Exercise boosts well-being by improving gut health, finds US study

Exercise boosts well-being by improving gut health, finds US study

Both bacterial diversity in the gut and regular exercise are important when it comes to health. But how are the two related? Though this may seem strange, human bodies are actually made, according to recent estimates, of about as many bacteria and other microorganisms as regular human cells. In the colon alone, the tract that […]

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Exercise is your best defence against deep abdominal fat, suggest new American study

Scientists know that the type of fat you can measure with a tape isn’t the most dangerous. But what is the most effective way to fight internal, visceral fat that you cannot see or feel? The answer: exercise. “Visceral fat can affect local organs or the entire body system. Systemically it can affect your heart […]

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Anxiety, depression leading causes of obesity in India

Dr Jaydeep Palep, Bariatric Surgeon, Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, shares how obesity can invite various other health issues. Also, how anxiety and depression can lead to obesity in people, one of the leading health threats in India. Anxiety and depression can lead to obesity. Obesity is one of the leading health threats to the people […]

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Regular exercise helps senior citizens reduce their risk of falls, suggest study

Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, reveals a new research review. Exercising regularly appears to protect older adults against falls, including serious ones, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers analysed data […]

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Most common mistakes marathon runners make that can cause low back pain

While that may be true, there are several aspects apart from regular exercise that runners should keep in mind in order to avoid lower back pain. Eighty per cent of the world population suffers from back pain at some point in their life. Exercise is an ideal solution to this problem, making marathon runners free […]

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Physical activity of any type or amount can help cut health risk from sitting, finds study

The findings highlight the importance of movement, regardless of its intensity or amount of time spent moving, for better health. Don’t get too comfortable in that seat: Parking your body in a chair all day can be deadly, as plenty of ‘sitting is the new smoking’ research has found. But replacing 30 minutes of sitting […]

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Regular exercise may keep your body 30 years ‘younger,’ find scientists

These men and women also had much higher aerobic capacities than most people their age, the study showed, making them biologically about 30 years younger than their chronological ages, the study’s authors concluded. All of us are ageing every second, of course, which leads many of us also to be deeply interested in what we […]

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Heart risk raised by sitting in front of the TV, not by sitting at work, reveals study

Excess TV viewing can increase risk of developing blood clots

Watching television for too long may double the chances of developing blood clots, a study has warned. The new findings are to feature at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2017, held this week in Anaheim, CA. Researchers have already linked the amount of time spent watching TV to risk of heart disease that […]

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