Health

  • Smoking Costs $1.4 Trillion In Health Care, Labour Loss: Study
    Smoking cost the world economy more than $1.4 trillion (1.3 trillion euros) in 2012, and sucked up a twentieth of health care spending, a study said Tuesday.
  • 10 Best Foods For Flat Abs
    It is well known that the best way to get a flat stomach or abs is to do abdominal exercises daily along with eating a well-balanced diet. However, there are a few foods that can help you achieve your fitness goals faster. The foods for flat abs provide good nutrition, help reduce bloating, and slim down your belly.
  • Tips To Manage And Reduce Stress
    We live in a world overrun by stress. The pace and complexity of modern life has greatly challenged our ability to live healthily and fully in the present moment. While stress is omnipresent in each of our lives to varying degrees, it has reached a point of sweeping concern and must be addressed and conquered in order to survive. Between juggling work, family, and other commitments, you can become too stressed out and busy. But you need to set time aside to unwind or your mental and physical health can suffer. Learning how to manage your stress takes practice, but you can do it.
  • Diabetes: The Warning Signs
    Diabetes is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar in the blood. Insulin produced by the pancreas lowers blood glucose. Absence or insufficient production of insulin, or an inability of the body to properly use insulin causes diabetes. Diabetes has plenty of early signs, but they're subtle enough that you might not notice. Type 2 diabetes can lead to serious health complications, hence it's important to be aware of any warning signs and get tested for diabetes if you have any of the symptoms. Treating diabetes early can help prevent serious complications.
  • 10 Habits That Can Ruin Your Health
    There are things we all do that secretly ruin our health. Our bodies are a work in progress, and if we want to live healthier and happier lives, we need to do more than just adopt a few good habits. Besides practicing physical activities regularly and removing junk foods from our menus, we need to pay attention to some of our bad habits and minor mistakes that can ruin our health.
  • Mothers's Cervical Bacteria May Help Prevent Premature Birth: Study
    The presence of bacteria in a woman's vagina and cervix may either increase the risk of premature birth or have a protective effect against it, researchers say.
  • Pesticide Use Can Cause Diabetes: Scientists Sound Warning
    A team of scientists have found links between use of pesticides and the high prevalence of diabetes in India. They have suggested that view of the high occurrence of diabetes in India, the use of OP (organophosphate) pesticides should be reconsidered.
  • E-Cigarettes Increasing Tobacco Use In Youth: Study
    E-cigarettes - thought to be responsible for a decline in youth cigarette smoking - are actually attracting a new population of adolescents who might not otherwise have smoked tobacco products, a new US study has warned.
  • Work-Related Stress May Cause Cancer In Men: Study
    For men, prolonged exposure to work-related stress has been linked to an increased likelihood of lung, colon, rectal and stomach cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a new study has warned. Researchers, including those from Universite de Montreal in Canada, assessed the link between cancer and work-related stress perceived by men throughout their working life.
  • Woman In US Dies After Superbug Picked Up In India, 13 Antibiotics Failed, Say Doctors
    A woman in the US died after being infected by a superbug most likely during her visit to India, say doctors who found that the "nightmare" bacteria was resistant to all available antibiotics.
  • Life Span Of Gall Bladder Cancer Patients Can Improve: Doctors
    Chemotherapy followed by surgical procedures can triple the life span of gall bladder cancer patients, researchers at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow have claimed.
  • Boy Or Girl? Mother's Blood Pressure May Predict Sex Of Baby
    The sex of a baby may be predicted by the mother's blood pressure, according to a new study which found that women with lower BP before pregnancy are more likely to give birth to a girl.
  • Here's What Triggers People To Eat More
    Regular intake of a "western diet" -- consisting of foods that are high on sugar and fat levels -- is behind an alarming rise of conditions such as overeating and obesity, researchers warned.
  • Study Shows The Way Stress May Harm Your Heart
    Scientists said Thursday they may have uncovered a biological explanation for the long suspected link between stress and heart disease.
  • Don't Just Make Right Food Choices, Exercise Too
    Being healthy is more than just making the right food choices - it's also about supplementing healthy food choices with increased participation in physical activity, says an expert, who feels a few exercise trends must be incorporated into one's daily life.

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