Last Updated 24 | 04 | 2014 at 10:52

Lifestyle / Health & Fitness

GS superstore in Naxxar will be holding another week-long activity for its customers, for the first time centered around health and the awareness of an active lifestyle. For the Health Week event, GS...Read More >>

  • Blood Donation Day for Farsons Group employees

    More than 60 employees responded to the Blood Donation Drive as one of the Company’s annual corporate social responsibility initiatives. The event, organized in collaboration with the Mobile Blood Donation
  • Napping can increase death risk by a third

    While an afternoon nap may pep you up in the short-term, over time the indulgence could increase the likelihood of a premature death by almost a third, scientists claim. Those who doze for an hour or more in the day may be putting themselves at risk of developing lung...
  • Online asthma test helping sufferers gain control

    An asthma online test is helping asthma sufferers identify their level of control over the disease. This is good news for 9% of the Maltese population who, according to the latest European Health Interview Survey, suffer from this condition. According to the...
  • MMSA approves first Policy Satement

    The Malta Medical Students’ Association approved its first ever policy statement on Thursday 27th March 2014, a policy statement entitled “Healthy Ageing”. This Policy Statement analyses the current Maltese demographic and brings to light the growing problems of our...
  • Medical students raise awareness on epilepsy

    The Malta Medical Student Association (MMSA) is a student organization which represents around 700 medical students. The MMSA organised a HealthFest in Tigne Point, Tas-Sliema, on Saturday morning.
  • Selfies ; A Mental Disorder, says American Psychiatric Association

    Before the “selfie” term was coined, many people were already figuring out ways to take photos of themselves, whether it be with digital cameras, smartphones, or even film cameras back in the day. Safe to say “selfies” aren’t exactly new per se. However with the term...
  • Ketamine could cure severe depression

    UK researchers think the tranquiliser party drug could treat depression with ‘dramatic’ results Last month, it was revealed that treating terminally ill patients with LSD to cure anxiety had shown promising results. In America, cannabis is being legalized left, right...
  • Ears and noses to be grown in lab from stem cells for transplants

    British scientists are aiming to grow ears and noses in a laboratory to transplant then into humans. Scientists from Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London have managed to use abdominal body fat and turn it into cartilage. It is now hoped that the...
  • Childhood nightmares may point to looming health issues

    Regular nightmares in childhood may be an early warning sign of psychotic disorders, researchers in the UK warn. The study, in the journal Sleep, said most children had nightmares, but persistent ones may be a sign of something more serious. Having night terrors -...
  • Maltese Diabetes Association receives iHealth Glucose meter

    iHealth Malta donated sixty of its revolutionary Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring systems to youth members of the Maltese Diabetes Association, to help them manage their condition better. The presentation was held at the Association’s headquarters in Valletta after a...

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