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Coffee Can Reduce Diabetes Risk

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Coffee Can Reduce Diabetes Risk

By K.S. Jayaraman | IANS The medicine that can delay your diabetes is right on your coffee table. ‘Cafestol’, a bioactive substance found in coffee, could help delay the onset of Type-2 diabetes, improve cell function and insulin sensitivity in laboratory mice, according to a study carried out by a team of scientists in Denmark. This […]

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Have Mushroom-Rich Breakfast To Maintain Healthy Weight

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Have Mushroom-Rich Breakfast To Maintain Healthy Weight

Eating a mushroom-rich breakfast may result in less hunger and a greater feeling of fullness, thereby helping you avoid consuming extra calories later, new research suggests. The findings, published in the journal Appetite, suggest that meat can be replaced by mushroom in some meals. “As with previous published research, this study indicates there may be […]

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Stress Just As Unhealthy As Junk Food

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Stress Just As Unhealthy As Junk Food

If you are reeling under work pressure, find ways to relax. Researchers have found that stress may be just as harmful to your body as a really bad diet. “We sometimes think of stress as a purely psychological phenomenon, but it causes distinct physical changes,” said Laura Bridgewater, Professor at Brigham Young University in Utah, […]

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Staying in Shape May Increase Your Lifespan

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Staying in Shape May Increase Your Lifespan

Want to live a long life? Reducing excess weight and staying in shape may prolong life expectancy by two months, researchers suggested. The study showed that people who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilo of weight they carry. Cigarette smoking and traits associated with lung cancer also had […]

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Farsighted Kids Less Attentive in School

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Farsighted Kids Less Attentive in School

Is your kid finding it hard to be attentive in school? Beware, he or she may be suffering from farsightedness, researchers say. Farsightedness or hyperopia — an eye problem where distant objects may be seen more clearly than objects that are near — affects around four to 14 per cent of preschoolers. According to the […]

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Anxiety Caused by Childhood Bullying Declines Over Time

By   /  October 7, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Anxiety Caused by Childhood Bullying Declines Over Time

Do you suffer from anxiety and depression as a result of being bullied as a child? Take heart, these mental health disorders may not continue but decrease over time, suggests a study. The study found that the detrimental effects of bullying decreased over time, which shows the potential for resilience in children exposed to bullying. […]

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Why Do Women Develop Heart Disease Later Than Men?

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Why Do Women Develop Heart Disease Later Than Men?

Investigating why heart disease generally develops later in women than men, researchers have found that the interplay between female ovarian hormones and a circadian “clock” molecule protects the heart health of women as they age. The findings, published in the journal Cardiovascular Research, could lead to new treatment to help prevent heart disease as we […]

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Know the Signs of Heart Failure

By   /  September 28, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Know the Signs of Heart Failure

A light-headed feeling and increased heart rate are some of the signs of heart failure that one should not ignore, say experts. With World Heart Day, which falls on September 29, coming up, Sanjay Kumar, Advisor to Credihealth and Sonia Narang, Nutrition and Wellness Expert, Oriflame India, have listed some signs to detect heart failure. […]

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Cold Weather Linked to Higher Heart Failure Risk

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Cold Weather Linked to Higher Heart Failure Risk

Seniors with heart failure should avoid fog and low cloud in the winter as changes in temperature and atmospheric pressure could increase risk of heart failure and death among the elderly, suggests new research. A drop of 10 degrees Celsius in the average temperature over seven days, which is common in several countries because of […]

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Here’s How to Teach Kids the Worth of Hard Work

By   /  September 24, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Here’s How to Teach Kids the Worth of Hard Work

Do you want to instil the value of hard work in your kids? If so, try and demonstrate the effort you put in to achieve a goal, researchers said. The findings showed babies as young as 15 months can learn the value of hard work, when they see parents struggling hard to achieve a goal. […]

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