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Iron supplements lower fatigue in non-anaemic women


July 10th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, July 10 (IANS) Iron supplements lowered fatigue by almost 50 percent in women who are low in iron but not anaemic.Symptoms of iron deficiency include fatigue, dizziness, pallor, hair ... Read more...

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Maternal, infant health index improves in India: Unicef


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) There has been a significant improvement in maternal and child health indicators in the country with rise in institutional delivery and increase in immunisation, a Unicef survey ... Read more...

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Sexual abuse survivors prone to psychiatric disorders


July 13th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new research has revealed that victims of sexual abuse, regardless of gender or age when the abuse occurred, are more likely to suffer from multiple psychiatric disorders. ... Read more...

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Parents oblivious about protecting babies from SIDS


December 9th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Placing infants on their backs for sleep can help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). But a study suggests that parents are becoming increasingly oblivious ... Read more...

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Many parents fail to place their babies ‘back to sleep’


December 8th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Making infants sleep on the their backs can help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), but not all parents follow the practice religiously, according to ... Read more...

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Asians have worse experiences than whites in US health-care


October 29th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new research, which found racial and ethnic disparities in patient health-care experiences, claims that Asians have worse experiences than white patients in US.The survey involving ... Read more...

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Smokers are biggest supporters of pay-for-healthy-lifestyle schemes


September 17th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): Smokers and overweight people are the greatest advocates of the Pay for Performance for Patients (P4P4P) schemes under which people are paid to make healthier lifestyle changes, ... Read more...

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Intervention needed to improve Asian mums, babies health


July 9th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Intervention is needed in South-East Asia to improve the health of pregnant women and their babies and prevent child and mother mortality, shows a new major international ... Read more...

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Women carry larger emotional burden than men when coping with cancer


March 2nd, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Researchers have highlighted the role of gender while coping with cancer, by finding that in a couple where one of the partners is diagnosed with the disease, women ... Read more...

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Kids too can have high cholesterol levels


February 6th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): High cholesterol is not just confined to adults, for children can have it too even if they are not overweight, says a new study.Experts at Childrens Hospital of ... Read more...

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