Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Should female employees get 'first day of period' leave? > Health-in-Motion 01 December 2016 Wear a helmet while cycling If you’re still not convinced that wearing a helmet while cycling is a good idea, a new survey evaluating the results of over 40 different studies on the matter should change your mind. In conducting their comprehensive review of data from more than 64,000 cyclists, two researchers from the University of New South Wales in Australia found that using a helmet when riding a bicycle lowers the risks of serious head injuries by almost 70%. They estimate that chances of fatal head injuries are reduced by 65%. 0 More: Daily Dose: Should female employees get 'first day of period' leave?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical This potential health risk of a cockroach will shock you Medical Are you suffering from allergies or sinusitis? Medical 7 dangerous conditions that start with a simple cough Lifestyle 5 diseases that can keep you out of the office for months Medical Only 2% of SA kids are treated for this potentially lethal illness Diet and nutrition Why you should avoid these 5 ‘diet’ foods From our sponsors How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coping with the fear of cancer IBS affects 15% of people around the world The evolution of asthma treatment Live healthier Here's some help... » Combat childhood obesity Childhood obesity brings future health problems 3 ways to get young couch potatoes away from the screen Are your children glued to their electronic devices? It might be time to start making some rules. Time for a break? » Stressful job leads to emotional burnout Work burnout tied to emotional eating This is why you must take annual leave Avoid burnout and use your annual leave to get some well-deserved rest. Your body and mind will thank you.