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New research says strength training could help children in battling obesity Encouraging young people to do strength-based exercises - such as squats, push ups and lunges - could play a key role in tackling child obesity, new research suggests. Taking part...
Air pollution may lead to increased dementia risk finds new study Air pollution has been previously linked to  heart disease, stroke and respiratory disease, but its potential role in neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia,has not been studied. That is why English...
Sugar content of most supermarket yogurts is well above the recommended threshold and organic products are among the worst offenders Pushing your kids towards the yogurt rack at the supermarket to make him make healthier choices, may actually be an...
Early-life exposure to disinfectants may increase risk of childhood obesity through alterations in gut bacteria Commonly used household cleaning products could be making children overweight by altering their gut microbiota, suggests a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The...
New guideline recommends weight loss strategies for sleep apnea patients The latest guideline on management of adult obstructive sleep apnea focuses on weight management as a treatment strategy. It has been published in the  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical...
More than half of parents of sleep-deprived teens blame late night use of electronics A survey by university of Michigan found that 43 percent of parents of teens having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep blamed social media and cell...
Harvard professor's claim about coconut oil being "pure poison" has angered many IndiansLast month, claims by Dr Karin Michels, a Harvard professor that coconut oil is “pure poison” and “one of the worst things you can eat” triggered a...
Testosterone replacement therapy may slow disease progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Testosterone replacement therapy may slow disease progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston reported this in a paper published...
Sedatives like diazepam and alprazolam once prescribed for treatment of anxiety or sleep could lead to one in four older adults becoming dependent on them The use of sedatives like diazepam  or alprazolam in older adults for treatment of sleep...
Home based blood pressure monitoring also saves medical costs, found a studyThat small box with a digital display that measures blood pressure without the hassle of a traditional mercury based machine, could be a life saver. A new study has...

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