InternationalHospital OfBahrain

21 Flips | 3 Magazines | 8 Likes | 1 Following | 3 Followers | @Internation1prg | The International Hospital of Bahrain is the kingdom´s first private medical center. From a small private clinic of its founder, Dr. Faysal Saeed Zeerah, it evolved to a major community hospital since its establishment in 1978. It is dedicated to the service of the Community and is grateful to have its support.

Mindfulness therapy may be as good as meds for depression

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy might offer an alternative for people with depression who don't want to take antidepressants long-term, British …

How an apple a day (and a cup of green tea) prevents heart disease

The polyphenols in apples and green tea have a powerful effect on the body, a study shows<p>An apple a day really does keep the doctor away – as long as you’re drinking plenty of green tea, too.<p>A team of scientists from the UK’s Institute of Food Research have shown that natural chemicals found in the …

New Study Shows How Thinking Less Can Enable Faster Learning

One of the recent waves of insight moving across neuroscience research tells us that our brains, for all their wonder, frequently get in their own way. What seems increasingly evident is that we don’t have precise machines running behind our eyes, but rather an enormous collection of imprecise …

The Brain

5 Ways Lemon Water Improves Your Health and Speeds Up Weight Loss

Squeezing lemon juice from a fresh lemon into a tall glass of water each morning will work wonders to help you lose weight, detoxify your body and …

Meditation Changes Your Brain For The Better

We already know that meditation is good for our mental and physical health, but more and more evidence is delineating just how valuable it could be …

Strenuous exercise is 'unlikely to cause cardiac arrest'

A new study by researchers in the US suggests that the danger of strenuous exercise on the heart has been over-exaggerated<p>Exercising is unlikely to cause a cardiac arrest and older people should not give up physical activity over fears it may lead to fatal heart problems, a study has shown.<p>In …

Health Check: here's what you need to know about sleep apnoea

Sleep apnoea is a condition where people repeatedly stop breathing while asleep. People with sleep apnoea often complain of daytime sleepiness, …

Does Exercise Really Fight Depression?

We break down the science behind how sweat can make you happier<p>The prescription for a case of the blues might be a pair of running shoes and advice to get moving. A new study from the U.K. adds to the growing evidence that exercise really can fight depression—and make you less likely to develop it …

Night owls more likely to develop diabetes

Staying awake later at night is likely to cause sleep loss, poor sleep quality, and eating at inappropriate times<p>Night owls are more likely to develop diabetes than early risers, even when they get the same amount of sleep, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers examined the difference between night and …

Eating spinach every day could make your brain 11 years younger

Your mother was right to tell you to eat your greens: just one portion a day could help stave off dementia<p>We all know that vegetables are good for us - but did you know that eating just one portion of leafy greens a day could stave off dementia?<p>Researchers at Rush University in Chicago evaluated …

When Exactly Does Your Memory Start Declining?

Oh, so this is why you’re “so bad at names.”<p>You’ve got until 35 until your memory starts heading downhill, suggests recent research published in <i>Psychological Science</i>. (Sorry if you’ve already celebrated your 35th birthday.)<p>For the study, neuroscientists at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital ran …

The Brain

8 Things You Should Never Eat if You're Trying to Lose Weight

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, "low-fat" foods are actually your enemy.<p>Lots of experts say it's stupid to forbid yourself from eating certain foods – that denying yourself something you really want to eat can ultimately lead to binge eating and eventual weight gain. So dessert isn't on this …

3 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Fiber

...And that it's time to load up on more fruits and veggies<p>It's no secret that eating foods rich in fiber can help you slim down. And yet, despite all of the info that's out there, many people still don't get enough. "Women are supposed to get about 25 grams of fiber per day, but most get only 15 …

High Fiber

4 Foods That Help Relieve Stress and Shrink Your Waistline

Reach for these instead of your typical comfort foods.<p>When you're stressed, you may start to hear the siren call of ice cream, French fries, and potato chips. But tempting as it may be to reach for these foods, there are better choices that will <i>actually</i> help relieve anxiety—and won't have a …

Nutrition

5 Myths About Going Gluten-Free

Time to set the record straight.<p>Gluten-free diets are all the rage right now, but how much do people really understand about what amounts to a major lifestyle change? Researchers at the University of Florida set out to get to the bottom of the public's misconceptions about the buzzy protein that's …

Weight Loss

Best Protein to Eat Before Every Workout

Though you may already know that what you put in your mouth before breaking a sweat can help you make it through your workout without getting …

Nutrition