lifestyle modifications

Weight loss helps boost low testosterone levels

June 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, June 26 (IANS) A new study says that weight loss can help obese, middle-aged, pre-diabetic males boost low testosterone levels by almost 50 percent. "Doctors should first encourage overweight ... Read more...

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Beware! Fatty acids could lower quality of semen

March 14th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) The type of fatty diets men consume could lower the quality of semen, a study reveals.The study of 99 males, 71 percent of whom were overweight ... Read more...

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Device lowers BP in patients with difficult-to-treat hypertension

April 6th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): A new research has revealed that a device developed to treat people with resistant hypertension helped lower blood pressure by 33 points, a substantial drop that would otherwise ... Read more...

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Treatments needed to tackle obesity crisis: Experts

November 30th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30 (ANI): Experts have urged to step up the efforts for developing drug treatments to tackle the obesity crisis.According to Joseph Proietto, a professor of medicine at the University of ... Read more...

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease drugs lead to weight gain

October 25th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that long-term treatment with proton pump inhibitor might make patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) fat.GERD is the most common esophageal disorder and ... Read more...

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Lower obesity threshold in British Asians, say Indian experts

July 10th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Experts have called upon to lower the threshold for being overweight and obese in British Asians.Indian health chiefs have carried out changes in measuring system to take into ... Read more...

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Botox jabs ‘help improve quality of life for people with overactive bladders’

June 10th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Besides banishing wrinkles, Botox injections can significantly improve people's quality of life if they suffer from another problem that increases with age, an overactive bladder (OAB).A study published ... Read more...

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Athletes at increased metabolic syndrome risk

January 14th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): College-age football players who gain weight to add power to their blocks and tackles might be putting themselves at an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease ... Read more...

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Eat oily fish, cut smoking to avoid arthritis

June 15th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Eating oily fish reduces the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, but smoking and stress can hasten the advent of the condition, according to a new study. New data ... Read more...

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20 percent of Indians suffer from bowel diseases

March 5th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) About 10 to 20 percent of the Indian population suffers from functional bowel diseases, including irritable bowel disease and dyspepsia or pain centred in the upper abdomen. ... Read more...

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Multiple risk factors can make your heart age by up to 10 years

November 27th, 2007 - 7:30 pm ICT by admin
Montreal , Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has found that multiple risk factors can increase a person's cardiovascular age by up to 10 yearsThe study, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), ... Read more...

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