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Lessons for a lifetime: Taking a leaf out of Mahatma Gandhi's book for good health

Lessons for a lifetime: Taking a leaf out of Mahatma Gandhi's book for good health

Gandhi led a very simple and frugal lifestyle, setting a perfect example for all of us to follow and on his 148th birth anniversary, we remember Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's life as more than a story of a great and outstanding personality.

Oct 02, 2017, 11:42 AM IST
Consuming marijuana can change your style of walking

Consuming marijuana can change your style of walking

A team of researchers has found that those who smoke cannabis tend to move their shoulders less and elbows more as they walk. The study also found marijuana users swing their knees more quickly when walking than non-users. 

Sep 04, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Middle-aged people who walk slowly at a high risk of heart disease, says study

Middle-aged people who walk slowly at a high risk of heart disease, says study

The study revealed that middle-aged people, both men and women, who reported that they are slow walkers were around twice as likely to have a heart-related death compared to brisk walkers.

Aug 30, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Saudi man divorces wife for walking ahead

Saudi man divorces wife for walking ahead

In another case, a husband divorced his wife during their honeymoon for wearing foot bangles.

Aug 21, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
Laziest people on Earth belong to 'THIS' country - Read to know!

Laziest people on Earth belong to 'THIS' country - Read to know!

 India ranked 39 among the world's laziest countries, with people taking just 4,297 steps a day.

Jul 14, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Walking slow indicator of dementia, says study

Walking slow indicator of dementia, says study

Scientists who found that older adults who experience a slowing gait also suffered shrinkage of a part of the brain linked with memory and spatial orientation.

Jul 02, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
Smartphones are changing how humans walk: Study

Smartphones are changing how humans walk: Study

Researchers found that when using a phone, irrespective of how it is being used, people look less frequently and for less time at the obstacle on the ground.

Jul 02, 2017, 15:06 PM IST
Take brisk walk every 30 minutes to reduce risk of heart disease

Take brisk walk every 30 minutes to reduce risk of heart disease

The study found that people who spend increasing time sitting are at an increased risk of serious health problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes or death from all causes.

Jun 27, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
Walking can make you fit, brisk walk may keep you disease-free: Study

Walking can make you fit, brisk walk may keep you disease-free: Study

Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US studied about 93 members of a parental history Alzheimer's risk study group.

Jun 23, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Want to improve your brain function? Start walking regularly!

Want to improve your brain function? Start walking regularly!

 A new study has found that a moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce the symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain.

May 28, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
This wireless device can measure walking speed with ease

This wireless device can measure walking speed with ease

The new device called "WiGait" could help reveal a wealth of important health information, particularly for the elderly by measuring the emerging vital sign.

May 02, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
Walk in nature and shake off the summer heat!

Walk in nature and shake off the summer heat!

Just "walk it off", is what most people say to cool others down. The coming months will surely hit you with soaring temperatures. How about challenging yourself by hiking or simply traversing a plantation? To beat the heat, merge with nature by walking through a rainforest or in a stream and then wink back at the sun.

May 01, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
Want to keep your brain healthy? Doing this daily might help!

Want to keep your brain healthy? Doing this daily might help!

A new research has found that regular walk not only benefits our heart and muscles but also contributes in keeping our brain healthy.

Apr 27, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Walking most effective anti-depressant, reveals health survey

Walking most effective anti-depressant, reveals health survey

According to the fourth edition of the Max Bupa Walk For Health Survey, 97% of Indians who walk regularly, experience improvement in their mental and emotional health. 

Apr 07, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Gastrointestinal cancer: Physical activity can help patients cope with chemotherapy side effects

Gastrointestinal cancer: Physical activity can help patients cope with chemotherapy side effects

The study also shows that patients with an advanced gastrointestinal tumor can also profit from exercise therapy.

Mar 13, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Feeling blue? Consider these physical activities to boost your happiness

Feeling blue? Consider these physical activities to boost your happiness

In a latest development, a new smartphone-based study has found that even moderate levels of activity can increase a person's emotional well-being, regardless of their baseline level of happiness.

Mar 11, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Had a bad day at office? Brisk walk may be the way out!

Had a bad day at office? Brisk walk may be the way out!

The study concludes sleep and exercise are intervention points that can be leveraged to prevent the spread of harmful behaviour.

Feb 08, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Walking: Five reasons why it's the best form of exercise

Walking: Five reasons why it's the best form of exercise

Walking is gentle, simple, low-impact exercise and can be done by anyone - old or young, male or female. It is one of the best things you can do for your health.

Dec 08, 2016, 10:03 AM IST
Regular walking routine helps prevent heart disease

Regular walking routine helps prevent heart disease

 A recent study has found that keeping a regular walking regime can help combat fatal heart diseases.

Nov 22, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

Hip surgery does not improve physical activity: Study

A new study has found that patients who underwent hip replacement surgery have showen little improvement in their physical activity levels like walking, cycling or climbing stairs.

Oct 24, 2016, 14:45 PM IST