Speaking in more than one language is so good for your well-being

Apart from giving your personality a multicultural appeal, talking in different languages also gives you a host of health benefits.

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Marathon running increases cardiac strain in older men

The incidence of cardiac arrests in runners is only about one in 50,000 runners who compete in races, but a high proportion of all exercise-induced ca

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Fixed bedtime, sufficient sleep may lead to healthier teens

Having a fixed bedtime and getting sufficient amount of sleep from early childhood may lead to a healthy body weight in adolescence.

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Pregnant? Here's another reason why you must eat healthy to stay fit

While exercise during pregnancy depends largely on what your fitness level is, there are no excuses for not ensuring you are on a balanced diet. A new

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Just 1 hour on treadmill can boost metabolism for 2 days: Study

20-minute treadmill runs could activate neurons that are important regulators of blood glucose levels and energy balance as well as influence metaboli

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7 most popular fitness trends of 2018

From BOSU ball workout to suspension training, here’s a list of fitness trends that made headlines this year.

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71% Indians have poor muscle health

Referring to a Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB) study in 2017, nutritionist Kavita Devgan said 84% of Indian vegetarians and 65% of non-vegetarian

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Here are the kinds of exercise older adults tend to choose

Participants were asked to fill out exercise logs documenting how long their workouts lasted, how hard they exercised, what activities they performed,

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'Night owls' at greater risk of heart disease, diabetes

People with an evening preference have more erratic eating patterns and take more unhealthy diet including more alcohol, sugars and fast food than ear

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Be careful, weight cycling is associated with a higher risk of death

People with obesity who experienced more weight cycling were less likely to develop diabetes than other study participants.

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Avoid smoking to ward off stroke risks during menopause

The study found that physical activity and a healthy diet may offset the acceleration of atherosclerosis - build-up of fats, cholesterol and other sub

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How fashion trends can harm your health

Trying to be fashion conscious could harm your health. Here are 5 things that can go wrong.

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Why too much screen time disrupts sleep

Researchers have pinpointed how certain cells in the eye process ambient light and reset our internal clocks, the daily cycles of physiological proces

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Know how parents' coaching improves infants' language skills

Speaking directly to the baby with a style of speech known as ‘parentese’ can improve the infant’s language development. Parentese is the way of

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Intermittent fasting not superior to conventional weight loss diets

The study results show that it is not primarily the dietary method that matters but that it is more important to decide on a method and then follow th

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From beauty to wellness, salons and spas get a 'healthy' makeover

A 2018 global survey by Cigna TTK Health Insurance conducted across 23 markets noted that nine out of 10 Indians are stressed, with 95% of them being

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5 simple ways to stay fit in the changing season

Sleep, diet and being active in a smart way are some of the ways of staying fit.

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The hunchback problem: Straighten the slouch and crunch that hunch

Spending too much time in front of a screen or just general slouching can give you the hunchback posture. Here’s how to fix it.

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Ghee to apple, the kind of foods to eat when there is a nip in the air

As the weather drops to a pleasant degree, the air is getting drier and hunger pangs just a little more intense. Chefs share ingredients perfect for t

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Nutrients we lack and don't know about

You may be lacking vital nutrients and not be aware of it. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

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