Personal Health

Can indoor plants improve the air?

Produce oxygen and harmful substances that degrade the indoor air: indoor plants have a positive effect on the indoor air quality, so the common opinion. Studies of Drexel University, according to the capacity of the plant is overvalued, however. More effective is to simply open the window. A closer look at 30 years of research […]

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Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant

Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant, a University of Queensland study has found. Dr. Gabriela Mena, from UQ’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, analyzed research on reproductive health and exercise from the last two decades. “When physical activity was compared with standard fertility treatments, such as IVF or ovulation induction, […]

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Cognitive behavior therapy shown to improve multiple menopause symptoms

Although hormone therapy (HT) is the most commonly recommended treatment for menopause symptoms, research is ongoing for alternatives, especially nonpharmacologic options. Cognitive behavior therapy has previously been proposed as a low-risk treatment for hot flashes, but a new study suggests it may also effectively manage other menopause symptoms. Results are published online today in Menopause, […]

Health Problems

Three ways to improve focus and concentration

(HealthDay)—Do you get distracted easily or find that it’s getting harder to stay focused on a task at hand or retain new information? These issues can happen to anyone, though they may seem to be more troublesome with advancing age. But concentration is an ability that you can improve with a few simple “study skills.” […]