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World’s first desert geopark opens in China


September 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) The world's first desert geopark opened has opened in China, authorities said.The geopark was opened Monday in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, reported Xinhua.Geoparks are ... Read more...

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High physical activity helps people with knee osteoarthritis walk faster


January 19th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): People with knee osteoarthritis are more likely to walk fast enough if they lead physically active lives, a new Northwestern Medicine research has shown."The more active people ... Read more...

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Now, laser technology that inscribes on glass without breaking it


November 25th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Now, a new laser technology can inscribe numbers in glass without cracking, heating or leaving any external marks on the glass."It's the only technology that can mark glass ... Read more...

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Richa dubs in Telugu


September 15th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Richa Gangopadhyay the beautiful actress who is going to act with Venkatesh in the upcoming flick "Nagavalli' will dub for herself in Telugu. Richa made her ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda releases keep-fit DVDs for elderly


September 14th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): Actress Jane Fonda has released two "Prime Time" low-impact workout DVDs for older fans.The trim Hollywood legend, 72, shows her secret is a bit of OA-PE ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda’s new workout for the elderly


September 14th, 2010 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Veteran actress and fitness expert Jane Fonda has released two new exercise videos aimed at elderly people. Both the videos - "Walk Out" and "Fit and Strong" will ... Read more...

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Tai Chi good for mental and physical health: Study


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Tai Chi, a low impact martial art, can relieve depression and boost self-esteem, says a latest study. Researchers have also found that practicing the precise movements also reduces stress ... Read more...

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Stretching with yoga safe for moms-to-be


May 20th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Yoga, a low-impact fitness alternative, allows pregnant women to continue an exercise regimen without straining their heart or harming the baby. The rewards of basic yoga outweigh the ... Read more...

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Dance therapy improves seniors’ gait, balance


April 18th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) For seniors, dancing needn't be just for fun, it can also be therapeutic. Two recent studies conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri (UM) found that participation ... Read more...

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Dancing improves seniors’ gait, balance


April 17th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Participation in dance-based therapy can improve balance and gait in older adults, researchers have found.And improved functionality among seniors can decrease their risk of falling and reduce costly ... Read more...

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Fast walking, jogging don’t prevent increased bone turnover during weight loss


March 12th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): If you think it is only good to lose weight by jogging and fast walking, then here's the twist in the tale-such weight-bearing exercises fail to prevent the ... Read more...

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Soon, burial ground in UK that allows pet lovers to be buried with their animals!


January 24th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 24 (ANI): Britain will soon have a burial ground where humans can be laid to rest right next to their loved pets.West Lindsey District Council has given permission to the ... Read more...

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Arthritis? Exercise for less pain


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Don't halt exercises just because you have aching knees and joints caused by arthritis. People with arthritis who exercise regularly report less pain, says a new Mayo Clinic study.Regular, ... Read more...

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How to beat arthritis pain


December 30th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Arthritis patients who stop exercising due to achy knees and joints could be worsening their condition.When a person avoids exercise, joints become less mobile and the surrounding muscles ... Read more...

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Exercising too much in middle age ‘can lead to arthritis’


November 30th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Too much exercise can cause arthritis in middle-aged people, according to a new study.The research led by University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has shown that middle-aged men ... Read more...

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NASA’s water-hunting “Moon bombing” mission may have hit a “dry hole”


October 10th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): NASA's much-anticipated "Moon bombing" mission, in which it sent the LCROSS spacecraft to the Moon to strike a crater in order to collect frozen water, may have ... Read more...

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Cyclists at osteoporosis risk


March 3rd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): While cycling is said to be one of the best things people can do to stay healthy, a new study has shown a striking correlation between bicycling ... Read more...

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Aging knee joints in no danger from exercise, says study


January 28th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) There's some cheerful news for elders who need not worry about their joints being in any kind of danger from exercise.A review study did not turn up any ... Read more...

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Exercise does not increase osteoarthritis risk


January 28th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Regular exercise has no adverse impact on joints, says a new study.Regular exercising is beneficial for weight control, disease management in cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and for ... Read more...

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Odd Mars craters may have been created by fallen moon


October 25th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that an unusual pair of craters on Mars formed when a moon broke apart before crashing into the planets surface about a ... Read more...

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Foot and ankle specialist gives insight into serious big toe injuries


December 25th, 2007 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 25 (ANI): A foot and ankle specialist at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York has revealed that the highest numbers of serious toe injuries are usually reported by athletes ... Read more...

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Low-impact exercise forms may raise incidence of low bone density


November 14th, 2007 - 2:23 am ICT by admin
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