Obesity in your 20s linked to reduced life expectancy: Study

Sydney, Oct 12  If you are obese or overweight in your 20s and 30s, expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy, researchers have warned.

The findings showed that men and women who are obese in their 20s will lose up to eight and six years respectively in…

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Sleeping too much can affect your mental skills: Study

Toronto, Oct 11  While lack of proper sleep has been known to affect health, a new study has showed that people who sleep less or more than an average of seven to eight hours per night are more likely to develop impairments in their mental skills.

The findings showed that…

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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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