Tag archive for ‘fitness news’
By khabrain On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Iran up, US down: height study charts global health

South Korean women and Iranian men are significantly taller than they were 100 years ago but Americans have barely grown, according to a new study Tuesday that reflects nutritional and environmental factors. Researchers More...

By khabrain On Monday, March 14th, 2016

Having a younger sibling may be good for your health

NEW YORK: That pesky kid brother or sister who broke your stuff and got you in trouble all the time may have actually done you a favor. A U.S. study suggests that younger siblings might be really good for your health. That’s More...

By khabrain On Friday, January 29th, 2016

Classroom standing desks may curb kids’ sedentary time

WASHINGTON: Standing desks in classrooms could be an easy way to help make kids’ time in school less sedentary, a new research review suggests. The study team analyzed data from eight previously published papers More...

By khabrain On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Chipotle closes 43 US restaurants after E.coli outbreak

NEW YORK: Chipotle Mexican Grill shut 43 restaurants in Oregon and Washington states following an outbreak of E.coli linked to at least 22 cases, a Chipotle spokesman said Monday. The burrito chain said the outbreak More...

By khabrain On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Cardiologists seeks ban on cigarette, Sheesha smoking

Cardiologists have urged the federal and provincial governments to ensure absolute ban on cigarette and Sheesha smoking to protect smokers, both active and passive, against heart related ailments, chest infections More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

China’s smoking death toll to double to 2 million in 2030: study

PARIS: Cigarette smoking will kill about two million Chinese in 2030, double the 2010 toll, said researchers Friday who warned of a “growing epidemic of premature death” in the world’s most populous nation. On More...

By khabrain On Saturday, May 16th, 2015

30 minutes of exercise is key to health in old age

PARIS: Elderly men who do 30 minutes of physical activity six days a week are likely to have a 40-percent lower risk of death compared to couch-potato counterparts, researchers said Friday. For men in this age group, More...

By khabrain On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Polio eradicators hail historic progress, aim to ‘finish the job

The world is closer than ever to being able to wipe out polio, international experts said on Thursday, with zero cases of the crippling disease recorded across all of Africa this year and fewer than 25 globally. Polio More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Obesity in pregnancy puts child at diabetes risk

Women who are obese while pregnant may put their offspring at risk of childhood diabetes, a condition that requires lifelong insulin therapy, Swedish researchers said Tuesday. A study of more than 1.2 million children More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Everyday items that can boost your health!

For most of our ills, we consult doctors and medical experts for health issues such as headaches, constipation, fatigue or soreness. Read on to refrain from such health hazards using simple food that is found in More...