lifestyle changes

Balanced lifestyle secret to healthy life later


September 21st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A British study has found that a healthy old age depends on how much balanced lifestyle we maintain during prime years of life.It says careful eating, ... Read more...

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Lifestyle changes can prevent type-2 diabetes


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Making lifestyle changes can prevent type-2 diabetes, simply, effectively and cheaply, a new study says. Diabetes is a chronic and complex disease marked by high levels ... Read more...

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Bored with jobs, women find solace in eating


March 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) If your craving for chocolate or a biscuit gets the better of you, then it is time to look for another job. Women who are over-worked, ... Read more...

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Heart disease may be linked to prostate cancer


February 9th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Coronary artery disease (CAD) and prostate cancer, two seemingly unrelated conditions, may actually share similar causes, according to the findings of a drug trial.CAD kills more ... Read more...

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Awareness key to beating breast cancer, say experts (Feb 4 is World Cancer Day)


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) In India, almost 80 percent of breast cancer patients are in an advanced stage when they come to a hospital, say doctors. Among the prime ... Read more...

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Glass of milk makes for smarter brain


January 31st, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Drinking a glass of milk daily not only smartens the brain but also supplies the vital nutrients it requires to be in a peak condition.Besides ... Read more...

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‘Know your genes to live hale and hearty’


January 11th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Knowing genes structure in the body can help in preventing several chronic and lifestyle diseases, claims a Kochi-based organisation which is launching the "first of ... Read more...

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Controlling BP crucial for diabetics


January 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Middle-aged adults recently diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension have some time to effect lifestyle changes to control their high blood pressure (BP).If they make such changes ... Read more...

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Students campaign against junk food


December 19th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Braving the morning chill, around 1,200 students of Father Agnel School formed a human chain here Monday to send out a message against consumption of ... Read more...

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Give cancer the slip: Make simple lifestyle changes


December 7th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A few simple lifestyle changes would help most people avoid cancer, a study claims.The most comprehensive review of cancer and lifestyle ever carried out reveals the ... Read more...

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Supply constraints pushing up food inflation: KPMG


November 8th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) India's food inflation has remained high in the recent month and surged to over 12 percent for the week ended Oct 22, mainly because ... Read more...

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Smartphone users hit 20 mn mark in South Korea


October 31st, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 31 (IANS) The number of smartphone subscribers in South Korea surpassed 20 million last week, with about 40 percent of South Koreans carrying the mobile device, the ... Read more...

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British women more prone to cancer across Europe


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) British women are more likely to develop cancer by the age of 75 than the average European woman, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said in ... Read more...

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Healthy lifestyle can help cut Alzheimer risk


July 19th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Simple lifestyle changes and more exercises can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's, which over the time affects memory, thinking and behaviour.According to a study, over ... Read more...

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Simple lifestyle changes can prevent Alzheimer’s


July 19th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Over half of all Alzheimer's disease cases can be prevented through lifestyle changes and treatment or prevention of chronic medical conditions.The biggest risk factors for Alzheimer's ... Read more...

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Beer belly or muffin top? A perilous lifestyle disorder


July 15th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) For all those who don't think twice before gulping a pint of beer and royally ignore their bulging bellies, it's high time to cut down ... Read more...

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Eat quality food to lose weight


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) There is a simple way to stay slim. Eat quality food instead of worrying about the amount of food you eat, say experts.Consuming bigger amounts of ... Read more...

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Kilos creeping up among Oz mums under 40


April 4th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that mothers under 40 are now gaining weight at the fastest rate in Australia - posing a threat to the health system and ... Read more...

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Genetic variation that cuts bladder cancer risk identified


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have identified a common genetic variation, which is linked to both bladder cancer risk and to the length ... Read more...

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Blood test may predict diabetes risk 10 yrs before first symptoms


March 21st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have suggested that measuring the levels of small molecules in the blood could predict diabetes risk as much as a decade ... Read more...

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Unhealthy lifestyle ‘cutting 12 yrs off average Brit’s life’


March 9th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A new research has found that Britons are cutting 12 years off their lives due to unhealthy lifestyles.UK healthcare firm Bupa said that middle-aged women are among the ... Read more...

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Exercise, helping others can be as effective as drugs to treat mental illnesses


February 18th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that lifestyle changes-such as getting more exercise, time in nature, or helping others-can be as effective as drugs or counseling to treat an ... Read more...

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Trial underway to test whether surgery is best option for type 2 diabetes


February 11th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Experts are conducting a new clinical trial at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center to test whether surgery is best option for type 2 diabetes.The aim of the study ... Read more...

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Alcohol, poor diet linked to high rates of breast cancer in UK


January 24th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A new report by the respected World Health Organization has revealed that binge drinking and unhealthy lifestyles are contributing to high rates of breast cancer in Britain.Women in ... Read more...

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Most Aussies failed to lose weight in 2010 due to bad advice


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23 (ANI): One in two Australians tired to shed some extra kilos in 2010, but failed because of bad advice, suggests a new research.Australia's Healthy Weight Week Report surveyed more ... Read more...

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Asthmatic kids experience premature loss of lung function later in life


January 19th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have found that severe asthma in early childhood may lead to premature loss of lung function during adolescence and more serious ... Read more...

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Men ‘more vulnerable to cancer than women due to poor lifestyles’


November 16th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A world health expert has warned that men in the UK are much more susceptible to cancer than women because of their poor lifestyles.Figures show that men are ... Read more...

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Knowing genetic makeup can make you more receptive to lifestyle changes


November 6th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 06 (ANI): A small dose of your genetic information is likely to make you more sensitive towards weight loss and exercise, reveals a new study.David Kaufman of the Genetics and ... Read more...

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Analyzing family health history ‘best way for disease risk assessment’


November 6th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): Family health history assessment is an inexpensive, simple, and useful tool that has been shown to be effective and accurate when implemented in clinical care settings to assess ... Read more...

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50 really is the new 40 for Britons throwing off their inhibitions


November 4th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A new UK study suggests that 40 per cent of today's over-50s feel at least a decade younger than their actual age.And they are enjoying a better ... Read more...

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Multipronged intervention effective in breast cancer survivors


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A programme catering to holistic, mind-body intervention was found to be doing wonders in treating constant fatigue and improving quality of life in breast cancer survivors, regardless of ... Read more...

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A tiny dose of Prozac may help relieve women’s monthly misery


September 18th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): Those five days of the month when women suffer pain and emotional stress of PMS may soon become a thing of the past, as Prozac can be a ... Read more...

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Your hair can give clue to how stressed your are


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): Experts can predict how stressed you are or if you are prone to a heart attack, just by looking at your hair, revealed a study.Researchers have found that ... Read more...

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By 2030, India’s diabetes population will reach 79 mn


August 27th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) By the year 2030, an estimated 79.4 million people in India will be affected by diabetes - the largest in the world, the Lok Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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Why counting calories doesn’t help you lose weight


July 28th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 28 (ANI): Trying to loose weight? Well, then counting how many calories you consume in a day might not help you get rid of those love handles.According to the ... Read more...

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