Lifestyle

Can We Prevent Dementia?


40 Lifestyle self-assessments for the over-40s  Guest Blog by Mohamed Elmasry, PhD -  I am now an octogenarian. In talking with my 80-something friends, we all agree that it would be far more dignified to die in a...

Taking Strides Against Type 2 Diabetes


Type 2 diabetes (T2D) remains a significant public health challenge worldwide, with its prevalence steadily rising. However, emerging research suggests that a simple and accessible activity—fast-paced walking—may hold the key to preventing and managing this...

The Motivational Power of Exercise Buddies for Seniors


Starting a fitness journey alongside peers might just be the secret sauce for older adults looking to boost their exercise routine, according to intriguing new research. A recent randomized clinical trial published in JAMA Network Open...

Insights and Solutions for Smoking Cessation


In the realm of public health, few adversaries have been as relentless or pervasive as smoking. Despite decades of awareness campaigns and stringent regulations, the allure of tobacco continues to ensnare individuals worldwide, exacting a...

The Link Between Alcohol and Cancer


Alcohol, a ubiquitous and socially ingrained substance, has long been a subject of fascination and controversy. While its consumption is deeply woven into various cultures and social gatherings, emerging scientific research continues to shed light...

The Power of Protein


Protein, often hailed as the building block of life, is a vital macronutrient essential for various bodily functions. Let's look into why protein is crucial in the diet, the best ways to consume and absorb...

The Scoop On Salt


Salt, a ubiquitous mineral found in every household kitchen, plays a vital role in our daily lives. However, its consumption and effects on health are subjects of ongoing debate and research. Here's a breakdown of...

Eye Health and Diabetes


Diabetes and eyesight are intricately linked. Maintaining tight control over glucose levels is crucial for keeping eyes healthy and vision clear. Individuals with diabetes face an increased risk of developing various eye problems, including diabetic...

Statin Side Effects and Dietary Interactions


Statins are widely prescribed medications aimed at lowering cholesterol levels in the bloodstream, thereby reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. While they are generally safe and effective, it's important to be aware of...