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One in five deaths worldwide linked to unhealthy diet high in sugar, salt, processed meat

Eleven million deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people eating poor diets. The United States ranked 43rd, while Britain was 23rd, China 140th and India 118th.

Apr 04, 2019, 06:31 AM IST

Can your blood group predict heart attack risk?

India is presently witnessing nearly two million heart attacks annually. A heart attack (clinically known as myocardial infarction) is the permanent damage or death of the heart muscles due to lack of oxygen-rich blood.

Jun 23, 2017, 00:43 AM IST

Poor diet sees scurvy reappear in Australia

The scurvy diagnosis for 12 patients was made based on blood tests and symptoms, with all cured by a simple course of vitamin C.

Nov 29, 2016, 06:53 AM IST

Here's why you should keep smartphone usage to bare minimum

Increased smartphone use may affect sleep, health of kids

Nov 07, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

Lack of exercise can increase eye disorder risk

 Heavy smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise can put you at increased risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), especially if you have a family history of the blinding eye disorder, says a new study.

Sep 16, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

Poor diet, high BP leading causes of death worldwide

Poor diet, high blood pressure and smoking are the leading causes of death worldwide, while unsafe water and childhood undernutrition are also among the top risk factors in India.

Sep 11, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

What's killing us? Poor diet, high BP top risk factors

A new study has revealed that poor diet and high blood pressure (BP) are now number-one risk factors for death.

Sep 11, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

Fear of trying new food linked to low self-esteem

 Children who are hesitant to try new food even during their adolescence may have a poor diet and also suffer from low self-esteem and anxiety problems, suggests new research.

Aug 27, 2015, 18:33 PM IST

'Sleepless nights' could pose heart disease risks equivalent to smoking

In a new study, scientist have found that a bad night's sleep could trigger health risks equivalent to that of smoking.

Jun 15, 2015, 17:41 PM IST

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.

Mar 20, 2015, 14:51 PM IST

Poor diet before pregnancy could lead to preterm birth

A new study has revealed that there is a 50 percent chance that women might have preterm birth if they don`t eat healthy before pregnancy.

May 24, 2014, 15:24 PM IST

Alcohol does not cause depression: Study

Contrary to popular belief, alcohol does not cause depression, Australian scientists have found.

Sep 15, 2013, 13:37 PM IST

In Jharkhand, kids` eyes bear brunt of poor diet

More than 54 percent of the around 52 lakh children in Jharkhand suffer from malnourishment and a large number of them have eye-related ailments like cataract, according to data made available by the state government.

Aug 16, 2013, 20:01 PM IST

Physical inactivity, poor diet and smoking linked to disability in seniors

An unhealthy lifestyle characterised by physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, and smoking, is associated with a greater hazard of disability in individuals more than 65 years old.

Jul 24, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

Low birth weight, poor diet impair girls` learning ability

Lower birth weight and poor diet in childhood can lead to poor learning and behaviour in children, particularly girls, according to a new study.

Jul 18, 2012, 16:11 PM IST

Poor diet ups health risks for the elderly

Millions of older people in Britain are at risk of chronic health conditions like osteoporosis, heart disease and stroke because of a bad diet.

Nov 26, 2011, 19:01 PM IST

Poor diet can bring on mental health problems

Poor diet may be linked to mental health problems during adolescence, researchers found.

Sep 23, 2011, 14:26 PM IST

Kids at risk of liver disease epidemic

Thousands of children are exposed to liver disease epidemic due to their poor diets and lack of physical activity.

Jul 03, 2011, 16:09 PM IST

Kids at risk of liver disease epidemic

Thousands of children are exposed to liver disease epidemic due to their poor diets and lack of physical activity.

Jul 03, 2011, 00:00 AM IST