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Get that elbow grease
The Week Correspondent
Any workout is better than none. While both high- and low-intensity workouts can help you lose weight, high-intensity workouts have the added benefit of improving blood sugar levels. Better blood sugar management means lower risk of diabetes and better cardiovascular health.For the study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers randomly assigned 300 abdominally obese men and...
Peanuts for your heart   
The key to a longer life may be eating peanuts. A study in the JAMA Internal Medicine has found that eating peanuts was associated with lower overall mortality, especially from cardiovascular diseases. Though previous studies have shown the heart benefits of nut consumption, those findings were based mainly on higher-income white populations and the nuts studied were expensive types like almonds...
Risky slumber   
The benefits of a good night's sleep have been well researched. Not getting enough shut eye has been linked to a host of health issues including diabetes and heart disease. But can too much sleep be harmful? A British study published in the journal Neurology suggests that more than eight hours of sleep a night can increase your risk of stroke.The study was based on 9,692 stroke-free...
Treadmill test   
Cardiologists at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have devised a formula that can predict 10-year survival based on treadmill tests. After analysing data from 58,020 people, aged 18 to 96 years, who had heart stress tests, the researchers developed an algorithm—called the FIT Treadmill Score—which can measure mortality risk for anyone over a decade based solely on treadmill exercise...
Butting the puff myth   
According to the British Heart Foundation, smokers are 70 per cent more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety than non-smokers, contrary to the popular belief that smoking relieves stress. An analysis of nearly 6,500 people above age 40 found that 18.3 per cent of smokers suffered from depression and anxiety compared with 10 per cent of non-smokers and 11.3 per cent of ex-smokers. The...
Migraine relief   
Tone down   
Not the fair sex   
Live longer in 15 minutes   29 October, 2011
Making a healthy baby   07 March, 2015
A father first   29 October, 2011
Fibre power   07 March, 2015
Earlier the better   29 October, 2011
Smart detection   07 March, 2015
Sleeping right   07 March, 2015
Chores to the rescue   07 March, 2015
Jogging into danger   07 March, 2015
Motherís protection   07 March, 2015
Seating risks   16 February, 2015
Match made to be healthy   16 February, 2015
Not so safe after all   16 February, 2015
Cold facts   16 February, 2015
Back to back.   16 February, 2015
Happy art babies   16 February, 2015
Bitter pill   16 February, 2015
Sleep right, mother   16 February, 2015
Two pegs too much   16 February, 2015
Sleep on this   02 February, 2015
A cut that protects   02 February, 2015
Growth pain   02 February, 2015
Perils of the west   07 May, 2013
A hearty posture   02 February, 2015
Far from support   07 May, 2013
Numbing the knee   02 February, 2015
The signs   23 April, 2013
The balance test   02 February, 2015
Eat fish, live longer   23 April, 2013
Stent for large clots   02 February, 2015
Feel again!   23 April, 2013
Preventive treatment   05 January, 2015
Knee therapy   23 April, 2013
Net effect   05 January, 2015
Seven lifesavers   23 April, 2013
Fatal fat.   05 January, 2015
Veggies glow   25 April, 2012
Mummyís heart   23 April, 2013
Spare the rod   05 January, 2015
Cool food   25 April, 2012
Drug danger   23 April, 2013
Sharing is not caring   30 October, 2012
Lean and not hungry   05 January, 2015
Get up!   25 April, 2012
Be fit to be sharp   23 April, 2013
Power pate   30 October, 2012
Knowledge blank   05 January, 2015
Was that an attack?   25 April, 2012
Hookah to harm   09 October, 2012
Calcium alert   23 April, 2013
Fluid test   05 January, 2015
Hearty sleep   25 April, 2012
Happy to eat less   09 October, 2012
Bully and worry   23 April, 2013
Case against milk   05 January, 2015
