Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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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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Air pollution kills more people than smoking, says study

LONDON: Air pollution is the leading cause of 790,000 premature deaths every year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide, doubling recent assessments, according to a study released. Between 40 and 80 percent of those excess deaths are caused by heart attacks, strokes and other types of cardiovascular disease underestimated up ...

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Shorter sleep a night may jam blood vessels: study

A study showed people sleeping less than six hours a night were 27 percent more likely to have increased blood vessel risks than those who sleep seven to eight hours. The study published on Monday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology revealed that shorter sleep was linked ...

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Being unsocial may boost your creativity

Everyone needs an occasional break from the social ramble, but sometimes unsociability or distancing yourself from people may help improve creativity, reveals a study. According to researchers from the University at Buffalo in New York, some people withdraw themselves due to non-fearful preferences for solitude. Lead study author Julie Bowker ...

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Women face ‘sexist dress codes’ at work, report

A study into workplace dress codes has found “troubling” experiences affecting female workers forced to adhere to “sexist dress codes”. Women workers have been instructed to dye their hair blonde, wear revealing outfits and reapply make-up, a parliamentary report has found. Parliament held an inquiry into dress codes in the ...

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Your Obesity May Have Been Determined Before You Were Born

Women who gain excessive weight or develop diabetes during pregnancy are more likely to have obese children even when the babies start out at a normal size, a study suggests. Previous research has linked greater pregnancy weight gain and blood sugar spikes – a hallmark of diabetes – to higher ...

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