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Diabetics, people with co-morbidities like hypertension, kidney, heart issues at higher risk of dying from COVID-19

Highlighting the extreme vulnerability of people living with diabetes during the Coronavirus lockdown, endocrinologists in the national capital said they may experience severe complications

Published on 18th May 2020
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Meet this Newcastle University scientist who donated all her royalty money to improve cancer research in India

Dr Asima Mukhopadhyay believes that community-based education, public funding and a larger number of cancer research organisations is the key to dealing with women's cancer in the country

Published on 15th May 2020
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Physically demanding jobs mean shorter working lives, more sick leaves, say researchers

The level of physical demand required for each person's job was measured by the job exposure matrix or JEM for short

Published on 15th May 2020
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Drinking sugary drinks daily may be linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease in women: Study

The new research was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open-access journal of the American Heart Association

Published on 13th May 2020
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Children with underlying health conditions face severe complication, death risk from COVID-19: Study

Published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, the study followed 48 children and young adults - from newborns to 21 years old — who were admitted to pediatric intensive care units in the US

Published on 12th May 2020
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TotalAyurvedaCare.com launches world's first Ayurvedic only telemedicine service allowing face-to-face interactions with doctors

TotalAyurvedaCare's objective is to increase the accessibility of Ayurvedic treatments, with the streamlined website allowing patients to register for online consultation easily

Published on 28th April 2020
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US study finds that air pollution is linked to higher COVID-19 death rates

The yet-to-be-published study looked at more than 3,000 counties across the US, comparing levels of fine particulate air pollution with novel coronavirus death counts for each area

Published on 8th April 2020
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Study links excess weight during pre-school to higher bone fracture risk

The study included 466,997 children with weight and height measurements at the age 4 years who were followed for a median of 4.9 years

Published on 8th April 2020
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Researchers find unexpected way by which brown fat cells can burn energy

The new study was led by researchers in the lab of Joslin's Yu-Hua Tseng, Ph.D., a Senior Investigator in the Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism

Published on 7th April 2020
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Study finds that Pilates significantly improves blood pressure in young, obese women

Though it is well-documented that exercise is a key factor in preventing and managing cardiovascular health problems, obese women tend not to maintain traditional workout routines

Published on 1st April 2020
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Every year, obesity kills at least 2.8 million people worldwide

Obesity rates have nearly tripled since 1975 and have increased almost five times in children and adolescents, affecting people of all ages

Published on 4th March 2020
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Here's why marathon runner Barefoot Mallu ran from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in 27 hours

Bengaluru-based Aakash Nambiar, 30, a native of Kerala, began his long-distance run along the E11 highway on January 25 from the Abu Dhabi Corniche 

Published on 8th February 2020
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Public health education needs to serve the purpose: Gagandeep Kang, Scientist and Researcher

Widely known as India's 'vaccine godmother', Gagandeep feels that our education system needs to become more purposeful 

Published on 9th January 2020
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Get playing: All school students in TN to compulsorily spend one hour on physical activities 

While several paediatricians all over the state have positively welcomed the move, many parents and teachers are worried about how the new rule is going to be implemented properly 

Published on 29th November 2019
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Wonder who makes those awesome Swiggy food covers? This 'Schmancy' Bengaluru start-up!

With an eye on moving beyond paper packaging to using more sustainable materials like sugarcane and bamboo, the man behind Schmancy believes that we can cut our food plastic usage down to nil in a few

Published on 25th October 2019

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