Women with PCOS face higher risk of breathing difficulties, reveals study

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely to develop poor respiratory health based on lung function tests, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress

Women with PCOS face higher risk of breathing difficulties, reveals studyPCOS affects how a woman’s ovaries work because of a hormone imbalance. It can cause irregular periods, infertility and variety of other symptoms. PCOS is believed to affect almost one in six women and often runs in families. The new study suggests that PCOS may also be responsible for lower lung capacity in some women, […]

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

Living a healthy lifestyle may help offset a person’s genetic risk of dementia, according to new research. The study was led by the University of Exeter - simultaneously published on July 14 in JAMA and presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2019 in Los Angeles

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 […]

Driving to work may increase the risk of premature death by 32%

Adults who are obese and commute by car are at a 32% increased risk of death from any cause, compared with normal-weight peers who walk or cycle to work, report researchers

Driving to work may increase the risk of premature death by 32%The finding, which was recently presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity, was based on an analysis of more than 160,000 British individuals. For the study, researchers from the British Heart Foundation examined data from 163,149 people (aged between 37 and 73 years) who provided information about whether they drove to work, walked and […]

Faster walkers more likely to live longer, finds study

People who report that they have a slower walking pace have a lower life expectancy than fast walkers, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre – a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University

Faster walkers more likely to live longer, finds studyNew research claimed that brisk walkers live longer. The researchers even said that the theory holds true regardless of the weight class of fast walkers. In their study published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the researchers claimed that brisk walkers who had a speed of three miles per hour or about 100 steps per minute […]

Lifestyle changes can help you overcome high genetic risk of stroke

Individuals following a healthy lifestyle had lower stroke risk regardless of genetic risk factors compared to those with unhealthier habits such as smoking and poor diet, according to results of a prospective study of men and women in the UK Biobank database in Great Britain

Lifestyle changes can help you overcome high genetic risk of strokeHas stroke hit your family particularly hard? A healthy lifestyle may be your best defence, new research shows. A new study conducted by specialists from numerous prestigious institutions across Europe – including the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Bonn, […]