Coffee is a stimulant that increases concentration and alertness. Many of us drink it in the morning or during the working day to improve mental performance. Interestingly, caffeine can also have a stimulating effect that improves physical performance during exercise.
The UN Human Rights representative in Myanmar called this Southeast Asian country a possible super-distributor of COVID—19. Researchers from the University of Reading have shown that antibodies themselves are responsible for the formation of blood clots in COVID-19. Igor Tsikorin, a representative of the Moscow Department of Health, assessed the accuracy of PCR tests. Scientists from the University of Wyoming have found out what information can convince a person to get vaccinated. The head of the Yekaterinburg branch of Vector, Alexander Semenov, assessed the timing of the end of the coronavirus pandemic in the world.
Almost 60% of the world's population lives in Asian countries, so experts pay great attention to this region. But now they have to announce anti-record statistics and urge people to be more careful. What happens from Turkey to Japan?
Everyone has heard more than once that swimming helps to fight stress, improves immunity, memory, cognitive functions and, eventually, mood. Swimming also helps to repair damage to neural connections in the brain and establish new ones. Scientists do not yet understand why this particular sport affects the brain so much, but they are discovering more and more benefits from practicing in the pool.
Penalty shootouts in football are one of the most unpredictable and dramatic events in sports. Depending on the outcome, it causes deep despair or ecstasy among players and fans, which are reflected on the face and in gestures. Gillian Cook, a lecturer in sports and performative psychology at Liverpool John Moores University (UK), explains why fans cover their faces with their hands at such stressful moments.
If scales appear at home, then along with them there is a great desire to stand on them and find out your weight. On the one hand, nutritionists warn that weighing should not be made a daily habit, like brushing your teeth or exercising. On the other hand, someone, on the contrary, motivates himself in this way. Here's what you need to know about the habit of weighing yourself every day.
Experts do not recommend engaging in physical activity at night looking.
Football fans often merge so closely with the football club they support and with other fans that their connection resembles nothing more than a kindred one. They always support each other, even if their favorite team suffers defeat after defeat.
Everyone knows from childhood that after summer picnics it is necessary to examine the body for ticks. But with the heat in forests and parks, other insects wake up, which can harm health. We tell you who to be afraid of in the warm season.
Scientists conducted an extensive study of the genomes of people over 100 years old and identified key features that allowed the body to live for more than a century.