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It’s never too late to walk for life


August 28th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) They say it is never too late. And the saying seems very much true when it comes to going for a walk, as experts have found ... Read more...

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UAE mobile hospital treats Syrian refugees in Jordan


August 20th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) The Emirates World Mobile Humanitarian Hospital has begun providing treatment free of charge to Syrian refugee patients in camps in Jordan.A team of 70 UAE ... Read more...

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Overweight mothers could be putting babies at risk


August 15th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) If you happen to be an overweight expectant mother, the chances are that you could be jeopardising the unborn baby's health for a lifetime, a new ... Read more...

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Study finds that lifting weights reduces risk of diabetes


August 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has found out that weight lifting can help reduce the chances of developing the most common forms of diabetes in men by 34 ... Read more...

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Weight training cuts diabetes risk by 34 percent


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Regular weight training can cut the chances of developing diabetes in men by up to 34 percent, a study showed.Adding aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking ... Read more...

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West Nile virus hits US, four dead


August 4th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) The US has been badly hit by mosquito-borne West Nile virus, with 241 cases of the disease, including four deaths, reported nationwide so far this year, ... Read more...

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Half of Thailand’s Buddhist monks are obese: Study


August 1st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Pot-bellied Buddhist monks, striving to reach spiritual enlightenment, could be hampered in their pursuit of nirvana because of obesity and lifestyle diseases, a study has suggested.A ... Read more...

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TV addiction boosts diabetes risk among elderly


July 31st, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Being glued to TV for four hours daily could boost the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, especially if you are aged 60 or above.The study, ... Read more...

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Cheese cuts risk of diabetes by 12 percent


July 24th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eating just two slices of cheese a day cuts the risk of type 2 diabetes by 12 percent, scientists have discovered.The findings go against current health ... Read more...

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Diabetics face four times greater TB risk


July 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, July 10 (IANS) A third of the world's population, living in developing countries, carry a dormant tuberculosis (TB) bug, which remains a lifelong risk. But the risk of TB ... Read more...

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Experts stress 5 musts before weight loss surgery


July 10th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
NewDelhi, July 9 (IANS) Even as India and China top the global chart of obese and diabetic people, experts charted out five prerequisites for patients and surgeons before weight loss ... Read more...

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Being overweight does not carry higher death risk


July 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Those who are overweight need not worry - it does not necessarily carry a higher death risk, say researchers from the University of California-Davis.Compared to those ... Read more...

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‘Lifestyle deepens diabetes problem in India, China’


July 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India and China will continue to have the largest number of diabetics in the world in the coming years due to rapid lifestyle shifts ... Read more...

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Children’s performance linked to sound sleep


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Parents expecting a good performance from their children at school can help their kids do so by first ensuring they get a sound sleep.A study ... Read more...

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Fidgeting could add years to your life


July 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Fidgeting could add years to your life just as being sedentary could be harmful for your health. 'Fidgeting' may include activities that are unlike exercise, such ... Read more...

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Hitting the gym boosts your libido


June 27th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Middle aged men who exercise get a boost to their sex drive, a higher sperm count and stronger erections, a study has found.Losing weight reduces the ... Read more...

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Smoking fathers pass on damaged genes to kids


June 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) British researchers have found the men quite fond of smoking actually go on to pass damaged DNA to their children as fathers while raising risk of ... Read more...

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Diet pill could help beat obesity


June 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A diet pill aimed at curbing fat people's appetites could soon be a reality, Daily Mail reported.The pill would not only shrink waist lines but also ... Read more...

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UAE approves 126 new drugs


June 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has approved the use of 126 new drugs to treat patients, it was announced Saturday.The health ministry said the drugs are approved after thorough ... Read more...

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Most senior citizens in Delhi NCR have bone ailments: Study


May 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As many as 85 percent of senior citizens in the national capital region (NCR) have bone and joint ailments, restricting their mobility, a study released ... Read more...

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Minimising fat with more exercise easy way to shed weight


May 7th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Eating less fat and doing more exercise is the simplest and the straightest way to slimming, says a new study that vindicates a common sense approach ... Read more...

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Low testosterone levels could cause diabetes


May 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Low testosterone levels in males could elevate their risk of developing diabetes, says a new study.The findings from the University of Edinburgh could also help explain ... Read more...

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Low testosterone raises risk of diabetes


May 4th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Men with low levels of testosterone could be at greater risk of developing diabetes, a study has said.Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found low testosterone ... Read more...

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Man collapses attempting Scrabble world record


April 16th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A 55-year-old Briton -- who was a diabetes patient -- collapsed due to dehydration while playing Scrabble for 15 hours and attempting to break the world ... Read more...

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Skipping breakfast could cause diabetes in men


April 7th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) If you happen to be one of those who doesn't mind avoiding breakfast, watch out. For scientists have found that men regularly skipping their morning meal ... Read more...

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Dieting pregnant women likely to have obese children


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Women who become pregnant while dieting are more likely to have a child that could be obese or diabetic in later life, a British study suggests.Researchers ... Read more...

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Food poisoning could have lifelong consequences


March 21st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Victims of food poisoning may develop a host of lengthy illnesses, including diabetes, arthritis, kidney failure and high blood pressure, experts say.Salmonella, E coli and other ... Read more...

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Chemicals in toys, tin cans fuel obesity


March 20th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Chemicals that mimic or interfere with the effect of hormones could be fuelling the obesity epidemic, warns a report.The chemicals, found in mobile phone cases and ... Read more...

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Kidney disease on rise in Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan is witnessing a rise in chronic kidney diseases due to late diagnosis and a rising trend of high blood pressure and diabetes.Health experts reached this ... Read more...

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Pauline Quirke’s weighty confession


March 6th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) British actress Pauline Quirke admits she was overweight because she was greedy.The 52-year-old actress -- who lost 50 kg in 12 months -- insists she had ... Read more...

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I am off insulin post-surgery, says Gadkari


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari's weight reduction surgery last year has taken the politician off insulin for diabetes.Talking to reporters at the ... Read more...

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Scientists discover unique sea snake


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) A unique species of sea snake discovered in the Gulf of Carpenteria, northern Australia, has raised scales.The finding by Bryan Fry, associate professor from the University ... Read more...

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Exercising beneficial for the obese


February 21st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Exercise is beneficial for you, especially if you are obese or have diabetes, maintain researchers.Daniel Green professor at The University of Western Australia School of Sports ... Read more...

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Gurgaon runs to spread awareness about obesity


February 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 19 (IANS) More than a thousand people ranging in age between 12 and 60 Sunday participated in the 'Run from Obesity' here to spread awareness and educate people ... Read more...

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Neoretina offers advanced surgery


January 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Neoretina Eye Institute, a dedicated retinal eye care hospital here, Thursday introduced advanced minimally invasive surgical services.The services will benefit patients suffering from eye disorders like ... Read more...

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