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Regular exercise prevents high blood pressure, despite high air pollution

Texas | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 06:10 PM IST
People who exercise regularly tend to have a lower risk of high blood pressure, even if they live in areas where air pollution is relatively high. However, reducing air pollution is more effective in preventing high blood pressure.
The research found that the bar for receiving the benefits from exercise was relatively low - more exercise didn’t mean more benefit.(Unsplash)
The research found that the bar for receiving the benefits from exercise was relatively low - more exercise didn’t mean more benefit.(Unsplash)

Regular exercise may help prevent ailments causing vision loss

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 10:45 PM IST
Apart from the many benefits of doing exercise, new research has now found that exercise can slow down or prevent the development of macular degeneration and may benefit other common causes of vision loss, such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.
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Increased exercise linked with lower sleep apnea risk

Washington DC | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 04:59 PM IST
A new study has found that increased physical activity is associated with a lower risk of obstructive sleep apnea, a common sleep-related breathing disorder.
Understanding the benefits of moving more often and engaging in even lighter forms of physical activity is important for older adults’ health.(Unsplash)
Understanding the benefits of moving more often and engaging in even lighter forms of physical activity is important for older adults’ health.(Unsplash)

Performing light physical activity prevents mobility disability among elderly

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 05:29 PM IST
Being inactive can be the strongest risk factor for disability as one ages. The new study details the benefits of performing light physical activities and its importance for older people.
Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan was spotted jogging within the premise of her apartment.
Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan was spotted jogging within the premise of her apartment.

Covid-19 unlock 1.0: Celebs take a breath of fresh air with outdoor exercises

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 07:14 PM IST
Bollywood stars Nushrat Bharucha, Neha Dhupia, Tara Sutaria, Rakul Preet Singh, Rahul Bose, Georgia Andriani, among others were seen stepping out for a quick walk and jog.
Compared to behaviours recorded a year prior, the children ate an additional meal per day; slept an extra half hour per day; added nearly five hours per day in front of phone, computer and television screens; and dramatically increased their consumption of red meat, sugary drinks and junk foods.(UNSPLASH)
Compared to behaviours recorded a year prior, the children ate an additional meal per day; slept an extra half hour per day; added nearly five hours per day in front of phone, computer and television screens; and dramatically increased their consumption of red meat, sugary drinks and junk foods.(UNSPLASH)

Diet, sleep, exercise: Here’s how Covid-19 lockdowns could worsen childhood obesity

New York | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 01:43 PM IST
Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, according University at Buffalo research.
Want to improve memory? Aerobic exercises may help.(Unsplash)
Want to improve memory? Aerobic exercises may help.(Unsplash)

Want to improve memory? Aerobic exercises may help

New York | By Indo Asian News Service | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 04:50 PM IST
In a good news for the elderly people, researchers have found that aerobic exercise boosts blood flow to two key regions of the brain associated with memory.
In women with history of miscarriage, higher levels of physical activity have been associated with a greater risk of subclinical, or very early pregnancy loss, warn researchers.(UNSPLASH)
In women with history of miscarriage, higher levels of physical activity have been associated with a greater risk of subclinical, or very early pregnancy loss, warn researchers.(UNSPLASH)

Here’s why high-strain exercise may lead to early pregnancy loss in some women

New York | By Indo Asian News Service | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 08:05 AM IST
In women with history of miscarriage, higher levels of physical activity have been associated with a greater risk of subclinical, or very early pregnancy loss, warn researchers.
Mrunal Thakur believes that care needs to be taken so that isolation doesn’t take a toll on one’s mental health.
Mrunal Thakur believes that care needs to be taken so that isolation doesn’t take a toll on one’s mental health.

