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Weight-loss surgery likely to reduce genetic risk for developing breast cancer

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Who knew cricket would be the bane for boys in India? As per a new study by the World Health Organization (WHO), too much focus on cricket might be the reason why Indian boys are not getting sufficient physical activity. Also, it says that domestic chores could be keeping girls from getting adequate exercise. This …

As per a new study, yoga and physical therapy (PT) are effective approaches to treating erratic sleep cycles as well as reducing back pains. It also reduces the need to meditate. The findings of this new study was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine in Boston University, United States. It showed significant improvements …

Ginseng Tea

The very well planned modern life is surely a boon but it also has some larger and greater side effects on human body too. The busy lifestyle means less time to take care of your body and this is topped with high levels of population. With less time in hand, you are greatly inclined towards …

blood sugar

A staggering number of people either have full-blown type 2 diabetes or are pre-diabetic. A lot of medication advancements have made us really ignorant about our blood sugar, while there are plenty of ways to cure diabetes and balance the level of sugar in our blood. While there is a lot of information out there, …

workplace stress

Overworking, Workplace Stress and Burnout, These are some of the main reasons for falling standards of mental health among professionals. Cut throat competition among employees at the same workplace and little organisational support can lead to poor health in employees, both physical and psychological. The current fast paced corporate culture is leading nowhere but directly …

Heart Patients

A new study done on heart patients highlighted that cardiac patients who feel more loneliness are at higher risk of death due to heart diseases. Men who are heart patients and in loneliness, are two times more prone to death due to heart diseases compared to men who aren’t lonely. In the case of women, …

diabetes

Whenever someone tries to quit smoking, they face potent side effects of nicotine withdrawal, including cravings, increased appetite, restlessness, anxiety, irritability, and depression. There are not many medicines that offer any kind of relief from these symptoms but a diabetes drug may offer some relief. Pioglitazon, a Type II diabetes drug, targets a specific form …

unhealthy

The scientists recently made a discovery and found out that there was a certain depletion in the bacteria in the current generation and this depletion can be attributed to mass industrialization. Intestines are a very important part of human digestive system. Intestines not only facilitate absorption and digestion of food, they play a significant part …

breast cancer

Journal “ObesityWeek” recently published a study conducted on women with a genetic predisposition for breast cancer. The study found out that women who have a genetic predisposition for breast cancer are 2.5 times more likely to develop a malignancy compared to the women with the same genetic risk but have gone through bariatric or weight …

Stomach beer

This is an extremely rare occurrence   Back in 2014, a 46-year old man was booked for drunk driving and they found that he was five times over the limit. Also, he had an extremely rare condition called ‘Auto Brewery Syndrome’ (ABS). As per a Daily Mail report, the man was diagnosed with the condition …