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Canada

Coasts need living shorelines to stave off erosion, says P.E.I. researcher | CBC News

Researchers and watershed coordinators are working together to mitigate coastal erosion on P.E.I., using a set of powerful natural solutions to create what they call living shorelines.  Living shorelines harness plants that naturally grow on P.E.I. to trap sand and topsoil and prevent the coast from eroding, says Erin Nelson, a climate research assistant with TransCoastal Adaptations, a […]

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UK

Trendy Type of Norwegian Cheese May Stave Off Bone Thinning, Shows New Study

Coyau, CC licensefoo Just a small portion of Jarlsberg can help stop bones getting weaker without boosting cholesterol, according to new findings. Researchers say health benefits are unique to the Nordic dairy product and aren’t found in other types of cheese. Jarlsberg is a nutty, mild and semi-soft cheese with holes in that is made […]

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Health

Fatty liver disease: The simple lifestyle change researchers say can stave off condition

Compared to the monkeypox outbreak and coronavirus pandemic, the numbers are small, but for how many cases there are on average, the case figures are substantial. Paediatric hepatologist at the University of Birmingham Deirdre Kelly said: “I can tell you, having worked in this country for 30 years as a liver doctor, we’ve had a […]

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Business

Millionaires are raising cash on fears that the Fed can’t tame inflation and stave off recession

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., May 9, 2022.  Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters American millionaires are raising cash in response to lingering inflation fears, according to CNBC’s Millionaire Survey. Millionaires surveyed by CNBC ranked inflation as the top risk to both the economy and […]

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Health

Dr Semiya explains learning a second language can stave off dementia – ‘It’s like a gym’

However, their research didn’t show that knowing two languages deters Alzheimer’s disease, it only helps to delay symptoms. Co-author John Grundy said: “Bilinguals and monolinguals eventually show the same number of Alzheimer’s disease cases. “But bilinguals tend to be able to stave off those symptoms for longer. That’s fascinating to me. “Maybe the most surprising […]

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Health

Alzheimer’s disease: Tai chi may significantly improve cognition and stave off decline

The benefits of exercise for the brain cannot be overstated, but there is a misconception that rigorous workouts offer the most significant results. Evidence is growing, however, that moderate physical activity leads to greater improvement in cognitive health. A new study published in the journals of Translational Neuro-degeneration has reinforced this assumption, after suggesting tai […]

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Health

Heart disease: Exercising for certain duration could ‘stave off major heart disease’ at 70

Ageing makes people particularly susceptible to heart disease. It is one of the risk factors that, together with gender, family history, and ethnicity cannot be avoided or modified. Exercise later in life, however, could help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. A new study has found that daily exercise in people aged 70-75 […]

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Health

Simple and cheap ‘added extras’ to standard UK diets help stave off dementia, study shows

A study found that people who shifted their food choices towards a Mediterranean diet saw benefits for memory and thinking in just six months. Easy swaps include using olive oil as the main cooking fat, eating nuts three times a week and eating more legumes such as lentils, peas and beans. Professor Anne-Marie Minihane, from […]

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Health

How to live longer: The drink to stave off ‘various’ cancers and extend your lifespan

AGEING science has made significant gains to help increase life expectancy, but the focus is now shifting towards preserving good health into old age. The key is staying healthy, both mentally and physically. One body of research implies that adding a drink to your diet may boost your odds of longevity, by staving off disease. […]

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Health

How to live longer: Eating this small food may help stave off cancer – expert advice

WITH coronavirus threatening lives and life expectancy falling by 1.6 years for men and 1.2 for women, many are seeking a recipe for longer, healthier life. There’s a certain small food that may help with the pursue of a longer lifespan as it might stave off cancer as well as other life-threatening conditions. Read more […]