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Study Shows Obesity Increases Risk Of Covid Infection

People with increasing body mass index (BMI) may be at the risk of testing positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19 finds a...

Hot Baths Can Prevent Cardiovascular Diseases: Study

New research suggests that taking hot baths, soaking in hot tubs or using saunas can prevent cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease, high blood...

Excess Fat Around Abdomen Associated With Higher Risk of Early Death

Researchers have found that excess fat stored around the abdomen is associated with a higher risk of early death from any cause, regardless of...

Smoking May Cause Bleeding in the Brain: Study

Smoking most likely has a significant share in all cases of subarachnoid haemorrhage, the most fatal type of cerebrovascular disturbances in the brain, warn...

This Antibody Therapy Can Cut Covid-19 Hospitalisation Risk

Raising hope of Covid-19 treatment at an early stage, an antibody therapy has been found to quickly reduce SARS-CoV-2 viral load in newly infected...

Diabetes During Pregnancy May Cause Child to Age Faster Biologically

Children born to mothers who had diabetes during pregnancy may age faster biologically and be at an increased risk for obesity and high blood...

Health Care Visits not Important Risk Factor for Contracting Covid-19

A US study of pregnant patients during the pandemic has found that in-person health care visits were not an important risk factor for contracting...

Changes in Weight Between Young Adulthood, Midlife Linked to Early Death Risk

Changes in weight between young adulthood and midlife may have important consequences for a person's risk of early death, say researchers. The study found that...

Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution Related to Early Death

Researchers have found more evidence to suggest that long-term exposure to air pollution is a cause of premature death among older people. The study, published...

Do These Exercises for Instant Weight Loss Even if You Have Obesity Genes

Some people have inherited obesity genes which increases their risk of becoming fat. But, in a hope for such people, researchers have identified certain...

Study: Early Onset of Menstruation Associated with Higher Risk of Diabetes

Early onset of menstruation is associated with a higher risk of Type-2 diabetes, but body mass index (BMI) may mediate this link, says a...

If you are running out of Ideas for your New Year’s Resolution, Try Running!

New York, December 15, 2016: If you are running out of ideas for your New Year's resolution, consider running. Researchers have found that runners show greater...

British Teenagers consume Sugary Drinks equivalent of nearly a Bathtub on Average in a Year: Report

London, November 27, 2016: British teenagers consume sugary drinks equivalent of nearly a bathtub on average in a year, Cancer Research UK reported. The research showed...

Rising BMI levels: Are we the fatter generation?

London: A new study in the country revealed a significantly greater increase in the Body Mass Index (BMI) in those who already have the highest BMIs. This...

‘Am I at risk’ in epidemic like scenario of diabetes mellitus

By Dr.J.K. Bhutani The Indians are fast emerging as the most DIABETES prone people in the world. The urban-rural, rich-poor, young-old difference is becoming insignificant. Most...

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Working On A Cremation Ground During The COVID Period

The shades of dusk are falling -- it is time to exit this space. But people continue to come in with their dead. The...

Healthy India: Encouraging Nursing Education In Schools

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International Nurses Day: History And Significance

By- Khushi Bisht The International Nurses Day is observed on May 12th every year worldwide to honor the contributions of nurses. The International Council of...

Are Americans Really Being Paid Not To Work In U.S?

After the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the number of newly employed Americans had risen by only 266,000 in April rather than...