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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 »

New Way To Map How Brain Zapping Improves Mental Health

Scientists, inluding one of Indian origin, have developed a new technique that can map how zapping the brain with weak electric current improves cognition and treats clinical symptoms – a breakthrough that may help better develop this low-cost brain hack. A number of people who suffer from chronic pain, epilepsy and drug cravings are zapping their skulls in the hopes ... Read More »

Friendly Colleagues May Boost Your Health, Says Study

MELBOURNE: Not just the right job, but the relationships with colleagues and the social groups we form at the workplace may be linked to better health and lower burnout, new research has found. Previous studies on the relationships between people and their workplaces focus on issues of satisfaction, motivation, and performance, but much less on health and well-being. While many ... Read More »

Heart Transplant Scenario In India Very Dismal, Say Health Experts

NEW DELHI: Lack of infrastructure, logistical constraints, and myths and stigma attached to organ donation are the major hurdles keeping the rate of heart transplant in India at an “abysmal low” vis-a-vis in the west, according to health experts. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number one cause of death globally, leading to more deaths annually than from any other cause. ... Read More »

Laughter With Exercise May Boost Health In Older Adults

Incorporating laughter into a physical activity programme may improve older adult’s mental health, aerobic endurance and confidence in their ability to exercise, according to a new study. In the study, led by researchers from Georgia State University in the US, older adults residing in four assisted-living facilities participated in a moderate-intensity group exercise programme called LaughActive. LaughActive incorporates playful simulated ... Read More »