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  Life   Health  05 Jul 2018

Life, Health, 05 Jul 2018

Kids less likely to be obese if mothers stick to healthy lifestyle: Study

Risk of obesity was 56 per cent lower in children of women with a healthy body weight.

05 Jul 2018 6:19 PM

Cancer drug may protect against certain lung ailments

Stem cells have the potential to develop into many different kinds of cells in the body and are involved in tissue repair.

05 Jul 2018 3:48 PM

Folic acid linked to healthy brain development through childhood

Brain cortex thickness was greatest in youth born after full implementation of folic acid fortification.

05 Jul 2018 3:43 PM

14 ways sitting for 6 hours or more a day can kill you

Sitting for more than six hours a day increases your risk of early death by 19 per cent, the study found.

05 Jul 2018 3:40 PM

Maintaining healthy vision may help keep brain in shape, too

Worsening vision can discourage people from brain-stimulating activities like doing crosswords and engaging with other people.

05 Jul 2018 3:09 PM


Eating a handful of nuts daily improves fertility in men, says study

Nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, which are known to benefit sperm.

05 Jul 2018 2:03 PM

Eating burger 3 times a week raises risk of asthma

Chinese scientists found that junk food was associated with the chronic lung condition.

05 Jul 2018 1:38 PM

Woman loses toenails due to infection caused after getting fish pedicure

Tanks aren’t always sanitised adequately and bacteria can be found in the water and the fish.

05 Jul 2018 11:55 AM

How 'skinny fat' can predict Alzheimer's risk in older adults

The find could lead to better methods to prevent cognitive decline.

05 Jul 2018 11:37 AM

Study suggests relation between urban sprawl and life expectancy

Here is what a new study has found.

05 Jul 2018 9:32 AM


Men at more risk of developing neurodevelopment disorder than women

A new study focused on the links between stress and subsequent risk for neurodevelopmental disorders.

05 Jul 2018 9:24 AM

Living, breathing, teaching yoga

Hema Laxman is successfully running a yoga, wellness and lifestyle consultancy in the UAE.

05 Jul 2018 12:18 AM