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World Autism Month: Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disability without physical traits | health

How much do you know about developmental disorders? Do you know that many of these disorders are not associated with any physical traits or visible characteristics? Like mental health issues, many developmental disorders are not visible in the same way that physical disabilities are (with the exception of Down syndrome ...

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‘People often associate exercising with just keeping in good physical shape, but it goes far beyond that’: Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez believes in eating right, sleeping right, and exercising regularly. (Designed by Gargi Singh) Actor Jacqueline Fernandez has come a long way since her debut film, Aladin, in 2009. In her decade-long association with Bollywood, the former beauty queen has worked alongside actors Salman Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Arjun Rampal ...

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Engaging in low-level physical activities can help reduce the risk of cognitive impairment: Study

Substantial progress has been made in understanding both the immediate and long-term effects of exercise in humans. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock Images) There is enough evidence to prove the benefits of exercising and the important role it plays in leading a healthy life. Now a new study led by Michelle Voss from ...

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Moderate physical activities may lower the death risk: study

Moderate physical activity may extend your life. (Source: Getty/ Thinkstock Images) Even moderate physical activities, such as walking or gardening, may lower the risk of death from cardiovascular disease, cancer or any cause, a study has found. Higher amounts of activity or more vigorous activities, such as running, cycling and ...

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Lack of employees’ physical activity and stress are top lifestyle risk factors identified by employers in India: Study

Combating employee stress appears to be a key focus area for employers in India, reveals the study. (Source: File Image) Besides, other major concerns are obesity, followed by poor financial well-being and tobacco use, said the India Health and Wellbeing Study by Willis Towers Watson. According to the study, combating ...

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Kind thoughts can boost psychological and physical health | sex and relationships

Kind thoughts can boost psychological and physical health | sex and relationships

Caring for others and yourself can actually lead to a healthier lifestyle. According to a recent study introspection about yourself and your loved ones has both, psychological and physical benefits. As part of the study, researchers found that taking part in self-compassion exercises calm the heart rate, switching off the ...

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Fruits and vegetables important for mental, physical well-being | fitness

While it’s well-established that eating fruits and vegetables can benefit physical health. A recent study suggests that it may also benefit psychological well-being. The research showed a positive association between the quantity of fruit and vegetables consumed and people’s self-reported mental well-being. Specifically, the findings indicate that eating just one ...

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Pokemon Go can help boost physical activity | fitness

The popular augmented reality game Pokemon Go may boost physical activity in players over the age of 40, a study claims. Researchers from University of Tokyo in Japan hope that the findings will inform urban planners and game designers to inspire people to be more active. Augmented reality is when ...

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Need a reason to get married? It leads to better physical and mental health | sex and relationships

According to a new study, married men and women have better physical and mental health at older ages than unmarried people. The study, published in the journal PLOS One, found that married people, besides having better health, specifically walk faster and have a stronger grip, reported CNN. The study, led ...

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Physical activity cuts health risk from sitting | fitness

Do you like sitting around? A new study now finds that swapping a half hour of sitting around with physical activity of any intensity or duration cut the risk of early death by as much as 35 per cent in older adults. Notably, the findings stress on the importance of ...

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