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Exercise in childhood may cut obesity, cancer risk

Childhood and adolescence are periods of rapid bone growth and exercise during this period may ensure a healthy adulthood. 

01 Aug 2017

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Babies of obese mothers at risk of experiencing lung problems

The obesity leads to the newborns having immature lungs that produce less surfactant dysfunctional lungs. 

01 Aug 2017

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Vaginal  bleeding taboo endangers women's health

The average woman can expect to have around 2400 menstrual bleeding days between the ages of 12 and 51.

01 Aug 2017

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Mothers being mindful in their child sickness improves parenting 

Intervening at the right time makes them mindful of the child's sickness and administration of drugs. 

01 Aug 2017

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Worried about skin cancer? Watch your alcohol consumption

An analysis has shown heavy alcohol consumers might be at a risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancer.

01 Aug 2017

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Newly developed drug may be useful in treating Parkinson’s disease

The drug currently under testing can have a therapeutic effect and is multi-functional to help patients deal with the disease. 

01 Aug 2017

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'Dengue cases in India up by 11,832 over last year'

The number of deaths from the vector borne diseases has been recorded at 46, eleven more than the last year.

01 Aug 2017

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Here is why you need to switch to green coffee

It reduces the caffeine intake while being an effective antioxidant and also boosting metabolism and burning extra fat. 

01 Aug 2017

Depression, anxiety can cause sexual dysfunction

A study done in Hyderabad has found that 89 per cent depressed heterosexual married men suffered from sexual dysfunction.

01 Aug 2017

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World Lung Cancer Day: Rise in number of cases in Delhi-NCR

Tobacco smoke is the number one risk factor for lung cancer, but non-smokers can get it and are at a higher risk of getting affected by second-hand smoke. 

01 Aug 2017

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'South Africa has highest HIV prevalence rate'

South Africa also has the world's biggest HIV treatment program covering over 3.4 million people.

01 Aug 2017

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Asia remains hot spot for anemia prevalence

There are about 85 percent people, mostly women, and children affected by anemia. 

31 Jul 2017

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 Even money can't motivate you to work out regularly: study

People thought earning the incentive would be easy but were way over-optimistic about how often they'd go.

31 Jul 2017

Free sugars like those found in fizzy drinks and processed foods are linked to asthma. 
Excessive sugar intake during pregnancy may cause asthma in babies

Excessive sugar can block hormone receptors, interfere with immune functions and even affect proper blood flow. 

31 Jul 2017

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Weak taste buds may lead to weight gain

The more people lost sensitivity to sweetness, the more sugar they wanted in their foods.

31 Jul 2017

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Watching TV for 3 hours daily may up diabetes risk in kids
 

The watching causes adiposity and insulin resistance which occurs when cells fail to respond to insulin. 

31 Jul 2017

Turmeric can be used to fight cancer in children

Curcumin has been shown to have the substantial anti-cancer ability, but its low solubility and poor stability have restricted its use in therapeutic applications.

31 Jul 2017

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Here’s how stress-booze combo messes with your head

Chronic stress can increase drinking, and chronic drinking can elevate anxiety and dysregulate normal responses to stressors.

31 Jul 2017

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Here's how you can enhance your running sessions with pre, post running tips

Post-running exercises help the body cool down and improve flexibility and performance.

31 Jul 2017

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Worried about your body after delivery? Here's how a massage can help 

Here is an effective and holistic approach that relaxes muscles, tones skin and relieves pain from an expert.

31 Jul 2017

Excessive sugar may make men anxious, depressed: study

Researchers analysed the sugar intake from sweet food and beverages and occurrence of common mental disorders.

30 Jul 2017