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One third of young people suffer from high BP


July 30th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) More than a third of young people suffer from high blood pressure, thanks to bad diet and binge drinking, according to a survey released Friday. A worrying 35 percent ... Read more...

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6 out of 10 dogs in UK are obese


July 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Pets these days are becoming fatter and less healthier, says a new UK study.The study from Glasgow University found that six out of 10 adult dogs are classified ... Read more...

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Majority of pet dogs are now overweight


July 25th, 2010 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Six out of 10 adult pet dogs are now overweight or obese, researchers at a Scottish university have found. Risk factors which made dogs in the study more likely ... Read more...

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Britain says no to action against unhealthy food


July 8th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Health campaigners are shocked by the British government's conditional proposal not to take action against food firms manufacturing sugary, salty and fatty drinks and eats. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley ... Read more...

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Physical inactivity ‘no contributor’ to childhood obesity epidemic


July 8th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Scientists have challenged the notion that a lack of exercise causes fatness in children.Their study suggests that physical inactivity appears to be the result of fatness, instead ... Read more...

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Every hour of TV-watching increases your risk of heart disease


June 24th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Every hour you put in watching the World Cup on TV, your risk of dying from a heart disease increases by 7 percent, says a new study.British researchers ... Read more...

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Half of urban Indians consider themselves overweight: Survey


June 16th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With growing health consciousness, over half of urban Indians consider themselves overweight, though despite the weight concerns dieting is not popular amongst Indians, said a health survey ... Read more...

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Five Year Old Girl Attacked By American Bulldog


May 31st, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A five year old girl in Northampton has suffered facial injuries from the family pet, an American Bulldog. She was taken to the hospital along with ... Read more...

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Lack of exercise, not dietary sugars, key to increased BMI in kids


May 27th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Increased BMIs in children are most likely due to reduced energy expenditure, rather than dietary factors, reveals a new independent study of scientific research.According to the research paper, ... Read more...

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New technique to help spinal injury patients lose weight


May 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS)The Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC) has devised a weight reduction programme for patients who put on extra weight due to limited movement and lack of exercise because ... Read more...

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Baby boomers ‘at risk of heart attack’


May 19th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): A new report has warned that over 2.5 million baby boomers are at risk of having a potentially fatal heart attack or stroke in the next five years ... Read more...

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Soon, ‘magic pill’ that will allow people to live beyond 100


May 11th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Scientists are developing a new pill, which, if taken at 40, could boost a person's chances of living longer.Prof Nir Barzilai, director of the Institute of Ageing at ... Read more...

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Smoking, boozing, poor diet, lack of exercise can age you by 12 years


April 27th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Four unhealthy behaviors combined - smoking, lack of physical activity, poor diet and alcohol consumption - can age you by 12 years, claims a new study.According to a ... Read more...

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Job Stress Is A Cause Of Obesity


March 31st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Obesity is one of major health problems of people all over the world. Experts have found multiple causes that lead to this health problem and recent ... Read more...

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Thirty percent breast cancer caused by obesity


March 26th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Up to a third of breast cancer cases could be avoided if women ate less and exercised more, researchers claim. Experts believe more than 14,000 women a year ... Read more...

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Chronic job stress leads to obesity


March 25th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Stressful working conditions and lack of exercise have been strongly associated with being overweight or obese in a study.Researchers at University of Rochester Medical Center found that 72 ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent of Delhi women feel they are obese


December 29th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A whopping 51 percent of women in Delhi, the highest in the country, feel that they are obese. The majority of them blame it on their irregular ... Read more...

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Schizophrenics, psychotics more likely to die of heart disease


November 16th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) People with schizophrenia or other psychotic disorders are more likely to die of heart disease than normal people, says a new study. Moreover, smoking and physical inactivity - ... Read more...

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People with severe mental disorders more at risk of dying from heart disease


November 14th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): People suffering from severe mental disorders, like schizophrenia or other psychotic disorders, are 25 percent to 40 percent likely to die from heart disease than those without such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit jailed for handgun possession to be freed over prison grub!


November 12th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A Brit businessman, who had been jailed for possessing a handgun, is to be freed, as he is unable to cope with the prison food.Andrew Richardson, 49, who ... Read more...

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Heart disease at 30? Blame lifestyle (World Heart Day is on Sep 27)


September 26th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) If you binge on junk food, smoke and don't exercise, you are at risk of developing heart diseases in your thirties. According to doctors, about 46.9 million ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Diabetes risk highest among poorest people


July 27th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): A charity in Britain has warned that people who are the poorest in the country may be more than twice likely to develop diabetes at any age, compared ... Read more...

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Middle-aged men ‘twice as likely to have diabetes’


July 13th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Middle-aged men are almost twice as likely to have diabetes compared to their female counterparts, according to a new study.A report from the health charity Diabetes UK ... Read more...

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Marriage can make you ‘fat’


July 7th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): People who marry are up to three times more likely to become obese than those who just keep dating, according to a new study.According to the study, soon ... Read more...

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Obesity ops ‘cut cancer risk in women’


June 24th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Weight-loss surgery may help obese women, not men, lower their risk of developing cancer, claim Swedish researchers.The study, which has been published in Lancet Oncology, has shown that ... Read more...

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Stress linked to higher obesity risk in teens


May 15th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Increased levels of stress in adolescents are associated with a greater likelihood of them being overweight or obese, a new Iowa State University study has found.Researchers studied 1,011 ... Read more...

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It’s never too late to change bad habits


April 24th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Changing bad habits such as smoking, even at an older age, could positively impact a senior's health later in life, a new study has found.The research linking bad ... Read more...

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Giving up smoking and bad habits can improve senior’s health


April 24th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Previous smokers easily outpaced current smokers in physical activity, suggesting that giving up such bad habits can positively impact a senior's health later in life. These findings were ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UAE launches ‘The Fat Truth’ campaign


April 21st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 21 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a campaign called 'The Fat Truth' to fight child obesity, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. The campaign, which started Monday and will ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cancer not just down to genes, say experts


April 20th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Cancer is not just down to genes, unhealthy diet and poor lifestyle also contribute to the potentially fatal disease, say experts.Dr Rachel Thompson, science programme manager for the ... Read more...

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Health habits predict cancer survival


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that head and neck cancer patients who smoke, drink, don't exercise or don't eat enough ... Read more...

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Childhood diet can determine breast cancer risk in later life


March 15th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Breast cancer is associated with the diet that women had when they were young, says a new study.The study has revealed that girls'' diet and the ... Read more...

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68 percent working women suffer from lifestyle diseases: Assocham


March 7th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) More than two-third of working women in India suffer from lifestyle diseases, according to a survey conducted by an industry lobby on the eve of Women's Day ... Read more...

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Living near fast food joints ups stroke risk


February 20th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): People who live in neighbourhoods with numerous fast food outlets are more likely to have a stroke, a new study has found.Large numbers of fast food restaurants ... Read more...

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Suniel Shetty barred from working out, worried about weight gain


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) He has never gone without gymming in the past ten years, except now. A serious chest injury on the sets of Priyadarshan's comedy "De Dana Dan" has had ... Read more...

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