Despite being overweight and unfit, most UAE residents are yet to make physical exercise a part of their daily routine. Julphar, one of the country’s top pharmaceutical companies, is on a mission to promote fitness through an awareness campaign.
New research has found that work stress and impaired sleep are linked to a threefold higher risk of cardiovascular death in employees with hypertension.
The Study, published in the journal Psychological Science, suggests that having a happy spouse not only leads to a longer marriage but also a longer and healthier life.
The world's first and only malaria vaccine was launched in the African country of Malawi on Tuesday, as part of a landmark pilot program hoping to protect, in particular, hundreds of thousands of children under five against one of the world's leading killers, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia - led by India and China -- and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death especially among women and middle-aged people, a significant study has found.
Those unexplained aches and cramps you have been suffering from could be due to Vitamin D deficiency, especially if you prefer to spend most of your time indoors and are a strict vegan.
According to a report by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, about 40 percent of all edible food produced in America goes uneaten, often because we hang on to it too long.
Some people who are overweight report that they eat no more than slender friends and exercise just as much, but still can’t drop pounds.
The study, published in The Journal of Physiology, investigated a home-based high-intensity interval training (Home-HIT) programme and studied its benefits for clinically obese individuals with an elevated risk of heart disease.