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Reduce Diabetes, BP by living amid greenery

Reduce Diabetes, BP by living amid greenery

A five-10 minute walk in your neighbourhood park can elevate your oxygen levels but if you aim for overall health, try living amid greenery as it can reduce chronic illnesses like diabetes, hypertension and lipid disorders among the elderly. The findings revealed that higher levels of greenness around homes is associated with a significantly lower risk of chronic diseases – …

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Too much of Social Media causes Depression

Too much of Social Media causes Depression

Are you the one who is always clicking new selfies to be posted on Instagram or who updates the tiniest details of life on Facebook? Chances are that you are probably depressed! According to a new study, the more time young adults spend on social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. Spending more time on social media …

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Skin and hair care before, after Holi

Skin and hair care before, after Holi

Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated at a time when nature renews and refreshes herself. With a little care, we can do the same and also sustain our youth and beauty. The dry “Gulal” and the wet colours of today are not derived from natural sources. They contain chemicals, shiny particles of mica and even lead, which not only …

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Sales & office-support jobs linked to heart diseases

Sales & office-support jobs linked to heart diseases

A new research has found wide variation in the cardiovascular risk depending on job profiles. If you are 45 or older and in sales or office-support job, you may be at a higher risk of heart disease and stroke than workers in management or professional jobs, the study reveals. “The lower the number of ideal cardiovascular risk factors are, the …

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Child abuse produces damaging effects in bipolar patients

Child abuse produces damaging effects in bipolar patients

Childhood abuse and neglect can lead to a range of negative outcomes in patients with bipolar disorder, warns a study. Bipolar patients with a history of childhood maltreatment developed the depressive mental condition more than four years earlier than patients with no history of maltreatment, revealed the study. In addition, they were almost twice as likely to attempt suicide and …

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Every hour spent sitting may increase diabetes risk

Every hour spent sitting may increase diabetes risk

Even with exercise, every extra hour you spend sitting at a computer or in front of the television is linked with a 22 percent increased risk of developing Type-2 diabetes, says a study. “Our findings could have important implications for public health as they suggest that sedentary behaviour may play a significant role in the development and prevention of Type-2 …

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Taking selfies reveals you are going through romantic crisis

Taking selfies reveals you are going through romantic crisis

Are you going through a rocky and failed romantic relationship? Check if you have suddenly started uploading more selfies on the social media. According to researchers from Florida State University, more selfies an individual posts on the social media site Instagram, the greater the likelihood he or she might experience conflict in romantic relationship. “The results show that body image …

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STOP ignoring to brush your teeth, hear the voice of your heart

STOP ignoring to brush your teeth, hear the voice of your heart

What have brushing and cleaning your teeth to do with your heart? A lot, say health experts, suggesting that taking care of your teeth and gums will not only help keep oral hygiene or make you smile better but also save your heart from various heart diseases. Gum disease can be a reason for heart disease because bacteria from infected …

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