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Meat-based diet could lead to early death; study

It, however, is not necessary to stop eating meat completely. (Source: File Photo) In case you like to eat meat, there might be some alarming news for you. According to Finnish scientists, as quoted by a report in The New York Times, a diet that includes more meat can lead ...

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Television viewing may lead to cognitive decline in older age: Study

Related News TV viewing may impact memory negatively in old age, as per study. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock Images) While studies have earlier established the link between decline in focus, memory and concentration levels in children due to watching television, a recent study has found that senior citizens or older people who ...

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Urban parks boost happiness and lead to improvement in life satisfaction: Study

A visit to park also led to improvement in life satisfaction by 64 per cent, the researchers said. (Source: GettyImages) Spending 20 minutes in an urban park will make someone happier regardless of whether they engage in exercise during the visit, a study has found. According to the study, published ...

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‘Killer’ immune cells may lead to universal flu vaccine

Immune cells which could fight all kinds of influenza virus have been discovered by scientists, raising hope for a universal vaccine which does not need to be update annually. (Source: File Image) Scientists have identified ‘killer’ immune cells that can fight all known strains of flu virus, a “game-changing result” ...

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Chronic inflammation can lead to memory problems: Study

Psychological stress, nagging infection can also trigger chronic inflammation. (Source: File Photo) Acute inflammation, that results from injury and does not heal or is recurring, might lead to thinking problems, say experts. The report, which has been published in Neurology, further states that psychological stress and nagging infection can also trigger chronic ...

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Smoking, alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face | fitness

Smoking, alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face | fitness

Smoking, alcohol consumption, exposure to chulha smoke or passive smoking, over-medication and radiation exposure during first few weeks of pregnancy along with nutritional deficiencies may lead to congenital deformities of the face such as cleft lip and palate anomaly, according to a study by AIIMS. Cleft lip or cleft palate ...

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Zinc deficiency may lead to high blood pressure: Study

Zinc deficiency has been linked to hypertension, according to a new study. (Source: Thinkstock/Getty Images) High blood pressure or hypertension has been linked to zinc deficiency, according to a new study by the American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology. Zinc deficiency is common in individuals with chronic kidney diseases and Type 2 ...

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Central obesity may lead to brain shrinkage: Study

High waist-to-hip ratio may badly impact brain activity. (source: File Photo) Being overweight can lead to several health problems – ranging from hormonal imbalances to joint pains and blood pressure. But in a new study, scientists found out that obesity in the stomach area could even have associations with smaller ...

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Lack of sleep can lead to heart problems: Study

Those who slept fitfully or moved a bit also can have more accumulations of plaque as compared to those  who slept soundly. (Source: File Photo) While it is very important to sleep, a new study, published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology, has revealed that sleeping less than six ...

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Burnout, stress lead more companies to try a four-day work week | health

Burnout, stress lead more companies to try a four-day work week | health

Work four days a week, but get paid for five? It sounds too good to be true, but companies around the world that have cut their work week have found that it leads to higher productivity, more motivated staff and less burnout. “It is much healthier and we do a ...

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