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Space travel impacts eyes, brain


March 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A study of astronauts' eyes and brains shows that they are affected after a long space stint.This includes flattening of the rear of the eyeball, bulging ... Read more...

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Exposure to low-dose radiation ‘ups cancer risk’


February 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 08 (ANI): A new study has shown that exposure to low-dose radiation from cardiac imaging and other procedures after a heart attack is associated with an increased risk of cancer.The ... Read more...

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Tobacco carcinogen levels high in kids living with smokers


November 10th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has found that tobacco-related carcinogens are found in the urine of 90 percent of children who lived in a home where at least one parent ... Read more...

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Diet-induced obesity speeds up leukaemia


September 8th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Obesity caused due to fatty diet can directly speed up the progression of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), according to a study at The Saban Research Institute of Childrens ... Read more...

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Exposure to several common infections over time linked to stroke risk


November 10th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that cumulative exposure to five common infection-causing pathogens is linked to an increased risk of stroke.Known risk factors for stroke include high ... Read more...

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Lead in bone heightens cardiovascular death risk


September 10th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Studies have linked exposure to environmental lead with cardiovascular diseases. However, they have looked at lead concentrations in blood, not bone, which is a better indicator of cumulative ... Read more...

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Men with high levels of bone lead 6 times more likely to die from heart disease


September 10th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Men with high levels of lead in bones are six times more likely to die from heart disease, according to a new study.Researchers from the Harvard School of ... Read more...

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Coal dust exposure linked to emphysema severity


July 24th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Exposure to coal dust can increase the severity of emphysema in smokers and non-smokers alike, according to a new study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and ... Read more...

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Restricted antipsychotic drug use may have caused extra deaths among schizophrenics


July 13th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Thousands of extra deaths among schizophrenia patients worldwide may have resulted because of the restrictions imposed by authorities on the use of antipsychotic drug clozapine over safety concerns, ... Read more...

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Cumulative lead exposure may impair women’s cognition in later years


March 29th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Cumulative exposure to lead at levels likely to be experienced in community settings may have adverse consequences for women's cognition in their later years, according to a study.The ... Read more...

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Long-term ozone exposure ups fatal lung disease risk


March 12th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Long-term exposure to ozoneone of the most widespread pollutants in the world and a key component of smogsignificantly increases the risk of dying from lung disease, says ... Read more...

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Wireless gadgets emit too little radiation to be hazardous


November 6th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, November 6 (ANI): A new study conducted by Australian researchers suggests that wireless gadgets like cordless phones and baby monitors are safe because they emit "minuscule" levels of radiation. The researchers ... Read more...

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Indoor tanning is not just for teenage girls


March 9th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Fox Chase Cancer Centre in Philadelphia have revealed that its not only teenage girls who tan indoors, even older adults do so as well, thereby ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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