Clean vital cord   25 April, 2012
Losing more than pain   09 October, 2012
Labour of fear   27 July, 2012
Supplement trouble   23 April, 2013
Cheer up with laughing gas   05 January, 2015
Help from the east   28 March, 2012
Pills that hurt   09 October, 2012
Exhausting fumes   27 July, 2012
Don't be late for lunch   23 April, 2013
Calories count   15 December, 2014
SINUSITIS AND ANTIBIOTICS   28 March, 2012
Blame it on belly   09 October, 2012
Booster for big boys   27 July, 2012
Smart notes   12 March, 2013
Pain in the neck   15 December, 2014
Age cut   28 March, 2012
Blight blues   09 October, 2012
Marked man   02 July, 2012
Folic acid protection   12 March, 2013
Much more than migraine   07 July, 2014
Whatís so special about birthdays ending in 9   15 December, 2014
The lows of highs   28 March, 2012
Dangerous highs   09 October, 2012
Exercise   02 July, 2012
Costly drink   12 March, 2013
Restoring the bite   07 July, 2014
Work that shifts the body clock   15 December, 2014
Sleeping pill perils   28 March, 2012
Need-based treatment   09 October, 2012
For better control   02 July, 2012
Veggies for healthy heart   12 March, 2013
The best first line treatment   15 December, 2014
Not more than what you need   16 June, 2014
Count the calories   28 March, 2012
Unsuspecting women   09 October, 2012
Fat cut   02 July, 2012
A better time   12 November, 2011
Killer codeine   12 March, 2013
Sunshine reduces pain   15 December, 2014
Fat chance   16 June, 2014
Soda troublemaker   28 March, 2012
Dirt at work   02 July, 2012
Dad decides   19 September, 2012
Supplement with care   12 November, 2011
Praise right   12 March, 2013
Use contacts with care   15 December, 2014
Does wine help?   16 June, 2014
Just canít do without   28 March, 2012
Change for heart   02 July, 2012
Protective mother   19 September, 2012
Save this message   12 November, 2011
Early relief   12 March, 2013
Too early to live   15 December, 2014
Move for the heart   16 June, 2014
Fit for the heart   28 March, 2012
Smart shots   02 July, 2012
Debug!   19 September, 2012
Firstborn risks   12 March, 2013
Watch the heart   15 December, 2014
Bumpy drive   16 June, 2014
Cold is soothening   28 March, 2012
Resume after pause   19 September, 2012
High on I   02 June, 2012
A preventive bath   12 March, 2013
Stones and broken bones   15 December, 2014
The lower the better   16 June, 2014
Problem parents   09 December, 2011
Hale and hearty   11 February, 2013
Walk the thought   20 May, 2014
The ABCs   13 November, 2014
Melodies in C major   29 October, 2011
Beat the gene   09 December, 2011
Spot on   12 February, 2013
Dirty money transfer   20 May, 2014
Pee and C   13 November, 2014
A couple of benefits   29 October, 2011
Knee deep in milk   20 May, 2014
Combo therapy   13 November, 2014
Melancholy strain   29 October, 2011
Healthy fix   20 May, 2014
Simple steps   13 November, 2014
Healthy at home   29 October, 2011
Online antidepressant   20 May, 2014
Zip zapped   13 November, 2014
Pink or blue?   29 October, 2011
Sunny lean   20 May, 2014
Device against pain   13 November, 2014
Cigarette buts   29 October, 2011
Dual benefits   20 May, 2014
Nose to reverse   13 November, 2014
How they meet   29 October, 2011
Electric mo(ve)ment   20 May, 2014
Skirt the risk   01 November, 2014
Work out to do well   29 October, 2011
Bypass steroids   20 May, 2014
Your germs stay with you   01 November, 2014
The fruity, veggie way   20 May, 2014
Workout drink   01 November, 2014
Correct dose   20 May, 2014
Dumb choice   01 November, 2014
E-eeak!   29 September, 2014
Walk again   05 May, 2014
Killing spree   29 September, 2014
Spouse is hangry   05 May, 2014
Viral hobnob   29 September, 2014
Delay the detachment   05 May, 2014
Going bananas   29 September, 2014
Dal against bad fat   05 May, 2014
Slump and sink   13 August, 2012
App against time   05 May, 2014
Idle food   05 May, 2014
Low dose remedy   05 May, 2014
Gift for grandma   05 May, 2014
Guardian gel   14 April, 2014
Too much is bad   14 April, 2014
She doesn't know!   14 April, 2014
Not smart enough   14 April, 2014
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