Tag Archives: Life

How to manage stress in life and work

Seventy-five percent of people report they regularly feel a significant physical and psychological impact of stress on their lives. We are told stress is a normal part of life, but when does it become a problem? General practitioner Dr Jill Gamberg said acute stress is not bad for us – this is our fight or… Read More »

New brain cells made throughout life

People keep making new brain cells throughout their lives (well at least until the age of 97), according to a study on human brains. The idea has been fiercely debated, and it used to be thought we were born with all the brain cells we will ever have. The researchers at the University of Madrid… Read More »

Can exercise extend your life?

Exercise provides a remarkable variety of health benefits, which range from strengthening bones to positive effects on mood and helping to prevent chronic illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. Research dating back to the late 1980s has consistently shown that aerobic fitness may help extend lives. Yet a few studies on athletes examining whether… Read More »