lifestyle habits

Italian family in Sardinia is world’s oldest


August 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 21 (IANS) The oldest family in the world is an Italian one living on the island of Sardinia, where nine brothers and sisters have a collective age of ... Read more...

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Stroke risk much higher if sibling had stroke


April 11th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 11 (IANS) If your sibling of either sex had a stroke, you may be atleast 60 percent more likely to have one too, says a finding from a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Watch what you eat this Diwali!


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) For many, the festival of lights is an excuse to indulge in all-night parties, binge eating and mindless drinking, but the aftermath can result in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, treat chronic migraine with Botox


August 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The anti-ageing drug Botox was until now an answer to your beauty concerns, but now the treatment can also benefit sufferers of chronic migraine, a neurological ... Read more...

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Sitting for long periods can cause heart problem


July 5th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Something as simple as sitting for long periods in one posture daily is fraught with grave risks, especially for women. Such women are two to three ... Read more...

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Study says that Potato Chips help to pile on weight


June 24th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Potato chips have been fingered as the worse culprit in the diets that add on the extra weight. A new study has found that potato chips ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘India should improve sanitation to attract more medical tourists’


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 3 (IANS) Reports of a superbug in New Delhi's water supply, which the government has denied, are not likely to have much effect on India's booming health ... Read more...

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Avoidable breast cancer risk factors identified


January 19th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study by scientists at the German Cancer Research Center has identified avoidable breast cancer risk factors.The research team, led by Karen Steindorf and Jenny Chang-Claude, has ... Read more...

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Good lifestyle habits should be taught even before 13 yrs of age


December 31st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Researchers at University of the Basque Country have said that parents should enforce good lifestyle habits even before children turn 13.Drinking, eating junk food and all other unhealthy ... Read more...

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Novel method treats stroke via television


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Treating stroke through an integrated approach using audiovisual tools was critical to save time and combat India's biggest killer, an expert said here Wednesday."The first six hours ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Health impairment primarily due to bad lifestyle, not aging


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Sports scientists have revealed that impairments to health and physical performance are not primarily a result of aging but of bad lifestyle habits and lack of exercise.Sporty ... Read more...

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The secret to longer-lasting sex lies in your arteries


December 1st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study shows that the real secret to longer lasting sex really lies in your arteries and not just physical desire."I think many men believe that desire ... Read more...

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Following healthy lifestyle tips could prevent bowel cancer


October 27th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has indicated that almost a quarter of colorectal (bowel) cancer cases could be prevented if people followed healthy lifestyle advice in five areas including diet ... Read more...

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Desk jobs ‘can kill you’


October 27th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 27 (ANI): For those with desk jobs, doing exercises while sitting can make a lot of difference, suggests a new study.The research reported in Men's Health cautioned that those ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Many adult diseases sprout in poverty


February 27th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) The roots of many adult diseases lie in poverty and other burdens on the socially disadvantaged, says a new study. Rockefeller University's Bruce S. McEwen, self-styled molecular sociologist, highlighted ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Too much TV leads to early death


January 12th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Here's a news flash for couch potatoes everywhere: every hour of television watched per day is linked to an increased risk of early death from cardiovascular disease.Published in ... Read more...

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Pregnant women who ignore asthma pass it on to kids


October 6th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 6 (IANS) Women who avoid treating asthma during pregnancy are likely to transmit the condition to their offspring, say results from a study that examined more than 8,000 families in ... Read more...

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Healthy lifestyle habits ‘cut chronic disease risk’


August 11th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Four healthy lifestyle factors-never smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and following a healthy diet-can help keep the most common and deadly chronic diseases at bay, says ... Read more...

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Forum on lifestyle diseases, wellbeing Saturday


May 28th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) This Saturday you can be part of an open forum in the national capital on lifestyle diseases and wellbeing that promises to educate you about growing health ... Read more...

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30-year study finds non-smokers live longer, have healthier hearts


May 9th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 30-year study on the health and lifestyle habits of 54,000 Norwegians has found that non-smokers had healthier hearts and also lived longer than smokers. The researchers concluded ... Read more...

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A little wine daily may boost men’s longevity by five years


April 30th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Drinking half a glass of wine daily is likely to boost life expectancy by five years in men, according to a Dutch study. The study's authors based their ... Read more...

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Half a glass of wine a day can add 5 years to your life?


April 30th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Drinking up to half a glass of wine a day may boost life expectancy by five years, says researchers.The study, by Dutch researchers, is to be published in ... Read more...

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Sexual activity, drinking ‘ups college-women’s urinary tract infections risk’


April 27th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): College-aged women, who indulge in increased sexual activity and alcohol consumption, are more likely to develop urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to a new study.The researchers advised that ... Read more...

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Modern lifestyle habits help prevent tooth decay


February 27th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Modern lifestyle habits help prevent tooth decay, according to a new study.According to a review of the scientific evidence over the past 150 years, the effects of ... Read more...

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Alcohol consumption ups perennial allergic rhinitis risk


July 30th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Experts at the National Institute of Public Health in Denmark say that alcohol consumption is linked with increased risk of perennial allergic rhinitis.They have come to this ... Read more...

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Higher coffee intake, lower liver cancer risk


June 27th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) There's some cheerful news for coffee addicts. The more they drink, lower the risk of liver cancer. A large, prospective population-based study has borne out an inverse relationship ... Read more...

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Ads that claim dairy products reduce weight branded misleading


May 3rd, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Researchers have warned against advertisements that claim dairy products help lose weight, insisting that neither dairy nor calcium intake help shed pounds.The new review led by Amy ... Read more...

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Workplace flexibility has employees leading a healthier lifestyle


December 12th, 2007 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Workplace flexibility not only boosts employees morale, but as it turns out, it also lead to them having healthier lifestyle habits.The finding is based on a new study ... Read more...

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Moving to Scotland is bad for Indian, Pakistani and Chinese hearts


December 12th, 2007 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 12 (ANI): People of Indian, Pakistani or Chinese origin, who are planning to move to Scotland, might have to think twice, for a new study has found that Asians who ... Read more...

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