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Aamir Khan Looks 51, No Doubt!

‘PK’ superstar Aamir Khan turned 51 and unlike last year, he looked no more young in looks but matured to befit the 50s as he grew thick mustache reminiscent from his earlier film ‘ Dressed in white T shirt and jeans, Aamir khan has reduced half of his weight gained for the upcoming film ‘Dangal’. But he did not remove ...

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Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Arab diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. To be precise, the researchers hit upon a meal plan rich in walnuts, ...

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Uninsured US Adults Smoking More, Says study

American adults who are uninsured or on Medicaid smoke at rates more than double those for adults with private health insurance or Medicare, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Data from the 2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) show that 27.9 percent of uninsured adults ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Post-pregnancy, Mothers Prone to Resume Smoking: Study

A study has observed that most mothers who quit smoking during the pregnancy end up resuming it soon after the baby is born due to stress. The researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) have also found that women who felt that their partners are more supportive or their family is supporting them have less chances of resuming smoking ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Teen Smokers Also Struggle With Body Image Related Guilt and Shame

A new research shows, that 25% of teens smokers, down dramatically from 40 percent in 1987. As we all know smoking is injurious to health but for today’s young generation does that really matters? lets find out how teen smokers are having a negative self image. A recent study conducted at Concordia University and published in preventive Medicine Reports, has ...

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Smoking, Alcohol, Obesity, Diabetes May Help To Imply Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease: New Study

Smoking, alcohol consumption, diabetes and obesity are known to cause risk to the heart, increasing chances of cardiovascular diseases like heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest. A new study has now uncovered that these factors could also be initial symbols of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles ...

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Chocolates increase sperm count, say experts

India might be on the verge of becoming the most populous country by 2030, however fertility experts have found a new diet that will help a man increase his sperm count. A nourishing diet that is filled with contents rich in antioxidants not only increases the sperm count, but also caters to the possession of healthy sperm cells. The experts ...

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Smoking chambers to get clean filtered air within 30 minutes now

For smokers inside a room filled with smoke, there is a new air-cleaner filter invented by Korean scientists that can exhaust dangerous gases in a room with 80% purification, which is not possible with existing equipment. Led by Jongsoo Jurng of Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KSIT) in Seoul, the researchers invented a manganese oxide nano-catalyst, the filter can ...

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Diabetic Smokers Who Quit Face Deteriorating Condition for 3 Years : Study

Diabetics who quit smoking are likely to experience deterioration in their glucose control for up to three years, says a study. “Knowing that deterioration in blood glucose control occurs around the time of quitting smoking helps to prepare those with diabetes and their clinicians become proactive in tightening their glycaemic control during this time,” said principal investigator Deborah Lycett from ...

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World Lung Foundation Asks Indian Govt to go for Large Graphic ads on Tobacco

The US-based World Lung Foundation has asked the Indian government not buckle under tobacco industry lobby and implement large graphic health warnings on cigarette and tobacco packs immediately in view of Sunita’s revelations. Sunita Tomar, who underwent major surgery for oral cancer came out against tobacco in a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to help prevent others from suffering similar fate. ...

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Smoking shrinks part of brain: Study

Long-term smoking could cause thinning of a vital brain part in which critical cognitive functions such as memory, language and perception take place, a new study has warned. Smoking appears to accelerate the thinning of the brain’s cortex, the outer layer of the brain. A thinner brain cortex is associated with adult cognitive decline. "Smokers should be informed that cigarettes ...

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Smoking in pregnancy alters baby’s DNA, organs: study

Smoking while pregnant causes chemical changes to the DNA of the unborn baby or foetus so much that it may predispose them to lifelong health conditions, said new research sending another shockwave across the world. Changes in the chemical structure of the baby’s DNA can be detected from as early as 12 weeks into pregnancy, said the research adding significant weight ...

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