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Father’s Diet May Impact the Son’s Ability to Reproduce

A healthy diet is the king. It can save you from various ailments and slow down signs of ageing. The times we live in, there are all sorts of processed food products available in the market which are delicious no doubt but come loaded with chemicals and unwanted calories that adversely affect our health. It is therefore essential to choose right and eat mindfully. How you eat doesn’t only affect your health at present and in the future, but could have implications on your future offspring. Research suggests that it’s…

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Menstrual cycle doesn’t impact training, performance: Study

A recent study, published in the Journal of Physiology, has found that doing fixed intensity exercise during menstrual cycle does not affect a woman’s autonomic heat responses (skin blood flow and sweating). That’s according to a collaboration between Massey University, the University at Buffalo and the University of Otago. They also found that exercise performance was impaired by humid heat due to the reduced ability of the body to sweat effectively. The research studied the effects of heat on ten well-trained women across their menstrual cycles. Each woman completed four…

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Why emotional stress can impact body movement

Why emotional stress can impact body movement (Thinkstock Photos/Getty Images) Have you ever wondered why we sometimes ‘freeze’ when we are frightened or under strong emotional stress? This may be because the response to anxiety may include not only the parts of the brain which deal with emotions, as has been long understood, but also movement control centres in the brain. “This (study) is the first hard proof that strong emotions produce a response in brain areas concerned with movement,” said lead researcher Laura Muzzarelli from Vita-Salute San Raffaele University…

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High-Fat Diet During Pregnancy May Impact Baby’s Gut, Immune System

Women consuming high-fat diet during pregnancy may increase the risk of affecting bacteria living in her baby’s gut thus impacting proper development of the immune system, says a study. The results showed that expecting mothers’ diets can lead to distinct changes in their babies’ microbiome, which could affect energy extraction from food as well as early immunity development. “Diet is very amenable to change and women are highly motivated to make healthy changes during pregnancy. Traditionally, dietary interventions during pregnancy have focused on micronutrients, such as iron and folic acid,”…

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brain cells that lessen impact of cocaine recognized

Researchers have observed a type of brain cells that play a key function in decreasing the outcomes of cocaine at the brain. the invention establishes that microglia cells can lessen the unfavourable modifications to neural circuitry delivered on with the aid of the persistent use of cocaine and has tremendous implications for developing an powerful treatment for dependancy. Microglia may not be as well called neurons, the brain cells that relay messages, however they’ve many crucial functions. They constantly display their surroundings, and can act to hold everyday brain functioning….

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US Attempt to Unlock iPhone Could Impact New York Case: Apple

Apple Inc said the US Justice Department’s new attempts to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters without the tech giant’s help could eliminate the government’s need for its assistance in a similar dispute in New York. The company’s position was laid out in a letter filed on Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, seeking to delay briefing in the Justice Department’s appeal of a ruling that protects Apple from unlocking an iPhone in a drug case. The letter came after US prosecutors on…

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