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Monday, August 08, 2022



Just 10 minutes of daily exercise can benefit those over 40; here's how

February 02, 2022 9:39 am

According to WHO, regular physical activity is proven to help prevent and manage non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and several cancers.

Vigorous exercise daily may shorten, not prolong longevity: Study

June 22, 2020 9:53 pm

Based on its findings, the study suggested that job-related strenuous exercise throughout life may not necessarily extend longevity.

Swapping red meat for plant protein, dairy may help people live longer: Study

March 11, 2020 9:40 am

As many as 29 per cent participants were less likely to die of coronary heart disease compared to people who ate the least amount of plant protein, researchers said.

New survey reveals secret to longevity; healthiest and unhealthiest cities in India

January 23, 2020 8:21 am

Kolkata was found to have the highest incidence of diseases like diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure and thyroid.

Certain genes related to mood, stress can impact longevity

May 25, 2016 7:04 pm

A series of genes involved in mood and stress disorders could have an impact on the longevity. Researchers suggest these genes are targets for therapeutic interventions.

Want to add years to your life? Stop eating red meat daily

May 07, 2016 5:42 pm

Researchers found a 3.6-year increase in life expectancy for those on a vegetarian diet for more than 17 years, compared to short-term vegetarians.

Certain genes can lengthen lifespan, only if you exercise

April 25, 2016 5:20 pm

The researchers found that the dopamine D2 receptor gene (D2R) significantly influences lifespan, body weight and locomotor activity, but only when combined with exercise, among other factors.

People with a conventional name may live longer: Study

March 26, 2016 5:47 pm

Nothing's been proved as yet but it still looks interesting. Don't you think?

Ladies! Postpone motherhood to live long!

June 26, 2014 3:18 pm

Researchers have found that women who have babies later in life are likely to live longer.

Smarter people live longer: Study

May 23, 2014 4:31 pm

Beyond making smarter choices in life, intelligent people also have biology working in their favour, says study.