physical health

Computers lower dementia risk


September 5th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 5 (IANS) Computers do have their plus points, despite all the bad press -- the desk top, for instance, lowers the risk of dementia in the aged ... Read more...

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Sahaja Yoga confers good health, busts stress: Australian study


June 12th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Sahaja Yoga founded by Mata Nirmala Devi, that is gaining greater acceptance worldwide for calming the mind and busting stress, contributes to promoting mental and ... Read more...

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For the perfect trekking experience at Himachal national park (Letter from Kullu)


June 11th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), June 11 (IANS) If you are a professional trekker and want to test your nerves in the rugged and inhospitable terrain of the trans-Himalayas, the Great Himalayan ... Read more...

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Eat home-cooked food for longer life!


June 8th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Tucking into a home-cooked meal can make you live longer, new research says. Researchers from Monash University, the National Defence Medical Centre and the National Health ... Read more...

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Thoughts about mortality can improve health


April 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) An awareness of mortality is a good thing -- it can improve physical health and help us re-prioritize our goals and values, according to a new ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Better health increases age: World Health Day


April 7th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by admin
By Professor (Dr) Susya Kant - CNS Special on World Health Day (CNS): In India, population more than 60 years of age in 2001 was 6.9% which is now increased to 8.3% (2011) ... Read more...

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Shedding pounds won’t help teens’ self-esteem


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Teenaged girls shedding pounds may benefit physically, but it still leaves them with a feeling of low esteem, says a study."We found that obese black and ... Read more...

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Red meat combats depression among women


March 21st, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 21 (IANS) Despite bad publicity, eating red meat in moderation actually combats depression and anxiety among women, a study reveals.Felice Jacka, associate professor from Deakin's University Barwon Psychiatric ... Read more...

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Being desk-bound can erode physical, mental health


January 16th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Being desk-bound for long hours daily is not only bad for your physical health but can affect your mental well-being as well.The findings by Myanna Duncan, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Music therapy to cure patients


December 14th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Dec 14 (IANS) Patients especially those undergoing strenuous therapy and treatment can now look forward to getting healed by ragas and world music, courtesy a musical therapy centre that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Healthy childhood boosts job prospects in middle-age


September 14th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Children leading a happy and healthy childhood are likely to reap its rich dividends in their lateral life, especially in their job prospects when they reach ... Read more...

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Let your kids play freely: Experts


August 29th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Overprotective parents who do not allow their children to play freely could be doing more harm than good to them, experts have warned.Parents who restrict unstructured ... Read more...

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Bickering, bitterness can actually make you ill


August 10th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Remember family elders telling you not to harbour ill-will if you wanted to be in sound health? A study shows they were right after all. Researchers ... Read more...

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Keeping boss happy fast tracks upward mobility


June 10th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Savvy career minded individuals know that keeping the boss happy can fast track them on the corporate ladder.They are also likely to bypass psychological distress that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Narmada water reaches Bhopal


June 5th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 5 (IANS) The people of this Madhya Pradesh capital received an apt gift on the World Environment Day Sunday -- supplies from the Narmada river that is supposed ... Read more...

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Women on dieting cycles seldom lose weight


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Women who opt for dieting fads which promise rapid weight loss not only regain weight after some time but also cause grave damage to their physical ... Read more...

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Aversion to milk products exists only in mind


May 9th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Aversion to milk products may have no real basis but exists only in the mind. Such people may be labouring under stress, anxiety or depression. The ... Read more...

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Too little sleep? You could age by seven years


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Women and men who begin sleeping more or less than six to eight hours per night are likely to age by four to seven years.Sleep deprivation ... Read more...

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A walk in the park ‘makes people more generous and sociable’


April 20th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A research has indicated that a walk in the park is more than just a nice way to spend an afternoon - it makes you more generous and ... Read more...

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Brisk walk ‘can boost brain blood flow in elderly women’


April 13th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new study has found that brisk walking for 30-50 minutes three or four times per week improved blood flow through to the brain as much as 15 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parks, libraries, swimming pools, coffee contribute to Brit happiness


March 29th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): A survey on what really makes the Britons happy has found that some feel parks, libraries, swimming pools, and the smell of coffee can boost their happiness.Ministers last ... Read more...

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Planning Commission finalises Tripura 2011-12 plan


March 24th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): The Annual Plan for Tripura for the year 2011-12 was finalized, here today, at a meeting between Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Tripura Chief ... Read more...

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Scottish teens to get sleep training in schools


March 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Schools around Scotland are to be offered resources to teach teenagers how to get enough sleep.The teaching pack created by the charity Sleep Scotland is to be used ... Read more...

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Meet the happiest man in America


March 8th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A survey has found the happiest man in the US, and he is a married Chinese-American, Kosher-observing Jew who lives in Hawaii.Alvin Wong, 65, was contacted after three ... Read more...

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Discrimination increases health problems in obese people


March 4th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that the discrimination that obese people feel, whether it is poor service at a restaurant or being treated differently in the workplace, may have a ... Read more...

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‘Leftover’ Chinese singles are in the grip of depression


February 12th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): China's first mental health survey has revealed that more than 70 percent of urban Chinese singles getting nearer to their "expiry date" for marriage are in the ... Read more...

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Outdoor exercise healthier than gym workouts: Study


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has found that going for a run outdoors is better than exercising in the gym because it has a positive impact on mental, as well ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marriage is good for physical as well as mental health


January 28th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Long-term committed relationships are good for mental as well as physical health and this benefit increases over time, suggests a new study.David and John Gallacher from Cardiff University ... Read more...

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Love really can last a lifetime


January 26th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has challenged popular beliefs that love is destined to flicker and flame out in course of time.Researchers at Stony Brook University in New York have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obese people ‘more likely to have mental health problems’


January 25th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): An Australian study has found that people who are obese are more likely to have mental health problems.Researchers collected data on the physical and mental health of more ... Read more...

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Being a part of social groups ‘can improve mental health’


December 16th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has concluded that being a part of many different social groups can improve mental health and help a person cope with stressful events.And it ... Read more...

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Yorkshire Ripper put on strict diet to stop him from eating himself to death


December 13th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): English serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, who was dubbed as The Yorkshire Ripper for murdering 13 women, has been put on a strict diet over fears that he ... Read more...

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Quitting smoking improves your mood


December 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Many smokers reach for a cigarette to ease their anxiety during stressful periods. But US researchers have found that quitting smoking makes people happier, and the effect lasts ... Read more...

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Quitting smoking improves mood: Study


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Conventional wisdom says many smokers use cigarettes to ease anxiety and depression. But a new study has shown that quitting makes people happier.In the new study, researchers ... Read more...

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Insomnia on the rise among IT engineers: Study


November 27th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has found that an increasing number of software engineers are suffering from insomnia and have poor quality of life.Sara Sarrafi Zadeh and Khyrunnisa Begum from ... Read more...

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