Heavy drinking can easily add 4 cm to your waistline

London: Daily drinkers, please take note. Researchers now reveal that heavy drinking in old age was linked to a 1.5 inch (4cm) larger waist and increased stroke risk in men. Despite the common perception of young people, binge drinking, is common among older adults However, stopping heavy drinking at any point in life is likely to be beneficial for More...

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By Agencies On Monday, March 30th, 2020

Hot weather may double or triple heart-related deaths

New York: New research has claimed that when temperatures reach extremes of an average daily temperature of 42.7 degrees Celsius, the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease may double or triple. The highest More...

By Agencies On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Eat plant-based diet, avoid dairy products to prevent asthma

New York: Suffering from asthma? Read this carefully. Following a plant-based diet can help prevent and manage asthma, while dairy products and high-fat foods raise the risk, a new study suggests. Plant-based diet More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Higher step count can lower early death risk

New York: Physical activity is always good for your health and plain old walking remains to be one of the easiest ways to keep fit and now researchers have found that higher step counts are associated with a lower More...

By Agencies On Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Chloroquine causes poisoning in 3 Nigerians, warning issued

New York: The Nigerian government has issued a warning over the use of anti-malaria drug chloroquine to treat COVID-19 disease after three people in the country took an overdose of the drug and were hospitalized More...

By Agencies On Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Too much or too little sleep not good for heart

New York: Getting too much or too little sleep, may be bad for your heart, say researchers, adding that people who get seven or eight hours of sleep per night have less stiffness in their arteries, which is associated More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Listening to music 30 mins a day good for heart

London: Listening to music for 30 minutes every day can be good for your heart as researchers have found that patients who suffered episodes of chest pain soon after a heart attack, known as early post-infarction More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Vitamin D may boost walking chances after hip fracture

New York: Older adults who are not vitamin D deficient have a better chance of walking after hip fracture surgery, say researchers suggesting that, taking 800 international units (IU), equivalent to 20 micrograms More...

By Agencies On Sunday, March 15th, 2020

Mass wedding in Mexico City marks decade of same-sex marriage

Mexico City: The Mexico City government marked 10 years of the legal recognition of same-sex marriage by holding a mass wedding, which saw the participation 140 same-sex couples. We acknowledge that it has not been More...

By Agencies On Friday, March 13th, 2020

Breathing dirty air leads to weight gain, diabetes

New York: Breathing dirty air takes a heavy toll on gut bacteria, boosting risk of obesity, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders and other chronic illnesses, a new study revealed. The researchers identified 128 More...

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