applied physiology

Omega-3 fatty acid boosts brainpower

June 29th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 29 (IANS) An Omega-3 fatty acid called DHA in fish boosts our memory and brainpower, says a study.Principal investigator Yves Sauve and his team from the University of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Soft drinks not linked to childhood obesity’

June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) Soft drinks and other sweetened beverages don't contribute to childhood obesity, though it may increase the risk factor among boys aged 6-11 years, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Humans can reach Terminator’s sprinting speeds

January 26th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt's record-setting performances have unleashed a wave of interest in the ultimate limits to human running speed. New evidence offers an enticing view of how ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |