'That data on excercise was then matched against registered deaths through 2011'
NEW YORK: World stock markets continued a week-long sell-off on Friday as the threat of a U.S. government shutdown and further hikes in U.S. borrowing costs compounded investor anxiety that global economic growth is slowing. MSCI’s index of global equities fell 0.1 percent, dragged down by broad declines in Europe and Asia. On Wall Street, U.S. stocks moved higher after Commerce Department data showed the U.S. economy is on pace to grow by 3 percent this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 351.17 points, or…
A Chinese study suggests that people who eat an egg just about every day may have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke than individuals who don’t eat eggs at all. Researchers examined survey data on egg consumption among 461,213 adults who were 51 years old on average. When they joined the study, none had a history of heart disease. Overall, they ate an average of half an egg daily; about 9 percent of them avoided eggs altogether while 13 percent ate roughly one egg every day. At least half of the participants were…
PARIS: The daily dose of activity needed to lower the risk of diabetes, stroke and heart disease by at least 20 percent is several times the minimum recommended by the World Health Organization, researchers said Wednesday.
NEW YORK: Kids who watch a lot of television may build less bone during critical years, and be more vulnerable to osteoporosis and bone breaks later in life as a result, a new study suggests.