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Pregnant mum’s high-fat diet ‘bad for baby’s heart’


July 7th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A pregnant mother's diet could be inadvertently putting the health of her offspring at risk through her genes, says a new study.Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for ... Read more...

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Majority of parents overestimate child’s fitness


November 25th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Seventy one percent parents think their children are 'active enough' but only 10 percent children say they do the recommended exercise, according to a survey. British Heart Foundation ... Read more...

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Check your pulse to stave off stroke


November 16th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Experts have urged people to check their pulse for atrial fibrillation, a condition that might cause stroke.Atrial fibrillation is characterised by an abnormal heart rhythm.A survey involving over ... Read more...

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3 in 4 Brit kids don’t know junk food could kill them


September 26th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Three-quarters of British children are unaware they are risking an early death by bingeing on junk food, says a new survey.The shocking poll found that 73 per cent ... Read more...

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After cricket, Bangladesh to focus on hockey


August 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 25 (IANS) Nineteen Bangladesh hockey players have proceeded to Germany to hone their skills as part of their preparation for next year's South Asian Games. The move comes close to ... Read more...

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Smokers putting loved ones at increased heart attack risk


February 12th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): People who smoke might be putting their loved ones at an increased risk of heart attacks, according to a new study.Researchers from University College London and St ... Read more...

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Brit food firms using misleading ads to market unhealthy snacks to kids


December 14th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Food firms are marketing unhealthy snacks to children by dodging legal restrictions and making spurious health claims, according to a British Heart Foundation study.The charity claims to ... Read more...

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Toenails may point to women’s heart disease risk (Re-issue)


June 8th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Assessing the nicotine content in toenail clippings may help predict a womans risk of developing heart disease, says a new study.The US study on nurses suggests that ... Read more...

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Toenails may point to women’s heart disease risk


June 7th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Assessing the nicotine content in toenail clippings may help predict a womans risk of developing heart disease, says a new study.The US study on nurses suggests that ... Read more...

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Blood transfusions may increase heart attack or stroke risk after surgery


November 27th, 2007 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Bristol and the Bristol Heart Institute have found that blood transfusions given to people having heart surgery could increase the risk of heart ... Read more...

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