Weight-loss surgery may help cut risk of #breastcancer

Severely obese women who opt for weight-loss surgery may be cutting their risk of breast cancer along with their extra pounds, a large U.S. study suggests

Weight-loss surgery may help cut risk of #breastcancerResearchers compared two groups of women with morbid obesity: nearly 18,000 who underwent various forms of so-called bariatric surgery and nearly 54,000 who did not. The groups were similar in terms of age, medical conditions and body mass index (BMI, a ratio of weight to height). Researchers tracked the surgery group for an average of […]

Know about the physical benefits of yoga

Yoga promotes physical health in multiple different ways. Some of them derive from better stress management. Others come more directly from the physical movements and postures in yoga, which help promote flexibility and reduce joint pain

Know about the physical benefits of yoga  Following are some of the physical benefits of yoga that have a growing body of research behind them. In addition to the conditions listed below, preliminary research also shows that yoga may help with migraines, osteoporosis, balance and mobility issues, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, fibromyalgia, and ADHD. Back pain relief Back pain is […]

#InternationalYogaDay: Regular yoga practice linked to reduced blood pressure

Adults who practice yoga with breathing and relaxation exercises at least three times a week may have lower blood pressure than people who don’t, a research review suggests

#InternationalYogaDay: Regular yoga practice linked to reduced blood pressureFor the study, researchers analysed data from 49 trials with a total of 3,517 participants who were typically middle-aged, overweight women and men who already had high blood pressure or were close to developing the condition. These smaller trials assessed blood pressure before and after participants were randomly assigned either to doing yoga or to […]

Pune: Inamdar docs help 46-yr-old regain mobility

An Osmanabad-based doctor got a much-needed respite after undergoing a complex hip replacement revision surgery at Inamdar Hospital. The doctors performed a two-stage revision total hip replacement on him

Pune: Inamdar docs help 46-yr-old regain mobilityA 46-year-old doctor from Osmanabad got a much-needed respite after undergoing a complex hip replacement revision surgery at Inamdar Hospital. The doctor underwent a total hip replacement four years back in another hospital, started to experience pain while walking, and was unable to put the full weight on the right leg. He was also suffering […]

Do you sit with your legs crossed? Mind it!

Although it can feel like a natural sitting position for so many of us, we’ve probably been told at some point down the line that crossing your legs is bad for you. But experts say you might want to rethink that habit: Crossing your legs can actually have some negative health effects

Do you sit with your legs crossed? Mind it!You probably cross your legs at least once while you’re having dinner, working at your desk, or pretty much any time you sit down. Odds are, you don’t even realise you’re doing it — you just sit and cross one leg over the other, like you’ve done for years. According to experts it can be […]