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Study establishes link between sedentary lifestyle and kidney, bladder cancer risk

A new study led by researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute establishes a connection between a sedentary lifestyle and risk of developing kidney or bladder cancer. The findings extend a line of inquiry that has already revealed a connection between chronic inactivity and heightened risk for both ovarian and cervical cancer, and also highlight the possibility of reducing risk for some cancers by increasing physical activity. The new research, published online ahead of print in the journal Cancer Epidemiology,details the findings of a hospital-based case-control study involving 160 patients with…

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L&T Realty to ink deal with Nirmal Lifestyle to develop Mulund land

Nirmal Lifestyle, which builds malls and corporate offices apart from residential projects, has been in talks with several developers to monetise its land parcel to repay debt, which stands at over Rs1,000 crore. Mumbai: L&T Realty Ltd is close to signing an agreement with Nirmal Lifestyle Ltd to jointly develop a 16-acre plot at Mulund in Mumbai. As part of the deal, L&T Realty would pay an upfront deposit of Rs400 crore to Nirmal Lifestyle, which owns the land, according to two people aware of the development. The land parcel…

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Family of Engineers Makes Learning a Lifestyle

Terre Haute, IN – The future is bright for the Wabash Valley as some of Terre Haute’s finest minds, are also some of the youngest. WTWO talked to one family that’s made a lifestyle out of learning. Several members of the Langley family are a part of Team Storm. They’re a FIRST Lego League team made up of 9-15-year-old engineers. “It’s a robotics team, and we are challenged to build and program a robot completely out of lego,” says 15-year-old Devon Langley. “You will then program that to autonomously complete…

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World Cancer Day: This Deadly Lifestyle Disease Kills Close to 9 Million Annually

Undeniably, cancer has assumed a menacing character in the world of lifestyle diseases. According to the World Health Organisation, there were an estimated 14 million new instances of cancer in the year 2012 which are on rise ever since. According to the official reports, these numbers are expected to rise by a whopping 70% over the next twenty years. In the year 2015 close to 9 million people across the globe died due to cancer. Every 1 in 6 deaths in the world is caused by cancer which, at present,…

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Commit to a new lifestyle this season

Wanting to lose weight and staying healthy is among the top resolutions globally, for the New Year. Experts say that getting fit, eating right and losing weight is all about committing to a completely new lifestyle. However, staying on track is essential. Here are a few ways to help you… Exercising should be a habit Integrate movement into your day, however small — even a five minute round of stretching or a 15-minute run/brisk walk should be done daily. Being consistent is important. Take help of activity trackers to monitor…

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Healthy lifestyle reduces even genetic heart attack risk

A recent study has found that even among those at high genetic risk, following a healthy lifestyle can cut in half the probability of a heart attack or similar event. It is a well known fact that following a healthy lifestyle, not smoking, avoiding excess weight and exercising regularly can keep one away from risk of heart disease. But what about people who have inherited gene variants known to increase risk? “The basic message of our study is that DNA is not destiny,” says Sekar Kathiresan. “Many individuals – both…

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