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Desk jobs ‘can kill you’


October 27th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 27 (ANI): For those with desk jobs, doing exercises while sitting can make a lot of difference, suggests a new study.The research reported in Men's Health cautioned that those ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Social service can improve older adults’ brain functions


December 16th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has found that participating in social service activities can significantly improve brain functions of older adults.The research team from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ... Read more...

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Active elders live longer: Study


September 18th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Older adults who exercise seem to live longer and have a lower risk of disability, says a new study. Jochanan Stessman and colleagues at Hebrew University Medical Centre and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Insufficient sleep likely to heighten diabetes risk


August 11th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Insufficient sleep may trigger insulin resistance and reduced glucose tolerance, which increases the long-term risk of diabetes, according to a new study. Today, many Americans sleep fewer than ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Insufficient sleep may up diabetes risk


August 11th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Insufficient sleep may contribute to the development of insulin resistance and reduced glucose tolerance, which in turn may increase the long-term risk of diabetes, concludes a new study.The ... Read more...

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Insufficient sleep ‘ups diabetes risk’


August 4th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Short sleep times may contribute to the development of insulin resistance and reduced glucose tolerance, which in turn may elevate the risk of diabetes, concludes a new study.The ... Read more...

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Low glycemic breakfast may enhance exercise benefits


April 15th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A new study has found that having a low glycemic breakfast, which mostly includes fruits, before exercise can significantly enhance the benefits of working out.A research team led ... Read more...

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Low intensity exercise may reduce fatigue


February 29th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): A regular low intensity exercise can effectively reduce fatigue and increase energy levels among sedentary individuals, says a new study.Previous studies have shown exercise can significantly improve energy ... Read more...

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Inactive lifestyle leads to accelerated aging process


January 29th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Individuals who lead sedentary lifestyles during their leisure time appear to be biologically older than those who are physically active, say researchers.The study, led by Lynn F. Cherkas, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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