PS4, exercise and growing vegetables: What Mrunal Thakur is doing during the lockdown

Hindustan Times | By Titas Chowdhury
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 09:31 AM IST
Apart from reading and growing vegetables in her garden, Mrunal is happy to have picked up a set of new skills.
Researchers have found that regular exercise could help prevent the most common type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma by activating a gene that suppresses tumour growth.(UNSPLASH)
Researchers have found that regular exercise could help prevent the most common type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma by activating a gene that suppresses tumour growth.(UNSPLASH)

Here’s how regular exercise could help prevent liver cancer

Sydney, Australia | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 05:02 PM IST
Researchers have found that regular exercise could help prevent the most common type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma by activating a gene that suppresses tumour growth.
While being in isolation may make it difficult for people to work out, researchers say that keeping up regular, daily exercise plays an important role in helping maintain a healthy immune system.(UNSPLASH)
While being in isolation may make it difficult for people to work out, researchers say that keeping up regular, daily exercise plays an important role in helping maintain a healthy immune system.(UNSPLASH)

Here’s how regular, daily exercise may help boost immunity while social distancing

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 02:10 PM IST
While being in isolation may make it difficult for people to work out, researchers say that keeping up regular, daily exercise plays an important role in helping maintain a healthy immune system.
Exercise promotes mental well-being in menopausal women, here’s how.(Unsplash)
Exercise promotes mental well-being in menopausal women, here’s how.(Unsplash)

Exercise promotes mental well-being in menopausal women, here’s how

Helsinki [Finland] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2020 02:25 PM IST
Menopause occurs on average between the ages of 46 and 52 and signifies the aging of a woman’s reproductive system, which has a far-reaching effect on many bodily functions.
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Centre initiates exercise of forfeiting assets of drug smugglers

Hindustan Times, Tarn Taran | By Anil Sharma
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 11:14 PM IST
They have found that a combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the severity of the obesity-related disease by 75 per cent in mice fed a high-fat diet.(UNSPLASH)
They have found that a combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the severity of the obesity-related disease by 75 per cent in mice fed a high-fat diet.(UNSPLASH)

Green tea extract combined with exercise may reduce fatty liver. Here’s how

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 04:55 PM IST
They have found that a combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the severity of the obesity-related disease by 75 per cent in mice fed a high-fat diet.
Srinagar: Security jawans guard in a street during the 71st Republic Day function at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium, in Srinagar, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (PTI Photo/S. Irfan) (PTI1_26_2020_000174B)(PTI)
Srinagar: Security jawans guard in a street during the 71st Republic Day function at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium, in Srinagar, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (PTI Photo/S. Irfan) (PTI1_26_2020_000174B)(PTI)
A recent study has revealed that high-intensity interval training (HIIT).(UNSPLASH)
A recent study has revealed that high-intensity interval training (HIIT).(UNSPLASH)

Physical exercise may help combat health issues in children

Halle [Germany] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 11:58 AM IST
A recent study has revealed that high-intensity interval training (HIIT), which alternates short phases of intense physical exercise with periods of recovery, can potentially induce a significant improvement in the health of children within a very short time.
This may pave the way for better clinical applications of physical activity in patients recovering from mental illness or brain injury.(Unsplash)
This may pave the way for better clinical applications of physical activity in patients recovering from mental illness or brain injury.(Unsplash)

This is how exercise of varying intensities may influence brain function differently

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 01:45 PM IST
In a first, researchers have shown that low and high exercise intensities influence brain function differently, a finding that may pave the way for better clinical applications of physical activity in patients recovering from mental illness or brain injury.
Highly active adults engage in more physical activities than those who are largely inactive.(Unsplash)
Highly active adults engage in more physical activities than those who are largely inactive.(Unsplash)

Highly active adults engage in more physical activities than those who are largely inactive

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 08:52 AM IST
Physical activity is a cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle and has been shown to reduce the risk of many illnesses, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, certain cancers, and depression.
Exercises which utilise both the limbs simultaneously are preferred for strength or gaining muscle mass(Shutterstock)
Exercises which utilise both the limbs simultaneously are preferred for strength or gaining muscle mass(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine: Unilateral vs bilateral exercises

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh CSCS
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 12:08 AM IST
In unilateral exercises, you can increase the load without loading the rest of the body, thus decreasing chances of injuries
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(Istock)

No time for gym? Here are exercises you can do at workplace

Hindustan Times | By Bhavaya Chawla
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 03:53 PM IST
The research was published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, in which the study’s authors concluded that “Pace labelling is a simple strategy that could be easily included on food/beverage packaging by manufacturers, on shelving price labels in supermarkets, and/or in menus in restaurants/fast-food outlets.”(Unsplash)
The research was published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, in which the study’s authors concluded that “Pace labelling is a simple strategy that could be easily included on food/beverage packaging by manufacturers, on shelving price labels in supermarkets, and/or in menus in restaurants/fast-food outlets.”(Unsplash)

