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Children with Behavioral Problems more at risk later in life ISLAMABAD: The findings of a new research showed that children with behavioral problems may be at risk of many chronic diseases in adulthood, including heart disease, obesity, diabetes, as well as inflammatory illnesses or conditions which are caused by cell damage.Researchers from Harvard and Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health found that children with behavioral problems at the age of 8, had higher levels of two proteins (C-reactive protein -- CRP; and Interleukin 6 -- IL-6) in their blood when tested at the age of 10.This was the case even after a large number of other factors, including gender, race, background, and medication use, were taken into account, Fars News reported.Having raised levels of CRP and IL-6 can be an early warning sign that a person may be at risk of chronic or inflammatory conditions later in life.Previous research has shown that children with behavioral problems can go on to ...

Karachi will always be the business & real estate hub of Pakistan KARACHI: Karachi is ginormous - it’s like a huge pulsating mass throbbing with the kind of energy that is alien to any other city of Pakistan. It is as unfortunate as can be that our love of controversy and negativity blindsides us from focusing on the bright side of the picture, especially in Karachi. On any given day, news highlighting the adverse law and order situation in the city claims the lion’s share in print ...

Excess sugar in diet can make you look older ISLAMABAD: Increase in blood sugar levels can make you look way older than you actually are, a new study has claimed.According to the study, published in the journal Age, blood glucose levels are directly related to how old a person looks.Researchers studied 670 people between aged between 50 and 70, and found that for every increase in blood glucose levels of 1 millimole per liter, the participants looked about 5 months older, Health News Daily' ...

Move over Islamabad, Karachi is the new King of real estate! Karachi’s property market has emerged as one of the most robust property markets in Pakistan. The city, where the days are tainted with unrest, has positively surprised experts by posting some of the highest property prices on the board according to the latest statistics compiled by largest city in Pakistan, is also the business hub of the country. Much like any coastal metropolis of the world, Karachi too has a rather robust real estate ...

Sugar overload can cause heart damage ISLAMABAD: Eating too much sugar can set people down a pathway to heart failure, a new study has warned.A single small molecule, the glucose metabolite glucose 6-phosphate (G6P), causes stress to the heart that changes the muscle proteins and induces poor pump function leading to heart failure, according to the researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), The daily Mail reported."Treatment is difficult. Physicians can give diuretics to control the ...


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