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  • Skinny women are more likely to be depressed!

    London : Skinny jeans or small sized clothes may fit the thin women well, but when it comes to mental health, things may not be the same for them. A study reveals, skinny women are more likely be depressed, linking to low moods.

  • Perfect body: Here’s what it looks like

    The best female body is made up of: The Duchess of Cambridge’s hair, Cara Delevingne’s face, Jennifer Aniston’s breasts, Gwenyth Paltrow’s stomach, Emma Watson’s hips and Elle Macpherson’s legs (more…)

  • What causes high BP other than salty food

    London : Researchers have discovered a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease. In a study published in the journal JCI Insight, the researchers named the new cause as Connshing syndrome which is linked to the overproduction of the stress hormone cortisol. It is known that in up to 10 per cent of hypertensive patients the overproduction of the adrenal hormone aldosterone – a

  • Don’t binge on salty food, it increases your hunger

    Ever wondered, why you love those french fries with sprinkled salt and cannot keep your hands off? In first of its kind, a study finds that salty food diminishes thirst and increases hunger, due to a higher need for energy.
    The results, published in the journal of Clinical Investigation, showed something different: salt stayed in the urine, while water moved back into the kidney and body.

  • Players! Drink more water its better than sports drink

    Drinking water may be better for young athletes than consuming sports drinks, according to scientists who warn that energy beverages can elevate blood pressure and cause cardiac problems in children and teenagers. Many people associate playing sports with having sports drinks as it is what they see professionals do.
    However, most recreational athletes do not play at intensity or for a duration that would require their hydration to come with extra sugar and salt. “Sports

  • Restricting trans fats cuts heart attack risks: Study

    New York: Hospitalisation for heart attacks and strokes is less common among people living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods compared to residents in areas without restrictions, new research has found.

  • Old LGBT couples are healthier than singles

    Washington : Turns out, there really is such a thing as wedded bliss as a recent study has detected positive health outcomes among same-sex couples who have tied the knot. For years, studies have linked marriage with happiness among heterosexual couples and now, the University of Washington research is among the first to explore the potential benefits of marriage among LGBT couples.

  • High-intensity interval training, a weapon against diabetes

    A new research has revealed that high-intensity interval training, where short bursts of activity are mixed with rest periods, increases glucose metabolism in muscles as well as insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes. HIIT has a rapid impact on metabolism. The main benefit of high-intensity interval training is mostly that it takes less time.                –ANI