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Diet and lifestyle improvement can reduce gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms

A recent study has revealed that there are five diet and lifestyle factors that can make a significant impact on gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) or heartburn symptoms.
Here’s how diet, lifestyle guidelines can greatly reduce gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms(Pexels)
Here’s how diet, lifestyle guidelines can greatly reduce gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms(Pexels)
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 09:26 AM IST
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Boston (Massachusetts) | ByAsian News International | Posted by Nishtha Grover

Vaping combined with smoking is as harmful as smoking cigarettes alone

A new research has revealed that the effects of vaping when combined with smoking cigarettes, results in similar health effects to that of smoking regular cigarettes.
A new research has revealed that the effects of vaping when combined with smoking cigarettes, results in similar health effects to that of smoking regular cigarettes.(Pixabay)
A new research has revealed that the effects of vaping when combined with smoking cigarettes, results in similar health effects to that of smoking regular cigarettes.(Pixabay)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 11:48 AM IST
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Dallas | ByAsian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale

A regular dose of nature may improve mental health during Covid-19 pandemic

As per a new study, nature around one’s home may help mitigate some of the negative mental health effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The new study was published in the journal Ecological Applications.(Pixabay)
The new study was published in the journal Ecological Applications.(Pixabay)
Published on Nov 23, 2020 12:37 PM IST
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Tokyo [Japan] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Your diet can impact your mental health. Here’s how

A recent study states that the link between diet and mental health can be firmly established in certain cases like ketogenic diet, vitamin B12 deficiency among others.
Food habits affect one’s mental health, states a recent study.(Unsplash)
Food habits affect one’s mental health, states a recent study.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 04, 2020 03:41 PM IST
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Washington D.C. | ByAsian News International

Three cups of filtered coffee may protect you from diabetes. Here’s how

To differentiate the diabetes risk for boiled and filtered coffee, a new technique called metabolomics was used, in combination with classic dietary questionnaires.
Consumption of boiled coffee had no effect on the diabetes risk in the study.(Unsplash)
Consumption of boiled coffee had no effect on the diabetes risk in the study.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 18, 2019 04:20 PM IST
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London | ByIndo Asian News Service

Here’s how to shield your home from Diwali smoke. Key tips to follow

Happy Diwali 2019: This festive season, protect your home from air pollution causing numerous health issues and be safe this Diwali. Essential ideas to follow.
The air quality inside offices and other indoor environments can be equally harmful.(Unsplash)
The air quality inside offices and other indoor environments can be equally harmful.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 23, 2019 06:27 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Air pollution exposure linked to aggressive behaviour. Here’s how

A recent study showed a strong correlative relationship between violent crimes and levels of air pollution.
Exposure to air pollution leads to aggressive behaviour, claims a recent study.(Unsplash)
Exposure to air pollution leads to aggressive behaviour, claims a recent study.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 05:33 PM IST
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Washington | ByPress Trust of India

Air pollution linked to mental health issues in kids

A recent study is the first to show an association between daily outdoor air pollution levels and increased symptoms of psychiatric disorders, like anxiety and suicidality in children.
Recent studies have shown how air pollution impacts mental health among kids.(Unsplash)
Recent studies have shown how air pollution impacts mental health among kids.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 09:18 AM IST
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Washington D.C. | ByPress Trust of India

Stand little more to combat effects of sedentary lifestyle

The research published in the journal PLOS ONE, has also found that we burn 45 kilocalories more, per six-hour period while standing compared to lying or sitting.
Spend more time standing to increase energy expenditure and combat the negative health effects of a sedentary lifestyle, a new study suggests.(Unsplash)
Spend more time standing to increase energy expenditure and combat the negative health effects of a sedentary lifestyle, a new study suggests.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 01:26 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, Madrid

How safe is it to consume marijuana?

The study opens the door to additional studies that will help shed light on behavioural and physiological effects that occur in people when they eat food infused with marijuana.
The researchers also noted that the effects of edible THC varied based on the subject’s sex.(Unsplash)
The researchers also noted that the effects of edible THC varied based on the subject’s sex.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 12:44 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a ‘human guinea pig’

Caster Semenya is locked in a bitter dispute with the IAAF over the federation’s rule requiring women with higher than normal male hormone levels, a condition known as hyperandrogenism, to artificially lower their testosterone to compete in races at distances of 400m to the mile.
South Africa's Caster Semenya before the women's 800m.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Caster Semenya before the women's 800m.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 08:18 PM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

Consumption of red, processed meats linked to higher risk of death

The study evaluated the deaths of over 7,900 individuals over an 11-year period.
Diet was assessed by a validated quantitative food frequency questionnaire and mortality outcome data were obtained from the National Death Index.(Unsplash)
Diet was assessed by a validated quantitative food frequency questionnaire and mortality outcome data were obtained from the National Death Index.(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 28, 2019 10:06 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Low carb? Low fat? What the latest dieting studies tell us

