jenna giardina

23 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Follower | @jennagiardina | Keep up with jenna giardina on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “jenna giardina”

Heart disease: Could sleep disorders play a role?

Getting the right amount of sleep is crucial to a person's ability to function properly, and sleeping too little or too much has many health …

Join us for the 6th Annual Brain-A-Thon

SEE WHAT ATTENDEES OF PREVIOUS<br>BRAIN-A-THONS HAD TO SAY:<p>I can't imagine where I would be without the Annual Brain a Thon! Each year I take away more …

Time I

Fatigue Is All in Your Head

Samuele Marcora, the 47-year-old director of research at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at England’s University of Kent, doesn’t consider himself an endurance athlete. But he’s fast becoming one of the most talked-about researchers in the field. Marcora, who is originally from Italy, …

How to prevent Alzheimer's disease

There’s plenty not to love about being middle-aged. But by the time today’s forty- and fifty-somethings reach the age when they may develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia (one in 20 people develop dementia under 65 but above that age a person’s risk doubles roughly every five years), it’s likely …

Study finds link between daytime naps and diabetes

By Alyse Barker, Buzz60<p>Napping during the day could be a sign of type 2 diabetes.<p>A new study by Japanese researchers, at the University of Tokyo, showed there was a link between daytime naps that lasted longer than 60 minutes and a 45 percent increased risk of type 2 diabetes. However, there was no …

Diabetes

Scientists Make Major Discovery While Studying The Brain On No Sleep

This is WAY more complex than anyone thought.<p>Conventional wisdom suggests that the longer you go without sleep, the more tired you should be. But if you’ve ever pulled an all-nighter, you’ve probably experienced the opposite phenomenon: At 4 a.m., you can barely keep your eyes open. Then, it’s 8 …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>The short-term productivity gains from skipping sleep to work are quickly washed away by …

Preventive Food for Cancer

❮Prev 1 of 8Next❯<p>Storyteller<p>57 <br>Stories<br>• 9370 <br>Views<p>9370<br>• 9<p>20 April,2017<br>• Food<p>In today’s modern lifestyle and busy schedule people are losing their real …

How Headphones Can Make You a Better Athlete

If it’s true that 90 percent of performance is mental, then your brain needs all the help it can get. Fortunately, a new edge has arrived: the Beats-inspired Halo Sport headphones, which emit a mild electric current.<p>The brainchild of neuroscientist Daniel Chao and biomedical engineer Brett …

Die, Anxiety, Die! How Violent Video Games Aid My Mental Health

At a young age I knew I was different, but always just hid behind a theatre kid exterior and chalked all my anxiety up to “budding creativity” that …

Yes, It Is Possible To Get Your Flu Shot Too Soon

Support the news<p>The pitches from pharmacy chains started in August: Come in and get your flu shot.<p>Convenience is touted. So are incentives. CVS …

11 healthiest and unhealthiest foods for your baby

A baby’s diet during his or her first year is crucial for development, but there are so many questions about what to eat and when to eat it. It’s important for new parents to do thorough research before making changes to their baby’s diet, because the wrong move could be damaging. For example, …

26 Foods with Superpowers

Quinoa: Is It Really As Healthy As It Sounds

You may have heard of quinoa, often referred to as a “superfood.” But what is it, and what kinds of benefits does it have on the body? Take a look at …

How to Calculate How Much Protein You Need

It's important that we eat enough protein each day to cover our body's needs. There are two ways of calculating a person's protein requirements. The …