American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Worried about your child's oral health? Take stock of eating options near school

Policies promoting healthy eating environments could have a greater impact on children’s oral health than school programs run in isolation to encourage kids to take good care of their teeth.

Oct 25, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

Smoking, alcohol associated with most cancers in US

Preventable risk factors like smoking and alcohol are closely associated with 11 of the 15 cancers in the US, finds a study.

Oct 19, 2016, 20:20 PM IST

Too much sit-down time could up your death risk, says study

As per the study, nearly four per cent of all deaths worldwide – or 433,000 per year – are due to the fact that people spend more than three hours a day sitting down.

Sep 22, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Sit-stand desk can help fight obesity

Replacing sitting desks with sit-stand desks in offices could offer a cost-effective and sustainable approach to reducing sedentary behaviour and fighting obesity, says a new research.

Oct 04, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Keep pedalling at work to stay healthy

Forget treadmill work stations, a portable pedalling device under the desk can provide a convenient way to keep sedentary workers active at work, and improving their health.

Aug 11, 2015, 16:40 PM IST