User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Lifestyle
Last updated: Jul 22 2017 01:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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80% of brain strokes preventable : Apollo doctors 21.7.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
NELLORE: In the face of increasing and manifold risk factors, brain stroke is being considered the epidemic of the 21st century with at least one person suffering from a stoke every two seconds in tod...
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India faces an ‘epidemic’ of diabetes, heart disease 21.7.2017 BusinessLine - Pulse
“In our 60 hospitals, an average of 20 per cent of heart attacks we attend to are in the 25-35 age group. Heart attacks have always been there, but at age 60 or 70 years, not for a person who is 25,”...
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Don’t mix your grapefruit juice and your medicine 21.7.2017 BusinessLine - Pulse
Grapefruit juice and the actual grapefruit can be part of a healthy diet. It has Vitamin C and potassium, nutrients that your body needs. But it isn’t good for you when it affects the way your medicin...
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'People with healthy lifestyle live up to seven years longer' 21.7.2017 DNA: Health
The study, published in the journal Health Affairs, showed that people who refrain from engaging in risky health behaviours have a longer life than the famously long-lived Japanese.
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Avoiding smoking, obesity, alcohol may up life expectancy 21.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Want to add years to your life? People who quit smoking, reduce weight and refrain from heavy alcohol intake are likely to live seven years longer in good health than the general population, a study has showed.
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Health in shambles? This could be the reason 21.7.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
A sedentary lifestyle can strain your metabolism, where you end up burning only one calorie per minute!
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Hypertension tightens grip on youth, women in Delhi 21.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Lack of awareness, control, management makes situation worse
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Tendulkar on kabaddi and encouraging kids to take up sport 20.7.2017 Rediff: Sports
"It is important for people to stay healthy and there is no better way than taking up some sporting activity," he said at a function here to unveil the jersey of "Chennai Thalaivas" which is making its debut in Pro Kabaddi League this season.
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Nine lifestyle changes may cut dementia risk: study 20.7.2017 DNA: Health
One third of dementia cases may be prevented if people make nine lifestyle changes that improve brain health such as continuing education in early life, reducing hearing loss in mid-life, and reducing smoking in later life, a study has found.
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Nine lifestyle changes can cut dementia risk 20.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Study highlights combination of factors
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Tendulkar exhorts youth to take up sports 20.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Sports
Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar today expressed concern over the high prevalence of obesity among the population in the country and exhorted the youth to take to sporting activity to stay healthy. "It is important for people to stay healthy and there is no better way than taking up some sporting activity," he said at a function here to unveil the jersey of "Chennai Thalaivas" which is making its debut in Pro Kabaddi League this season. "By 2020 India is set to be the youngest nation by population. But in obesity we are number three. A young and unhealthy population is a perfect recipe for disaster. What India needs is more participation in sporting activities," he added. On Pro Kabaddi League, Tendulkar said, "I am here to support not only kabaddi, but sports in general." He also spoke about his love for the sport and said, "at some stage in our life we all would have played kabaddi. When I went to watch a match some time ago, the kind of energy I felt was incredible. I have since loved the ...
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Does exercise only help men shed those extra kilos? 20.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 : Turns out, women may reap fewer benefits from sweating at the gym than men.
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Does exercise only help men shed those extra kilos 20.7.2017 DNA: Health
Healthcare practitioners regularly prescribe diet and exercise as a method for patients to lose weight.
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Moderate exercise in pregnancy may cut C-sec risk 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Indulging in moderate intensity aerobics exercises and stationary cycling during pregnancy may decrease the risk of having a caesarean section (C-sec) or developing diabetes, a study has shown.
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Startup touts neuro-stimulation as 'medicine for the brain' 20.7.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
They look like a set of fancy headphones. But a set of spikes inside the band act as electrodes to stimulate the brain. According to California startup Halo Neuroscience, the device can help improve the performance of athletes, pilots and surgeons, and potentially help rehabilitation for stroke victims. "The brain is an electrical organ," said Daniel Chao, a physician and co-founder of Halo, in discussing the product at this week's Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference. By stimulating the motor cortex, Chao says the Halo device can "extract latent potential" in the brain to improve performance for people who rely on making quick decisions on movements such as athletes. "We think of athleticism athletes, pilots as athletes." Halo, which has raised some $10 million in funding, began selling the Halo Sport device last year for $749. The San Francisco startup has also concluded deals with the San Francisco Giants baseball team and the US Olympic ski team to integrate Halo in training programs. Chao said the US ...
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Living healthily, learning more could cut dementia cases by a third 20.7.2017 DNA: Health
Learning new things, eating and drinking well, not smoking and limiting hearing loss and loneliness could prevent a third of dementia cases, health experts said on Thursday.
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Absence of father ups stress in boys 20.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], July 20 : The absence of a father has adverse physical and behavioural consequences for a growing child, especially boys, reveals a recent study.
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This killer is on loose in Delhi and targets young professionals. Here's what you can do 20.7.2017 India Today| Must Read
The silent killer in question is not only roaming loose in the streets of Delhi but mostly targets people in the age group of 35-44. Here's a complete report on the menace.
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Pak infant has successful heart surgery in Noida hospital 19.7.2017 DNA: Health
A four-month-old Pakistani baby boy got a fresh lease of life after undergoing heart surgery at a private hospital in Noida owing to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's efforts.
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Aaron Carter breaks down over arrest, denies DUI charge 19.7.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Aaron Carter breaks down over arrest, denies DUI charge
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