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The importance of midlife fitness
The Week Correspondent
Men who are physically fit in middle age are less likely to develop lung or colorectal cancers later in life and even if they do, they are less likely to die from it, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology.The study was based on 13,949 men with an average age of 49 years whose baseline fitness levels were assessed with a treadmill test. Their medical records were reviewed for diagnoses...
For your eyes only   
Watching mouth-watering chocolate cakes on cooking channels can be a feast for your eyes, but it may not be so good for your waistline. A study published in the journal Appetite finds women who get their recipes from cooking shows tend to be heavier.The study surveyed 501 women aged 20 to 35 who answered questions about their height and weight to determine BMI and also where they got their...
That wrist is a headache   
Patients who suffer from migraine are more than twice as likely to have carpal tunnel syndrome and vice versa.A survey among 25,880 people found that about 16 per cent had a migraine headache within the past three months and about 4 per cent had carpal tunnel syndrome within the past year.The study also found that 34 per cent of people with carpal tunnel syndrome also suffered from migraines...
Well-oiled rice   
Rice is the staple food of much of the world's population, especially in countries like India and China. But rice is also the first food people who are trying to lose weight and have diabetes try to avoid. One cup of cooked rice has about 240 calories, most of which come from starch, and is converted into sugar once digested, and is often stored as body fat.Sudhair James and his team at the...
Papa don't smoke   
Two new studies have drawn attention to the dangers of parental smoking on the health of their kids.According to a Finnish study lasting 26 years published in the journal Circulation, children whose parents smoke around them are at a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life compared to children of nonsmoking parents.Childhood exposure to smoking was assessed in 1980 and...
Three cheers to coffee   
Protection against stroke   
Paracetamol woes   
Live longer in 15 minutes   29 October, 2011
Through the arm to the heart   20 April, 2015
A father first   29 October, 2011
Night owls at risk   20 April, 2015
Earlier the better   29 October, 2011
Get that elbow grease   23 March, 2015
Peanuts for your heart   23 March, 2015
Risky slumber   23 March, 2015
Treadmill test   23 March, 2015
Butting the puff myth   23 March, 2015
Migraine relief   23 March, 2015
Tone down   23 March, 2015
Not the fair sex   23 March, 2015
Making a healthy baby   07 March, 2015
Fibre power   07 March, 2015
Smart detection   07 March, 2015
Sleeping right   07 March, 2015
Chores to the rescue   07 March, 2015
Jogging into danger   07 March, 2015
Mother’s protection   07 March, 2015
Seating risks   16 February, 2015
Match made to be healthy   16 February, 2015
Perils of the west   07 May, 2013
Not so safe after all   16 February, 2015
Far from support   07 May, 2013
Cold facts   16 February, 2015
The signs   23 April, 2013
Back to back.   16 February, 2015
Eat fish, live longer   23 April, 2013
Happy art babies   16 February, 2015
Feel again!   23 April, 2013
Bitter pill   16 February, 2015
Knee therapy   23 April, 2013
Sleep right, mother   16 February, 2015
Seven lifesavers   23 April, 2013
Two pegs too much   16 February, 2015
Veggies glow   25 April, 2012
Mummy’s heart   23 April, 2013
Sleep on this   02 February, 2015
Cool food   25 April, 2012
Drug danger   23 April, 2013
Sharing is not caring   30 October, 2012
A cut that protects   02 February, 2015
Get up!   25 April, 2012
Be fit to be sharp   23 April, 2013
Power pate   30 October, 2012
Growth pain   02 February, 2015
Was that an attack?   25 April, 2012
Hookah to harm   09 October, 2012
Calcium alert   23 April, 2013
A hearty posture   02 February, 2015
Hearty sleep   25 April, 2012
Happy to eat less   09 October, 2012
Bully and worry   23 April, 2013
Numbing the knee   02 February, 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
The balance test   02 February, 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
Stent for large clots   02 February, 2015
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
Preventive treatment   05 January, 2015
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
Net effect   05 January, 2015
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
Fatal fat.   05 January, 2015
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
Not more than what you need   16 June, 2014
Spare the rod   05 January, 2015
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
Fat chance   16 June, 2014
Lean and not hungry   05 January, 2015
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
Does wine help?   16 June, 2014
Knowledge blank   05 January, 2015
Just can’t 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
Move for the heart   16 June, 2014
Fluid test   05 January, 2015
Fit for the heart   28 March, 2012
Smart shots   02 July, 2012
Debug!   19 September, 2012
Firstborn risks   12 March, 2013
Bumpy drive   16 June, 2014
Case against milk   05 January, 2015
Cold is soothening   28 March, 2012
Resume after pause   19 September, 2012
High on I   02 June, 2012
A preventive bath   12 March, 2013
The lower the better   16 June, 2014
Cheer up with laughing gas   05 January, 2015
Problem parents   09 December, 2011
Hale and hearty   11 February, 2013
Calories count   15 December, 2014
Walk the thought   20 May, 2014
Melodies in C major   29 October, 2011
Beat the gene   09 December, 2011
Spot on   12 February, 2013
Pain in the neck   15 December, 2014
Dirty money transfer   20 May, 2014
A couple of benefits   29 October, 2011
What’s so special about birthdays ending in 9   15 December, 2014
Knee deep in milk   20 May, 2014
Melancholy strain   29 October, 2011
Work that shifts the body clock   15 December, 2014
Healthy fix   20 May, 2014
Healthy at home   29 October, 2011
The best first line treatment   15 December, 2014
Online antidepressant   20 May, 2014
Pink or blue?   29 October, 2011
Sunshine reduces pain   15 December, 2014
Sunny lean   20 May, 2014
Cigarette buts   29 October, 2011
Use contacts with care   15 December, 2014
Dual benefits   20 May, 2014
How they meet   29 October, 2011
Too early to live   15 December, 2014
Electric mo(ve)ment   20 May, 2014
Work out to do well   29 October, 2011
Watch the heart   15 December, 2014
Bypass steroids   20 May, 2014
Stones and broken bones   15 December, 2014
The fruity, veggie way   20 May, 2014
Correct dose   20 May, 2014
The ABCs   13 November, 2014
Walk again   05 May, 2014
Pee and C   13 November, 2014
Spouse is hangry   05 May, 2014
Combo therapy   13 November, 2014
Delay the detachment   05 May, 2014
Simple steps   13 November, 2014
Dal against bad fat   05 May, 2014
Zip zapped   13 November, 2014
Slump and sink   13 August, 2012
App against time   05 May, 2014
Device against pain   13 November, 2014
Idle food   05 May, 2014
Nose to reverse   13 November, 2014
Skirt the risk   01 November, 2014
Low dose remedy   05 May, 2014
Your germs stay with you   01 November, 2014
Gift for grandma   05 May, 2014
Workout drink   01 November, 2014
Guardian gel   14 April, 2014
Dumb choice   01 November, 2014
Too much is bad   14 April, 2014
She doesn't know!   14 April, 2014
E-eeak!   29 September, 2014
Not smart enough   14 April, 2014
Killing spree   29 September, 2014
Viral hobnob   29 September, 2014
Going bananas   29 September, 2014
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