There’s so much nutritional advice floating around that it can be difficult to pick out right from wrong. Recommendations from health professionals seem to change constantly and it’s important to make sure that you pay attention to the credentials of those who are giving advice. One style of eating that is endorsed by a number of highly respected bodies, including the NHS, HEART UK and Cancer Research UK, is the Mediterranean diet.
Angelo Casimiro, a 15 year old high school student from the Philippines, made global news headlines after he successfully developed a device which can generate electricity as a user walks. The invention – essentially a shoe insole made with piezoelectric materials – is able to harness electrical energy with each step a person takes and could theoretically have a number of important practical uses in the future.
Summer is just around the corner and with it come hot sunny weekends and endless opportunities to enjoy a barbecue with your friends and family. Check out these five great barbecue sides that will make sure your barbecue’s stand out against the competition.
When you’re living on a budget it can be tempting to opt for cheap processed meals which are low in nutrition but kind on the wallet. However, eating healthily need not be the preserve of the wealthy and, whether you are a dedicated meat eater or prefer nature’s plant-based alternatives, there are some creative and tantalizing meals to enjoy that are both affordable and nutritious.
May 20 is international Clinical Trials Day, a global event that pays tribute to the extraordinary contributions made to medical science by clinical researchers around the globe. Continue reading
When Arthur Zang was in his fourth year of study on a computer-science engineering course, he paid regular visits to a hospital in Yaoundé, the capital city of his native Cameroon. He hoped to gain an understanding of how computer science could be used for the advancement of medicine and to this end, during one of his visits he watched a medical programme detailing how staff carried out an electrocardiogram.
The iPhone is a constant companion for most of its users, always at hand in a pocket or bag, so it makes sense to use it for keeping track of health and fitness. There are countless apps out there to help you train, lose weight or live a healthier lifestyle. Here are five of the best. Continue reading
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Taking part in a clinical trial can be a great way to make a difference, or to get involved in the fight against a condition that is close to your heart. Volunteers are an essential component in the advancement of medical science, and are financially compensated for the time they contribute.