Food labels should tell exercise needed to burn calories

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent, London
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 04:27 PM IST
The Royal Society for Public Health maintains that most people do not understand calories and fat levels in terms of energy balance.
Of the 5,179 patients recruited for the trial from about 30 countries, 941 were from India.(HT File (Representative Image))
Of the 5,179 patients recruited for the trial from about 30 countries, 941 were from India.(HT File (Representative Image))

Smoking, obesity key to heart issues among Indians: Study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 05:09 AM IST
The findings, while in line with similar research carried out in western nations, is significant since it reaffirms how global focus areas are equally relevant to India.
Looking down at your phone forces your neck muscles to bend forward, a strain on the neck, back and shoulders.
Looking down at your phone forces your neck muscles to bend forward, a strain on the neck, back and shoulders.

Stop slouching! It’s time to save your neck

Hindustan Times | By Puneeta Mahadevia
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2019 06:33 PM IST
Holding up a 5kg head is no picnic, especially if you’re constantly looking down at a screen. See what happens when your neck gets tired, and overused.
Deadlift is a strange name for an exercise!(Shutterstock)
Deadlift is a strange name for an exercise!(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine: If squat is the king of exercises, then deadlift is the queen

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh CSCS
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 12:18 AM IST
With the popularity of Crossfit and Social Media influencers, this exercise has become a favourite among gym goers
The study was carried out in 1,119,925 men and women aged 60 years or older and who underwent two consecutive health checks provided by the Korean National Health Insurance Service (NIHS) from 2009 to 2010 and 2011 to 2012.(Shutterstock)
The study was carried out in 1,119,925 men and women aged 60 years or older and who underwent two consecutive health checks provided by the Korean National Health Insurance Service (NIHS) from 2009 to 2010 and 2011 to 2012.(Shutterstock)

More exercise after 60 decreases stroke, heart disease risk

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 02:26 PM IST
The link between levels of physical activity and risk of cardiovascular disease in older people held true even for those with disabilities and chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels and type 2 diabetes.
The study discovered that certain genes boost risk of depression of a person while increased levels of exercise essentially cancelled out that genetic risk.(Unsplash)
The study discovered that certain genes boost risk of depression of a person while increased levels of exercise essentially cancelled out that genetic risk.(Unsplash)

Regular exercise may reduce depression risk. Here’s how

Massachusetts [US] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 08:12 AM IST
The study discovered that certain genes boost risk of depression of a person while increased levels of exercise essentially cancelled out that genetic risk.
The research from the University of Missouri has found exercise can improve the health of blood vessels in those who experienced heart failure.(Unsplash)
The research from the University of Missouri has found exercise can improve the health of blood vessels in those who experienced heart failure.(Unsplash)

Here’s how exercise helps heart failure patients

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 03:53 PM IST
The research from the University of Missouri has found exercise can improve the health of blood vessels in those who experienced heart failure.
Regardless of intensity level, some type of physical activity was good for heart health compared to no exercise at all.(Unsplash)
Regardless of intensity level, some type of physical activity was good for heart health compared to no exercise at all.(Unsplash)

Exercise can benefit heart failure patients

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 11:39 AM IST
Contrary to available research, a new study suggests that regardless of intensity or duration, any level of exercise resulted in improved health of blood vessels in heart.
Researchers measured how much physical activity survivors could tolerate and how that related to their ability to think, learn, memorise, read, and do math.(Unsplash)
Researchers measured how much physical activity survivors could tolerate and how that related to their ability to think, learn, memorise, read, and do math.(Unsplash)

Childhood leukemia survivors at increased risk of experiencing neurocognitive deficits, reduced exercise capacity

Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 03:42 PM IST
Researchers measured how much physical activity survivors could tolerate and how that related to their ability to think, learn, memorise, read, and do math.

Time with my dog is the best stress-buster, says actor Shriya Pilgaonkar

Hindustan Times | By Purnima Goswami Sharma
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2019 08:29 PM IST
Trying to keep fit? Don’t overthink it; switch up your workout every three months; find ways to tackle stress, says the actor.
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