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McConaughy busy cooking for wife


September 1st, 2012 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Actor Mathew McConaughy is busy cooking for wife Camila Alves as the latter is expecting their third child."I'm doing a lot of cooking for Camila. ... Read more...

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Belarus’ Ostapchuk stripped of gold for doping


August 13th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Belarus' Nadzeya Ostapchuk was stripped of the women's shot put gold medal at the London Games after she failed a drug test, the International Olympic Committee ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

High level of testosterone may speed up prostate cancer


July 31st, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Higher levels of testosterone in elderly men might make an existing prostate cancer tumour grow faster, warn researchers.They say men in their 70s and 80s with ... Read more...

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Try sprinting to shed belly fat


July 1st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 1 (IANS) Want to shed that belly fat? Try sprinting, say Australian researchers.Just 20 minutes of sprints on an exercise bike, three times a week, will do.It ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apple compound may help burn fat, reduce obesity


June 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) A waxy compound found in apple peel may help reduce obesity and its associated health problems by increasing the amount of muscle and brown fat, two ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Exercising beneficial for the obese


February 21st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Exercise is beneficial for you, especially if you are obese or have diabetes, maintain researchers.Daniel Green professor at The University of Western Australia School of Sports ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Using steroids for pumped up body? Think twice


January 13th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The six-pack abs of actors Salman Khan and John Abraham can send many adolescents to the gym for a sculpted body. But for those ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mustard compound key to becoming lean, muscular


October 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) A promising plant steroid found in mustard could help one become lean and muscular. When given orally to rats, it triggered a response similar to anabolic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sleep loss can cause testosterone levels to plummet


June 1st, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Cutting back on sleep can be quite disastrous for healthy young men - it sends their testosterone levels plummeting, says a study. Men who slept less ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Bad cholesterol’ also vital for health


May 6th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Believe it or not, 'bad cholesterol', or low-density lipoprotein (LDL), is also vital for our well being.LDL is referred to as the 'bad' cholesterol because it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kidney transplant recipients should exercise to live longer


March 6th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Kidney transplant patients with low physical activity are more likely to die early, suggests a new study.The results suggested that patients needed to exercise to fend off an ... Read more...

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Kidney transplant patients with low physical activity ‘likely to die early’


March 6th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 06 (ANI): A study has indicated that low physical activity increases kidney transplant patients' likelihood of dying early.The results suggest that patients need to exercise to fend off an early ... Read more...

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Diets high in fish oil ‘help maintain weight during chemotherapy’


February 28th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A new study has found that fish oil may help cancer patients-who undergo tremendous weight loss during chemotherapy-regain weight.Researchers suspect that supplementing the diet with fish oil-which contains ... Read more...

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Fish oil fights weight loss from chemotherapy


February 28th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 28 (IANS) Supplementing diet with fish oil may prevent muscle and weight loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy. The process can cause cancer patients to lose ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Cancer-stricken’ Apple boss Steve Jobs ‘may have just 6 weeks to live’


February 17th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A tabloid has claimed that Apple founder, Steve Jobs, is stricken with pancreatic cancer and may have just six weeks to live.The National Enquirer has published new pictures ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World’s tallest model Amazon Eve ready to pose nude for Playboy


February 8th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Amazon Eve has revealed that she's ready to pose nude for Playboy magazine."Sure I would do Playboy. I would need to reduce my muscle mass and soften up ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World’s tallest model Amazon Eve at 6′ 8″ ‘towers over Playboy bunnies’


February 8th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Amazon Eve at 6' 8" is billed by the Guinness Book of Records as 'The World's Tallest Model' and she literally towered over the Playboy Bunnies -and the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Teen who were breastfed at birth have stronger leg muscles


January 6th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study appears to have found yet another amazing benefit of breastfeeding - it improves the physical condition of future adolescents.It showed that adolescents who are breast ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Going to gym can help us age more gracefully


December 6th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Working out can help you look and feel younger - or at least that's what most of us who regularly work out fondly hope. Now scientists have discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Endurance exercises’ can make us look younger


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study from Tel Aviv University has found that 'endurance exercises,' like a Central Park jog or a spinning class, can make us look younger.The key, ... Read more...

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T Rex was able to outpace any prey due to its strong tail: Study


November 17th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A new research has concluded that apart from being the largest predator ever to walk the Earth, Tyrannosaurus Rex was the fastest.The study dismisses suggestions that the dinosaur ... Read more...

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Giraffe-sized dinos pole-vaulted to fly


November 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) A giraffe-sized dinosaur, previously thought to be too heavy to fly, virtually pole-vaulted over its own wings to be airborne, scientists said.Mark Witton, palaeontologist from the University of ... Read more...

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T. rex’s powerful long tail was its key to speed and hunting prowess


November 16th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A graduate student at the University of Alberta has found that Tyrannosaurus rex's powerful tail muscles made the giant carnivore one of the fastest moving hunters of its ... Read more...

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Stem cell transplant ‘doubles muscle mass’


November 11th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Researchers at University of Colorado transplanted stem cells into the leg muscles of mice prevented the loss of muscle function and mass that normally occurs with aging - ... Read more...

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Stem cells bulk up muscle, halt ageing


November 11th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that transplanting specially treated repair stem cells into damaged muscle makes them twice as big and strong, and also stops them from ageing. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Women find men with yellow, red faces ‘more attractive’


November 5th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Men, please pay attention: Women find a healthy glow more attractive than a strong, masculine face, says a new study.Scientists say that in a recent experiment, women preferred ... Read more...

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Benefits of testosterone treatment for frailty in older men are temporary


November 5th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A new UK study found that the beneficial effects of testosterone treatment on muscle mass, strength and quality of life were not maintained at 6 months post-treatment in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a mathematical formula to help marathoners sprint to a strong finish


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A marathoner from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology has designed a mathematical model to calculate just how much carbohydrate a runner needs to fuel him ... Read more...

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Beefed-up muscles help kidney patients live longer


October 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that kidney disease patients are likely to live healthier and longer if they've beefed up their muscles.The results have suggested that patients may ... Read more...

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Testosterone speeds male babies’ growth


September 14th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Males who experience rapid growth as babies are taller, have more muscle and also higher testosterone levels as young adults. The researchers believe that testosterone may hold the ... Read more...

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Scientists reverse muscle wasting due to cancer in mice


August 24th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): A new study suggests that only one injection may be needed to reverse muscle wasting in cancer, if an experimental technique used in mice can be made to ... Read more...

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Drug to reverse muscle loss due to cancer created


August 20th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists have created a molecule that could fully reverse the devastating muscle loss that often accompanies advanced cancer in mice and thereby increased the lifespan of animals with ... Read more...

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You don’t have to lift heavy weights to build muscle, suggests study


August 12th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): It is widely believed that lifting heavy weights is the key to build muscle size. However, a new study has shown that a similar degree of muscle building ... Read more...

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Weight training may help arthritis patients


August 5th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 05 (ANI): A new research has found that regular weight-training regime may help treat rheumatoid arthritis.The study, which included 28 patients, found that those who pumped iron saw improvements ... Read more...

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High-protein diet should begin with breakfast


July 25th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Here's how you can maintain muscle mass, curb hunger, reduce abdominal fat, and prevent age-related bone loss - starting your day with a high-protein breakfast.While humans maintain the ... Read more...

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