1 in 5 ‘healthy weight’ adults at risk of type 2 because they spend all day sitting down

One in five adults who are deemed a ‘healthy weight’ are at risk of developing diabetes, a new study claims. And a third of slim people over the age of 45 also meet the criteria for prediabetes, experts say. Prediabetes is defined as having higher blood glucose levels than normal – but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. The condition puts More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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How negligence in Nigeria’s hospitals separate families

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam To say that negligence in Nigeria’s hospitals is making the citizens lose interests in the health system is to say the least. That it has crippled so many families is to put it mildly. More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Can the study of epigenomics lead to personalized cancer treatment?

POSTED BY ADMIN Molecular insight into our own DNA is now possible, a field called personal genomics. Such approaches can let us know when we might have cancer-causing alterations in our genes. Well-known examples More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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How negligence in hospitals separate families

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam To say that negligence in Nigeria’s hospitals is making the citizens lose interests in the health system is to say the least. That it has crippled so many families is to put it mildly. More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Be money wise, spend less on hair

Women are very fond of their beauty. They spend a lot of time and money at the salons to augment their beauty. Proper make up and fabulous hair style help a great deal in augmenting the beauty of women. This helps More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Walk or swim to ease misery of menopause

By Fiona Macrae When the menopause hits, many women are left feeling tired and listless. But instead of curling up on the sofa they should make sure to keep moving. Walking, jogging and swimming can make the symptoms More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Eat nuts every day to cut heart and cancer risk: Just a handful can reduce chance of dying early by a fifth

A handful of nuts a day can slash your risk of heart disease and cancer. Eating just 20 grams of nuts every day could reduce the chances of dying early by more than a fifth, scientists found. Nuts, particularly More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Why skipping meals is unhealthy

It is rare to encounter someone who has never skipped a meal. Some simply don’t have food available or don’t have the time to eat when they’re hungry. Others skip regularly, hoping that if they eat fewer meals, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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How eating fat could SAVE one million lives

By Lisa Ryan It’s often said that fatty foods can be detrimental to heart health. And yet, scientists revealed certain fats can actually prevent heart disease. Eating healthier fats could save more than one million More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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You really can feel another person’s pain

By Lisa Ryan Many of us flinch when we see someone get injured. Whether they cut their finger while chopping vegetables or accidentally stub their food – it’s common to grimace at the mere sight of their pain. Most More...