November 2020

8 best squat proof leggings – tried and tested


Squat proof leggings are an essential gym kit item every woman needs. That’s why Healthista have functionality-tested the best leggings to see which ones pass the squat test

We’ve all been there – you’re in the gym perfecting that deep squat when you catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror.

Instead of admiring your well-sculpted behind you notice that your booty is on show rather more than you would like it to be, no thanks to some very see-through leggings.

Finding a pair of good quality squat proof leggings isn’t easy. So we decided to hunt down some

Delhi fears the worst amid smog cloud and coronavirus wave


New Delhi faces a double whammy of deadly smog and the coronavirus

A steady stream of patients is coming out of New Delhi’s brownish atmosphere for treatment at the Breathe Better clinic, where lung specialist Davinder Kundra is confronting what he calls the “double whammy” of deadly smog and the coronavirus.

Kundra is among a growing number of doctors who are worried as the capital’s notorious air again hits peak pollution levels while a new pandemic wave is battering hospitals.

Every winter pollution season, demand for beds spikes in the world’s most polluted capital because of an increase in

UK bans entry from Denmark after COVID mink outbreak


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Britain on Saturday banned entry to all non-resident foreigners coming from Denmark after a mutated version of the coronavirus linked to mink farms was found in humans.

The abrupt ban was announced by the Transport Department overnight shortly after 0200 GMT, and took effect at 0400 GMT.

“This decision to act quickly follows on from in Denmark reporting widespread outbreaks of in farms,” Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Twitter.

“Keeping the UK public safe remains our top priority,” he said.

Denmark on Wednesday announced the mutation had jumped from minks

Using light to reprogramme the brain’s GPS


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Neuroscientists at UCL have used laser beams to “switch on” neurons in mice, providing new insight into the hidden workings of memory and showing how memories underpin the brain’s inner GPS system.

The study, published in the journal Cell, explains how researchers harnessed an ‘all-optical’ approach using twin lasers to simultaneously read and write the activity of ‘‘ (a type of neuron) in mice, as they navigated a .

Remarkably, by stimulating the place cells, scientists were able to reactivate (or retrieve) the of a location where

Large-scale cancer proteomics study profiles protein changes in response to drug treatments


Cancer cells. Credit: Dr. Cecil Fox, National Cancer Institute

Through large-scale profiling of protein changes in response to drug treatments in cancer cell lines, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have generated a valuable resource to aid in predicting drug sensitivity, to understand therapeutic resistance mechanisms and to identify optimal combination treatment strategies.

Their findings, published today in Cancer Cell, include expression changes in more than 200 clinically relevant proteins across more than 300 cell lines after treatment with 168 different compounds, making it the largest dataset available on protein responses to

Lockdown 2.0 – Healthista’s 30 day home workout challenge with celebrity trainer Svava Sigbertsdottir


Lockdown 2.0 home workout routine sorted. For fat burning, calorie torching, full body workouts – look no further than Healthista’s 30-day home-workout challenge with celebrity PT Svava Sigbertsdottir

Another Lockdown is here. So why not give our Home Workout Challenge yet another try?

In fact, new research has revealed that 30 percent of people are doing more exercise since lockdown, so lets keep it up guys!

Are you ready for day one? Let’s do this…

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