Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Health & Fitness

Kettlebell training is very beneficial to most of us

The kettlebell is an overlooked tool for strength and conditioning. Kettlebell training is very beneficial to most of us, whether you are looking to lose weight, get lean or just get stronger. They are the perfect addition to any home gym as they do not take up a lot of ...

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Paging Dr. Robot: Artificial intelligence moves into care

l(AP) – The next time you get sick, your care may involve a form of the technology people use to navigate road trips or pick the right vacuum cleaner online. Artificial intelligence is spreading into health care, often as software or a computer program capable of learning from large amounts ...

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Let’s check our mental health

World Mental Health Day, the theme for 2019 is mental health promotion and suicide prevention. Here are some facts about mental health that should serve as a wake-up call: One in seven Indonesians has experienced some form of mental health issue at some point in life. There are 15.6 million ...

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Govt pledges 13bn pounds for 40 new hospitals across England

LONDON: The UK government has pledged 13 billion pounds ($15 billion) for 40 new hospital projects across England in the next decade. Under plans drawn up by Health Secretary Matt Hancock, the 13 billion pounds would be spent on creating “new” hospitals – either with entirely new buildings or revamping ...

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A newly designed vaccine may eradicate polio once and for all

LONDON: Public health organisations around the world have been fighting for the global eradication of polio since 1988. Through massive vaccination efforts, the incidence of polio has gone down 99% since then, with the virus eradicated from most of the countries on Earth. But there have been many setbacks. One ...

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Heart attack main cause of death in Europe

In 2016, 5.1 million people died in European Union (EU), some 80 000 less than in the previous year, according to the report released by Eurostat. One third of these deaths occurred to people aged less than 75 (1.7 million, 33 percent), while 1.5 million people died between the ages ...

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Exercising on a treadmill may diminish menstrual pain

A new study suggests that running on a treadmill at least three times a week could help make period pain more manageable and have long-term effects on quality of life. For this study, published in the journal Contemporary Clinical Trials, 70 women aged from 18 to 43 years participated in supervised ...

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Bad diets kill 11 million people annually: study

Unhealthy diets are responsible for the deaths of 11 million people globally per year, even more than smoking tobacco, according to a study. But the biggest problem is not the junk we eat but the nutritious food we don’t eat, say researchers, calling for a global shift in policy to ...

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Cancer Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Nobody likes the “C” word. Cancer is the scariest disease out there but if you catch it early, you have a big chance of survival. Obviously, some of the symptoms associated with the disease can also be contributed to other minor illnesses but it’s ALWAYS better to be safe than ...

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