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High-fat diet uplifts physical strength, increases lifespan

High-fat diet uplifts physical strength, increases lifespan

A new study claims that ketogenic diets have gained popularity for a variety of health benefit claims, but scientists are still teasing out what happens during ketosis, when carbohydrate intake is so low that the body shifts from using glucose as the main fuel source to fat burning and producing ketones for energy.

Sep 06, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
Moderate drinking good for health, may add years to life

Moderate drinking good for health, may add years to life

Researchers examined health survey data on more than 333,000 U.S. adults, following them for an average of about eight years to see how their drinking habits influenced their survival odds.

Aug 15, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
Obesity not smoking responsible for shortening your life, says study

Obesity not smoking responsible for shortening your life, says study

The researchers from Cleveland Clinic and New York University School of Medicine found that obesity resulted in as much as 47 percent more life-years lost than tobacco, and tobacco caused similar life-years lost as high blood pressure.

Apr 23, 2017, 20:02 PM IST
An hour of daily running can add seven hours to your life, says study!

An hour of daily running can add seven hours to your life, says study!

The team of researchers carrying out the study decided to take help from available research and investigate the benefits of other forms of exercise and how running was more effective.

Apr 15, 2017, 00:32 AM IST
Parenthood may help you live longer, says research

Parenthood may help you live longer, says research

Having a child can be tiring today, but take heart if you're a parent yourself. As per a new study, having kids can help increase your lifespan.

Mar 14, 2017, 11:40 AM IST
Foods for longevity: Eat these to turn back the clock

Foods for longevity: Eat these to turn back the clock

Instead of piling up on processed foods loaded with artificial sweeteners and offers less nourishment, try to consume more nutrient-rich foods such as fruits and vegetables that promote health and longevity. 

Mar 02, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Longevity: Eating less can slow ageing process

Longevity: Eating less can slow ageing process

The researchers found that when ribosomes, the cell's protein makers, slow down, the aging process slows too.

Feb 14, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Doing these three simple things daily will help you live longer

Doing these three simple things daily will help you live longer

Studies have shown that smiling releases happy hormones endorphins and serotonin - which will naturally help to reduce inflammation and pain.

Feb 02, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
Life span of gall bladder cancer patients can improve: Doctors

Life span of gall bladder cancer patients can improve: Doctors

 Gall bladder cancer is known as highly fatal because usually it is diagnosed at very advanced stages when the disease has already spread.

Jan 15, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Want to live longer? Eating red chilli may extend lifespan

Want to live longer? Eating red chilli may extend lifespan

The study found that daily consumption of hot red chilli peppers can lead to a 13 per cent reduction in total mortality, primarily in heart disease or stroke.

Jan 14, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Young forever? Breakthrough as Salk scientists discover how to reverse signs of ageing – WATCH!

Young forever? Breakthrough as Salk scientists discover how to reverse signs of ageing – WATCH!

As per a new study, researchers at the Salk Institute in the US have found that intermittent expression of genes normally associated with an embryonic state can reverse the hallmarks of old age.

Dec 17, 2016, 09:55 AM IST
Anti-ageing diet: Eat these five foods to look younger!

Anti-ageing diet: Eat these five foods to look younger!

Making positive lifestyle choices, for instance, eating healthy, exercising regularly, not smoking, limiting alcohol intake, getting an adequate sleep, can help delay the ageing process and add years to your life.

Nov 24, 2016, 09:56 AM IST

Smoking may shorten lifespan of HIV patients more than the virus itself

A study led by an Indian researcher has shown that cigarette smoking substantially reduces the lifespan of people living with HIV, potentially even more than HIV itself.

Nov 03, 2016, 14:11 PM IST

Want to live a very long life? Follow these five basic rules for a healthier, happier lifestyle!

Following are five simple common-sense rules, if followed will keep you fit and add years to your life.

Oct 28, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Five bad habits that shorten your lifespan!

Making a few changes in your lifestyle can slow the ageing process and help you live longer.

Oct 13, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

125 years - The absolute limit of human lifespan!

Since the 1970s, the maximum duration of life - the age to which the oldest people live -- has risen.

Oct 06, 2016, 13:41 PM IST

This epigenetic clock can predict life expectancy!

A new international study suggests that some people have died very young, even after leading a healthy lifestyle, indicating that life expectancy is dependent on their genes.

Oct 04, 2016, 10:20 AM IST

Obese patients with kidney cancer may live longer: Study

Having a high body mass index (BMI) is a well-established risk factor for clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer. BMI is the ratio of weight in kilograms divided by the squared height in meters.

Sep 06, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

Five reasons why you should take a brisk walk every single day!

Here are some health benefits that you'll get from walking.

Aug 29, 2016, 11:07 AM IST

Want to live longer? Restrict your calorie intake!

The researchers found that calorie restriction had a much bigger effect on metabolic outcomes than the amount of fat in the diet.

Jun 30, 2016, 13:07 PM IST