If you’re planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you’re sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and new fads emerge every year.
It seems like everyone has an opinion on diets, and new food fads emerge every year.(Unsplash)
It seems like everyone has an opinion on diets, and new food fads emerge every year.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 23, 2019 10:18 AM IST
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Associated Press | ByAssociated Press

An egg a day may keep diabetes away

High intake of eggs has traditionally been discouraged, mainly due to their high cholesterol content. However, eating an egg daily can have a beneficial effect on the blood metabolite profile that is related to a lower risk of Type-2 diabetes.
Eggs are a rich source of many bioactive compounds that can have beneficial effects on health.(Unsplash)
Eggs are a rich source of many bioactive compounds that can have beneficial effects on health.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 05, 2019 03:08 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, London

In toxic Delhi air, early morning, evening outdoor activity bad for health

With persistent threats of adverse health effects since Diwali, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) on Monday cautioned people again against doing strenuous outdoor physical activities.
Smog around Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi(AFP)
Smog around Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi(AFP)
Updated on Nov 13, 2018 02:07 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New Delhi

Is your nail polish free of toxins?

Nail polishes may contain toxic compounds, even if they say they are free of those substances.
Nail polish labels now tout the absence of as many as 13 different chemicals, though there’s little standardisation about which chemicals are excluded.(Unsplash)
Nail polish labels now tout the absence of as many as 13 different chemicals, though there’s little standardisation about which chemicals are excluded.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 13, 2018 04:30 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

Plant not enough to stop leachate pollution at Bandhwari: Experts

Leachate run-off from the landfill that is also percolating into the underlying aquifer has reportedly caused widespread damage to the surrounding environment and to human health.
The leachate run-off from the defunct Bandhwari landfill has been blamed for the contamination of water resources in the village and nearby areas.(PARVEEN KUMAR/HT PHOTO)
The leachate run-off from the defunct Bandhwari landfill has been blamed for the contamination of water resources in the village and nearby areas.(PARVEEN KUMAR/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 26, 2018 05:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByPrayag Arora-Desai

Lunar Eclipse 27 July 2018: 10 frequently asked questions about the longest eclipse

Lunar eclipse 2018: July 27, 2018 will mark the longest lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan in the century. And it will be accompanied by a Blood Moon, where this heavenly body turns intense red. We get astrologer Dr Prem Kumar Sharma to answer 10 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Lunar eclipse 2018.
July 27, 2018 will see the longest lunar eclipse in the history of the 21st century, and will also feature a Blood Moon.(Shutterstock)
July 27, 2018 will see the longest lunar eclipse in the history of the 21st century, and will also feature a Blood Moon.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 27, 2018 07:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDr Prem Kumar Sharma

Takeaway meals are putting you at risk of bowel disease

Eating canned foods that are packaged in plastic containers can increase your chances of developing inflammatory bowel disease, says a new study.
An endocrine-disrupting chemical is used in products such as water bottles as well as containers to store food and beverages.(Shutterstock)
An endocrine-disrupting chemical is used in products such as water bottles as well as containers to store food and beverages.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 12:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Smoking cigarettes can affect your bone health, delay healing after injury

Here’s how smoking cigarettes can affect your bone health and delay healing after a fracture.
Here’s why smoking is more injurious than you thought.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why smoking is more injurious than you thought.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jun 29, 2018 05:23 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

This widely used pesticide is messing up your hormones

Neonicotinoids act on insects’ nervous systems, killing them by paralysis. Very little research has been done on their effects on human health. The study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, shows that they may also have an impact on human health by disrupting our hormonal systems.
Pesticides affect the synthesis, action, or elimination of natural hormones, which can lead to a wide variety of health effects.(Shutterstock)
Pesticides affect the synthesis, action, or elimination of natural hormones, which can lead to a wide variety of health effects.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 29, 2018 04:58 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByHT Correspondent

Women, menopausal symptoms wrecking havoc? You might be at higher risk of heart disease

The study found that menopause transition is marked with a number of adverse health effects, including hot flashes and depression to vascular aging, which is typically seen as artery stiffening and endothelial dysfunction.
During menopause it is important to monitor mood, blood pressure, lipids, blood sugars, and body composition because of the increased risk of abdominal fat.(Shutterstock)
During menopause it is important to monitor mood, blood pressure, lipids, blood sugars, and body composition because of the increased risk of abdominal fat.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 04:55 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, New York | ByHT Correspondent

Be careful with your wealth. Sudden midlife financial loss may boost risk of death

A new study, published in Journal of the American Medical Association, has found that losing your life-savings has a profound effect on a person’s long-term health.
The research examined the health effects of losing 75% or more of one’s total wealth during a two-year period.(Shutterstock)
The research examined the health effects of losing 75% or more of one’s total wealth during a two-year period.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 02:25 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Tampa | ByHT Correspondent
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