Children exposed to violence may experience faster ageing: Study

A recent research found that those children who are exposed to violence such as physical, emotional, or sexual abuse are more likely to experience faster biological ageing, including pubertal development and increased symptoms of depression. According to the IANS report, the study showed that in children who experienced early life violence, accelerated epigenetic ageing was associated with increased…

Myth buster: Treatments for tennis elbow do not provide many benefits

A recent meta-analysis has found that treatments for tennis elbow do not provide many benefits. According to the ANI report, the study appears in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. The painful condition results from overuse of the tendons in the forearm, typically in a patient’s dominant arm. A repetitive stress injury, tennis elbow affects not just…

Delhi air pollution: Do’s and don’ts to survive toxic air

A thick cover of smog and dust has continued to blanket the national capital over the past few days. With air quality plunging to ‘severe or hazardous category’, even healthy people are facing issues such as breathlessness coupled with eye and nose irritation. According to the ANI report, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research…

Decoding the link between pain sensitization and knee pain

OA is a common cause of pain and altered joint function which is affecting  302 million adults worldwide. It can cause chronic disability in the knee joint frequently. Reportedly, past research suggests that a number of different factors outside of structural pathology may contribute to pain d in patients with OA. Reportedly, researchers from the Université…

Almond or peanut butter, find out which nut butter is best for you

Almond butter is garnering attention in the health world lately. The most popular of the alternative nut butters – other varieties include, walnut, cashew, hazelnut butter – almond butter might seem like the next food fad, but it has some legit health benefits. It is a good source or magnesium, vitamin E, and potassium. It’s also…

Children of mothers who use marijuana are more likely to try it early

A recent study suggests that children with mothers who use marijuana are more likely to try it at a younger age. According to the research, when mothers use marijuana during the first 12 years of their child’s life, the children are more likely to start using cannabis at an earlier age than those with mothers…

Declaration of Astana will gear up commitment of countries towards primary healthcare

Countries around the globe today signed the Declaration of Astana, vowing to strengthen their primary health care systems as an essential step towards achieving universal health coverage. The Declaration of Astana reaffirms the historic 1978 Declaration of Alma-Ata, the first-time world leaders committed to primary health care. “Today, instead of health for all, we have health for some,”…

Did you know? Adhering to healthy lifestyle may cut stroke risk

Turns out, people at high genetic risk of stroke can still reduce their chances of having a stroke by sticking to a healthy lifestyle, in particular stopping smoking and not being overweight, a new study has revealed. Stroke is a complex disease caused by both genetic and environmental factors, including diet and lifestyle. A team of international…

Air Pollution, noise tied to cardiovascular diseases

If the air pollution is high, the level of transportation noise too increases. Along withair pollution, noise of car, train and so on, affects your health and can increase your risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. Reportedly, A comprehensive study conducted by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), which was published in the…