Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who quit international cricket last year after an illustrious 24-year long career, adorns the cover of the 151st edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. The 40-year-old cricketer is the first Indian to feature on the cover of the Almanack. He was earlier chosen to feature on the cover of the second … Read more
Jane Gilchrist, from Bickley – a woman who fought for over a decade to open an NHS clinic in Bromley has died at the age of 100. Jane Gilchrist worked for 12 years to set up the facility, which offered homeopathic treatment for those unable to afford private healthcare. The campaigner was for many years … Read more
Postmenopausal women who were very active or walked for at least seven hours a week had a reduced risk for breast cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Women who engaged in at least an hour of vigorous physical activity every … Read more
On 21 September 2013, 10 as yet unidentified gunmen attacked the upscale Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, fatally shooting at least 59 people, according to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, and wounding about 150 more in a mass shooting. Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the incident, with many media outlets suspecting the jihadist … Read more
More than six out of ten people with diabetes are walking around in the wrong-sized shoes, exposing themselves to serious foot problems that could lead to amputation, according to research in the November issue of IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice.
An exercise program that incorporates walking, strength training and stretching may improve daily function and alleviate symptoms in women with fibromyalgia, according to a report in the November 12 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. These benefits appear to be enhanced when exercise is combined with education about managing the disease.
Starting Down syndrome infants on treadmill training for just minutes a day can help them walk up to four or five months earlier than with only traditional physical therapy, a new study from the University of Michigan says.
Exercise is strongly promoted for the maintenance of good health – particularly as regards people on lower incomes, who are generally less physically active. However, new research published in PLoS Medicine suggests that one barrier to physical activity in low-income areas may be that people do not consider their environment safe enough to allow them to walk, cycle or take other forms of outdoor exercise.
Homoeopathy is a science of Life. Human beings are liable to various kinds of diseases though the creator has created them to be healthy; but, there are different kinds of circumstances, temptations and pitfalls which affect the human beings on physical as well as on mental levels. The mode living, eating habits, atmospheric change, mental stress and also the telluric effects are the factors singly or in combination which affect the health of individuals.
British adults now believe that moderate activity is more beneficial than vigorous exercise, according to new research by the University of Exeter and Brunel University. Although most large studies show that the greatest health benefits are derived from regular participation in vigorous activities, such as jogging and competitive sports, 56% of men and 71% of women now believe moderate activities, like walking, are most beneficial.