Health

Weight gain during puberty may lead to heart disease: Study

Boys with excessive weight gain during puberty are at increased risk of death due to heart disease later in life, a study reveals. There is no corresponding risk among boys being overweight when younger and who have normal weight during adolescence. The study included over 37,600 men and the change in body mass index (BMI) during puberty was calculated using ... Read More »

Breast cancer chemotherapy fails to promise relapse-free survival: Study

Breast cancer chemotherapy fails to promise relapse-free survival: Study Contrary to expectations, the use of tailored dose-dense chemotherapy in women with high-risk early breast cancerfailed to result in any statistically significant improvement in breast cancer recurrence-free survival, a study has found. Dose-dense therapy, defined as delivery of chemotherapy at shorter intervals without increasing the cumulative dose, has been suggested as ... Read More »

Healthy lifestyle improves brain function

Healthy lifestyle improves brain function (Jordan Siemens/Getty Images) If you exercise before work, or forego fried food for fruits and salads, you can expect brain functions to improve over time, according to a new study. Living a healthier lifestyle could increase executive function, which is the ability to exert self-control, set and meet goals, resist temptation and solve problems, the ... Read More »

Scouting helps in better mental health in later life: Study

Scouting helps in better mental health in later life: Study ANI | Nov 10, 2016, 04.31 PM IST   Scouting helps in better mental health in later life: Study Taking part in the scouts and guides not only help you in physical, mental and spiritual development, but also lower the risk of mental illness in later life. A study by ... Read More »

Your,love,for,sugary,beverages,may,cause,prediabetes

Individuals who regularly consume sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda, colas and other carbonated beverages, and non-carbonated fruit drinks such as lemonade and fruit punch, may be at an higher risk of developing prediabetes, new research has revealed. Prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar is high, but not high enough to be Type 2 diabetes. If diagnosed early, it ... Read More »

Smoking hookah at home pollutes indoor air more than cigarettes

Smoking hookah at home pollutes indoor air more than cigarettes People smoking hookah in their homes generate carbon monoxide, a toxic gas, and tiny pollution particles known as PM 2.5 at levels at least double those produced by cigarettes, according to a recent study in Dubai. Even in the rooms adjacent to where people smoked hookah, air pollution levels were ... Read More »

Women have sharper memory than men: Study

Women have sharper memory than men: Study Proving the notion wrong, that man are more intelligent and have sharper memory, a recent study found that middle-aged women outperform age-matched men on all memorymeasures. However, the research further suggested that the memory of women declines as she enter post-menopause. Women report increased forgetfulness and”brain fog” during the menopause transition. source”cnbc” Read More »

Women are sexually active in old age: Study

Visible signs of ageing may predict risk of heart disease (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Age is just a number and it has nothing to do with one’s sexual desire as a recent study has found that older women are sexually active beyond their seventh decade of life. The research suggested that at least one in seven women aged 65 to 79 ... Read More »

Ways to de-stress your eyes at work

Do your eyes feel tired, irritated or dry after spending too much time on your computer? Many people who use computers complain of eye strain. Your eyes bear the maximum stress of your day-to-day lives. Eye strain is caused due to lack of movement when we stare at screens for a long time. Much the same as the body needs ... Read More »

Low Vit. D level and risk of bladder cancer are interlinked

Low Vit. D level and risk of bladder cancer are interlinked A systematic review of seven studies say that lack of Vitamin D in human body is associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer. Though further clinical studies are needed to confirm the findings, the study adds to a growing body of evidence on the importance of maintaining ... Read More »