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    ‘Diet’ foods can make you fat

    New York: ‘Diet’ foods – high in sugar but low in fat – may contribute to unwanted weight gain and a host of other problems such as liver damage and brain inflammation, a new study warns.

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    Avoiding salt may not lower your blood pressure

    New York: Contrary to popular belief, consuming less sodium may not lead to lower blood pressure in the long term, show results of a new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years.

  • Excess iron in body causes liver damage

    New Delhi: Hemochromatosis, a disease caused by excess build up of iron in the body, is becoming a major cause of liver damage in India, doctors revealed on Tuesday.

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    Going to university may help prevent dementia: study

    London: Want to stay mentally healthy in old age? Stimulating your brain by going to university or taking on leadership roles at work may help, a new study suggests. The research led by the University of Exeter in the UK used data from more than 2,000 mentally fit people over the age of 65.

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    Skinny women are more likely to be depressed!

    London : Skinny jeans or small sized clothes may fit the thin women well, but when it comes to mental health, things may not be the same for them. A study reveals, skinny women are more likely be depressed, linking to low moods.

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    Perfect body: Here’s what it looks like

    The best female body is made up of: The Duchess of Cambridge’s hair, Cara Delevingne’s face, Jennifer Aniston’s breasts, Gwenyth Paltrow’s stomach, Emma Watson’s hips and Elle Macpherson’s legs (more…)

  • What causes high BP other than salty food

    London : Researchers have discovered a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease. In a study published in the journal JCI Insight, the researchers named the new cause as Connshing syndrome which is linked to the overproduction of the stress hormone cortisol. It is known that in up to 10 per cent of hypertensive patients the overproduction of the adrenal hormone aldosterone – a

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    Don’t binge on salty food, it increases your hunger

    Ever wondered, why you love those french fries with sprinkled salt and cannot keep your hands off? In first of its kind, a study finds that salty food diminishes thirst and increases hunger, due to a higher need for energy.
    The results, published in the journal of Clinical Investigation, showed something different: salt stayed in the urine, while water moved back into the kidney and body.

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    Players! Drink more water its better than sports drink

    Drinking water may be better for young athletes than consuming sports drinks, according to scientists who warn that energy beverages can elevate blood pressure and cause cardiac problems in children and teenagers. Many people associate playing sports with having sports drinks as it is what they see professionals do.
    However, most recreational athletes do not play at intensity or for a duration that would require their hydration to come with extra sugar and salt. “Sports

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    Restricting trans fats cuts heart attack risks: Study

    New York: Hospitalisation for heart attacks and strokes is less common among people living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods compared to residents in areas without restrictions, new research has found.