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Lung disease linked to dementia in later life: Study

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According to a recent study, lung disease in middle age could be a risk factor for dementia or cognitive impairment later in life. The findings have been published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Lead author Pamela L Lutsey of the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, and a… Read more »

Hypertension and diabetes kill more people in Delhi than other diseases, says report

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Each year, more people die of hypertension and diabetes in Delhi than dengue or malaria, says a new report released on Wednesday. The ‘State of Health of Delhi’ report was released by the NGO Praja Foundation. In 2015, 3,890 hypertension-related and 1,356 diabetes-related deaths were reported from hospitals and dispensaries… Read more »

Harmful Chemicals and Plastic Matter in Food Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases in Men

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Do you usually consume foods packed in plastic? Experts now suggest that potentially harmful chemicals found in plastic products, such as phthalates, may pose severe threat to human health. Researchers at the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute joined hands to investigate the presence… Read more »

Man of steel: An iron-rich diet may help keep heart diseases at bay

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A new study has found a link between low levels of iron and a higher risk of heart disease. After analysing genetic data, a team of researchers from Imperial College London and University College London have found that iron-rich foods could have a protective effect against coronary artery disease (CAD), a type… Read more »

Another reason to eat more fruit and vegetables. They keep heart diseases at bay

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A new Swedish study has found that lutein, a nutrient in brightly coloured fruit and vegetables, can reduce inflammation in patients with coronary artery disease. The study, carried out by researchers at Linköping University, looked at the levels of six of the most common carotenoids in blood from 193 patients… Read more »

Regular Strength Training Can Reduce the Risk of Diseases

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Resistance exercises or more commonly known as strength training is a form of physical activity. It is a great way to lose weight as these exercises target multiple muscle groups in your body. It helps in increasing your strength and endurance and building muscle mass. Not just this, according to a new study, conducted… Read more »