Eating breakfast before 8:30 in the morning can lower your insulin resistance, reducing your risk of developing type 2 diabetes , a study found. In people with type 2 diabetes, insulin which allows glucose to enter and fuel cells does not work properly. Diabetics are at risk of serious health complications. These can include damage to the eyes, heart and feet — with patients treated through dietary changes, medication, weight loss and exercise. Experts from the US analysed health and dietary data on more than 10,500 adults to see how the timing and duration of daily consumption affects diabetic risk factors. The work was inspired by past studies that suggested that 'time-restricted eating' — eating only in a shorter timeframe during the day — improves metabolic health. Eating breakfast before 8:30 in the morning can lower your blood sugar levels and insulin resistance, reducing your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study found 'We found people who … [Read more...] about Set your alarm! Eating breakfast before 8:30am can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, study finds
Embryos start out as a single cell, and have to go from there to a complicated array of multiple tissues. For organisms like insects or frogs, that process is pretty easy to study, since development takes place in an egg that's deposited into the environment shortly after fertilization. But for mammals, where all of development takes place inside the reproductive tract, understanding the earliest stages of development is a serious challenge. Performing any experiments on a developing embryo is extremely difficult, and effectively impossible at some stages. This week, however, progress has been made with both human and mouse embryos. On the human side, researchers have used induced stem cells to create embryo-like bodies that perform the first key step in development, catching them up to where mouse research has been for decades. On the mouse side, however, a research team has gotten mouse embryos to go for nearly a week outside the uterus. While that opens up a world of experiments … [Read more...] about Mouse embryos grow for days in culture, but the requirements are a bit nuts
SINGAPORE - When Parkway Shenton's operations manager, Ms Jenifer Mannong, was tasked with converting an abandoned school into the fully functional vaccination centre it is today, she knew she was in for a challenge. The former Hong Kah Secondary School was empty as it was a decommissioned building with no electricity or water in the toilets. Ms Mannong and her team opened the centre five days later on Jan 18, with barely a hiccup. Singapore has been aggressively rolling out Covid-19 vaccinations nationwide, a massive undertaking involving thousands of people from various government agencies, private healthcare providers and volunteers. The People's Association (PA) told The Sunday Times that as at March 1, around 1,800 PA staff and 14,000 volunteers have been involved in the vaccination programme. There are currently 31 vaccination centres in operation, on top of 20 polyclinics and 22 public health preparedness clinics, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) last Wednesday. Each … [Read more...] about The people behind Singapore’s war on Covid-19
Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Shivangi Karn By Shivangi Karn on March 18, 2021 Every year on 19 March, World Sleep Day is celebrated globally to bring awareness to important issues related to sleep and reduce the burden of sleep disorders on society through better management and prevention of various sleep conditions. According to a study published in the journal Sleep, around 20 per cent population across the world face sleep problems such as insomnia, sleep deprivation or short sleep problems.  Exercises cause a lot of impact on sleeping habits. Not only do they help with weight loss, but also regulates the circadian rhythm that regulates your sleep-wake cycle and helps you sleep well. Several factors are responsible for sleep problems such as financial crisis or relationship problems. Take a look at the exercises which may help you sleep better or get quality sleep. Dynamic Warm-Up Exercises For … [Read more...] about World Sleep Day: What Are The Best Exercises To Sleep Better?
October 11, 2017 - 16:14 BST Chloe Best Victoria Beckham revealed she consumes apple cider vinegar every day. The fashion designer shared a photo on Instagram Stories Victoria Beckham has given fans another glimpse at her morning routine – and revealed the first thing she consumes every day. The fashion designer shared a photo of a bottle of apple cider vinegar on Instagram Stories on Wednesday morning, encouraging her followers to try it too. "Be brave! Two tbsp first thing on an empty tummy! x" Victoria captioned the photo. Her apple cider vinegar of choice is Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar with the 'Mother'. The drink is raw, unfiltered, unpasteurised and gluten-free, and is available for £6.99 at Holland & Barrett. Victoria Beckham revealed she drinks apple cider vinegar every day Apple cider vinegar is a favourite among health-conscious stars, with Miranda Kerr , Jennifer Aniston and Katy Perry … [Read more...] about Victoria Beckham reveals she drinks apple cider vinegar every morning