Positive health research and ways to improve it!
(to read more on these topics click on the links at ScienceDaily )
*Mild exercise helps memory
Researchers found that even very light workouts ie walking, tai chi can increase the connectivity between parts of the brain responsible for memory formation and storage.
*Children who eat more fruit and veggies have better mental health
The research team studied data from almost 9,000 children in 50 schools. They found that the types of breakfast and lunch eaten by both primary and secondary school pupils were significantly associated with wellbeing.
*Massage doesn’t just make muscles feel better, it makes them heal faster and stronger
Massage has been used to treat sore, injured muscles for more than 3,000 years, and today many athletes swear by massage guns to rehabilitate their bodies. But other than making people feel good, do these “mechanotherapies” actually improve healing after severe injury? the answer is “yes.”
Massage doesn’t just make muscles feel better, it makes them heal faster and stronger: Study in mice confirms link between mechanotherapy and immunotherapy in muscle regeneration — ScienceDaily
*New research finds ginger counters certain autoimmune diseases in mice
The main bioactive compound of ginger root lowers autoantibody production and helps halt disease progression in mice with antiphospholipid syndrome and lupus.
New research finds ginger counters certain autoimmune diseases in mice — ScienceDaily
*Leisure is important for your health
Feeling like leisure is wasteful and unproductive may lead to less happiness and higher levels of stress and depression, new research suggests.
*5-minute breathing workout lowers blood pressure as much as exercise, drugs
‘Strength training for breathing muscles’ holds promise for host of health benefits.
A new study shows that a breathing exercise known as Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training can reduce blood pressure in weeks, with benefits on par with daily exercise or medication.
5-minute breathing workout lowers blood pressure as much as exercise, drugs: ‘Strength training for breathing muscles’ holds promise for host of health benefits — ScienceDaily
*Love: How the feeling of power determines happy relationships
Want to have a happy relationship? Make sure both partners feel they can decide on issues that are important to them. Objective power measured by income, for example, doesn’t seem to play a big role, according to a new study. Instead, how lovers perceive power dynamics in their relationship is most important for relationship satisfaction.