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Fitness trends 2019: What I think about when I must go running | health

Fitness trends 2019: What I think about when I must go running | health

I’m one of the many millennials out there who are learning to grapple with the pressures of life, especially those supposed non-existent ones that life throws at you in your twenties and early thirties. I also believe that all the uncertainty you go through in your twenties, especially post-25 and ...

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Pregnancy within a year of stillbirth not associated with risk of pregnancy loss | fitness

Pregnancy within a year of stillbirth not associated with risk of pregnancy loss | fitness

Conceiving within a year of stillbirth is not associated with increased risk of pregnancy loss, preterm birth, or any other health risk to the baby, finds a new study, challenging previous recommendations. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends women to wait for at least two years after a livebirth and ...

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These mistakes should be avoided by men while picking underwear | fitness

Of all the things men procrastinate about, one of the most important things they should pay attention to is the intimate affair with their innerwear. Why? It’s in direct contact with the body and hence there are countless ways to get skin rashes and infections. You’re only safe if you ...

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The mental health riddle: 3 millennials tell us about living with bipolar disorder, depression | fitness

The mental health riddle: 3 millennials tell us about living with bipolar disorder, depression | fitness

“I have an appointment with the dentist today.” “I need to get my diabetes checked.” “I need to see my therapist again to discuss some things.” The last line is something you will seldom or never hear. Because although it’s fine to casually mention that you’re going to the doctor ...

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Four stages of obesity, and how to reverse them | fitness

Four stages of obesity, and how to reverse them | fitness

We’ve all heard about the seven ages of man (and women), and now epidemiologists are applying the concept of transition to describe determinants and future trends in population health parameters to help identify policy-based approaches to optimise well-being. The transition approach has now been applied to obesity, which is often ...

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Don’t ignore heart attack symptoms while travelling | fitness

You should never ignore heart attack symptoms, especially while travelling, as researchers say cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading causes of death among people on the move. The study, presented at Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019 in Malaga, Spain, indicates that the long-term outcomes after a heart attack while travelling can ...

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Bacteria found in frog skin may help fight fungal infections in humans | fitness

The past few decades has seen a lethal disease wipe off populations of frogs and other amphibians worldwide, even driving some species to extinction. Yet other amphibians resisted the epidemic. Scientists at the INDICASAT AIP, Smithsonian and collaborating institutions knew that skin bacteria could be protecting the animals by producing ...

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Night shifts can raise risk of early menopause | fitness

Night shifts can raise risk of early menopause | fitness

Women who work in night shifts, even occasionally, are at an increased risk of early menopause, which can heighten the possibility of developing cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and memory problems, finds a new study. The study showed women who had done continued night shifts for 20 months or more in the ...

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Eat tomatoes to fight liver cancer, inflammation | fitness

Eat tomatoes to fight liver cancer, inflammation | fitness

Higher consumption of tomatoes could be associated with a decreased risk of liver cancer caused by high-fat diets, a study has found. The study, conducted on mice, showed that tomatoes are rich in lycopene — a strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agent — which helps in effectively reducing fatty liver ...

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Tracking food helps losing extra kilos, says study | fitness

Overweight people who tracked daily food consumption using a free smartphone app lost a significant amount of weight in a new study. The results of the study, conducted by Duke University, were achieved using automated, free tools, rather than expensive in-person interventions, suggesting a possible low-cost route to effective weight ...

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