Dr Frank said other trials carried out were even longer had reached similar results.
New study finds that exercising changes the functioning of genes that affect how healthy and fit our muscles become
Recently, modern medicine has begun to study the powers of spices and validates several useful properties.
A recent study suggests that being told one’s pet is dangerously overweight might get the owner to exercise as well.
A chemical found in plastic bottles and beverage cans makes blood pressure shoot up within hours, having direct impact on heart health.
After two years in the programme, Alaijah is an unqualified success story.
According to a report, teenage boys should be advised to have the surgery to reduce risk of contracting HIV.
Study finds that running is more effective than walking in reversing aging
Here are some tips to make your transition to a sugar-free diet easier.
In actual experiments, stretching and toning regimens generally have little if any impact on people’s cognitive skills.
Studies indicate that milk may not only be unhelpful, but also detrimental.
Before deciding to have a mammogram, you should consider the possible risks and whether they are outweighed by the expected benefits.
Research has found that food and drugs have similar influence on the brain’s reward centre.
There is growing evidence that the surgery may be too seductive — and many people considering the procedure must try other ways first.
A Harvard study finds that despite the thrills people receive from an extraordinary experience, few anticipate its social cost: exclusion by friends who would really rather not hear about it.
Study finds that air in gyms contain dust, formaldehyde and carbon dioxide at levels higher than the accepted standards for indoor air-quality.
Researchers studied 783 people older than 50, the age when screening is recommended for everyone, who were not getting it at the start of the study.
“To be healthy should be the ultimate goal for all.”
Lancet study : Data from Odisha villages show building latrines had no effect on health
Study shows that sports gels, taken at the right intervals, can improve finishing time
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Study finds that listening to music during a high-intensity workout leads to a significant increase in output.
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The key feature of any addiction is loss of control. In food addiction, loss of control is manifested by either more frequent or larger meals.
Fitness age is determined primarily by your VO2max, measure of your body’s ability to take in and utilise oxygen.
Biologists have found that our skin is bristling with olfactory receptors.
In India, it is the most extensively grown pulse in Uttarakhand and south India, especially Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
But even in the most sophisticated medical settings, the diagnosis can be missed or the tests done incorrectly.
Working out somehow makes people and animals emotionally resilient, studies have shown.
Cooked apples also known to relieve diarrhoea, dysentery and colitis.
PCBs have long been identified as hazardous, but not every contaminant is so risky, Dr Schnoor emphasised.
Researchers have found that endurance workouts change athletes’ saliva composition, that may adversely affect their teeth.
Jackfruits are rich in protein, starch (carbohydrate), calcium, vitamins A, B, C, copper and potassium.
Telomeres shorten and fray as a cell ages, although the process is not strictly chronological.
Low-fat dairy products, including yogurt, and even fatty ones may lower the risk of diabetes.
While these nutrients are important, supplementation with ferritin should be done with care for efficient body functioning.