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Vitamin D deficiency linked to high BP, stiffer arteries

April 4th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 4 (ANI): People with lower levels of vitamin D are more likely to have stiffer arteries and an inability of blood vessels to relax, according to a new study.The findings ... Read more...

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Fingertip temperature could reveal cardiovascular disease risk

May 6th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The temperature of your fingertip could reveal the risk of cardiovascular disease, say researchers at the University of Houston.VENDYS, a device mechanical engineering professors Stanley Kleis and Ralph ... Read more...

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Exercising in groups more beneficial than working out solo

January 7th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Jan 7 (ANI): New research conducted by University of Oxford's Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology suggests that exercising in a group can be more healthy than working out alone.Researchers studied ... Read more...

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Group training can boost happiness

September 16th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): Science has proved it: People do better as a team. Researchers from Oxford University have found that team players can tolerate twice as much pain as those who ... Read more...

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“Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana” Sweepstakes

July 13th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
Seems like the Disney Channel Scavenger Sweepstakes promo has finally hit the television circuit and teenage fans of the channel have every reason to smile. Three of the major series on the ... Read more...

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Even occasional smoking can harm arteries

October 8th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Even occasional smoking can impair the functioning of human''s arteries, says a new study.University of Georgia researchers used ultrasound to measure how the arteries of young, healthy ... Read more...

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