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Low-carb diets better for easing weight: Study


December 13th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) A low-carb diet is better than a standard, calorie-restricted one for cutting down weight and lowering blood levels of cancer-promoting hormone insulin, a British study has ... Read more...

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Cutting carbs rids liver of fat more effectively


April 19th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Reducing carbohydrate intake is more effective than cutting calories for people who want to rid their liver of unhealthy fat content. "What this study tells us ... Read more...

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Low carb-diet reduces liver fat faster


April 17th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that curbing carbohydrates is more effective than cutting calories for individuals who want to quickly reduce the amount of fat in their liver."What ... Read more...

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New imaging technique may reduce lymphedema in breast cancer patients


December 13th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Scientists have used a new imaging technique that may help in reducing lymphedema in breast cancer patients by 55 percent.Researchers at the Mayo Clinic reported that integrating single ... Read more...

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Circulating tumour cells in blood up death risk in early-stage breast cancer patients


December 11th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has shown that the presence of one to four circulating tumour cells in the blood of patients, who are in the early stages of breast ... Read more...

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Simple fingertip test may identify breast cancer patients at CTS risk


December 11th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A simple test that measures a breast cancer patient's ability to feel two metal points pressed against her fingertips may help evaluate the risk for developing carpal tunnel ... Read more...

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New drug effective against breast tumours


December 13th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new antibody-drug has shown promise in shrinking or halting the growth of breast tumours, say researchers.The metastatic HER2-positive cancer had become resistant to standard therapies.Lead researcher Dr ... Read more...

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Breast cancer drug may reduce risk of death from lung cancer


December 12th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Anti-estrogens used to treat breast cancer, may also reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer, a new study suggests."We found a reduction in lung cancer mortality among ... Read more...

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Benign breast disease ups young woman’’s breast cancer risk


December 14th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that a type of benign breast disease (BBD), known as atypical hyperplasia, substantially increases a young woman''s risk of developing breast ... Read more...

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