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Low calorie diet doesn’t add to longevity


August 31st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) After all the hype over a low calorie diet being the tried and tested way to shed unwanted pounds or adding years to your life, comes ... Read more...

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Telling lies bad for health


August 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Honesty is the best policy after all! Researchers have found that telling fewer lies can improve your physical and mental health.A study found that people experienced ... Read more...

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Coastal populations healthier than inland cousins


July 18th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) People living near the coast tend to have better health than those living inland, according to the findings of a new study.Researchers from the European Centre ... Read more...

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‘Sahaja Yoga fosters better health’


May 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) Performing Sahaja Yoga induces 'mental silence,' which calms the mind, fosters better health and wellbeing, a new study says. Fifty-two percent of study respondents said that ... Read more...

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Thoughts about mortality can improve health


April 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) An awareness of mortality is a good thing -- it can improve physical health and help us re-prioritize our goals and values, according to a new ... Read more...

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Better off people have sounder health


April 11th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) People who are doing well financially and socially have better health than others. Higher education and a good job also protect against chronic diseases.These are some ... Read more...

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Better health increases age: World Health Day


April 7th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by admin
By Professor (Dr) Susya Kant - CNS Special on World Health Day (CNS): In India, population more than 60 years of age in 2001 was 6.9% which is now increased to 8.3% (2011) ... Read more...

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Sitting for long hours kills you fast


March 28th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Sitting for 11 hours or more in everyday life increases our chances of dying within three years, irrespective of whether we are physically active or not, ... Read more...

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With Rs.1,100 crore, AIIMS bags highest budget share


March 16th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With Rs.1,124 crore, the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital tops the list of hospitals and research institutes ... Read more...

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Cheaper drugs, better health services for poor (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India's health allocation has been hiked by 14 percent in the budget for 2012-13 to Rs.30,702 crore (Rs.307 billion/$6.1 billion) for the sector with special ... Read more...

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Active kids more likely to avoid heart disease


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) Physically active children are more likely to keep diabetes and heart disease at bay, a new study reveals.The study, led by researchers Glenn McConell and Mary ... Read more...

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‘Use canola or olive oil for better health’


January 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) When a recipe calls for ghee or butter, substitute it with canola or olive oil for better health. Both these oils can help you to ... Read more...

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Women fall sick more often than men


January 1st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Women may visit doctors more often than men because they fall sick more often. They are more likely to suffer from arthritis, mental disorders and muscular ... Read more...

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Eating vegetables, fish helps you live longer


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Eating large amounts of vegetables and fish can make you live three years longer, experts say.People on such a diet with low amounts of animal-based products ... Read more...

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He came from Bangladesh for better health, lost life


December 9th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Gauranga Mandal had come all the way from Bangladesh in the hope of getting back his healthy life. On Friday, this hope was extinguished with ... Read more...

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Tito: Murray should be jailed for life


November 10th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson’s brother, Tito, says Doctor Conrad Murray should be jailed for life for his role in the death of the singer. Murray who was the ... Read more...

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Parents urged to shun buggies for kids’ health


October 18th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) British parents are being advised to make their children walk for better health instead of letting them enjoy buggy rides.To handle the growing obesity epidemic - ... Read more...

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Sunny outlook helps teens grow up healthier


July 19th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Teenagers who retain a sunny outlook during these years seem to grow into better health as adults, not facing the likelihood of engaging in negative behaviour ... Read more...

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Health is a political subject: Amartya Sen


July 10th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen Saturday said health is a political issue and inequality a prime reason behind bad public health."Health is indeed a political subject. ... Read more...

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Development master remedy against Maoists: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said police and intelligence gathering needed to be strengthened to fight Maoist guerrillas but development was the "master remedy" ... Read more...

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Men shouldn’t retire before their wives: Study


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Married men should not retire before their wives because there will be no one at home to look after them, a study has said.While wives report ... Read more...

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Taking dietary supplements ‘doesn’t guarantee good health’


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Do you belong to the one-half of the population that frequently uses dietary supplements to get better health?Well, a new study has shown that taking dietary supplements 'doesn't ... Read more...

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Self-cloning marine animals may help shed light on ageing process


April 21st, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Gothenburg believe that the key to delaying ageing in humans is held in marine animals that reproduce asexually by cloning.They have shown how ... Read more...

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Study says that eat hot dogs for better health


March 25th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers from Kansas State University has given the thumbs up for hot dogs when it comes to healthy-eating.The research identified that hot dogs along with deli meat ... Read more...

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Brits ‘healthier than Americans’: Study


March 12th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that people living in England enjoy better health than Americans, despite less investment in healthcare.Researchers said that across all ages, US residents tend ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s Ukrainian nurse says he’s in ‘good health’


March 7th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): A Ukrainian nurse who worked for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has revealed that he is in good health.The nurse, who was identified only by her first name Oksana, ... Read more...

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Eat more tomatoes to slash the risk of killer diseases


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Tomatoes are widely available, cost-effective, and people of all ages and cultures like them.Now, a review research has shown that eating more tomatoes and tomato products could ... Read more...

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Happy people tend to live longer, experience better health


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 02 (ANI): A review of more than 160 studies of human and animal subjects has found that happy people tend to live longer and experience better health than their unhappy ... Read more...

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Treat yourself as well as you treat friends, family to be happier in life


March 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 1 (ANI): A new research has explored the area of self-compassion amongst people - how kindly people view themselves.The research conducted by experts at the University of Texas at ... Read more...

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Walking in the park is the key to better health


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Penn State researchers have said that the payoff for investing in public parks and recreation sites may be healthier, more physically fit residents and a less strained healthcare ... Read more...

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Kids ‘born today will suffer an extra year of disabilities’


December 16th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Researchers have found that life expectancy is rising but that in return people born now will have to cope with disability or a long-term illness for an extra ... Read more...

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Walkable neighbourhoods have higher levels of social capital: Study


December 15th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new research has concluded that living in an area where amenities of daily life are within walking distance promotes healthy lifestyles and has positive implications for the ... Read more...

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Good high school grades bolster health


December 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) The 'A' grades that high schoolers earn also bolsters their health as adults.New research by Pamela Herd, associate professor of public affairs and sociology at the University ... Read more...

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Good grades lead to better health: Study


December 8th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): Good grades do make you teachers' favorite whereas parents shower excessive love if you are their 'A' grader child. And now a new research has revealed that they ... Read more...

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Soon, a mother’s milk bank for NSW mums who can’t breastfeed


November 29th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 29 (ANI): NSW mums who cannot breastfeed will have the option of giving their babies milk from donor mothers if a community milk bank is funded by the state government.The ... Read more...

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