Strong grip may predict longer life at all ages

Grip strength may be a better predictor of future health than some measurements doctors currently use to gauge risk, a large UK study suggests. Grip strength is a powerful indicator – and a potential biomarker of aging. Although grip strength has long been a good indicator of frailty or health in older people, it could help doctors understand More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Fasting diets could increase diabetes risk

Washington: Intermittent fasting diets could increase diabetes risk, suggests a study. Intermittent fasting diets may actually damage the pancreas and affect insulin function in normal healthy individuals, which More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Work key to long life, says 121-year-old world’s oldest man

Ciudad Juárez: You wouldn’t know it watching him take care of his chickens on the family farm, but according to his birth certificate and official Mexican ID, Manuel Garcia Hernandez is 121 years old. Age More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, May 18th, 2018

Dogs born in summer prone to heart disease: study

Dogs born during summer months run a higher risk of heart and artery problems, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports. The fact that humans and dogs live together and are exposed More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Sexual intimacy in later life does not slow memory loss

Washington: Turns out, sexual activity and emotional closeness in later years of life do not control cognitive decline. Older people who enjoy a sexually active and emotionally close relationship with their partner More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

With world’s worst air, Kanpur struggles to track pollution

Kanpur: In the world’s most polluted city, Kanpur in northern India, the biggest hospital is so overcrowded with patients with respiratory ailments that they are often bedded in the ophthalmology ward. Chimneys More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Heating food in microwave can cause diabetes, obesity, cancer, infertility

New Delhi: Food microwaved in plastic containers can put you or your unborn child at a greater risk of infertility, diabetes, obesity and cancer. Food microwaved in plastic containers can put you or your unborn More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, May 7th, 2018

Eggs not linked to cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes

Washington: Despite the conflicting advice, eating up to 12 eggs per week for a year did not raise cardiovascular risk factors in the patients with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes, according to a study. A study More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

5 lifestyle habits that could help to live up to ten years longer

Washington: Following five healthy lifestyle habits during adulthood – eating a healthy diet, regular exercise, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking – may increase More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, April 30th, 2018

How parents can help kids to maintain healthier relationships

Washington: From talking and reading to infants to making values clear, parents exert enormous influence over their children’s development. The family relationship is the first intimate relationship of your More...