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AFL takes lead on mental health issues in positive if long overdue move

 Jack Steven told his St Kilda teammates in February he would take time away from the game to deal with mental health issues. Photograph: Jonathan DiMaggio/AFL Photos/via Getty Images In 2016, Tom Boyd wrote his name into the folklore of the Western Bulldogs when he helped bring the AFL premiership cup to Whitten Oval. His fourth-quarter goal from outside the 50m arc ... Read More »

Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight

Calorie restriction is typically associated with weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests a lower-calorie diet may bring a range of other health benefits, even for those who aren’t trying to drop pounds. The latest study, published July 11 in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, suggests that cutting just 300 calories a day, while maintaining an otherwise healthy diet, ... Read More »

Grilled Paneer Is The Perfect Appetiser If You Are On A Healthy Diet

The recent wave of healthful living has embroiled most of us and swaying us towards a healthier living. There are many diets that are making news these days for their immediate slimming results. These diets may work but are difficult to stick to amid busy schedules and can also make your pockets lighter. Fitness can be easily achieved by making ... Read More »

Humans could have been long-distance runners, if we had this gene

The functional loss of a single gene may have helped humans become one of the best long-distance runners in the animal kingdom, a study has found. Researchers at the University of California San Diego in the US studied mice engineered to lack the gene called CMAH. Two to three million years ago, the functional loss of CMAH triggered significant changes ... Read More »

Don’t pop antidepressants if you suffer from lung disease, here’s why

Antidepressants may help to boost your mood but they can prove risky for patients of lung disease. A new study done by the St Michael’s Hospital shows that use of antidepressants can increase the risk of death by 20% for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and increase the likelihood of hospitalisation by 15% due to related symptoms. The research suggests ... Read More »

Dementia patients can live better if they get care, support from friends

Good relationships, social engagement, better everyday functioning, good physical and mental health, and high-quality care have been identified as some crucial factors linked to better quality of life for people with dementia, according to a study. “While many investigations focus on prevention and better treatments, it’s equally vital that we understand how we can optimise quality of life for the ... Read More »

5 things to do if you’re feeling neglected

Feeling neglected or lonely in a relationship can be a painful – and is often a sign that something isn’t right. It can be a matter of perception, rather than a list of behaviours, according to Relate counsellor Rachel Davies. First off, you may have noticed that you aren’t spending as much time together – and that work, friends, hobbies and other family members ... Read More »

PureVPN review: It works well if you don’t mind virtual server locations

P2P allowed: Yes—select countries Business location: Hong Kong (officially) Number of servers: 750+ [ Further reading: How the new age of antivirus software will protect your PC ] Number of country locations: 142* Cost: $10.95 per month, or $78 for two years Here’s the thing about VPNs: They’re built on trust. Before you pay a company to secure your internet traffic you need to trust ... Read More »

What to Do If You’re Going to Miss the Tax Deadline

Persuading the IRS to give you more time after the April deadline to file your tax return is fairly easy. But there are several other things you’ll need to do if you’re filing taxes late. What if You Miss the Tax Deadline? How to File Taxes Late Get an extension. Set aside cash for interest. Prepare to pay a penalty of ... Read More »

CBSE to keep moderation policy if other boards do not concede

Taking into account the consensus among the state boards, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) raised its concerns over the scrapping of the marks moderation policy during a governing body meet on Friday. The Board said that it will not remove the policy if all other state boards do not concede to do the same. “We are completely in ... Read More »