Research

Pneumatic compression may help those suffering from restless legs syndrome

Pneumatic compression may help those suffering from restless legs syndromeRecent research revealed that periodic pneumatic compression can greatly benefit restless legs syndrome patients. Research team led by Dr. Christopher J. Lettieri and Dr. Arn H. Eliasson, from the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC conducted a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of 35 patients, the majority of them with moderate to severe symptoms of RLS at baseline.

Emailing, latest addition to activities done unconsciously while sleeping

Emailing, latest addition to activities done unconsciously while sleepingEmailing is the latest addition to the list of involuntary actions which a person can do in sleep. Emailing and chatting has become most popular way of communication and boosting social life.

Millions of people spend numerous hours before their computer screen interacting with old friends or finding new ones on many popular social networking sites without being aware of the fact that this affecting their cognitive behavior.

Synthetic HDL cholesterol with gold at its core to control bad cholesterol

Synthetic HDL cholesterol with gold at its core to control bad cholesterolA high cholesterol level is one of the major problems created by sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits. Recent research has given hope of effective cholesterol control with the new weapon - synthetic high-density lipoprotein (HDL), the 'good' cholesterol.

Researchers believe it could fight chronically high cholesterol levels and the deadly heart disease that often results due to higher cholestrol.

Maternity leave, both before and after birth is a smart investment for women

Maternity leave, both before and after birth is a smart investment for womenRecent studies revealed that women should take break from work before and after birth of the baby.

In first study, Sylvia Guendelman, professor of maternal and child health at UC Berkeley''s School of Public Health and her collogues found that women who took leave before they gave birth were almost four times less likely to have a primary C-section as women who worked through to delivery.

Open-plan offices are injurious to heath of employees

Open-plan offices are injurious to heath of employees

Vitamin D may reduce the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases

Vitamin D may reduce the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseasesAccording to a new research article, enough amount of Vitamin D intake may reduce the risk of diabetes and other diseases like heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis. By taking Vitamin D, the complications in a diabetic patient can be reduced.

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