Avoid excess alcohol, heavy workout during winter

 Following the drop in temperature during winter, health experts have urged people to avoid excess alcohol intake and heavy physical activity to keep the body warm, as it can lead to heart attack.

Brisk walk a day cuts early death risk

Make sure to go for a brisk walk daily, for a new study says a brisk 20-minute walk each day can add years to your life.

Latest wearable tracking devices alone can't change health behaviour

A new research has suggested that the latest wearable tracking devices alone can't change behaviour and improve health for those that need it most.

Exercise could buy you extra years of healthy life

 Debunking the common assumption that ageing results in one becoming progressively frail, researchers have found that physical activity could help extend the strength and health of youth.

Staying couch bound for 5 continuous days can harm your health

Being couch bound and inactive for five days in a row can be harmful for your health, claims a new study.

Reducing physical activity hampers vascular function

A new research shows that reducing daily physical activity for even a few days leads to decrease in the functioning of inner lining of blood vessels in legs of young people.

Regular workouts reduce menopause symptoms

 Middle-aged women who exercise regularly report a higher quality of life and reduced symptoms of menopause, according to a new study.

Less exercise led to fragile bones

Lack of physical activity has resulted in fragile bones among modern races compared to early human species, researchers have found.

'Laziness' has made modern humans' bones brittle

 A new study has revealed that the shift to farming and more sedentary lifestyles over the time has resulted in modern humans having more fragile bones.

Occupational sitting among women linked to obesity

Occupational sitting is associated with an increased likelihood of obesity among black women, independent of occupational and leisure time physical activity, according to a new study.

Lesser the physical activity, poorer the academic performance in kids

 In a new study scientists have claimed that decreased physical activity during childhood lead to poor academic performance.

20pc of Type 2 diabetics do not benefit from exercise regimens

 A new study has revealed that exercise regimens offer little benefits for 20 percent of patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

Resveratrol could reverse benefits of exercise: Study

Contrary to popular belief, supplementing your exercise with resveratrol, a compound found in red wine and grapes, may not enhance the effects of physical activity, according to a new study.

Resveratrol could impede benefits of exercise

Contrary to popular belief, adding resveratrol (RSV) to your exercise routine may not enhance the effects of physical activity, said a study.

Any physical activity is good for brain health

Exercise boosts brain health and researchers have now found that the elderly and sedentary who cannot think of hitting the gym for physical activity may improve their brain health by doing any activity they like.

US students healthier than those in Britain: Study

College students in the US do better than their counterparts in Britain when it comes to physical activity, a healthy diet and less smoking, found a study.

Children who play better do better in school

A new study has revealed that just two hours of extra physical activity each week can improve school performance.

Exercise may not prevent depression in teens

A new study has demonstrated that there is no association between physical activity and the development of depressive symptoms later in adolescence.

Physical activity may not reduce depression among teens

There is no association between physical activity (PA) and the development of depressive symptoms later on in adolescence, a study has found.