• Tue, Nov 21, 2017
  • Parents' lifestyle can affect your health even in adulthood

    Updated: Nov, 20, 201708:51 PM

    Are you in the habit of smoking and drinking in front of your kids? Beware of it, as your kids may be passed on the same habits when they grow older.
    Parents' lifestyle can affect your health even in adulthood
    Children get strongly affected by such lifestyles and habits which is conducted by their parents in front them, especially at a young age, reveals a new finding.The study showed an example whereby if a parent smoked when their child was young, the child was much more likely to smoke as an adult.The study, published in a non- profit media outlet the Conversation, stated that the children are affected through two different mechanisms by their parents -- first, poor living conditions in childhood lead to poverty in adulthood and second, health is transmitted from parents to children.It also increases the risk of diseases and various health related negative outcomes, especially obesity resulting from alcohol abuse, in their later life.Researchers from the University of Leeds in England, studied over 21,000 participants, aged 50 and above. The...
  • How to avoid germs in public washroom How to avoid germs in public washroom
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201708:48 PM

    After using a public toilet, there are chances of getting infections. On the occasion of World Toilet Day on Sunday, experts suggest carrying toilet seat sprays, hand sanitizers and wipes while...

  • Playing video games may help rehabilitate stroke patients Playing video games may help rehabilitate stroke patients
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201707:42 PM

    A novel video game that will enable patients recovering from stroke to engage and play as a form of rehabilitation has been developed.

  • Blood type may indicate heart attack risk from pollution Blood type may indicate heart attack risk from pollution
    Updated: Nov, 17, 201708:00 AM

    If you have A, B, or AB blood type, you might be more at risk of suffering a heart attack during periods of significant air pollution, than those with the O blood type, finds a new research.

  • Gestational diabetes, high BP may up heart disease risk in women Gestational diabetes, high BP may up heart disease risk in women
    Updated: Nov, 16, 201706:15 PM

    Women who develop both gestational diabetes and high blood pressure during pregnancy could be at a higher risk of suffering from these cardiometabolic diseases in later years that also raises the risk...

  • This is how oral bacteria triggers gut diseases This is how oral bacteria triggers gut diseases
    Updated: Nov, 15, 201707:07 PM

    Suffering from inflammatory bowel disease? According to a new study, the bacteria residing in your mouth may be responsible as it activates immune cells to fuel inflammation in the gut.

  • Stressful life events may lead to obesity in females Stressful life events may lead to obesity in females
    Updated: Nov, 15, 201707:05 PM

    Women, who have recently experienced one or more traumatic events or those who have undergone several negative events relatively in the past years, are at a higher risk of developing obesity, warns a...

  • How to exercise with arthritis and sore joints How to exercise with arthritis and sore joints
    Updated: Nov, 14, 201707:30 AM

    Knowing how to exercise with arthritis and sore joints remains vital for anyone who wants to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  • Super-exciting ways to drop those extra pounds Super-exciting ways to drop those extra pounds
    Updated: Nov, 14, 201707:15 AM

    Here are six ways that will help you reduce those extra chunks off your body in a fun way.

  • The mantras behind Katrina Kaif’s fitness The mantras behind Katrina Kaif’s fitness
    Updated: Nov, 14, 201707:00 AM

    There’s a lot of training, dedication and focus needed. Katrina’s trainer Yasmin Karachiwala makes sure Kat is on her toes.