15 million preterm babies born every year: WHO global report By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD This Wednesday Regarding to a new report released, almost 15 million premature infants are born every year – a lot more than 1 in 10 of the world’s births colospa . That is considered by professionals an obstetric epidemic. 1.1 million of these fragile new born babies die as a result, and even those who survive can suffer lifelong disabilities. Further many of these babies are born in Africa and Asia the survey adds. The WHO defines a preterm birth as before completion of the 37th week of pregnancy.
Also, exercise frequency was self-reported by participants. But researchers said they took those factors into account along with others that might affect health like smoking and consuming. For the sedentary, the message is simple, said I-Min Lee of the Harvard School of Public Health. ‘Log off the couch and start moving.’.. A quarter-hour daily exercise prolongs lifestyle: Study Excuses for not exercising might be running out. A new study suggests a quarter-hour a day is all it takes to reap big health benefits from breaking a sweat. Pictures: 16 little methods to lose big pounds Come on people – are you too busy to squeeze a quarter-hour into your daily timetable? This research ‘may convince a lot of people that they are able to incorporate physical activity into their occupied lives,’ Dr.