Month: December 2017

10 essential strength exercises you should be doing

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger. Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in injury prevention but will make you a stronger, faster, and …

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Meet the woman with the world’s longest eyelashes

Glorious, long eyelashes signify beauty. But this woman takes it to a whole new level You Jianxia from Shangai holds the world record for the longest eyelashes – her lashes measure in at a whopping 12.40cm. This has earned her a spot in the Guinness World Book of Records 2018. She beats the previous recordholder, Gillian Criminisi …

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A digital pill can tell if you’re taking your meds

A new system will enable doctors to track how many pills their patients actually take, as opposed to the number of pills they are given. Many doctors feel frustrated by patients who don’t follow their instructions and take their medications as prescribed. But now, pairing medication with an ingestible sensor can help clinicians track how …

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Losing weight the right way can help your knees

Knee arthritis can make it difficult to perform normal activities like walking or climbing stairs. It is a serious disability for many people. Weight loss from dieting can slow the progression of knee arthritis in overweight people, according to a new study. Degeneration of cartilage A previous Health24 article reported that obese and overweight people who lost …

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