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Want to be With Younger Brain? Take Stairs, Be in School, Suggests Study

Moving over from the aspiration to keep the body young, researchers have now focused on keeping the brain younger and their findings showed that taking the stairs improves your brain’s health and that school educations has an immense positive effect on your brain. Researchers led by Jason Steffener, a scientist at Concordia University’s Montreal-based PERFORM Centre, found that the more ...

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Compelling your children to eat might actually harm them: Study

Parents are always worried about the health of their children. They strive to follow as well as make their children follow the best eating habits always. Children, on the other hand tend to skip those “healthy” foods that their parents plan, thereby prompting parents to force their little ones to finish up everything served on the plate. And this in ...

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300 minutes of physical activity a week saves you from breast cancer

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women, globally. Medical scientists globally are working every day to cease the negative impacts of the disease, and save lives. However, a new research has shown that engagement by post-menopausal women in 300 minutes (5 hours) of physical activity can save them from both breast cancer risk and obesity, altogether. ...

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Longer sitting hours increase risk of mortality in women: New study

Does your job require you to spend prolonged hours sitting? Or do you enjoy your leisure time of watching television or playing computer games? Then you may want to re-think your habits or find a way to engage in physical activity as a new research has shown that too much sitting puts one at an increased risk of cancer, cardiovascular ...

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Now keep Diabetes complications at bay with new ‘game plan’

The World Health Organization has predicted recently that diabetes will become the 7th leading cause of death by 2030, thanks to modern lifestyle beset with addiction to junk food, alcohol and tobacco intake. It just few years away before we wake up to it.   With diabetes, you have to get going with a game plan. According to the Centres for ...

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Too much sitting causes increased anxiety, finds new study

Enjoying your time working from home while sipping on your coffee, and leaning against the soft pillow? Or just sitting on your couch watching television? Or perhaps at your desk, on the comfy chair – typing vigorously on your keyboard? Sounds fun, and relaxing. But a new report has shown that too much sitting can put one at a risk ...

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Walking, Exercise Helps Elderly to Keep Motor Activity in Tact: Study

For the elderly people, even mild exercises like morning walks and yoga would protect them from the effects of small areas of brain damage that can affect their movement and balancing abilities. Many older people have small areas of damage in their brains seen on magnetic resonance imaging as white matter hyperintensities and higher levels of such damage have been ...

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