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Binge-watchers, beware: You may be at greater risk of developing blood clots

Watching television for too long may double the chances of developing blood clots, a study has warned. Prolonged TV viewing has already been associated with heart disease, but this is the first study to look at blood clots in veins of the legs, arms, pelvis and lungs known as venous thromboembolism (VTE). Previous research has linked watching TV to impaired physical activity in older adults and poorer sleep quality and insomnia in young adults. “Watching TV itself is not bad, but we tend to snack and sit still for prolonged periods while watching,”…

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Ladies, eat well. Being underweight could put you at greater risk of early menopause

Women who were underweight as teenagers or in their mid-30s are at greater risk of facing an early menopause compared to lean or normal weight women, researchers have warned. Early menopause, defined as naturally occurring menopause before age 45, is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and other health conditions such as cognitive decline, osteoporosis and premature death. The results showed that women who were underweight at any age (BMI of less than 18.5 kg/m2) had a significant, 30% increased risk of early menopause compared with lean or…

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Indian Tourists at Greater Cyber Fraud Risk Abroad: Study

More than one out of three Indians – 36 percent – share personal data or sensitive information using public Wi-Fi while travelling which can lead to data stealing, a study by Intel Security revealed on Tuesday. The ‘Digital Detox: Unplugging on Vacation’ study was conducted across 14 countries (including India) with 14,000 people to understand consumer behaviour when travelling. With 36 percent, India leads the pack when it comes to sharing information online. “Through this survey, we wanted to raise awareness about the need to adopt safe digital habits and…

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Boy babies at greater risk of pregnancy complications

Boy babies are much more likely to experience potentially life-threatening outcomes at birth than girls, a new research has revealed. The study, published in the journal ‘PLOS ONE’, is based on research conducted upon more than 574,000 births over a 30-year period (1981-2011), to confirm the presence of differences in birth outcomes based on the sex of the baby. The researchers evaluated the relationship between the babies’ sex and adverse outcomes, such as pre-term birth, pregnancy-induced high blood pressure disorders and gestational diabetes mellitus. The study found that boys are…

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those ‘mild’ drinks, snacks ‘won’t’ shed your greater kilos

simply whilst you concept choosing the “light” variations of your favourite foods will assist you shed pounds, there comes a brand new observe to burst your bubble. As in step with the Wageningen college, light sorts of goodies, smooth beverages or snacks handiest lead to over-intake of the low-calorie alternatives, in the lengthy-term. past research has already proven humans devour greater mild crisps when they have switched to them and the new findings show this behaviour persists even a complete 12 months later. On common, human beings purchase thirteen per…

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Creo Mark 1 gets First software update; adds Selfie Flash and greater

Creo launched its Mark 1 telephone remaining month priced at Rs. 19,999. At launch, the business enterprise promised that the Mark 1 walking the business enterprise’s proprietary gasoline OS primarily based on Android five.1.1 Lollipop could be receiving new functions every month inside the shape of over-the-air updates. The company as promised has released its first software program replace for gas OS on Creo Mark 1 smartphone bringing 5 new capabilities which includes decorate, statistics supervisor, and Selfie Flash, as well as an improve to the present sense and Echo…

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