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Do you like salad? You’re a fool

Do you like salad? You’re a fool. Not because bacon is better (although, of course, it is) but because salad vegetables are nutrition-lite, resource-guzzling, pseudo-healthy food crimes that enable the overconsumption of blue cheese dressing. If they aren’t bringing foodborne diseases to your table, they are being chucked, soggily, into the bin. Tamar Haspel, the Washington Post’s food columnist, made ...

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Farming best fitness activity, says American trainer

The global master trainer of the brand Reebok feels that Indian farmers do the best fitness activity that comprises naturally-designed digging and dragging. (Source: Thinkstock Images)Indians are more concerned about their fitness now as they want to look and feel better, says David Jack. But the global master trainer of the brand Reebok feels that Indian farmers do the best ...

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Solo travellers are not lonely people

Are solo travellers lonely people who are deprived of a suitable company and forced to go alone? No, says a study, adding that they are actually the most fun-loving people who want to enjoy it alone. Solo travellers do not go alone because they have to. They do it because they want to, the team from Queensland University of Technology ...

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Treatment to reduce bed-wetting

Researchers have reported a method to reduce the frequency of night time bed-wetting and improve the quality of life for sufferers. Bed-wetting, or nocturnal enuresis, causes distress in children and young adults, as well as for their parents or caregivers. In the study, researchers found that repetitive sacral root magnetic stimulation (rSMS) can successfully reduce the frequency of night time ...

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Peek into your personality via selfie

Next time when you click a selfie with your friends, remember the way you take a selfie can actually reveal your personality, says a new study. How you would describe your own personality is pretty much in sync with what kind of selfies you take. The team at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore surveyed 123 popular selfie-takers from the website ...

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Universal flu vaccine comes closer, scientists say

Researchers say they are closer to developing a vaccine to give life-long protection against any type of flu, after promising trials in animals. Two separate US teams have found success with an approach that homes in on a stable part of the flu virus. That should remove the problem with current flu vaccines which must be given anew each year ...

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Exclusive Breastfeeding : Breastfeeding by working mother

Exclusive breastfeeding is a right of the child. The benefits of exclusive breastfeeding are enormous not only to the baby, but also in many other ways to the family and nation. Seema, a mother of 2 month old boy lives at Kamrangirchar slum and works at a garments factory. When she was asked about exclusive breastfeeding, she smiled and said, ...

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Diabetes crisis in Britain can bankrupt NHS

Experts have stated that diabetes crisis in Britain can cripple the National Health Service (NHS) as there is a huge increase in the number of sufferers. There is an increase of 60 percent of diabetics compared to the last decade and almost four million adults in Britain are suffering from the disease, the Daily Express reported. Campaigners have urged people ...

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Working longer hours increases stroke risk

The likely toll of long working hours is revealed in a major new study which shows that employees still at their desks into the evening run an increased risk of stroke – and the longer the hours they put in, the higher the risk. The largest study conducted on the issue, carried out in three continents and led by scientists ...

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Physician`s starring role key to weight loss: John Hopkins

Want to drop those extra pounds? It’s time to consult your doctor as a new study has revealed that physician’s support is the key to successful weight loss. Johns Hopkins researchers have said that their findings could inform the development of weight loss programs that give primary care physicians a starring role. In the study, Primary care physician Wendy L. ...

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