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Men, Younger Adults Less Physically Active During Lockdown: Researchers

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that men and younger adults have been less physically active during the Covid-19 lockdown. For the findings,...

Morning Walk can Help Heart Bypass Surgery Patients Get Sound Sleep

Just half an hour of morning walk can help heart bypass surgery patients get a sound sleep at night, says a study. "Many patients have...

Lifestyle Intervention Reduces Bad Cholesterol Concentration in Children

An individualised and family-based physical activity and dietary intervention may reduce the plasma LDL cholesterol concentration of primary school children, say researchers. The study, published...

Deal with Orthopedic Issues During Lockdown Easily

The ongoing pan-India lockdown has not only flipped upside down our emotional well-being, but has also had an unforeseen impact on our physical one...

Lockdown: Make Physical Activity a Part of Your Kid’s Routine

Parents must ensure that physical activity is part of the routine for children and families during the COVID-19 lockdown and all kinds of screens...

Light Physical Activity is Good For Stroke Survivors, Says Study

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that stroke survivors who engaged in a lot of light physical activity such as taking leisurely walks...

Here’s why Women Should Opt for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programmes

Cardiac rehabilitation is not a "men's club" anymore and modern women living with heart disease need flexible options for health and lifestyle programmes that...

45% Women and 37% Men in India ‘Inactive’ in 2019: Report

BY SIDDHI JAIN A newly published report on physical activity levels of Indians has revealed that 45 per cent of Indian women and 37 per...

Here’s Why Post-Game Treats May Be Harmful For Children

Post-game treats can be detrimental to a child's health as the number of calories kids consume from post-game snacks far exceeds the number of...

Find Out Why Older Women Should Avoid Sitting For a Long Time

Spending a lot of time sitting may increase heart disease risk among overweight and obese post-menopausal women, warns a study. "Reducing sitting time improves glucose...

High-Tempo Music May Enhance the Benefits of Exercise: Study

The next time you hit the gym, do not forget to put on the music as researchers have confirmed that high-tempo music may enhance...

Early-life Screen Time Linked to Lower Physical Activity in Childhood: Study

Researchers have found that children who spend more time looking at tablets or television screens as infants are likely to have low physical activity...

Lower Physical Activity in Adulthood Leads to Obesity: Study

Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity and may lead to an unhealthy lifestyle,...

Here’s how Physical Activity may Reduce Risks of 7 Types of Cancer

Getting the recommended amount of physical activity is linked to a reduced risk of seven types of cancer, researchers have found. The study, published in...

Exercise may Trigger Migraine Attacks in Women: Study

Despite doctors recommending regular aerobic exercise to prevent migraine, physical exercise can actually be a trigger of migraine attacks for most women because of...

Protein Deficiency Ordinary Among Indians: Experts

Like iron and calcium deficiency, protein deficiency is also common among Indians, say experts. Most Indians think that protein deficiency is not an important concern....

Study Says, Excess Physical Activity Can Be Harmful for Athletes

Researchers have found that, in top Athletes, excess physical activity could be harmful and also associated with major fatigue and reduced performances. The study published...

Indian Kids on Better Global Average for Physical Activity: WHO Study

While physical inactivity among children aged 11 to 17 is widespread, Indian kids still fare better than the global average, according to a WHO...

Why Are Indian Teens Less Physically Active?

Too much focus on cricket might be the reason why Indian boys are not getting sufficient physical activity, while domestic chores are keeping girls...

Physical Activity and Healthy Diet can cut the Risk of Heart Attack in Children

Encouraging physical activity and improving diet in Children is crucial to cut deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD), a new study suggests. "Atherosclerosis - clogged arteries...

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