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Health Weekly Roundup: India tops in ozone pollution deaths, non-communicable diseases on rise in India, migraine more common among women

Health Weekly Roundup: India tops in ozone pollution deaths, non-communicable diseases on rise in India, migra… Read More This week was packed with some very shocking yet important health news. To ensure that you don’t miss any, we bring you a weekly roundup. Here is this week’s aggregation of the latest news stories on health, fitness and diet. Fight your ... 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 »

Prolonged Sitting Causes 4 Per Cent Of Deaths Worldwide: Study

NEW YORK:  Nearly four per cent of all deaths – approximately 433,000 per year — are due to the fact that people worldwide spend more than three hours a day just sitting down, a study has found. Various studies over the last decade have demonstrated how the excessive amount of time we spend sitting down may increase the risk of ... Read More »

Screening At Right Time Can Prevent Hundreds Of Deaths Due To Cervical Cancer: Study

Simple Activities to Make Your 2-8 Year Old Kids Smart and Creative (Magic Crate) EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS Photo for representational purpose. A recent research carried out by researchers from the Centre for Cancer Prevention suggests that lives of hundreds of cervical cancer patients could be saved if patients keep alert about it and go for screening at the initial stage. ... Read More »

Prolonged daily sitting linked to 3.8 percent of all-cause deaths

Studies are beginning to show us exactly how detrimental prolonged sitting is for our health, even when coupled with exercise. Credit: © lulu / Fotolia Sedentary behavior, particularly sitting, has recently become a prevalent public health topic and target for intervention. As work and leisure activities shift from standing to sitting, increased sitting time is starting taking a toll on ... Read More »

Premature deaths, overdoses bigger problem in rural US

Getty Images Drugs are prepared to shoot intravenously by a user addicted to heroin in St. Johnsbury Vermont. (File photo). A country home might be a less healthy home, a lot less healthy. Almost 1 in 5 rural counties in the U.S. saw increases in the number of premature deaths over the past decade — even as most large urban ... Read More »