common myths

Eggs ‘contain higher Vitamin D levels and low cholesterol than thought’


April 14th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Many people avoid dietary cholesterol for fear of increasing their risk for heart disease.However, experts from leading institutions have now dispelled some common myths surrounding dietary cholesterol ... Read more...

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Organ donors, recipients participate in Transplant Games


November 21st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Aiming to dispel common myths about organ donation, over 150 people, both donors and receivers, participated in the Transplant Games sports meet here Sunday."It is a pleasure ... Read more...

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The most common myths about exercise


November 21st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Sweating it out in the gym by doing those painful sit-ups for a six-pack? Well, it may not work out, say experts.Among the many popular misconceptions about how ... Read more...

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Why some people always have a runny nose while others don’t


October 13th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Ever noticed how some people always seem to falling prey to cold, be it summers or winters? It may be genetic, and now a leading science writer, Jennifer ... Read more...

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Busting myths about tanning and sun protection


May 25th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): If you thought tanning is safe - think again, for a new survey has revealed that nothing could be further away from the truth.The online survey "Suntelligence: How ... Read more...

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Researchers use game show format to increase cancer awareness


April 19th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Patient advocates and researchers in the US are using a game show format to educate their community about cancer.Using a combination of "Jeopardy," "Saturday Night Live" and a ... Read more...

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The Modern Girls Guide that will clear the myths of the Pill


December 6th, 2007 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 6(ANI): Though contraceptive pills are the most widely used birth control measures, there are certain common myths that persist in the society over its use and benefits.Television host The ... Read more...

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