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Study says eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels
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Study says eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, a new study suggests.

Bad breakups may not trigger weight gain: Study
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Bad breakups may not trigger weight gain: Study

That pint of ice cream after a nasty breakup may not do as much damage as you think. Despite the emotional turmoil, people on average do not report gaining weight after a relationship dissolution, says a new study.

3 mn TB cases not getting proper care: WHO report
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3 mn TB cases not getting proper care: WHO report

More people received life-saving treatment for tuberculosis (TB) in 2018 than ever before, largely due to improved detection and diagnosis, however, severe under-funding and lack of access to care is still jeopardising around three million of those suffering with TB, a World Health Organization (WHO) report said.

Want to be fit? Workout before breakfast
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Want to be fit? Workout before breakfast

Fitness enthusiasts, take a note! Researchers have found that working out before breakfast could increase health benefits of exercise.

Study says short-term 'vaping' can cause inflammation
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Study says short-term 'vaping' can cause inflammation

E-cigarette use has risen at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers and now researchers from the Ohio State University have found that even short-term vaping could cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker adults.

Frequent drinking more harmful than binges: Study
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Frequent drinking more harmful than binges: Study

Alcohol lovers, take a note. Drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than binge drinking, says a new study.

Gaining weight in mid-20s linked to early death: Study
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Gaining weight in mid-20s linked to early death: Study

Gaining weight from your mid-20s into middle age is associated with an increased risk of premature death, warn researchers.

Smart speaker tracks baby's breathing using white noise
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Smart speaker tracks baby's breathing using white noise

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin from Washington University, have developed a new smart speaker skill that lets a device use white noise to both soothe sleeping babies and monitor their breathing and movement.

Hip, knee steroid injections may be harmful: Study
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Hip, knee steroid injections may be harmful: Study

Commonly given hip and knee steroid intra-articular injections may be harmful to some patients with at-risk conditions, according to a new study.

Heavier babies more likely to develop childhood allergies
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Heavier babies more likely to develop childhood allergies

Parents, take note. Researchers have found that heavier babies are more likely to suffer childhood food allergies or eczema.

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