20 Jul 2014
Helsinki: Finnish researchers have suggested that a healthy lifestyle helps in fighting mental decline, with exercise and diet holding significant potential against Alzheimer's disease.
08 Jul 2014
Washington: Cutting down on calories alone may not help you trim your bulging waistline as researchers have found that lack of leisure-time physical activity is linked to increased obesity, particularly in young women.
15 Jul 2014
Panaji: Banning cross-gender massages is not a sure way of preventing prostitution in the privacy of spa and salon cubicles, because of swelling gay and lesbian communities, leading spa operators in Goa claim.
09 Jul 2014
London: Want to extend your life by 10 years? Adopt a lifestyle that includes healthy diet, staying active, limiting alcohol intake and saying no to smoking, scientists say.
12 Jul 2014
Sydney: For women above the age of 50, daily exercise can be prescribed as medicine to reduce the risk of death, research says. According to Australian researchers, in addition to conventional treatments for physical and mental health, doctors should prescribe tailored, moderate to high intensity exercise programmes for older women.
17 Jun 2014
Mumbai: Lifestyle diseases like diabetes and high cholesterol are now hitting more young men in metropolitan cities of India, says a new survey released here on Monday on the occasion of World Men's Health Week.
17 Jun 2014
London: Scientists have found that the human brain has been shrinking for the past 20,000 years, and we have lost roughly a tennis ball's worth of neurons in volume, possibly as a result of 'domestication'.
07 May 2013
Actress Scarlett Johansson says she loves to explore the city when she gets free from her "intense" working schedule. "When I'm working, it's quite intense, sometimes you're at it for 16 hours a day, so, in my free time, I like to do the things I can't when I work such long hours - work out, go to galleries, enjoy whatever city I'm in," a website quoted the 28-year-old as saying.
30 May 2014
New Delhi: Highlighting the need for preventive measures to tackle the diabetes epidemic sweeping the country, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said that better lifestyle, food habits and also Yoga are necessary to control the disease.
28 Jun 2014
New York: If you are used to a sedentary lifestyle, this app can help you become a little active. This smartphone-based app can produce short-term reductions in sedentary behaviour that may be effective in improving health.