Asthma in children could become worse if you live near a busy road

Asthma in children could become worse if you live near a busy road

Asthma attacks in children, who live near a busy, major roadway or a playground, is often severe, suggests a new study. Long-time exposure to traffic-related pollution and dust has been linked to asthma in children. According to a research conducted by the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, children living within a football field’s length of major roadways had nearly three times the odds of paediatric asthma compared to children who lived four times farther away. It has been long known that smog and pollution can bring on an asthma attack…

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Coffee has more power than you ever thought: 3 cups a day helps you live longer

Coffee has more power than you ever thought: 3 cups a day helps you live longer

Good news if you love coffee more than tea: According to a new study, people who drink coffee twice or thrice a day, whether caffeinated or otherwise, may have a lower chance of dying from certain illnesses than those who abstain from it. The study, thought to be the largest of its kind, was conducted on more than 5,00,000 people across 10 European countries over the last 16 years, according to the National Geographic. The study concludes that people who drank coffee show signs of having healthier livers and circulatory…

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Don’t diet, stay hydrated and sleep well: 6 easy tips to live a long and healthy life

Don’t diet, stay hydrated and sleep well: 6 easy tips to live a long and healthy life

There is never a single tip or pill for achieving optimum health. It is important to drink lots of water and get adequate sleep to maintain your fitness and overall well-being, say experts. Here’s what you should do: * It is imperative to open your eyes to fads. Dieting does not mean deprivation. You need to eat right to be in shape. Weight loss is a journey, you must adopt a lifestyle approach towards it and that’s the only way to achieve permanent fat loss. * In an attempt to keep up with…

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A weekend lie-in could help you live longer, study shows

A weekend lie-in could help you live longer, study shows

If you’re planning to sleep in this weekend, there’s no need to feel guilty – it could help you live longer. A large Swedish study looked into the ways in which a person’s age and sleep can impact their longevity. The researchers, who examined the data of roughly 43,000 participants, found that those aged 65 or under were the most affected by how much sleep they got. It was concluded that those who had an average of less than five hours’ sleep per night had a higher likelihood of early death. Crucially, though,…

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Heard of the 7 Days Challenge? Not ‘Eat, pray, love’ but ‘Eat, move, live’

Heard of the 7 Days Challenge? Not ‘Eat, pray, love’ but ‘Eat, move, live’

Want to eat healthier? Or move around town in a more sustainable manner? Or just lead your daily life in a smarter way? You need to try the 7 Days Challenge. The Swedish Embassy here, in association with the TERI School of Advanced Studies, has organised the Challenge targeting youth from classes 9 to 12 in schools and graduate and post-graduate students in colleges across the national capital from January 17 to 23. The Challenge is basically a call to action for the participants to practise sustainable lifestyles and consists…

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Walk, do a household chore, hit the gym: Live long by being active for 30 min daily

Walk, do a household chore, hit the gym: Live long by being active for 30 min daily

How active are you in your everyday life? If you find that you are not even engaged in physical activity of any kind for even 30 minutes a day, it’s time to find time to exercise and change your lifestyle. The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study involving more than 130,000 people from 17 countries, led by the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, showed that any activity is good for people to meet the current guideline of 30 minutes of activity a day, or 150 minutes a…

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Ayurvedic Wisdom: Eating These 8 Foods Everyday May Make You Live Longer

Ayurvedic Wisdom: Eating These 8 Foods Everyday May Make You Live Longer

While its true that our life expectancy has increased over the years, but so has the incidence of chronic ailments. Let’s face it, our generation is at a higher risk of developing heart trouble or vision problems or arthritis at a much younger age now than before. This is indicative of the fact that a lot of lifestyle changes have taken place since our grandmother’s time that may not be in our favour and could be increasing our health risks. Our diet, for instance, is far from what our grandmothers…

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Live: Breaking news, traffic, travel and weather for Monday, July 24, 2017

Live: Breaking news, traffic, travel and weather for Monday, July 24, 2017

Live: Breaking news, traffic, travel and weather for Monday, July 24, 2017 By G_Bartlett  |  Posted: July 24, 2017    0 COMMENTS   3 SHARES Monday, July 24, 2017image: http://www.cornwalllive.com/images/localworld/ugc-images/276391/Article/images/30453414/16088107-large.jpg Live: Breaking news, traffic, travel and weather  Comments (0) Welcome to our live coverage of all the day’s biggest stories, traffic and travel from across Cornwall on Monday, July 24, 2017. We’ll be looking at all the traffic until this evening, so keep checking back to make sure you get wherever you’re going as quickly and safely as possible. We will of course also be breaking news…

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Live: Sensex Up 200 Points, Infosys, TCS Among Top Movers

Live: Sensex Up 200 Points, Infosys, TCS Among Top Movers

The Sensex rose over 200 points while the broader Nifty was firm above its crucial psychological level of 9,400 led by gains in bluechip stocks such as Infosys, TCS, Larsen & Toubro, ICICI Bank, HDFC, and Reliance Industries. Analysts say the Sensex and Nifty are witnessing buying interest after a brief phase of consolidation. Meanwhile, futures and options (derivative) contracts for the month of May are set to expire later in the day. In the last six trading sessions, the Indian markets have faced selling pressure wherein the broader markets…

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Opera Mini Android Gets Opera Cricket Help Stay Up to Date on IPL 2017 Live Scores and More

Opera Mini Android Gets Opera Cricket Help Stay Up to Date on IPL 2017 Live Scores and More

As IPL 2017 fever is beginning to catch on, Opera Cricket feature has now been added to the Opera Mini browser on Android with the latest update. It helps users stay up-to-date with all the cricket-related action. Opera Cricket will provide users with live scores, commentary, video, notifications, and more. The latest update is already available on Google Play store. Post the update, Opera Mini users on Android will see a Get Started banner to activate the Opera Cricket feature and will enable users to track scores, stats, and watch…

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