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Playing football beneficial for diabetes patients

Playing football beneficial for diabetes patients

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 17:29

New studies suggest that football training produces significant changes in body composition and glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes patients, and effectively lowers blood pressure in men with high blood pressure.

6,000 steps a day keeps knee problems at bay

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 15:31

Walking 6,000 or more steps per day may protect people with or at risk of knee osteoarthritis (OA) from developing mobility issues such as difficulty in getting up from a chair and climbing stairs, a study shows.

Exercise stimulates diverse gut bacteria

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:40

A new study has revealed that increased variation in gut bacteria is related with a positive metabolic profile and immune system response.

Fasting 8 days a year can boost your immunity

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 14:33

For those who hate fasting, starving for just eight days a year can bolster your immune system like never before.

Skipping breakfast does not influence weight loss or weight gain: Study

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 18:14

A new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has found that regularly skipping breakfast did not influence weight loss or weight gain in a group of study participants.

Short, intense workouts are key to super health

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 17:54

Health magazines are full of the benefits of short, intense workouts. Now, it has found a place in a scientific journal too as a new study reveals molecular secrets behind intense workouts.

Want to maintain slim waistline? Eat prunes

Want to maintain slim waistline? Eat prunes

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 15:49

Losing weight is one thing and maintaining that slim figure is quite another as most overweight people tend to regain the lost weight soon - unless you are in love with prunes!

Bicycling your way to happiness

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 12:54

Which mode of transportation makes you happier - Metro, bus or auto? Forget those this weekend and try riding a bicycle to gain maximum happiness on the way.

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