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Follow a regular exercise regimen, good diet to ward off osteoarthritis

Follow a regular exercise regimen, good diet to ward off osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis disproportionately affects post-menopausal women who are more pre-disposed to the condition because of biology, genetics and hormones. 

60% Indians spend over 4 hours a week on fitness; running most popular activity, says survey

60% Indians spend over 4 hours a week on fitness; running most popular activity, says survey

Many cities were surveyed, but Pune scored the highest with a FitScore of 7.65, followed by Chandigarh that scored a close 7.35 on the fitness meter.

Tiger Shroff's passion for healthy lifestyle is admirable: John Abraham

Tiger Shroff's passion for healthy lifestyle is admirable: John Abraham

John and Tiger met on the sets of Garnier's latest campaign. John says he had a great time working with the "Baaghi" star for the new project for the brand.

Government aims to provide universal health cover for all citizens, says  J P Nadda

Government aims to provide universal health cover for all citizens, says J P Nadda

Stressing that to be able to lead a healthy life is everyone's right, Nadda said the aim is to take healthcare including free drugs and diagnostics and other benefits under various government schemes in an assured manner to all so that nobody is deprived of health facilities.

Pet keepers, rejoice! Your love for tamed animals can earn you good health

Pet keepers, rejoice! Your love for tamed animals can earn you good health

The University of Alberta study showed that babies from families with pets--70 per cent of which were dogs--showed higher levels of two types of microbes associated with lower risks of allergic disease and obesity.

Sounds of nature beneficial for health, may help you relax

Sounds of nature beneficial for health, may help you relax

They found that activity in the default mode network of the brain (a collection of areas which are active when we are resting) was different depending on the sounds playing in the background.

Have  a desk job? Here's how to prevent sedentary lifestyle and stay fit

Have a desk job? Here's how to prevent sedentary lifestyle and stay fit

There are numerous ways you can do that are simple, easy and can help you convert your sedentary lifestyle.

Playing Pokemon Go can double your daily activity level, says study

Playing Pokemon Go can double your daily activity level, says study

Following the huge success of the game since its release last year, many have wondered whether the app offers health benefits by dragging people out of their houses for a walk around the neighbourhood.

Interactive health apps good but watch the tone

Interactive health apps good but watch the tone

People who experienced a back-and-forth interaction with an online health risk assessment website were more likely to follow the health behaviours suggested by the tool.

Exercise is the only solution to keep office frustration at bay – Read

Exercise is the only solution to keep office frustration at bay – Read

To prevent them from spilling over into the house, scientists suggest taking a brisk walk or a long swim.

Want to get big muscles? Start consuming legumes, nuts and kale!

Want to get big muscles? Start consuming legumes, nuts and kale!

The results suggested that swapping meat and eggs for lentils, nuts, cereals, beans and soya could add years to someone`s life and substantially reduced death rates.

Need stress relief? Adopt these three simple healthy habits

Need stress relief? Adopt these three simple healthy habits

Making few changes in your lifestyle such as, maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle habits is one of the best ways to find relief from stress.

Over 70 thousand children suffered from diabetes in 2015: Govt

Over 70 thousand children suffered from diabetes in 2015: Govt

"As informed by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), International Diabetes Federation estimates the number of children (0-14 years) suffering from Type-1 diabetes as 70,200 in India in 2015.

Do you work for more than 39 hours a week? If yes, then you might be at risk of physical, mental illness!

Do you work for more than 39 hours a week? If yes, then you might be at risk of physical, mental illness!

This new study calls for a revision in the 48-hour-week limit set internationally about 80 years ago.

Desk job? Five easy ways to boost your metabolism without exercise

Desk job? Five easy ways to boost your metabolism without exercise

But, there are some healthy rules that, if you incorporate them in your daily activities - even when at work – will give you a lot of health benefits. 

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.

National Cleanliness Day: Five reasons why cleanliness is important

National Cleanliness Day: Five reasons why cleanliness is important

Cleanliness can help prevent diseases like dengue fever,swine flu , malaria, chicken pox and jaundice, etc.

India spends less than BRICS, SAARC nations on health; should fix it in Budget': Health body

India spends less than BRICS, SAARC nations on health; should fix it in Budget': Health body

India spends just 1.3 per cent of its GDP on healthcare. This figure is much lower compared to BRICS countries.

Premature birth may lead to health problems in adolescence: Study

Premature birth may lead to health problems in adolescence: Study

As per the Swedish study, pregnancy normally lasts about 40 weeks, and babies born after 37 weeks are considered full term.

Working 9 to 9? Here are 7 survival tips to stay healthy, succeed in career

Working 9 to 9? Here are 7 survival tips to stay healthy, succeed in career

Dr Gowri Kulkarni shares a few tips that can help you stay healthy as well as achieve a successful career.