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Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

... wellness coordinator with the company. He carries weights in his truck, and for meals, he eats cereal and co...ndependent driver based in Fort Wayne, Ind., lifts weights in the cabin of her semi, too, while her partner driver takes the wheel. She gave up smoking three y...

Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality

...ost a year ago, the competition evaluates mothers' weights during pregnancy, the kind of medication they are taking, food intake and hygiene standards at home. The criteria are evaluated by a couple of doctors from nearby hospitals, NGO members working in the slums and women leaders there. "We check whet...

Apple Launches IPhone; New Yorkers Line Up to Buy Gadget

...s, or 0.5 inches) than many of its competitors and weights 135 grams (4.8 ounces). It is 115-by-61 mm (4.5-by-2.4 inches)....

'Skinny' Debate Upsets Actress Knightley

... underneath a load of corsets, fighting with heavy weights in the water. Can you imagine a more advanced cardio workout than that done hour after hour?"...

7 Common Myths About Osteoporosis

...earing exercises such as walking, jogging, lifting weights and dancing are the best for building strong bones. People who already have osteoporosis should avoid these exercises, as they increase the risk of breaking a bone. Calcium intake is very important, too. Douyon recommends calcium supplementation thro...

Labor's Indigenous Health Plan A Good Start

...roblems, he said. Helping to improve their birth weights will give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander babies a much better start in life. Its great that Labor has started to heed the AMAs calls for funding to be committed to increasing the birth weight of Indigenous babies. But improving this situat...

Research Says Small Penis Syndrome Affects Men Than Women

...hey report that Indian Sadhus men are known to use weights to increase the length of their penis and Dayak men in Borneo pierce the glans of their penis and insert items into the holes to stimulate their partner. Other key findings of the review include: A survey of over 50,000 heterosexual men and wome...

'Skinny' Debate Upsets Actress Knightley

... underneath a load of corsets, fighting with heavy weights in the water. Can you imagine a more advanced cardio workout than that done hour after hour?" Source-IANS/M...

Obesity can Cause Asthma too

...d certain types of cancers. In general higher body weights are associated with higher death rates, it is known. /...

Weight Gain in Pregnancy Linked to Overweight in Kids

...ed to occur to determine just what the appropriate weights should be." Like the United States population as...y. "Now, women are coming into pregnancy at higher weights and likely gaining excessively more than they used to. We need to find out how to counter this trend...

Cocoa Polyphenols may Offer Diabetes Benefits - Study

...n in those fed 0 per cent CLPr AIN-93 diet. Body weights and food consumption did not differ significantly among the groups, said the researchers. "In this study, the decreased levels of blood glucose may be involved in improvement of insulin resistance by antioxidative effects of CLPr," they said. Th...

Exercise To The Rescue Of Senior Citizens

...egimen includes balancing on one leg, working with weights and stair climbing. She is very determined not to fall and break her bones. Health experts opine that Nicholson is an excellent example to follow especially when statistics reveal that 33% of adults over the age of 65 fall very year. Besides exerc...

Early Life Growth Spurts Protect Against “Bad” Cholesterl

...le born in one week of March in 1946. Heights and weights were measured at the ages of 2, 4, 7, 15, 36 and 53. When participants reached the age of 53, blood samples were taken to measure cholesterol levels. When all the figures were analysed, the results showed that the faster height was gained before th...

Single Slice MRI- Handy Tool to Identify Children at Risk

...tantially advance strategies for achieving healthy weights in children," she said. Source-Eurekalert...

Coffee Addicts With Baby, Take Heart

...ne ingested. The authors next measured the birth weights as well as lengths of pregnancy. In retrospect the researchers found no significant observations that could support previous reports that link caffeine with low birth weight and shorter terms of pregnancy. Previous studies have suggested caffein...

Food Labeling, Set to Sport a New Face in Britain

...ouquets and brickbats. A move sparked off by heavy weights in food manufacturing//, will seek to realize the goal of providing intelligent food labels replete with information about guideline daily amounts in each serving. The GDA campaign has the support of some of UK’s biggest food and drink manufacturer...

Varying Weight Training Intensity Ups Growth Hormone in Women

...two groups were then subdivided: Half used heavier weights with fewer repetitions (up to eight) while the other half used lighter weights with a greater number of repetitions (up to 12). The researchers took blood samples before and aft...

Obesity Raises Gasoline Consumption

... U of I. said, "We basically looked at the average weights of people for different time periods, and then we ...included variables such as passengers of different weights and ages. The study will be published in The Engineering Economist journal, and is expected to sho...

Walnuts May Help Fight Fat and Keep Arteries Supple

... healthy non smoker adults of whom had normal body weights and normal blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Half the candidates had Cholesterol levels moderately on the higher side. The group was then randomly divided into two halves and to both groups two meals comprising of a high fat content was given wi...

Researchers Estimate Significant Fatty Liver Disease in Children

...in the healthy weight range. Children with healthy weights are unlikely to ever be screened for NAFLD and would be missed. Previous estimates of fatty liver disease in U.S. children ranged from 0-3%. Schwimmer stated that fatty liver disease is usually diagnosed through biopsy tissue samples and that prese...

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