overwhelming or too distant. There
is a simple solution: now that you have a vision of where you ultimately want to be, you can start to set smaller short-term goals in order to stay on track. Plot your course of action by writing down the immediate-term things you need to do in order to attain your long-term goal. Be honest with yourself about the obstacles that will stand in your way, and you can begin to methodically eliminate them one by one. No immediate goal is too small as long as it helps you move toward your long-term vision.

As you are writi...     Learn More ››








Secret of Everything

  2 weeks ago (Sun, Jan 15, 2023 at 08:37 AM)

The secret of everything Everything Is Mental. All talent, skill, power, speed and ability is mental.

Nothing is impossible. Anything is possible. There is nothing you cannot Be, Do or Have.

You can Be, Do and Have anything you want as long as you have the mind for it.

The Inner World creates the Outer World. Your beliefs, intentions and emotions create your reality.

Magic is causing change to occur in accordance with will. Wherever your mind focuses, your energy goes.

Everything is Mind. Mind is Everything. The Universe is Mind. Mind Controls Everything.

Mind is Reality....     Learn More ››








How to Lose Weight When You're Over 40

  2 weeks ago (Fri, Jan 13, 2023 at 05:08 PM)

Eat Your Fruits and Veggies

Fill
half your plate with them at every meal. Produce tends to have more nutrients and less fat and calories than meat, dairy products, or grains. And it may help you feel satisfied, even if you eat less. Fresh fruits, like apples and berries, are also great in place of high-fat or high-sugar snacks.

• Don’t Skip Breakfast

Experts recommend a healthy morning meal like oatmeal or whole wheat toast with fruit. It can help curb that mid-morning hunger that leads you to grab something unhealthy on-the-go or overeat at lunch. Small meals or snacks every ...     Learn More ››








Study reveals obesity-related trigger that can lead to diabetes

  2 weeks ago (Fri, Jan 13, 2023 at 04:55 PM)

People who are overweight or obese have a significantly increased risk of developing diabetes, but exactly how that happens is not well understood.

A new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may help explain how excess weight can contribute to diabetes and may provide researchers with a target to help prevent or delay diabetes in some of those at risk. The findings suggest that many people with elevated levels of insulin — an early marker of diabetes risk — also have defects in an enzyme important to the processing of a key fatty acid from the diet.

The rese...     Learn More ››








Success depends on Well Concentrated Efforts

  2 weeks ago (Thu, Jan 12, 2023 at 09:00 PM)

The Successful Lives Are the Concentrated Lives.  

Concentration
means success, because you are better able to govern yourself and centralize your mind; you become more in earnest in what you do and this almost invariably improves your chances for success. He who does not rule himself is not a success.

The person that can direct his energies and hold them at work in a concentrated manner controls his every work and act, and thereby gains power to control others. He can make his every move serve a useful end and every thought a noble purpose.

When you can control yourself you can co...     Learn More ››








York research helps explain why obesity is more dangerous for men

  2 weeks ago (Wed, Jan 11, 2023 at 03:56 PM)

A newly published study from York University sheds light on the biological underpinnings in sex differences in obesity-related disease, with researchers observing “striking” differences in the cells that build blood vessels in the fatty tissue of male versus female mice.

Men are more likely than women to develop conditions associated with obesity such as cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance and diabetes, says York Professor Tara Haas with the Faculty of Health’s School of Kinesiology and Health Science.

“People have used rodent models to study obesity, and the diseases tha...     Learn More ››








Feeling depressed? Performing acts of kindness may help

  2 weeks ago (Wed, Jan 11, 2023 at 03:20 PM)

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Doing a good deed for others can help people with depression.

Study finds helping others reduces focus on your own symptoms

People suffering from symptoms of depression or anxiety may help heal themselves by doing good deeds for others, new research shows.

The study found that performing acts of kindness led to improvements not seen in two other therapeutic techniques used to treat depression or anxiety.

Most importantly, the acts of kindness technique was the only intervention tested that helped people feel more connected to others, said study co-author David Cregg, who led the wo...     Learn More ››








New Research Links a Greater Sense of Purpose to a Lower Risk of Death

  2 weeks ago (Tue, Jan 10, 2023 at 10:41 PM)

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Having a sense of purpose in life, or a clear direction and meaning in one’s actions and pursuits has been linked to various physical and mental health benefits. It can provide a sense of motivation and drive, as well as a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction. Some research suggests that having a sense of purpose may be associated with lower rates of depression, anxiety, and stress, as well as a reduced risk of developing certain health conditions.

