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Exercise during pregnancy may help obese women avoid complications

3 simple at-home exercises for pregnant women Exercise may be an efficient way for obese pregnant women to lower their risk of diabetes, dangerously high blood pressure and other complications, research suggests. “The study suggests that a prenatal exercise-based intervention leads to both decreased costs and improved outcomes in obese women,” said Leah Savitsky, a medical student at Oregon Health ... Read More »

India tops list of countries in ozone pollution deaths

India tops list of countries in ozone pollution deaths India has been in denial mode on linking premature deaths to air pollution in the absence of conclusive data, but a new comprehensive global report by two US-based institutes may now trigger a rethink. The report claims the country’s worsening air pollution caused some 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015 and ... Read More »

Soda, pizza and salty food up liver disease in kids: Study

Children who regularly intake fructose present in soda, sweetened beverages, pizza and salty food, biscuits, yogurt may be be prone to liver disease, researchers warn. According to a study, led by researchers from Bambino Gesu Hospital in Italy, dietary fructose increases serum uric acid concentrations. Both uric acid concentration and fructose consumption may be high in individuals with non-alcoholic fatty ... Read More »

Premature babies more likely to face anxiety issues later

Premature babies born with extremely low birth weight are not only at risk of physical problems but are also more likely to experience later in life mental health problems — mainly involving attention, anxiety-related and social problems, a study says. “Our findings provide evidence that individuals born at extremely low birth weight are at higher overall risk for psychological difficulties ... Read More »

Is your elder sibling smarter? Blame parents

Is your elder sibling smarter (Thinkstock Photos / Getty Images) Elder siblings have higher IQs and better thinking skills as they receive more mental stimulation from parents in their early years, according to a new research. First-borns score higher than their siblings in IQtests as early as age one, researchers from University of Edinburgh have found. They said that first-born ... Read More »

How to eat when preparing for exam

How to eat when preparing for exam Don’t Starve Experience what 4G can do for your business!Vodafone India Now express your ideas in colour, with Xerox!Xerox Recommended By Colombia While the three-big-meals-a day is common and convenient, exam time requires a slow but steady flow of energy to the body and hence, having frequent smaller meals is a good idea. ... Read More »

Eat less to live more, finds study

Finally, an answer to the question ‘How to live a long life?’ has been found. At least, that’s what it seems from a recent research. There’s a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of ageing, but moisturizers only go skin deep. Ageing occurs deeper, at a cellular level, and scientists have found that eating less can slow this ... Read More »

Exercise during pregnancy may help obese women avoid complications

Exercise may be an efficient way for obese pregnant women to lower their risk of diabetes, dangerously high blood pressure and other complications, research suggests. “The study suggests that a prenatal exercise-based intervention leads to both decreased costs and improved outcomes in obese women,” said Leah Savitsky, a medical student at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland who led ... Read More »

Brain unable to form new memories when you’re sleep deprived

Brain unable to form new memories when you’re sleep deprived (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Alert! Your memories are in danger of being lost if you are sleep derived, suggests a study. Studying mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins have fortified evidence that a key purpose of sleep is to recalibrate the braincells responsible for learning and memory so the animals can “solidify” ... Read More »

A brain injury is two times more likely to develop attention problems

A brain injury is two times more likely to develop attention problems People with mild to moderate brain injuries are two times more likely to have developed attention problems and those with severe injuries are five times more likely to develop secondary Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ( ADHD) in an average of seven years after injury, reveals a study. Researchers ... Read More »