Researchers specify that physical activity gives certain gender-specific benefits to women. Scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggest that exercise is necessary for women to avoid the risk of breast cancer, osteoporosis and other weight related diseases lik

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Aloe vera is the natural medicine with miraculous healing ability. Most of skin care products, topical medicines; shampoos and many other cosmetics have aloe vera as an active ingredient. Aloe drinks and aloe gels are gaining popularity due to their innumerable health benefits.

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A recent study by Orebro University Hospital and Orebro University, Sweden, indicated that the teenage girls who attended dance sessions twice a week showed great improvement in the self-esteem, mental health and ability to cope with daily   problems of stress. This study, which was published in the American Journal Archives of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (JAMA), showed that the positive effects of dance training were observed in the follow-ups for 4 to 8 months.

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Experts say that unhealthy eating habits and lack of physical activity are root cause for the development of chronic diseases like obesity, diabetes, hypertension, strokes and heart diseases in children. These are carried over to the adulthood. This is a worldwide problem. Studies show that diseases due to over weight have tripled in the past 30 years. Lack of healthy

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Celebrating festivals and holidays with friends and family and with lots of mouth-watering, delicious food is overwhelming. Studies show that the average holiday weight gain is around 2 to 3 pounds. This might accumulate over the years, and the outcome might be scary, especially with

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It is the common perception of elderly people that exercise is not meant for them. Many think that it is too strenuous and harms them at that age. This was proved wrong by researchers from Edinburgh University. The research published by American Heart Association journal Stroke, studied

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Proteins are complex biomolecules composed of chains of amino acids. They are necessary for the healthy growth, maintenance and repair of tissues. Proteins play a vital role in several physiological activities performed by human body. They form an integral part of skin, bone,

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Did you ask for an extra dash of lemon syrup on your chicken curry today? Or your pohas taste nothing interesting without the sprinkle of lemon on top? And did you not have a glass of limbu sherbat on your way to office today? If you feel guilty of having done most of the above events, pat yourself. For you are in for doing some good to your health

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We all know that smoking is hazardous and affects the overall health of both men and women. But the recent studies show that women are at higher risk of many unique health problems than men due to smoking. Recent study shows that quitting smoking before reaching middle age can increase their life span by ten years. A study conducted in U.K. on more than a million women, who included smokers,

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Compared to olden days, physical activity in our daily routine has tremendously reduced. Most of the domestic chores which were done manually are performed by machines today. With modern conveniences, human body is getting very little exercise. Even children, who used to spend most of the time playing outdoors, are confining themselves to T.V. and Computer.

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