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Vitamin B negates pesticide effects on fertility

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 12:26
New York: Exposure to a common pesticide used to kill mosquitoes can increase the risk of early miscarriage in women, but those who have adequate levels of B vitamins in their bodies stay protected, new research says.Women who have adequate…

'Reboot 100': Chetan Bhagat's 100-day fitness challenge

Monday, 05 January 2015 16:31
New Delhi: Author Chetan Bhagat, who tried his hand at screenplay writing with Salman Khan-starrer "Kick", is all set to motivate and inspire people to be 'Fit for Life' through a fitness challenge.The bestselling novelist has associated with fitness brand…

Top fitness apps not satisfying: Study

Saturday, 03 January 2015 12:44
Washington: A good number of top fitness apps scored less in consumer satisfaction, a report shows.The inaugural "2015 State Of The U.S. Health & Fitness Apps Economy" ARC 360 report published by Applause looked at 39 health and fitness apps…

Exercise curbs Parkinson's effects

Thursday, 01 January 2015 12:55
Melbourne : Just an hour of exercise thrice a week can help people with Parkinson's disease improve their balance and even reduce risk of falling down in people with early stage of the disease, new research says.People with Parkinson's disease…

Stay healthy in 2015 with proper diet, right exercise

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 15:56
Los Angeles: Looking to shape up in the New Year? Check your diet, pick exercises wisely and more.Fitness expert Tracy Anderson shares how to stay in shape, reports people.com.* Be honest with yourself about the body you want: Have a…

Sex hormones put women at allergy risk

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 16:45
London: Female sex hormones called oestrogens can worsen allergic reactions in women, says a study."Women are more likely to suffer lethal allergic reactions because the female sex hormone makes the condition worse," says a Telegraph report, quoting the study by…

Less exercise led to fragile bones

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 16:12
New York: Lack of physical activity has resulted in fragile bones among modern races compared to early human species, researchers have found.The team from Pennsylvania State University set out to test three potential explanations for this."The most plausible explanation is…

Obesity increases risk of stress-related diseases

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 18:21
New York: If you are overweight, you may be at greater risk of contracting stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, says a study.Overweight and obese individuals have higher levels of stress-induced inflammation than those within a…

Exercise good for kids with attention disorder

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:59
New York: For kids suffering from attention deficit hyper-activity disorder (ADHD), daily aerobic exercises before school can help reduce symptoms of inattentiveness, moodiness and difficulty in getting along with others in the classroom as well as at home."Early studies suggest…

How to stay toned amidst celebrations

Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:08
New Delhi: Celebrations call for never-ending sweets and if you want to watch your weight, it becomes difficult. Eat small portions and stay hydrated to avoid weight gain.Rupali 'Sim’ Vaid, founder of Be Fitastic Fitness centre, shares how to stay…