According to a new study, having a sense of purpose in life may have health benefits that are independent of race/ethnicity and gender. The...     Learn More ››








50% Reduction: Having More Children Lowers the Risk of a Common Cancer

  2 weeks ago (Tue, Jan 10, 2023 at 10:26 PM)

Endometrial cancer, also known as uterine cancer, is a type of cancer that affects the lining of the uterus (the endometrium). It is most commonly found in postmenopausal women and can cause symptoms such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, and pain during sex.

• According to research from the University of Queensland, having more children can decrease a woman’s risk of developing endometrial cancer.

According to research from the University of Queensland, having more children may decrease a woman’s risk of developing endometrial cancer. Dr. Gunn-Helen Moen and Shannon D’U...     Learn More ››








Warning: Eating Too Much Salt Could Be Making You Stressed

  3 weeks ago (Sun, Jan 08, 2023 at 09:56 AM)

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Stress is the body’s natural response to challenges or demands. It can be caused by both positive and negative experiences and can have physical, emotional, and mental effects on the body. Some common signs of stress include irritability, difficulty concentrating, changes in appetite, and difficulty sleeping.

According to a recent study, a diet high in salt can contribute to stress. In experiments with mice, researchers discovered that a high-salt diet led to a 75% increase in stress hormone levels.

These findings may prompt a review of public health policies related to salt intake, wi...     Learn More ››








Reducing Aspirin’s Negative Effects: New Study Offers a Simple Solution

  3 weeks ago (Sun, Jan 08, 2023 at 09:52 AM)

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Aspirin is a commonly used over-the-counter medication that is used to reduce pain, inflammation, and fever. It is also known as acetylsalicylic acid and belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Aspirin works by blocking the production of certain chemicals in the body that contribute to inflammation, pain, and fever.

According to a new study published in The Lancet, a short course of antibiotics may help to reduce the risk of stomach bleeding associated with long-term use of aspirin.

The .HEAT (Helicobacter pylori Eradication Aspirin) trial, was l...     Learn More ››








Scientists Identify a New Asthma Trigger: Sexual Activity

  3 weeks ago (Sun, Jan 08, 2023 at 09:45 AM)

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that causes the airways in the lungs to become inflamed and narrow, making it difficult to breathe. Asthma can be triggered by a variety of things, such as exercise, allergens, and irritants in the air.

• Is it possible for allergists to help improve marriages by discussing sex as a potential trigger for asthma?

A study recently presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting in Louisville, KY, suggests that sexual activity may be a previously undiagnosed trigger for asthma attacks in individuals w...     Learn More ››








Corporal punishment affects brain activity, anxiety, and depression

  3 weeks ago (Sun, Jan 08, 2023 at 09:05 AM)

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According to the research, corporal punishment during adolescence is associated with an increase in neural sensitivity to making errors and a decrease in neural sensitivity to receiving rewards.

Don’t spank your kids. That’s the conventional wisdom that has emerged from decades of research linking corporal punishment to a decline in adolescent health and negative effects on behavior, including an increased risk for anxiety and depression. Now, a new study explores how corporal punishment might impact neural systems to produce those adverse effects.

Corporal punishment can be simply d...     Learn More ››








Scientists Discover That Hibiscus Tea Could Defeat Alzheimer’s Disease

  3 weeks ago (Sun, Jan 08, 2023 at 08:55 AM)

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Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that affects memory, thinking, and behavior. It is the most common cause of dementia in older adults and is characterized by the loss of neurons and synapses in the brain. Recent research has found that a compound in hibiscus has the potential to defeat Alzheimer’s.

There are many reasons to enjoy a cup of ruby red hibiscus tea, including its ability to warm the body in the winter, boost the immune system, regulate blood pressure, and aid in weight loss. Now, research has found that it could defeat Alzheimer’s disease.

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New Research Indicates That Weak Muscles May Speed Up Aging

  3 weeks ago (Fri, Jan 06, 2023 at 04:50 AM)

The findings suggest that maintaining muscle strength throughout the lifespan may help protect against many common age-related diseases. Credit: Justine Ross, Michigan Medicine.

The study provides some of the first evidence of a link between muscle weakness and acceleration of biological age, according to researchers.

