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Older age women must exercise to reduce death risk: Study

Older age women must exercise to reduce death risk: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 11:35

Older age women should be prescribed more moderate to high intensity activity rather than medicine as a treatment which would eventually reduce the risk of death in them says QUT study.

Singapore launches `healthy plate` replacing `healthy food pyramid`

Singapore launches `healthy plate` replacing `healthy food pyramid`

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:33

Singapore`s Health Promotion Board Friday said it has launched a chart named "My Healthy Plate" to replace the well-known food pyramid for a healthy diet.

Weather doesn`t cause low back pain, say scientists

Weather doesn`t cause low back pain, say scientists

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:08

Aussie scientists have shunned the belief that low back pain are linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation.

Pungent flatulence gas can help cells stay alive: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:45

British researchers at University of Exeter have designed a new compound that will slowly deliver hydrogen sulfide - well-known as a foul-smelling gas in rotten eggs and flatulence - to treat stressed cells and make them stay alive.

Mexico to present results of fight against obesity at UN

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:42

Mexico`s Health Secretary Mercedes Juan plans to present the results of Mexico`s efforts to fight obesity and diabetes to the UN in compliance with international agreements, officials said.

NDMC challans AIIMS for not taking dengue preventive measures

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:15

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital here has been challaned by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) for failing to take preventive measures to check breeding of mosquitoes.

Scientists claim hydrogen sulfide to be beneficial for health

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 14:18

Scientists have found that hydrogen sulfide, a chemical which stinks like rotten eggs, can offer health benefits to people suffering from diabetes, stroke, heart attacks and even dementia.

Smartphone app to save kids with heart conditions

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 11:17

A new smartphone app being tested at St Louis Children`s Hospital in the US is turning out to be a life-saving experience for children with heart conditions.

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