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Routine bedtime may protect pre-schoolers from obesity

Representational picture New York: Following routines from a very early age may have many benefits. A new research suggests that regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time may be linked to better emotional health in pre-schoolers, and that might lower their chances of obesity later. “This study provides more evidence …

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Pick banana, melon, cold milk to fight acidity

Representational pic New Delhi: Avoid chances of acidity during the hot days by indulging in bananas, melons and coconut water, say experts. Mehar Rajput, nutritionist and dietitian, FITPASS – app for fitness enthusiasts, and Prerna Arora, dietician and nutritionist, Konsult App, which connects doctors and patients, shares a list: >> …

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Air pollution ups risk of chronic sinus problems

New York: People living in places like New Delhi or Beijing may be at greater risk of developing chronic sinus problems due to high levels of air polution in these cities, say researchers. In the study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, the researchers found …

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Smartphone addiction may create personal, social problems

New York: People who use smartphones in excess may experience personal, social and workplace problems, warns new research. In the study, participants who identified themselves as “addicts” and “fanatics” exhibited signs that could indicate depression, social isolation, social anxiety, shyness, impulsivity and low self-esteem. “Our smartphones have turned into a …

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Poor sleep ups risk of memory loss in elderly

New York: Unmet sleep needs of the elderly elevate their risk of memory loss and a wide range of mental and physical disorders, says a study. The researchers, however, warned that the pills designed to help us doze off are a poor substitute for the natural sleep cycles that the …

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Men too use home remedies for fairer skin: Survey

Prev Who says only women make use of home remedies for various skin-related issues? Men do it too, reveals a survey. The survey, by Bigstylist.com — an online platform for beauty and grooming services, saw participation from 504 men aged between 25 to 50. As many as 36 per cent …

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Beat the summer heat with these 10 cool tips

The scorching sun and heat waves announce the arrival of summer season. With the arrival of summer, you get worried about how to tackle or combat the unbearable heat. Sweating, dehydration, skin irritation, heat stroke, and suntan are common disturbing factors during the summer months. Since a new study has …

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John Abraham promotes heart wellness at an event

Prev Bollywood actor John Abraham was present at an event where Dr. Aashish Contractor launched a book titled ‘The Heart Truth’ Dr. Aashish Contractor and John Abraham at the event Heart attack happens to be one of the most common causes of death in recent times. Irrespective of age, people seem to …

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