Thomson Reuters , December 02, 2016 13:52 IST
Malnutrition - which includes hunger and obesity - is on the rise and may affect half the world's population by 2035 unless governments take urgent action to reverse its spread, U.N. agencies ...
Thomson Reuters , November 30, 2016 13:34 IST
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics are associated with the best odds of staving off death, and in particular of reducing the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, scientists said on ...
Indo-Asian News Service , November 30, 2016 12:55 IST
Maharashtra's Minister of Water Resources and Medical Education Girish Mahajan on Tuesday launched an awareness campaign against obesity in the state.
Scientific research has often linked beetroot juice consumption with enhanced sports performance. Beetroot juice when combined with carrot, ginger and lemon becomes a 'Miracle Drink'.
The Washington Post , November 28, 2016 15:16 IST
Learn how to fit in some fitness during the holidays, because you will probably consume greater-than-usual amounts of fat and sugar.
Press Trust Of India , November 24, 2016 15:56 IST
Almost nine out of 10 European city dwellers breathe air that is harmful to their health, though the continent's air quality is slowly improving, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said today.
Press Trust Of India , November 23, 2016 17:08 IST
Do you often feel sleepy after a large meal? Higher protein and salt content in diet as well as the amount of food consumed may be to blame, scientists say.
The Washington Post , November 23, 2016 16:42 IST
If you read about children's health, you've heard a lot of this before: Microbes, vilified because they cause infectious diseases, can be beneficial to a child's well-being.
Indo-Asian News Service , November 23, 2016 14:36 IST
A ban on smoking in public places came into effect across India eight years ago -- but India still remains home to 12 per cent of the worlds smokers and they with ...
Indo-Asian News Service , November 23, 2016 14:28 IST
Researchers have found a group of proteins -- known to be the likely cause of Alzheimer's disease -- that get accumulated in the ageing retina causing damage to it and are also ...
Indo-Asian News Service , November 23, 2016 14:04 IST
Teenagers who are obese as well as those who lose excessive weight may both be at risk of irreparable damage to their bones, a new study has found.
The Washington Post , November 22, 2016 17:34 IST
A cohesive set of national policies is needed, one that recognizes not only that alcoholism is a disease but also that medical solutions alone will not solve social problems.
Thomson Reuters , November 19, 2016 16:22 IST
Infants who nurse during vaccinations may cry less and feel less pain than babies who are soothed in other ways, a research review suggests.
Introducing: The Trapeze workout. It helps you build strength and flexibility. It improves your core muscles and multiple muscle groups simultaneously.
The Washington Post , November 17, 2016 16:47 IST
Autoregulation can mean different things to different people. However, methods such as biofeedback and rates of perceived exertion (RPE) are effective ways to quantify your body's response for consistency, regardless of how ...
The Washington Post , November 17, 2016 16:10 IST
Meghan Kita has been running for 14 years, ever since joining her high school track team. She's got 17 marathons under her belt and a gig as a senior editor at Runner's ...
Thomson Reuters , November 12, 2016 14:51 IST
Parents may be able to reduce the chance that their children will develop peanut allergies by introducing the food early on, as young as four to six months of age, experts now ...
The Washington Post , November 11, 2016 14:52 IST
Certain plant varieties go a step further by reducing airborne toxins, including carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and benzene, from the air we breathe in our homes and offices.
The Washington Post , November 11, 2016 14:42 IST
Wait, what? "Your legs are the strongest part," he explained, despite the commonly held belief that rowing is all about the upper body. In fact, rowing engages 86 percent of muscles, an ...
Press Trust Of India , November 10, 2016 16:23 IST
Living a healthier lifestyle - such as exercising regularly and avoiding junk food - may increase your ability to exert self-control, meet goals, resist temptation and solve problems, a new study has ...