Childhood asthma may up obesity later

New York, Oct 10  Toddlers with asthma are more likely to develop obesity — linked to diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and stroke — by early young age, according to a study.

The findings, by researchers from the University of Southern California, showed that children diagnosed with asthma had a…

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New machine learning tool to predict human BP: Study

New Delhi Oct 8 Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have developed a wearable off-the-shelf and machine learning technology that can predict an individual’s blood pressure and provide personalised recommendations to lower it.

When doctors tell their patients to make a lot of significant lifestyle changes…

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Are We Wired to Sit?

New Delhi Oct 4 , Are we born to be physically lazy? A sophisticated if disconcerting new neurological study suggests that we probably are. It finds that even when people know that exercise is desirable and plan to work out, certain electrical signals within their brains may be nudging them toward…

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