InternationalHospital OfBahrain

21 Added | 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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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How Exercise Can Fight Your Depression

While it’s not exactly a groundbreaking finding—exercise has been linked to a reduction in depression for years—the scope of the study adds heft to the claims, according to Madhukar Trivedi, M.D., a professor of psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center.<p>That’s because it looked at more than …

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 …

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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?

Among their findings: Working memory—the ability to hold onto facts, names, or numbers for a short amount of time (say, when someone tells you a phone number and you have to repeat it in your head until you have a chance to enter it into your cell)—peaks at age 25, holds steady until 35, and then …

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

<b>You have high cholesterol.</b> Yep, cholesterol and fiber may be linked—research suggests that fiber may help lower your cholesterol levels. What happens is that fiber goes through your body whole, and as it does, cholesterol basically gloms onto it and leaves with it. "So if you're not getting enough …

Sleep, Blood Pressure and Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

Sleep has been an important point of discussion, especially in the last few months. Health experts and doctors have stressed on how important it is …

4 Foods That Help Relieve Stress and Shrink Your Waistline

<b>Chocolate Milk</b><br>In the mood for something sweet? Go for this childhood favorite. "Chocolate milk has potassium, which helps relieve muscle spasms if you're dealing with physical stressors," says Gans. Just make sure to stick with the low-fat version.<p><b>Oatmeal</b><br>This fiber-packed food will keep you full …

5 Myths About Going Gluten-Free

The abstract was published in the <i>Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior</i> (the full study text hasn't yet been released), and we talked to researcher Caroline Dunn, M.S., R.D., to get the scoop on people's top misconceptions about eating gluten-free.<p><b>Myth 1: It's a Weight-Loss Guarantee</b><br>A full 32 …

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 …