Tag: lifestyle

Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Dec 03, – Men and women with mild heart disease share the same risks, at least over the short term, a new study suggests. Doctors have thought that women with mild heart disease do worse than men. This study, however, suggests that the rate of heart attacks and death among men and women with heart […]

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Never too late to get fit, says study into ageing

Never too late to get fit, says study into ageing

Nov 26, – People who start exercise even late in life can reap the benefit in good health, a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine said on Monday. Researchers tracked the health of nearly 3,500 Britons whose average age was 64, for more than eight years. People who had a record of […]

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Discard myths to successfully manage diabetes

Discard myths to successfully manage diabetes

Nov 14, – Prevention, as doctors say, can be practised with knowledge and therefore awareness is an important tool to fight this health monster. oes consuming too much sugar cause diabetes? Is diabetes a disease of the elderly? India’s diabetes population is dangerously on the rise and set to cross 100 million by 2030 and […]

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Chronic stress factor in diabetes’ development

Chronic stress factor in diabetes’ development

Oct 30, – The results of the present study indicate that newly-detected diabetics display higher chronic environmental stress levels and poor stress coping capacity that could lead to insulin resistance and glucose intolerance, study author S. V. Madhu of the University College of Medical Sciences said at a press conference here Tuesday. Chronic psychological stress […]

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Steady Rise in Thyroid Cancer Not Explained by Better Screening, Study Says

Steady Rise in Thyroid Cancer Not Explained by Better Screening, Study Says

Oct 11, – Better detection alone doesn’t explain the dramatic increase in thyroid cancer cases seen in the United States over the past three decades, a new study says. Researchers who looked at records for more than 200 patients were unable to show that advances in screening are behind the jump in thyroid cancer cases […]

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Study: Small changes in lifestyle lower risk of strokes

Study: Small changes in lifestyle lower risk of strokes

Jun 9, – A recent study has shown that making small changes in lifestyle could reduce risk of strokes. The finding of the study was based on an assessment using the American Heart Association’s health factors: be active, control cholesterol, eat a healthy diet, manage blood pressure, maintain a healthy weight, control blood sugar and […]

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Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes

Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes

June 7, AP – Certain lifestyle changes could greatly reduce your stroke risk, according to a new study. Researchers calculated stroke risk among nearly 23,000 black and white Americans aged 45 and older. Their risk was assessed using the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 health factors: be active, control cholesterol, eat a healthy diet, […]

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New Study: More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off

New Study: More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off

June 3, AP – Regular exercise, eating a healthy diet and maintaining a healthy weight all have clear health benefits, but the most significant lifestyle change people can make to protect their health is to stop smoking, researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine report. A new study adds to the growing body of […]

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Study finds: Sugary Sodas, Fruit Punches May Raise Kidney Stone Risk

Study finds: Sugary Sodas, Fruit Punches May Raise Kidney Stone Risk

May 16, AP – Although drinking extra fluids usually helps prevent stones from forming, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston warn that beverages may come with varying risks or benefits. Coffee, tea and orange juice, for example, are associated with a lower risk of kidney stone formation. Drinking large amounts of sugary sodas […]

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