In the latest post in “Good news this week” series we bring you 5 more good news related to your health that can change your life. In this post we have compiled interesting and useful information for you. We are giving here just title and short descriptions; to read complete news (from the original source) click on the given link.
The brain thinks, the spinal cord implements
Although the brain or brain stem acts as the command center, it is the neural networks in the spinal cord that actually generate the complex motor patterns associated with movement such as walking. Even after complete spinal paralysis, the human spinal cord is able to trigger activity in the leg muscles using electrical pulses from an implanted stimulator. To read complete details click here.
Right food and ample sleep can make you younger
There are a couple of things, one is food for sure. What you eat is what you reflect. Also, how you think matters. If you are more positive, and happy then you don’t age as fast,” says wellness experts. These are few things that can help you to know how to live a happy life. Click here to read complete article.
Physical exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining
A research published in the journal Aging Cell suggest you should exercise to boost immunity up in old age as it generates more T-Cells (responsible for better immune system in our body). Researchers choose 125 long-distance cyclists, some now in their 80s for research.
Prof Janet Lord, director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, at the University of Birmingham, and co-author of the research, says, “Because the cyclists have the immune system of a 20-year-old rather than a 70- or 80-year-old, it means they have added protection against all these issues.” Read original article at BBC.
You can heal yourself without medicines, know how
There are so many inbuilt mechanisms by which body takes care of itself when injured. It helps itself by bringing new cells and repair materials through the blood stream at the site of damaged tissue or organ in case of being invaded by foreign elements eg. bacteria, viruses and fungi; it produces antibodies against invading germs and destroys them. Read full article at Shvias.
Human intelligence can’t be transferred to machines
Renowned neuroscientist Antonio Damasio claims in his new book “The Strange Order of Things,” that computational mind can compete with the biological intelligence of human brain.
He clarifies, “feelings and emotions, which originated and dwell in that biological terrain which can not be acquired by mechanical or electronic intelligence. Artificial intelligence equal to mathematical intelligence of a mind but it can not deal emotions and feelings that describes the state of life in our living body and that does not lend itself easily to a computational account. Read more details at Washington Post.