How sleep can boost your body's immune response

On February 14, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Researchers have demonstrated the importance of good-quality sleep time and time again, showing that a solid night’s rest can contribute to many aspects of physical and mental well-being. One new study has explained how sleep contributes to the proper functioning of the immune system. New research shows how sleep boosts…

How can you boost your energy levels?

On May 26, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

Do you often feel tired and wish you could be more energetic and able to take better advantage of your time? Read on for Medical News Today‘s top tips on how to feel more awake. What can you do to feel more energized during the day? Who among us hasn’t…

Neurodegenerative disease: Restricting eating times may boost life quality

On January 3, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Eating meals at the same time each day may be an effective way to improve quality of life for individuals with neurodegenerative disorders, a new study suggests. Researchers suggest that restricting eating times may benefit people with Huntington’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. In a study conducted on mice with…

Swap caffeine for stair-walking to boost energy, motivation

On April 22, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

After a bad night’s sleep, many of us turn to caffeine for a short burst of energy. A new study, however, suggests that we may be better off taking a 10-minute walk up and down the stairs. Researchers say that walking up and down stairs may be more effective than…

Hour-long naps may boost mental ability for older adults

On January 9, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

A new study brings some good news for older adults who enjoy an afternoon nap, after finding that a 1-hour siesta may improve memory and thinking skills. Researchers suggest that an afternoon nap of around 1 hour may boost cognitive functioning in older adults. Study co-author Junxin Li,…

Daytime naps, rewards help cement memory, boost learning

On October 19, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

A new study reveals that a daytime nap can boost the consolidation of learning that is linked to rewards. Using brain imaging, researchers found that sleep appears to increase links between three areas of the brain that are important for cementing memory and processing reward. The…