E-bikes should definitely be considered as an easier way to stay fit. Much like traditional bicycles, they offer the benefits of improved cardiovascular health, improved aerobic capacity, and good blood sugar control.
Understanding proper ear care will go a long way in both protecting your hearing and your ear (and the effectiveness of your hearing aids).
Studies show that one-quarter of all people will need a blood transfusion at some point in their life. Read the below infographic guide to discover why you should donate blood today.
What you need to know about MEASLES. Be extra careful and vigilant! If these signs and symptoms exist consult a doctor as soon as possible!
February 4 is World Cancer Day. Its goal is to raise awareness as well as to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Sharing with you AVEGA’s February 2019 Medical Bulletin. Stay healthy!
If you are interested in discovering more simple water hacks, why not check out this helpful infographic guide courtesy of the team at Study Medicine Europe. This handy graphic outlines why it is important to stay hydrated and offers up some practical water consumption guidelines for all ages.
Between 1980 and 2014, the number of people with diabetes increased from 108 million to 422 million. This infographic from Study Medicine Europe takes you through the reasons behind these incredible numbers and looks at what we can do to reduce the number of deaths related to diabetes. In 2015, around 1.6 million deaths were caused by diabetes and this figure is expected to double by 2030. Interestingly about 90%-95% of people with diabetes have type 2, and this can be prevented or delayed by lifestyle changes. There is then another issue with prediabetes, and as many as 1 in » » » [Read more]
The problem with digital screens is that they emit blue light. Blue light can cause eye strain (prevalent in 91% of adults between the ages of 18-39), damage the retina, and lead to long-term vision problems like cataracts and macular degeneration. Screen time also causes difficulties with sleeping since blue light mimics daylight, which then reduces the amount of melatonin we release. More than 80% of adults use digital screens in the hour before they go to bed, which is problematic. Increased screen time is also linked to some other health conditions, from obesity to diabetes. A study of 50,000 » » » [Read more]
There are many benefits to spending time in nature, but new research shows that walking in nature changes the brain for the better. These and other health benefits give you more reasons to take the time to walk in natural settings. If you live in a city, you may be at risk for health issues related to chronic stress. Physiomed’s infographic helps you understand all of the benefits that walking in nature can provide while helping you set up a plan to make this a part of your healthy lifestyle. Why Walk in Nature Instead of the City? Although walking » » » [Read more]
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and repetitive behaviors. Autism appears to have its roots in very early brain development. However, the most obvious signs of autism and symptoms of autism tend to emerge between 2-3 years of age. CAUSES Not long ago, the answer to this question would have been “we have no idea“. Research is now delivering the answers. Most cases of autism appear to be caused by a » » » [Read more]