Mon, Sep 20, 2021

  • During a recent Finnish collaborative study of Turku PET Centre and UKK institute, researchers noticed that standing is associated with better insulin sensitivity, hence increasing the daily standing...
    Research: Standing might help with insulin sensitivity
    The findings of the study were published in the 'Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport'.Insulin is a key hormone in energy metabolism and blood sugar regulation. Normal insulin function in the body may be disturbed by e.g. overweight, leading to decreased insulin sensitivity and increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.Type 2 diabetes is one the most common lifestyle diseases worldwide, and its onset is usually preceded by impaired insulin sensitivity, i.e. insulin resistance.This refers to a state in which the body does not react to insulin normally, and the blood glucose levels rise.Lifestyle has a strong impact on insulin resistance and the development of type 2 diabetes, and regular physical activity is known to have an important role in the prevention of these issues.However, so far, little is known...
  • High time we speak freely about feminine hygiene: Janhvi Kapoor High time we speak freely about feminine hygiene: Janhvi Kapoor

    Youth icon and actor Janhvi Kapoor says that it is high time that we speak openly and freely about feminine hygiene care, and I think thats the first step in making sanitary pads and feminine care...

  • Study finds type 2 diabetes can be controlled through diet Study finds type 2 diabetes can be controlled through diet

    During a recent study, a team of researchers found that people with type 2 diabetes can effectively control it through diet and pharmacists are well-positioned to supervise the transition.

  • How schools can boost better sleep patterns in teens amid pandemic How schools can boost better sleep patterns in teens amid pandemic

    Students returning to their morning school schedule might have an unintended positive lifestyle impact as a new study has found that more teenagers will obtain the recommended amount of sleep as...

  • High protein food good for kids: Dieticians High protein food good for kids: Dieticians

    Children should be given nutritious food that is high in protein which would increase immunity level and help in speedy recovery from coronavirus infection, said health experts.

  • This way home: A dog’s magnetic sense of direction This way home: A dog’s magnetic sense of direction

    It would take you or me three days straight, walking without a break, to go the 350+ km from Savoie in the French Alps to Nimes in the country’s south.

  • Long Covid in kids rarely last beyond 12 weeks: Study Long Covid in kids rarely last beyond 12 weeks: Study

    Updated On: Sep, 17, 202110:49 PM

    Long Covid symptoms rarely persist beyond 12 weeks in children and adolescents unlike adults, suggests a review.

  • Is gallbladder gangrene a new post-Covid risk? Is gallbladder gangrene a new post-Covid risk?

    Updated On: Sep, 17, 202107:39 PM

    Doctors at Sir Ganga Ram hospital (SGRH) here on Friday reported five cases of gallbladder gangrene among people two months after they recovered from Covid-19 infections.

  • Don't let your periods come in the way of sports or fitness Don't let your periods come in the way of sports or fitness

    Staying fit has become an integral part of our life. Fitness either in the form of sports or workouts is being taken up by a lot of people, especially girls. For young athletes who love being active,...

  • Benefits of salon services at home during festive season Benefits of salon services at home during festive season

    In this world full of technological advancement where everything is now home-delivered, even the most essential beauty services are now available at your doorstep? Let the pampering sessions begin.