Extra 2-minutes walk every hour can add years to your life

A new study has revealed that walking an extra two minutes each hour may offset hazards of sitting too long.

Two-legged robot can take a walk in the grass

A two-legged robot that can keep its balance and walk in an outdoor field, full of lumps, bumps and uneven terrain, is three times more energy-efficient than any other human-sized bipedal robot, scientists say.

Role reversal: Sonakshi teaches dad how to 'walk'
Role reversal: Sonakshi teaches dad how to 'walk'

 For Sonakshi Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha, sashaying down the ramp at a fashion show for a cause here turned out to be an emotional experience as the senior 'Shotgun' reminisced about the days when he taught his little girl how to walk.

Tracy Morgan uses cane to walk post a year of accident
Tracy Morgan uses cane to walk post a year of accident

"30 Rock" star Tracy Morgan takes help of a walking stick for movement, a year after a car accident left him injured and his friend James McNair dead.

Daily dose of one minute walk can be 'lifesaving

So it turns out the price of healthy living is really not that much, as a mere 60 seconds walk per day can help cut the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

'Mini brain' in spinal cord helps us balance

US researchers have discovered a "mini brain" hidden in our spinal cord that helps us remain balanced while maneuvering our way through crowd or walking across an icy parking lot in winter so that we do not slip and fall.
 

Now, 'smart shoe' devices to power up wearables while you walk
Now, 'smart shoe' devices to power up wearables while you walk

A team of German researchers has built shoe-sized devices to harvest power from the act of walking that can be used to power wearable electronic sensors without the need for batteries.

Spinal implant could allow paralysed people to walk again

Scientists have used a new flexible implant to allow paralysed rats to walk again, paving the way for new therapies for people with spinal cord injury.

Awkward to walk in bikini on stage: Priyanka Chopra
Awkward to walk in bikini on stage: Priyanka Chopra

Actress and Miss World 2000 Priyanka Chopra says she was lucky not to have a swimsuit round during the competition as she finds it strange to walk in bikini on stage.

Spent two years learning to walk and talk again: Sharon Stone
Spent two years learning to walk and talk again: Sharon Stone

Actress Sharon Stone said she struggled a lot post her massive brain hemorrhage 13 years ago.

Cancer survivors walk to spread awareness on early detection

Cancer survivors and members of support groups took part in a walk here Friday on the occasion of National Cancer Awareness Day to spread awareness on importance of early detection of the disease for better chances of recovery.

`Walkable` neighborhoods reduce obesity, diabetes risk

New studies suggest that people who live in neighborhoods that are conducive to walking experienced a substantially lower rate of obesity, overweight and diabetes than those who lived in more auto-dependent neighborhoods.

Older people can enhance quality of life with just 20 mins walk every day

A new study has revealed that older people can increase their quality of life with just little mobility, that could include 20 minutes walk per day.

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas walk first red carpet post split

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas walked their first red carpet together since their split in September.

Shraddha Kapoor walks the ramp for Rohit Bal`s new online collection

Shraddha Kapoor was recently spotted walking the ramp for designer Rohit Bal, who unveiled his exquisite collection for Jabong.com in Mumbai recently.

Delhi hospital marks Heart Day with walk

In an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle, a walkathon was organised Sunday in the national capital by a private hospital to mark World Heart Day.

Don`t force people to walk long distances: SC to U`khand govt

The Supreme Court asked the Uttarakhand government not to force people, caught in flash floods, to walk long distances and said that they should be air lifted to safer places.

Health awareness walk for South Asians in Canada

With research showing South Asians being among the people most susceptible to heart diseases in Canada, a walk is being organised in the city of Edmonton to create awareness about the issue.

It`s never too late to walk for life

Experts have found a daily stroll could save one`s life by protecting against a host of chronic diseases.

Now, a simple walking test to detect Alzheimer`s

How a person walks can be a clue to whether he has Alzheimer`s, after researchers found a link between the disease and a person`s gait.