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Go vegetarian to ward off bowel disorder


July 20th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) A vegetarian diet seems to stave off common bowel disorder, characterised by cramps, gas, feeling of fulness, bouts of constipation or diarrhoea, say researchers. The disorder, ... Read more...

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Eating fruit, veggies linked to a lower risk of dying from heart disease


January 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): People who consume more fruit and vegetables have a lower risk of dying from ischaemic heart disease - the most common form of heart disease, says a European ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Menopausal hormone therapy ‘ups ovarian cancer risk’


November 10th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that women who had hormone therapy for menopause symptoms may be at a higher risk of developing ovarian cancer."This study is consistent ... Read more...

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Bone Strenghthening Drugs Increases Throat Cancer Risk, Study Reveals


September 7th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, Sep 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study carried out by scientists in Britain makes the startling revelations that the large number of women who have been taking bone strengthening drugs ... Read more...

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Drugs to fight bone thinning double cancer risk


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of women taking drugs to reverse bone thinning could be doubling their oesophagus (gut) cancer risk. A major study shows those taking bisphosphonate (a class of ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug ‘doubles cancer risk’


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 03 (ANI): A new study has shown that people who take oral bisphosphonates for bone disease over five years may be doubling their risk of developing oesophageal cancer (cancer of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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