Obesity and aesthetics: Risk factors of being overweight

It is crucial to understand the rising cause of obesity, and how important it is to get oneself checked in time to avoid increasing morbidity in the future. Obesity can be divided into three categories, i.e., overweight, obese, and morbid obesity. As the number of overweight and obese Indians are surging, so are the numbers […]

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Stopping exercise can take a toll on your mental health, reveals study

Stopping exercise can take a toll on your mental health, reveals study

It’s long been understood that exercise is extremely beneficial for both one’s physical and mental health. However, the question of how a person’s mental state is affected when they give up exercise altogether is a topic that hasn’t been adequately explored. Julie Morgan, a PhD student from the Discipline of Psychiatry at the University of […]

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‘Identifying defects in special senses, is essential for treatment’

In today’s times, medical advancements have shown promising results, especially in early intervention for special senses dysfunction. Special senses, as the name suggests, are truly special. They give us the real taste of the world but are also equally vulnerable to several disorders. Identifying these defects is the need of the hour. But, unfortunately, public […]

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Health tips for those who exercise on the weekends

There has been a rise in the number of people who prefer to exercise on the weekends in the last 5 years. This is the result of rising awareness of health trends among the general population. However, the lack of time, knowledge and appropriate counselling permits people to exercise only on the weekends; such gym-goers […]

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#WorldSpineDay: Sedentary lifestyle and lack of exercise to blame for spinal problems

An unhealthy spine can interfere with the entire central nervous system and can also cause a host of unwelcome health issues such as pain, numbness, and weakness in the arms and legs, impaired breathing and digestion and impaired control of the bowel and bladder. On the occasion of World Spine Day, doctors informed that around […]

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Regular exercise is good for your heart, no matter how old you are – finds study

Their results showed that the patients who benefited most from cardiac rehabilitation were those who started out with the greatest physical impairment. Elderly patients are at a higher risk for complications and accelerated physical deconditioning after a cardiovascular event, yet older patients are largely underrepresented in rehabilitation programs. Studies have shown that this might be […]

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Exercise makes you happier than having money, according to research

The scientists found that, while those who exercised regularly tended to feel bad for around 18 days a year, non-active participants felt bad for 35 days more on average. The team also noticed that certain sports that involve socialising can have more of a positive effect on your mental health than others. It’s clear exercise […]

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Healthy lifestyle may offset the genetic risk of dementia, reveals study

  Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research. The risk of dementia was reduced by 32% in people with a high genetic risk if they had followed a healthy lifestyle, compared to […]

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Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant, finds study

Regular exercise can help improve a woman’s chance of falling pregnant, a new Australian study found on Friday. The research conducted by the University of Queensland (UQ) compiled reproductive health and exercise records over the past 20 years, to examine if working out has any role to play when it comes to conception. Dr Gabriela […]

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