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Avoiding smoking, obesity, alcohol may up life expectancy


London, July 21 (IANS) Want to add years to your life? People who quit smoking, reduce weight and refrain from heavy alcohol intake are likely to live seven years longer in good health than the general population, a study has showed. The findings

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New York, July 21: Consuming a sugar-sweetened drink like fruit juices with a high-protein meal including lean meat, chicken, fish and dairy products may negatively affect energy balance, alter food preferences and cause the body to store more f

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New York: Want to reduce that ever-burgeoning waistline? Make breakfast the largest meal of the day as it may help maintain your body mass index (BMI), researchers say. A study showed that people who ate more than three meals daily and made d


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Washington: In a significant find, a team of researchers has reported for the first time elicitation of powerful, HIV-blocking antibodies in cows in a matter of weeks -- a process that usually takes years in humans -- paving the way for developi

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Pancham Saude, New Delhi: About two-thirds of people are either overweight or obese. However, there are also many people with the opposite problem of being too skinny.Being underweight can be just as bad for your health as being obese. So here is

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Pancham Saude, New Delhi: There could be many ways to lose weight but most of them will make you hungry and unsatisfied. Willpower plays a very important role in losing weight as hunger will cause you to give up on these plans quickly.

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New Delhi:  Various nutritious and protein-rich food items have been developed by the DRDO for security personnel deployed at high altitude and snow-bound areas, Parliament was informed on Friday. The major food products developed by the Defe

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New York, July 21: Want to reduce that ever-burgeoning waistline? Make breakfast the largest meal of the day as it may help maintain your body mass index (BMI), researchers say. A study showed that people who ate more than three meals daily a

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New York: Using dirty stethoscopes to monitor patients may increase their risk of contracting infections by antibiotic-resistant superbugs, scientists including those of Indian-origin have warned. Researchers from Yale University in the US found

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     Competence, beauty, truth and contact lenses are all in the eyes of the beholder. Contact lenses seem God-sent to those who are visually impaired. They are the ultimate corrective device for less than perfect eyesight, e.g. s

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  Thanks to flexible acro yogis everywhere, we're making ourselves execute backbends, headstands and arm balances. But training to grab your toes isn't the same as training to run a marathon. Our genetics, anatomy, and hormone

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New York, July 20 (IANS) A newly developed "oral fluid" test could offer an easier, less expensive alternative for diagnosing liver disease and may eventually help develop treatment, researchers say. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes liver

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London, July 20 (IANS) Indulging in moderate intensity aerobics exercises and stationary cycling during pregnancy may decrease the risk of having a caesarean section (C-sec) or developing diabetes, a study has shown. Half of all women of childbear

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New York, July 20 (IANS) Managing lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world's dementia cases, a Lancet study has claimed. The findings showed that better management of nine risk factors

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New York, July 20: Managing lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world's dementia cases, a Lancet study has claimed. The findings showed that better management of nine risk factors (that

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