sedentary lifestyle

‘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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Smoking hasten cardiac problems, cancer in youngsters (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)


May 30th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Abhishek Shetty led the typical life of a young employee in an IT company. A regular smoker, the 32-year-old had a hectic schedule, odd sleeping ... Read more...

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Sedentary officegoers face doubled clot-risk


May 15th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Sedentary routine of young officegoers may be doubling their risk of suffering from a dangerous blood clot, according to a new survey. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), ... Read more...

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‘This World Health Day, focus on ageing and health’


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) With nearly eight percent of southeast Asia's population above the age of 60 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday said it will draw global ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bent on laptops, spondylitis afflicting India’s young


February 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Shweta Arya was 29 years old when she first had a back problem. Ignored initially, her pain spread upwards and aggravated to a level where ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Desk job is injurious to health


January 15th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) A British study has said people in desk jobs could be compromising with their health as it often perpetrates a sedentary lifestyle.According to the research, sitting ... 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...

Posted in Health |

Heart diseases set to fall in India: Doctor


December 25th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) There is good news on the health front. A leading cardiologist says incidents of heart disease in India are set to plateau in seven to ... Read more...

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Chilling out does promote obesity


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 2 (IANS) Stretching out in front of your TV screen can be promoting 'active inactivity', causing you to pack on the pounds, reveals a study.Such inactivity encourages ... Read more...

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Obesity on rise in school children: Study


November 12th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Around 15-21 percent of school children in India are obese and the number is rising with high intake of junk food and a sedentary lifestyle, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Exercise best medicine for chronic disease


November 11th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 11 (IANS) Fitness is the best medicine to prevent and manage chronic disease, a leading cause of deaths worldwide."Obesity is just a symptom of an underlying disease-sedentary lifestyle. ... Read more...

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Junk food lowering Delhi girls’ puberty age: Doctors


November 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The age at which girls attain puberty has come down from 10 to 8 years in the national capital and doctors have blamed junk food ... Read more...

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Keep tab on osteoporosis pain-reliever: Experts (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 19th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as researchers try to confirm the side effects of osteoporosis pain-relieving drugs on women, doctors say continuous consumption of the drug bisphosphonates can make ... Read more...

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How to make that backache vanish


July 8th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A sedentary lifestyle, bad posture, stress and overdependence on technology could leave you with a constant backache. But experts say sometimes the problem can be ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sitting for long periods can cause heart problem


July 5th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Something as simple as sitting for long periods in one posture daily is fraught with grave risks, especially for women. Such women are two to three ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A shot in six months can keep knee surgery at bay


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) At the age of 46, Delhi-based homemaker Smita Awasthi found herself shuttling between hospitals, popping pills and visiting doctors on a daily basis to get ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Climate played big role in Vikings’ disappearance


May 31st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) A sudden, short spell of cold weather known as The Little Ice Age gripped Greenland in the beginning of the 1400s, wiping out its Norse population.Now, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Diabetic? Forget pills, pop almonds


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) As India grapples with a major public health problem, being home to an estimated 50.8 million diabetic population, the largest in the world, experts say ... Read more...

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‘Obesity kills more people than AIDS’


March 18th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 18 (IANS) Obesity kills more people than AIDS and is emerging as a serious threat, said health experts here Friday.Shashank Joshi, president of the governing council of the All ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chronic kidney disorders threaten India’s diabetics (March 10 is World Kidney Day)


March 10th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) For the diabetes capital of the world, this might sound alarming. Experts in India say nearly 40 percent of diabetics can be affected by chronic ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Parenting stress affects postpartum lifestyle of new moms: Study


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Georgia Health Sciences University researchers say that post-pregnancy excess weight is likely caused by the impact of new parenthood stress on physical activity.In order to emphasize the probable ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women becoming more susceptible to heart diseases: Expert


February 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Changing lifestyle, stress and a poor metabolic profile are making young and middle-aged women more susceptible to heart diseases, a cardiology expert said here Saturday."Women were earlier ... Read more...

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To Help Waistline and Heart, Take Short Breaks From Sitting


January 13th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For those whose jobs require that they sit at a desk all day, you may worry about the toll it is taking on your health, and you would ... Read more...

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Diabetic women with depression at higher risk of dying from heart disease


January 4th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that older women who suffer from both diabetes and depression are at a higher risk of dying from all causes, including heart disease, ... Read more...

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Obese people likelier to report exercise as trigger for asthma: Study


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study has found that obese people are likelier to report exercise as the trigger for asthma."Compared with normal-weight participants, patients who were overweight or obese were ... Read more...

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Blood vessel dysfunction linked to heart disease also plays role in Alzheimer’s


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a dysfunction in the lining of blood vessels that is linked to cardiovascular illness also plays a role in the development of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Every third Pakistani woman has osteoporosis


November 15th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) One out of every three women over the age of 50 in Pakistan is suffering from osteoporosis, health experts have said.This was announced at a symposium titled "Osteoporosis, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Exercise, healthy diet can combat diabetes: Experts (Nov 14 is World Diabetes Day)


November 14th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) With the largest number of diabetes patients in the world, India needs to promote a healthier lifestyle among its citizens if it has any chance of battling ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Higher heart rate at rest is risky


October 27th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 27 (IANS) Your higher heart beat at rest indicates a higher risk of dying from heart disease and other cardiovascular causes, said a Canadian study Tuesday.The study, presented at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

One in 10 adults in danger from obesity


October 25th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Almost one in 10 adults is now so obese that their doctors consider their weight a serious health risk.More than 5.5 million over the age of 16 are ... Read more...

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‘Osteoporosis strikes young due to sedentary lifestyle’ (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 19th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It's not just the elderly who are at risk of developing osteoporosis - a disease of the bones that increases chances of fracture. Less exercise and high ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Insulin resistance may be linked to stroke risk


October 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that insulin resistance, a condition in which insulin produced by the body becomes less effective in reducing blood glucose levels, is associated with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heart risks increase but people ignorant (World Heart Day is Sep 26)


September 25th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Changing lifestyles and decreasing physical activities are posing greater risks of heart attacks, but nearly 76 percent people have never done a cardiac check to assess ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Staying away from work for long time can worsen health: Study


September 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 16 (ANI): An Australian study has revealed that the longer someone stays away from work, the worse their health becomes.The report presented in Adelaide by the Australasian Faculty of Occupational ... Read more...

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Exercise ‘makes you feel full’


August 25th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Brazilian researchers have discovered that exercise not only helps you shed kilos by burning calories but also makes you feel full by triggering neurons in the brain.Researchers at ... Read more...

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