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Adolescents consuming less iron, vitamins


August 9th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 9 (IANS) Adolescence is the time when one needs to be particular about food consumption, especially intake of vitamins and minerals for a healthy life. But several ... Read more...

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Tai chi can help heart failure patients


April 26th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The ancient Chinese exercise of tai chi can perk up mood and prospects of patients with chronic heart failure."Preliminary evidence suggests that meditative exercise may have ... Read more...

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Tai chi benefits people with chronic heart failure


April 26th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): The ancient Chinese meditative exercise of tai chi appears to improve the quality of life, mood and exercise self-efficacy for people suffering from chronic heart failure, according to ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice boosts stamina: Research


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Beetroot juice can boost men's stamina by making muscles more fuel-efficient, a study has found. The research, which was focused on men aged 19 to 38 cycling on exercise ... Read more...

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How beetroot juice boosts stamina


May 20th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Exeter's School of Sport and Health Sciences have discovered that beetroot juice boosts stamina by making muscles more fuel-efficient.In 2009, the same researchers ... Read more...

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Study offers insight into evolution of fish gills


January 14th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 14 (ANI): Biologists appear to be one step closer in solving the mystery behind the evolution of fish gills after researchers observed that regulating chemicals in their bodies may be ... Read more...

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‘Dex’ can improve high altitude exercise capacity


August 12th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Taking dexamathasone, popularly known as dex, may improve exercise capacity in some climbers, according to Swiss researchers. Dexamathasone has been used for years to treat altitude-related symptoms in ... Read more...

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Drug that treats altitude-related symptoms in mountaineers ‘also boosts exercise capacity’


August 12th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Swiss researchers has revealed that a drug commonly used treat altitude-related symptoms in mountaineers can also improve their exercise capacity at high altitude.Dexamathasone prophlyactically is popular among climbers ... Read more...

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Daily intake of beetroot juice boosts stamina


August 7th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Daily intake of beetroot juice boosts your stamina and could help you exercise up to 16 percent longer, according to new research. A University of Exeter (U-E) led-study ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice gives stamina a boost


August 7th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Drinking beetroot juice boosts your stamina, concludes a new study, which adds that the magical drink can help you exercise for up to 16 percent longer.The University ... Read more...

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Exercise for 30 minutes a day for real health benefits


March 18th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) For real health benefits, people should exercise for 30 minutes a day five times a week, a new study has found. Although pedometers (which measure how much we ... Read more...

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Walking 100 steps a minute achieves moderate intensity activity


March 17th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): While moderate physical activity is known to be beneficial to health, researchers are now suggesting people to walk 150 minutes a week, which is equivalent to 30 ... Read more...

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Mice can sense oxygen through their skin


April 18th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Training and testing of endurance athletes during the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing might take a dramatic turn as athletes would just have to expose their bodies ... Read more...

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Our bodies have a built-in exercise monitor


December 19th, 2007 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that we all have a highly accurate built-in exercise monitor, that reviews how hard our bodies are working, often with extraordinary precision.Researchers ... Read more...

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