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Working Out at Home as Effective As Gyming

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Working Out at Home as Effective As Gyming

If you are not finding time to hit the gym, do not worry. Researchers have found that working out at home not only saves your time, cost and access but also increases adherence. The study, published in The Journal of Physiology, investigated a home-based high-intensity interval training (Home-HIT) programme and studied its benefits for clinically […]

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Frequent Vacations Good For Your Heart

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Frequent Vacations Good For Your Heart

Take out time for travelling amid your busy schedule as frequent vacations not only help de-stress but also reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, reveals a new study. The study, published in Psychology and Health journal, found that a vacation can help people reduce their metabolic symptoms and therefore their risk of cardiovascular disease. “What […]

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Gene Linked to Sudden Death in Epilepsy Identified

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Gene Linked to Sudden Death in Epilepsy Identified

Researchers have identified a gene associated with sudden death in epilepsy. Usually, it is believed that the patient had a seizure that killed them. But seizures happen in the cortex, the top of the brain and life-sustaining processes like breathing are controlled somewhere else entirely — the brainstem, the very bottom part of the brain […]

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New E-Tattoo for Accurate Heart Monitoring Developed

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Health  /  Comments Off on New E-Tattoo for Accurate Heart Monitoring Developed

Engineers have developed a new wearable, ultra-thin electronic device – e-tattoo – that could make heart monitoring easier and more accurate than existing electrocardiograph machines. Developed by engineers from the University of Texas at Austin, the graphene-based ‘e-tattoo’ can be placed on the skin to measure a variety of body responses, from electrical to biomechanical […]

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Dietary Supplements Could Harm Your Health

By   /  June 8, 2019  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Dietary Supplements Could Harm Your Health

Researchers have found that consumption of dietary supplements for weight loss, muscle building and energy leads to death, disability and hospitalisation in kids and young adults, compared to vitamins. The study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found that these types of supplements were linked to nearly three times as many severe medical outcomes […]

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Junk Food Consumption Ups Allergy Risk in Kids

By   /  June 8, 2019  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Junk Food Consumption Ups Allergy Risk in Kids

Researchers have found that high consumption of junk food such as microwaved foods and barbequed meats may be responsible for food allergies in children. The study, presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, shows that high levels of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) are associated with food […]

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Kids Who Nap Are Happier With Fewer Behavioural Problems

By   /  June 1, 2019  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Kids Who Nap Are Happier With Fewer Behavioural Problems

Kids who take 30-to-60 minute mid-day naps at least three times a week are happier and have more self-control and grit. They also display fewer behavioural problems as compared to children who skip afternoon naps, says a study. Published in the SLEEP journal, the study revealed strong connections between the afternoon shut-eye sessions and positive […]

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Air Pollution Can Lead to Birth Defects

By   /  June 1, 2019  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Air Pollution Can Lead to Birth Defects

Exposure to severe air pollution can cause birth defects and even fatalities during pregnancy, new research has found. According to the World Health Organization, nine out of 10 people worldwide breathe air containing a high level of pollutants, and one of every 9 global deaths can be attributed to exposure to air pollution, totalling over […]

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Airborne Metal Pollution Linked to Premature Death

By   /  June 1, 2019  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Airborne Metal Pollution Linked to Premature Death

Airborne metal pollution is associated with an increased risk of premature death in humans, according to a study. The researchers used wild moss samples to estimate human exposure to airborne metal particles in order to analyse the relationship between atmospheric metal pollution and risk of mortality. The study, published in the journal Environment International, included […]

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Classical Swine Fever in Pig and its Preventive Measures

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  Feature, Health  /  Comments Off on Classical Swine Fever in Pig and its Preventive Measures

Swine fever is a highly contagious disease affecting pigs of all ages. It is a very common viral disease of pig How Classical Swine Fever is spread 1. Infected by direct contact with infected pigs or their faeces or discharges body fluids 2. By pigs eating contaminated feeds 3. Contact from infected sow to their […]

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