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Poor posture at work may cause fatigue, spinal injury | fitness

Poor posture at work may cause fatigue, spinal injury | fitness

Poor posture while working on the computer can lead to fatigue, increased muscle tension and even injury to the vertebrae over time, a study has found. The seemingly harmless posture can even limit the ability to turn your head, researchers said. “When your posture is tall and erect, the muscles ...

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71% Indians have poor muscle health | fitness

About 68% people in India are protein deficient, while 71% have poor muscle health, a recent survey has pointed out. Citing reports, experts on Monday said 84% of Indian vegetarians and 65% of non-vegetarian diets are protein deficient. “According to our latest survey with IPSOS, a leading global market and ...

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Childhood obesity linked to poor performance in school | fitness

According to a new study, childhood obesity may affect school performance and coping skills for challenging situations. The study abstract, “Childhood Flourishing is Negatively Associated with Obesity,” was presented during the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2018 National Conference and Exhibition. Researchers analysed responses from 22,914 parents and caregivers of ...

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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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Poor oral health may lead to higher BP: Study

By: PTI | London | Updated: October 22, 2018 6:30:39 pm Unhealthy gums may lead to high blood pressure says latest study. (Source: File Photo) People with high blood pressure (BP) taking medication for their condition are more likely to benefit from the therapy if they have good oral health, ...

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Father’s nicotine exposure linked to child’s poor cognition: Study

By: IANS | New York | Published: October 21, 2018 11:39:55 am The study found that changes in the father’s sperm exposed to nicotine led to problems in genes that play a role in memory and learning. (Source: File Photo) While women have long been warned about the dangers of ...

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Have poor reflexes? Employ these easy techniques to improve it

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 9, 2018 7:01:26 pm Use these techniques to improve your reflexes. (Source: Express Archive) A reflex is an involuntary or automatic action that your body performs in response to an act – without sparing a thought. For example, if someone throws an object ...

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Why optimists tend to make poor business decisions | more lifestyle

Optimistic thinking is leading people to set up businesses that have no realistic prospect of financial success, according to a study, which has found that pessimists are less likely to proceed with unpromising entrepreneurial ventures. The research from the University of Bath, the London School of Economics and Political Science, ...

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‘Homeless’ babies at risk of poor health: Study

By: IANS | New York | Published: September 4, 2018 9:22:46 am For the study, the team interviewed 20,000 low-income caregivers of children aged under four years, who visited outpatient paediatric clinics in five cities across the US between 2009 and 2015. Babies born to homeless women are more likely ...

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Poor sleep may delay wound healing in diabetics

Poor sleep may delay wound healing in diabetics

People with Type 2 diabetes who do not sleep well could need more time to have their wounds healed, a new study has found.   In people with Type 2 diabetes, high glucose levels lead to poor blood circulation and nerve damage, making the body more vulnerable to infections, especially ...

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