Physical Exercise Naturally Treats Psychiatric Patients: Study

A new study has recommended physical exercise as a natural way to treat patients with mental health and mood disorders – from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia, suicidality and acute psychotic episodes. “The general attitude of medicine is that you treat the primary problem first, and exercise was never considered […]

Stressed during exams? Junk food may be to blame: Study

Students reporting higher levels of stress tended to snack more often, researchers said. (Source: Thinkstock Image) Eating a poor quality diet, including less fruits and vegetables and more fast food, is associated with increased stress during university examinations, according to a study unveiled Monday. “Stress has long been implicated in […]

Just 10 Minutes of Exercise a Week May Be Enough to Extend Your Life, Study Says

Exercising for just 10 minutes a week is linked to a longer life, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Several recent studies have found that even low-intensity exercise, done for a short amount of time, can have a meaningful impact on health. Still, the idea that exercising for 10 minutes […]

Every Little Move You Make Can Help Your Health, Study Says

Lovers of vigorous exercise aren’t the only ones who get health benefits from physical activity. Lower-key workouts — even activities you’d never think of as exercise — can also improve your well-being, studies find. Now, new research published in JAMA Network Open shows just how impactful any type of movement can be. Compared to women […]

Better Late Than Never: Exercising Helps You Live Longer No Matter When You Start, Study Says

By now, it’s undeniable: regular exercise comes with a range of health benefitsfor people who stick with it over time. But is it ever too late to start? Most research hasn’t been designed to answer this question, since exercise studies typically record people’s physical activity levels at one point in time: […]

Digital marketing professionals, hopefuls prefer to work in Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai, reveals study

Tier I cities including Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai (in that order) are the most preferred job locations for digital marketing students and professionals in India, revealed a survey conducted by PixelTrack, a digital marketing company. Hyderabad and Pune followed the top three in the survey results, reflecting the fact that the digital […]

Study Links Insufficient Sleep, Unhealthy Lifestyle In Kids: Sleep-Inducing Foods For All Age Groups

According to a study, published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, insufficient sleep in kids is linked to unhealthy habits like eating and watching tv, spending more time on screen, lack of physical activity, overeating, et al. Results show that insufficient sleep duration was associated with unhealthy dietary habits […]

Fit doctors more likely to prescribe excercise, study finds

The new study, published in the British Journal of General Practice Open, concludes that doctors’ own lifestyles influence their preventive counselling about physical activity. The authors questioned doctors who were taking part in the Longitudinal Study of Norwegian Medical Students and Doctors. Of the 526 medics who responded, 307 (58%) […]