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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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Sufficient sleep in childhood may lead to healthy BMI later

Previous studies have shown that poor sleep can affect academic performance, as well as contribute to death and cases of heart disease and stroke. (Source: File Photo) Is your child facing trouble in sleeping? If so, parents take note. Regular and sufficient sleep from early childhood may be important for ...

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Fixed bedtime, sufficient sleep may lead to healthier teens | fitness

Fixed bedtime, sufficient sleep may lead to healthier teens | fitness

According to a recent study, having a fixed bedtime and getting sufficient amount of sleep from early childhood may lead to a healthy body weight in adolescence. The results of the study were published in the journal ‘Sleep’. The researchers at Penn State identified groups of children by bedtime and ...

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Less sleep may lead to poor diet, obesity in kids

By: PTI | Washington | Published: November 13, 2018 6:33:39 pm Teenagers 13 to 18 years of age should sleep eight to 10 hours. (Source: File Photo) Insufficient sleep duration in children may be associated with poor diet, obesity and more screen time, a study warns.The study, published in the ...

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Less than six hours of sleep in the night may lead to dehydration: Study

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 8, 2018 1:02:43 pm It is a good idea to sleep for 8 hours every day. (Source: File Photo) It’s winters and who wouldn’t like a few extra hours of sleep tucked inside their warm blanket? Apart from comfort, there is ...

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