Seizures during menstrual cycle linked to drug-resistant epilepsy: Study – health

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Share More frequent seizures during the menstrual cycle in women with genetic generalized epilepsy have been linked for the first time to drug-resistant epilepsy when anti-seizure medications don’t work, according to a study. The Rutgers coauthored study may help lead to tailored treatments. Women with a form of genetic generalised epilepsy called catamenial epilepsy –…Read moreRead more

Yami Gautam is giving us all major fitness goals through yoga – fitness

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Share Yami Gautam has taken up yoga practice regularly and is using lockdown for health, which she advises to her followers on Instagram as well. She joins the likes of Bollywood actors namely Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Bipasha Basu and others in adopting yoga for a healthy lifestyle. In a series of Instagram…Read moreRead more

Selena Gomez is collaborating with K-pop band BLACKPINK and we love the vibrant look of the teaser video – fashion and trends

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Share Ice cream is a summer staple and the BLACKPINK X Selena Gomez song collaboration, called Ice Cream, teased this morning, will release tomorrow, August 28. The 17-second teaser features the four BLACKPINK members – Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rosé – popping their heads out of ice cream cone cutouts. Selena Gomez can be seen…Read moreRead more

Smoking addiction may lead to higher health risks including cancer: Study – health

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Share Each cigarette smoked per day increases the risk for heavier smokers of contracting some diseases by more than 30 per cent, according to a new international study. The Australian Centre for Precision Health based at the University of South Australia led the study, which links heavier smoking with 28 separate health conditions, revealing a…Read moreRead more

Excess bodyweight has alarming impact on cognitive function: Study – health

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Share An increase in the bodyweight means all of the regions of the brain going down in activity and blood flow, as per a recent brain imaging study. The recent study was published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. One of the largest studies linking obesity with brain dysfunction, scientists analysed over 35,000 functional neuroimaging…Read moreRead more

Walking to work may be better for your health than a casual stroll: Study – fitness

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Share Walking with a purpose – especially walking to get to work, makes people walk faster and consider themselves to be healthier, a new study has found. The study, published online earlier this month in the Journal of Transport and Health, found that walking for different reasons yielded different levels of self-rated health. People who…Read moreRead more

Does being fatter increase severe Covid-19 risk? Study finds possibilities – health

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Share Evidence emerging around the world suggests that people who are overweight or obese are at increased risk of getting more severely ill with Covid-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus. Scientists are still learning about which specific mechanisms might explain this link, but they say some likely factors are: FAT ADDS STRAIN –…Read moreRead more

World Hepatitis Day 2020: Causes, symptoms, treatment of the liver disease – health

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Share According to the World Health Organization (WHO), liver ailments are the 10th most common cause of deaths in India. The liver is the largest organ in the human body whose “main job is to filter the blood coming from the digestive tract, before passing it to the rest of the body. The liver also…Read moreRead more

Fitness amid Covid-19: Guide dogs help blind runners stay healthy despite pandemic – fitness

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Share Social distancing rules can make exercising a challenge for a blind runner who needs a volunteer tethered as a guide. But Thomas Panek has no problem because his running guide, Blaze, is a Labrador retriever. “I’m doing all the things a person would normally do, except I’m doing it with the help of a…Read moreRead more

A fitter nation: Swimming pools, gyms reopen in England after 128-day lockdown – fitness

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Share Swimming pools and gyms in England are reopening for the first time since the UK went into lockdown as public health officials extol the benefits of exercise in fighting Covid-19. The government has announced a fresh attack on obesity as part of the move, hoping that a fitter nation might be able to minimise…Read moreRead more