Diseases of a lifestyle: the transition to avoid
Can we not go from being poor but unhealthy to being rich and healthy? Why should we inherit diseases that can be junked?
Heart disease risk is more in wealthy and urbanised states
States that are wealthier and more urban on an average have a higher risk of heart disease incident within a decade, shows a new study
Fenugreek and onions are good for diabetic heart
The fibre-rich fenugreek seeds and sulfur compound-rich onion are now understood to possess significant sugar-lowering as well as lipid-lowering …
Plan to reduce physical inactivity in adults by 15% by 2030
The World Health Organization launched a global action plan to reduce physical activity in adults, a major risk factor in lifestyle diseases
Mobile health system can help regulate hypertension, diabetes: study
Basic parameters such as blood sugar and cholesterol need to be fed into the mHealth system, called mWellcare
Promoting good food is cheap and the returns are 12 times the investment
For every $1 invested in policies to control lifestyle diseases, the financial returns can ensure millions of lives are saved, says WHO. But is …
Studying poop samples, scientists find clues on health and disease
Agricultural antibiotics, those fed to animals, were detected in many people who claimed they hadn’t taken antibiotics in the year prior to …
This chemical controls whether you would be fat or fatter
Genes interact with obesogens in the environment to make a person fatter
High dose of Vitamin C and B3 can kill colon cancer cells: study
High dose of vitamins can only be achieved through intravenous injections in colon cancer patients
Awareness alone not enough to address lifestyle diseases
Adolescent children know that unhealthy food is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, yet they indulge in eating junk food, a study has found
From developed countries like USA to the developing African nations, indigenous communities constitute the most poor and neglected sections
India is moving at jet speed, people should be able to move too
1 in 4 men and every second woman in India are physically inactive; can Indian construct cities which are creators of health, environment and equity?
FSSAI launches Eat Right campaign to curb consumption of sugar, salt and fat
The objective is to combat negative nutritional trends and fight lifestyle diseases
For the first time, study establishes link between PM 2.5 and breast cancer
A study on US women found that for every one unit increase in PM2.5, the risk factor for breast cancer increased by 4 per cent
पृथ्वी और खुद की सेहत के लिए भोजन की थाली में करें बदलाव
रेड मीट जैसे उत्पादों के सेवन में 50 प्रतिशत तक कमी लानी होगी, जबकि फलियां, मेवे, फल और सब्जियों की खपत में 100 फीसदी ...
Why are boys more malnourished than girls in India?
Going by a recent study on malnutrition in children in 10 Indian cities, parental bias for boys could be pushing them closer to junk food
Should we treat chronic disease patients only if they agree to lifestyle monitoring?
The challenge of a rapidly increasing health care budget has prompted a call for “lifestyle rationing” of medical help to people who …
Eggplant controls type 2 diabetes
The rise and rise of the fast food industry
Portion size to calorie intake, study sheds light on how fast food is causing various lifestyle diseases
Training health workers can help manage hypertension in villages
Early detection and management of hypertension is necessary to prevent complications, but shortfall of trained health workforce, particularly in …
Healthy lifestyle can overcome genetic risk of heart disease: study
Subjects who followed a low-fat diet reported higher levels of good cholesterol despite carrying a gene shown to increase risk of diabetes, shows …
Why we should test everyone's genes to predict disease
If a test could reveal the diseases you and your family might be more likely to get, would you get it?
UK advertising committee widens restrictions on food and drinks ads