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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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IVF gaining popularity among villagers: Expert


September 20th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With a success rate of nearly 40 percent, in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) has been steadily gaining popularity among rural couples suffering from infertility, an expert said here ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama asks people to live healthy


September 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) With obesity turning out to be a growing concern, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday urged people to lead a healthy life."Common man sacrifices ... Read more...

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A rhythm awry means rolls of fat


August 30th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Circadian rhythms include the sleep-wake cycle. Rhythms in hormone release are controlled by a molecular clock present in every cell of the body, which has its own inbuilt, default rhythm of ... Read more...

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Study reveals that obesity is bad for the brain


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Obesity is a form of condition that is considered to have demerits because it is dangerous. It is a condition whereby one becomes oversize and a ... Read more...

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Women suffer high rates of sleep apnoea: Study


August 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 16 (IANS) Women suffer from high rates of sleep apnoea, a condition marked by frequent pauses in breathing during sleep, despite the disorder being linked predominantly with males.The ... Read more...

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Overweight mothers could be putting babies at risk


August 15th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) If you happen to be an overweight expectant mother, the chances are that you could be jeopardising the unborn baby's health for a lifetime, a new ... Read more...

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Study finds that lifting weights reduces risk of diabetes


August 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has found out that weight lifting can help reduce the chances of developing the most common forms of diabetes in men by 34 ... Read more...

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Half of Thailand’s Buddhist monks are obese: Study


August 1st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Pot-bellied Buddhist monks, striving to reach spiritual enlightenment, could be hampered in their pursuit of nirvana because of obesity and lifestyle diseases, a study has suggested.A ... Read more...

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Obesity does not impact exam results


July 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) In what could be relief to parents of fat kids, being overweight has nothing to do with academic brightness, asserts a new study, saying that obesity ... Read more...

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Being overweight does not carry higher death risk


July 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Those who are overweight need not worry - it does not necessarily carry a higher death risk, say researchers from the University of California-Davis.Compared to those ... Read more...

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‘Lifestyle deepens diabetes problem in India, China’


July 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India and China will continue to have the largest number of diabetics in the world in the coming years due to rapid lifestyle shifts ... Read more...

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Children’s performance linked to sound sleep


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Parents expecting a good performance from their children at school can help their kids do so by first ensuring they get a sound sleep.A study ... Read more...

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Sleep loss jolts immune system into hyperactivity: Study


July 1st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 1 (IANS) Severe sleep loss jolts the immune system into hyperactivity, producing the same response as thrown up by exposure to stress, says a study. Researchers in the ... 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...

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Diet pill could help beat obesity


June 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A diet pill aimed at curbing fat people's appetites could soon be a reality, Daily Mail reported.The pill would not only shrink waist lines but also ... Read more...

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Milk compound tough on waistline isolated


June 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have identified a natural milk compound that keeps obesity at bay in mice even as they continue to enjoy high-fat diets. "This is present in ... Read more...

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Calling someone ‘fat’ could become a hate crime in UK


May 30th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The leading charity Central YMCA is supporting the plans of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image, which could soon make the use of words like ... Read more...

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Manual to be released on Thyroid day Friday


May 24th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) To curb thyroid-related disorders, the Indian Thyroid Society (ITS) has said a clinical manual would be launched on the World Thyroid Day Friday to raise ... Read more...

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Going against body clock paves way to obesity


May 11th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 11 (IANS) The mismatch between the body's internal clock and our daily schedules not only make us sleepy, but it also contributes to the growing tide of obesity, ... Read more...

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Long commutes could damage your health


May 8th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Overall health of people who spend long hours behind the steering wheel commuting to and from office is likely to be affected, says a study.A report ... Read more...

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Low testosterone raises risk of diabetes


May 4th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Men with low levels of testosterone could be at greater risk of developing diabetes, a study has said.Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found low testosterone ... Read more...

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Pleasure eating may fuel obesity


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 3 (IANS) When pleasure motivates eating, rather than hunger, it activates chemical signals which can cause overeating and fuel obesity, says a new study."'Hedonic hunger' refers to the ... Read more...

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Family dinners help kids stave off obesity


April 24th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Eating together as a family induces kids to eat more fruits and vegetables and helps them stave off obesity, according to researchers at Rutgers State University ... Read more...

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BP drug lowers weight in spite of high fat diet


April 13th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 13 (IANS) ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor captopril (CAP), a drug commonly used for the treatment of hypertension and cardiac conditions, can reduce the weight of mice even on ... Read more...

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High fat diet damages arteries earlier than suspected


April 4th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) A high fat diet damages arteries earlier than suspected and is the first in a series of steps that cause high blood pressure (BP).With age, increasing ... Read more...

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Dieting pregnant women likely to have obese children


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Women who become pregnant while dieting are more likely to have a child that could be obese or diabetic in later life, a British study suggests.Researchers ... Read more...

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Squamous cell cancer on the rise in India


March 29th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Squamous cell cancer, a type of esophageal cancer, is on rise in India as more people are getting addicted to tobacco, a leading cancer specialist said ... Read more...

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Chocolates may help you stay slim


March 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) People regularly eating chocolate tend to be thin, suggests a new study.The findings have been made from a study of nearly 1,000 people in the US ... Read more...

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Parents can motivate kids into shedding weight


March 15th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Parents can motivate their obese children to shed weight by working out to knock off their unwanted pounds themselves, says a new study."We looked at things ... Read more...

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Wider hips protect against diabetes


January 24th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) Wider hips can reduce chances of premature death by protecting against metabolic disorders such as diabetes."We knew that higher hip circumference was protective against metabolic diseases ... Read more...

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Scientists establish fat as sixth human taste


January 16th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the sixth basic taste that our tongues can detect -- fat -- after sweet, sour, salty, bitter and savoury. A team in ... Read more...

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City life damages sperm count, study shows


December 30th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) City life has caused a decrease in the sperm count in young Italian men, says a new study by the Italian Society of Andrology and Sexuality ... Read more...

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School kids move court against sale of junk food


December 21st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the central government's response on a petition filed by students of a private school in south Delhi seeking a ... Read more...

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Eating less keeps the brain young


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Overeating can age your brain while eating less activates a molecule that keeps it young, reveals a study.A team of researchers from Catholic University of Sacred ... Read more...

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