Smog May Harm Your Bones, Too

ISLAMABAD: Exposure to air pollution can increase the risk for osteoporosis and broken bones in older adults, a new U.S. study suggests. Researchers analyzed data on 9.2 million Medicare enrollees in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic area who had...

Trauma may lead to weight gain in women

ISLAMABAD: Researchers suggest that bad life experiences may increase women's risk of obesity. A new study provides further evidence of the link between psychological stress and weight gain, after finding that a woman's risk of obesity...

Nuts may protect against heart disease

ISLAMABAD: Walnuts, peanuts, and tree nuts are great for cardiovascular health, new research shows. A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology looks at the impact of nut consumption on the...

Obesity to Blame for Epidemic of Knee Problems

ISLAMABAD: Need another reason to keep your weight under control? Excess weight can cause dislocation of your knee and may even lead to a complication that results in amputation of your leg. A new study attributes a...