Tag: health

Improved sleep quality leads to better health, well-being

March 17, 2017
Improved sleep quality leads to better health, well-being

Improving sleep quality offers benefits to one’s physical health and psychological well-being that is comparable to the health and happiness brought on by winning a lottery, according to a research by the University of Warwick in the UK. Dr. Nicole Tang in the Department of Psychology has discovered that working on getting a better night’s sleep can [...]

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Chronic diseases in adults may be health, stress impact of childhood bullying

March 13, 2017
Chronic diseases in adults may be health, stress impact of childhood bullying

People who experienced bullying during their childhood may also be at risk of the lifelong health effects related to chronic stress exposure including an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes in adulthood, according to a research review. Recent advances in understanding of the negative health effects of chronic stress highlight a pressing need to [...]

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GSK tops other pharma companies in improving access for the poor –report

November 14, 2016
GSK tops other pharma companies in improving access for the poor –report

British pharmaceutical company Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) was ranked as the top drug maker for the fifth time to improve access to medicine in developing countries, according to the Access to Medicine Index report, which ranks 20 of the leading pharmaceutical companies very two years. GSK was followed by Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, and Merck KGaA. [...]

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Stress and Your Adrenal Glands

November 14, 2016
Stress and Your Adrenal Glands

By Ron Burg, CAM Formulas Introduction We live in a stress-filled world. Stress is all around us. For many people, the daily stresses of life are compounded by intense work pressures and the stress of an unproductive relationship. When you are under stress, you are attacking your adrenal glands. On top of this, many people [...]

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Singapore’s minister for health to participate in WHA, Geneva

May 29, 2012
Singapore’s minister for health to participate in WHA, Geneva

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong will attend the 65th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland, from May 20 to May 24, the ministry announced Saturday. The WHA is the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation and is attended by health ministers and delegations from 194 WHO members. It will [...]

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Motorola, IDA to launch mobile healthcare services in Asia

April 14, 2012
Motorola, IDA to launch mobile healthcare services in Asia

SINGAPORE – Motorola Solutions Asia Pacific announced that it will soon bring to market a number of local mobile healthcare services together with its partners. This is a result of its collaboration with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), under the Healthcare Innovation Program started last April. The incubation programme, working closely with partners, [...]

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Asia’s fitness industry getting trendier than ever

April 4, 2012
Asia’s fitness industry getting trendier than ever

Asia’s rapid modernisation has produced an alarming spike in the rate of obesity among its countries’ populations. According to the UK-based International Obesity Task Force, obesity in Asian nations is now mirroring that of Western countries. Each year, the rate of obesity in Asia is increasing by about 1%, roughly the same rates as in [...]

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