Exercise key to healthy brain among the ageing

Physical activities such as walking helps older adults lessen age-related decline in brain structure, says a new research.

'Physical exercise along with a proper diet can help maintain a healthy weight'

Dr Veena Aggarwal, Head, R&D and Technical Services, VLCC Health Care Ltd, talked to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp, on how eating better, being more physically active can help a person avoid being overweight and to stay healthy.

New automated treadmill mimics the experience of running outdoors

A team of researchers have developed a new treadmill that automatically changes speed to match the pace of the runner.

Scientists identify six types of obese people

 UK scientists have identified six types of obese people in a new study which could revolutionise how doctors treat the overweight.

Muscle-building pills can cause testicular cancer

 Beware of those muscle-building pills and powders for a perfect shape. Alarming research shows that men who took muscle-building supplements reported a significantly higher risk of developing testicular cancer than men who did not take those.

Extra salt won't help endurance athletes

Contrary to the popular belief, researchers have found that consuming higher quantities of salt or other electrolyte supplements containing sodium is not linked to better performance of endurance athletes.

Look slimmer with this new app

A new smartphone app promises to make you slimmer and smarter and that too without any interventions in your workout schedule!

Exercise during pregnancy benefits male offspring more

Male offspring appear to benefit more than females from the positive effects of exercise during pregnancy, says a new study.

Regular exercise can keep lifestyle diseases away

Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis - Indians are facing an unhealthy future burdened with a slew of lifestyle diseases. But instead of expensive medication and therapy, the cure lies in making exercise a compulsory part of everyday life, health experts say.

One serving of spinach a day could keep mental decline away by 11 years

Including veggies like spinach and kale can keep your cognitive functions from declining by 11 years.

Exercise outweighs negative effects of air pollution

 If you avoid morning walks owing to fears related to the bad quality of air, start afresh as researchers from University of Copenhagen have found that exercise can outweigh the harmful effects of air pollution.

Salma Hayek hates exercise
Salma Hayek hates exercise

 Actress Salma Hayek doesn't like working out. She credits her slim figure in her 2014 film “Everly” to running around after her seven-year-old daughter Valentina.

Men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function

A new study has examined that men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function, regardless of race.

Women urged to exercise more to prevent heart disease

A new survey has suggested that women should do regular exercise as physical inactivity is the biggest risk factor for heart disease in women over the age of 30.

Now, shoe lights to illuminate your night run

The 270-degree Shoe Lights from Night Runner are designed to allow people, who are forced to work out in the dark by their perpetually hectic lifestyles, to exercise more safely at night.

Older people should keep moving to stay moving

 A new study has revealed that exercise may help keep seniors moving longer, despite old age brain decline.

Stem cells may help reverse Type 2 diabetes

Scientists have shown for the first time that Type 2 diabetes can be effectively treated with a combination of specially-cultured stem cells and conventional diabetes drugs.

Miranda Kerr exercises even in flights
Miranda Kerr exercises even in flights

Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr adores doing yoga and going hiking, and she says she always finds the time for a short burst of exercise wherever she is -- even up in the air!

Exercise protects motor abilities among elderly

Older people, who go for morning walks and mild exercises, protect themselves from the effects of small areas of brain damage that can affect their movement abilities.

Encourage your spouse to stay fit by hitting the gym yourself

 A new study has revealed that your spouse is likelier to increase exercise levels if you do.