Physical activity linked to sperm quality

Physical activity linked to sperm quality

(Reuters Health) – Healthy young men who exercise regularly may have better quality semen than their sedentary peers, a study of sperm donors suggests. Even though being overweight and sedentary has long been tied to low sex drive and an increased risk of infertility, less is known about how physical activity levels might impact semen […]

Canadian adults earn failing grade on physical activity report card

Canadian adults earn failing grade on physical activity report card

It’s not just kids who get too much screen time and too little physical activity — adults are falling short, too. That’s according to the first-ever report card for adults from Participaction, a non-profit group that promotes healthy living and typically ranks children’s fitness levels. The new report gives Canadians over the age of 18 […]

Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity in Canada during April 2019

Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity in Canada during April 2019

In April, the Bank of Canada and 52 other central banks and monetary authorities conducted the latest triennial survey of turnover activity in the foreign exchange (FX) and over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets in their respective countries. This worldwide effort was coordinated by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) to obtain global, comprehensive and consistent information […]

The ethical minefield of ‘mind reading’ by recording brain activity

The ethical minefield of ‘mind reading’ by recording brain activity

In a small room tucked away at the University of Toronto, Professor Dan Nemrodov is pulling thoughts right out of people’s brains. He straps a hat with electrodes on someone’s head and then shows them pictures of faces. By reading brain activity with an electroencephalography (EEG) machine, he’s then able to reconstruct faces with almost […]

‘Significant’ Activity Detected at North Korean Nuclear Test Site

‘Significant’ Activity Detected at North Korean Nuclear Test Site

“Significant” activity has been detected by commercial satellite at North Korea’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site. According to 38North[1], a website which provides analysis on North Korea, substantial tunneling efforts have been observed in recent weeks at the mountainous location. While Punggye-ri’s North Portal, the site of Pyongyang’s last five nuclear tests, remains inactive, equipment and […]

Toddlers need at least 3 hours of physical activity a day, new guidelines suggest

Toddlers need at least 3 hours of physical activity a day, new guidelines suggest

New guidelines released by Canadian researchers on Monday say kids aged one to four should get at least three hours of physical activity spread throughout the day. The new report was developed by experts including the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology; obesity specialists at Ottawa’s Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO); and the non-profit group ParticipAction. The […]