22 Oct 2012
In a new study, researchers have tried to tease out the precise role of inactivity in causing ill health.People who are inactive can eat poorly, be obese, smoke and have other lifestyle issues. The researchers from the University of Missouri in the US devised a novel approach - they stopped a group of very active people from exercising as usual.
20 Jan 2017
Health insurance policy holders have considerable tax benefits. Your expense incurred for health insurance plans is eligible for tax deductions over and above the deduction of Rs. 1,50,000 available under section 80C of the Income Tax Act. That means the Medical insurance premium amount you pay canincreaseyour tax savingsup to Rs. 60,000under section 80D of IT Act.
27 Jun 2016
Sydney: A 30-minute walk in the woods each week can help reduce depression and high blood pressure while enhancing mental health, a study has found.
13 Feb 2016
London: Eating breakfast may not only make people, especially obese, lose weight but can also make them more physically active and reduce food intake later in the day, reveals a study.
08 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Youth is obsessed with the culture that believes singles' future is doomed to a life without love, support and compassion. Being single in our 20s is challenging but it is truly amazing as long as you enjoy it to the core of your heart.
17 Feb 2016
Melbourne: Membership of social groups such as book clubs or church groups after retirement is linked to a longer life, with the impact on health and well-being similar to that of regular exercise, a new study has claimed.
26 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Vegetarians have been debating over the health benefits of vegetables over meat. Many turn into vegetarians to avoid animal killing and other cultural reasons but we now have scientific reasons for being a vegetarian.
03 Sep 2016
London: Children born with a low birth weight are less likely to be good at sports at school, or to engage in exercise later in life, a study has found.
10 Oct 2016
New Delhi: Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa is being "constantly monitored" at the Apollo Hospital here even as one of the AIIMS doctors, who had examined her last week, visited her again.