People age at different rates due to a variety of intrinsic and extrinsic factors, which can affect their biological age and their risk of developing diseases or experiencing early death. This is why two individuals who are both 50 years old may not have the same level of b...     Learn More ››








Scientists Discover That Feeling Poorer Than Your Friends Is Linked With Worse Mental Health

  3 weeks ago (Fri, Jan 06, 2023 at 04:41 AM)

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Mental health refers to a person’s overall emotional and psychological well-being. It includes the ability to manage one’s emotions, thoughts, and behaviors effectively, as well as the ability to form and maintain healthy relationships. Good mental health is an important aspect of overall health and well-being.

A new study from psychologists at the University of Cambridge has found that young people who perceive themselves as coming from poorer backgrounds than their peers are more likely to have lower self-esteem and be victims of bullying.

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Why Do Vaccine Responses Vary From Person to Person?

  3 weeks ago (Fri, Jan 06, 2023 at 04:30 AM)

Vaccines are a vital tool in public health, protecting individuals and communities from serious and potentially deadly diseases. They work by introducing a small, safe version of a disease-causing virus or bacteria into the body, triggering an immune response. This response results in the production of antibodies, which can then recognize and attack the real disease-causing agent if it is encountered in the future.

Vaccines are highly effective at protecting against infectious diseases, but not everyone responds equally well to them. There are various factors that can affect a person’s im...     Learn More ››








Shocking Yale Research: Common Nutrient Found To Aid Survival of Cancer-Causing Bacterium

  3 weeks ago (Wed, Jan 04, 2023 at 06:44 PM)

Cancer-causing bacteria are types of microorganisms that can contribute to the development of cancer in humans. These bacteria can infect various parts of the body and produce toxins or other substances that can damage DNA or disrupt normal cellular processes, leading to the development of cancer.

According to a new study from Yale University, a nutrient found in many common foods like mushrooms, beans, and grains may help a cancer-causing bacterium survive.

The nutrient, called ergothioneine or EGT, is an antioxidant that protects bacteria from oxidative stress — an imbalance in the b...     Learn More ››








Researchers Find Super Simple Key to Healthy Aging: Good Hydration!

  3 weeks ago (Wed, Jan 04, 2023 at 06:19 PM)

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A study published in eBioMedicine by the National Institutes of Health found that adults who maintain proper hydration tend to be in better health, have a lower risk of developing chronic conditions like heart and lung disease, and live longer compared to those who do not consume enough fluids.

NIH findings may provide early clues about increased risks for advanced biological aging and premature death.

Adults who stay well-hydrated appear to be healthier, develop fewer chronic conditions, such as heart and lung disease, and live longer than those who may not get sufficient fluids, accord...     Learn More ››








New Study Links Outdoor Artificial Light at Night to Increased Risk of Diabetes

  3 weeks ago (Wed, Jan 04, 2023 at 06:11 PM)

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Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the body is unable to properly regulate blood sugar levels. People with diabetes are at increased risk of developing serious health problems, including heart disease, blindness, and kidney disease.

A recent study published in Diabetologia has found a link between exposure to outdoor artificial light at night (LAN) and an increased risk of diabetes, as well as impaired blood glucose control. The research, conducted by Dr. Yu Xu and colleagues at the Shanghai Institute of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, estimates that over 9 million cases of di...     Learn More ››








New Study: Taking Semaglutide Helps Teens Lose Weight and Improve Heart Health

  3 weeks ago (Wed, Jan 04, 2023 at 06:06 PM)

Teenage obesity is a serious health concern that can have long-term consequences for both physical and mental well-being. Causes of teenage obesity can include genetics, unhealthy eating habits, and lack of physical activity. It can lead to a variety of health issues such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure.

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented at Obesity Week 2022 has found that the drug semaglutide is effective in helping adolescents who are obese or overweight lose weight and improve their cardiovascular health.

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According to Scientists, Screen Time Isn’t the Problem – It’s Actually This

  3 weeks ago (Wed, Jan 04, 2023 at 06:02 PM)

The study found that the amount of time teenagers spend on screens, including watching videos, playing games, and using social media, does not significantly impact their self-esteem.

Despite concerns from many parents and caregivers that teenagers are spending too much time on their smartphones, video games, and social media, Keith Hampton, a professor at Michigan State University and director of academic research at the Quello Center, believes that screen time is not a cause for worry.

Instead, he is more concerned about adolescents who are disconnected due to limited access to the inte...     Learn More ››
















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