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Menopausal hormone therapy can improve bone health: Study

Menopausal hormone therapy can improve bone health: Study (Getty Images) Women who undergo hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes can not only increase bone mass, but also can improve bone structure, according to a new study. According to previous studies, menopausal hormone therapycan have positive impact on bone mineral density. The new study showed that menopausal hormone ... Read More »

Brisk walk can improve artery health of diabetics

Brisk walk can improve artery health of diabetics (Thinkstock Photos/Getty Images) Compromised arterial health is an underlying mechanism that promotes the progression of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is the leading cause of death in individuals with Type-2 diabetes. Effectively managing cardiovascular disease risk in this population is a major challenge for health professionals. “What we found from our analysis, is ... 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 »

Men’s long working hours, short sleep may harm health in old age

Men’s long working hours, short sleep may harm health in old age (Getty Images) Working long hours and skimping on sleep in midlife may lead to poorer physical health in old age, according to a study from Finland. A quarter-century study of Finnish businessmen found those who worked more than 50 hours a week and slept less than 47 hours ... Read More »

Adverse events in childhood may affect child’s health

Adverse events in childhood may affect child’s health Household dysfunction or any adverse event in childhood may have a short-term affect on a child’s health and weight in early days as well, finds a study. The study suggested that children exposed to early adversity also have increased risk for asthma, infection, somatic complaints, and sleep disruption. Solution to reduce air ... Read More »

Tips to maintain your mental health

Mental health is often negated in front of physical health. Mental well-being means you are able to function well in your day-to-day life and sudden challenges don’t make you fall. We spoke to Dr Rajesh Goyal, consultant psychiatrist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, to bring you top six practical ways to maintain mental well being. 2/7Maintain a regular routine 0 Try ... Read More »

Chewable Tobacco Major Health Threat, Needs Regulation: Doctors

NEW DELHI: Chewable tobacco is emerging as a major threat in India when it comes to causing cancer that affects 11 lakh people a year, top doctors today said while urging the government to increase taxation on it to reduce its consumption. Over 700 delegates from around 15 foreign countries have gathered in Delhi for a four-day global conference on ... Read More »

World Health Organisation Urges Countries To Raise Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Free Income Tax Tips For You (BigDecisions) EMAIL PRINT 1COMMENTS WHO says taxing sugary drinks could help reduce consumption of sugars. (Representational Image) GENEVA:  The UN health agency on Tuesday recommended that countries use tax policy to increase the price of sugary drinks like sodas, sport drinks and even 100-percent fruit juices as a way to fight obesity, diabetes and ... Read More »

World Health Organisation Urges Countries To Raise Taxes On Sugary Drinks

3 Ways to Financially Survive Long Term Illness (BigDecisions) EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS World Health Organisation Urges Countries To Raise Taxes On Sugary Drinks WHO says taxing sugary drinks could help reduce consumption of sugars. (Representational Image) GENEVA: The UN health agency on Tuesday recommended that countries use tax policy to increase the price of sugary drinks like sodas, sport drinks ... Read More »

Study Shows Health Improving Globally, But Progress Is Patchy

We’ve Listed The Best Things Sydney Has To Offer (Sydney.com) EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS Study found world population had gained more than a decade of life expectancy since 1980 LONDON:  Globally, people’s health is improving and life expectancy is rising, but progress is far from universal with chronic diseases bringing long-term illness and causing seven out of 10 deaths, according to ... Read More »