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Stroke risk much higher if sibling had stroke


April 11th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 11 (IANS) If your sibling of either sex had a stroke, you may be atleast 60 percent more likely to have one too, says a finding from a ... Read more...

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Venezuelan singer grateful to Emilio Estefan


November 5th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Nov 5 (IANS/EFE) Norka is living her dream of being a singer thanks to producer Emilio Estefan, the man behind the impending release of her debut CD, "Milagro".It ... Read more...

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Keep tab on osteoporosis pain-reliever: Experts (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 19th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as researchers try to confirm the side effects of osteoporosis pain-relieving drugs on women, doctors say continuous consumption of the drug bisphosphonates can make ... Read more...

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Hormone to predict premature death


September 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) High levels of a specific hormone in a patient of kidney ailment can tell who will develop heart problems, require dialysis or die prematurely."This discovery allows ... Read more...

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Wary of swim wear? Here’s how to take plunge


June 4th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Twenty-five-year-old Meenakshi Dhar is heading for a beach in July. Excited as she is, the thought of wearing a bikini is giving her nightmares. But ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise combination best way to lose weight


April 15th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) The combination of dieting and exercise can make you shed 11 percent of your weight -- way more than what you would lose by following either ... Read more...

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Diet-exercise combo improves obese seniors’ quality of life


March 31st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has concluded that for obese seniors, dieting and exercise together are more effective at ... Read more...

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Drug prevents Type 2 diabetes in 70pc of high-risk individuals


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): U.S. scientists have reported that a pill taken once a day in the morning prevented type 2 diabetes in more than 70 percent of individuals whose obesity, ethnicity ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hawkins fights cosmetic enhancement rumours


October 13th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 13 (ANI): Former Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins has denied rumours that her refined appearance is due to cosmetic enhancement.She rather credited her changing appearance to diet, exercise, growing older and ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise intervention ‘benefits patients at heart disease risk’


September 14th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): A new study has found that an intervention delivered in a primary care setting aimed at getting patients at risk for heart disease to increase their physical activity ... Read more...

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Statins ‘may prevent re-growth of prostate cancer’


June 28th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Cholesterol-lowering drugs or statins might help in preventing the return of prostate cancer in men who undertake surgery for the disease, new study has revealed.A study suggests that ... Read more...

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Statins usage after prostatectomy lowers cancer recurrence: Study


June 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Men who use statins to lower their cholesterol are 30 percent less likely to see their prostate cancer come back after surgery, as compared to men who do ... Read more...

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One in five returning war veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer major depression


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A recent study carried out by the Pentagon showed that almost 20 percent, or one in five returning war veterans, reported with major depression.Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ... Read more...

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Group weight-loss program helps reduce diabetes risk: Study


May 21st, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has claimed that attending periodical sessions of weight loss programs in groups can benefit overweight or obese people and reduce risk of diabetes.Researchers found that ... Read more...

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Serious about gyming? Read Arnold Schwarzenegger, says Aamir


May 17th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan, who sported an eight-pack look for his blockbuster film "Ghajini", has a suggestion for those wanting to go for body-building -- read ... Read more...

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Raised blood fat levels tied to heart disease


May 7th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Raised levels of triglycerides, a type of blood fat, may be an important cause of heart disease, new genetic research suggests.To reach the conclusion, Cambridge University boffins looked ... Read more...

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Living in poorer neighbourhoods ‘increases death risk’


December 9th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Living in a poorer or more socioeconomically deprived neighbourhood could increase a person's risk for death, despite his or her dietary and lifestyle risk factors, according to ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise, weight loss key to lowering blood-cholesterol


November 30th, 2009 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Cologne (Germany), Nov 30 (DPA) A healthy diet with lots of seasonal vegetables, fruit and high-fibre foods such as whole grain can often bring high blood-cholesterol levels back to normal, noted ... Read more...

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10 ways to cut risk of cancer


November 15th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Only a few everyday choices about diet, exercise and tobacco use can dramatically reduce a person's risk of cancer, according to a Special Report on Cancer Prevention.The Special ... Read more...

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Now, smartphone games to help diabetic older adults manage health


October 30th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Scientists from Saint Louis University and Old Dominion University in Virginia have developed smartphone games that would help elderly diabetics manage their health and learn more about their ... Read more...

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Decline in fitness speeds up after 45


October 27th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Fitness level declines with age and begins to drop particularly sharply after age 45, says a new study.Published in the latest issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, ... Read more...

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Children of working mums have unhealthier lifestyles


September 30th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Children whose mothers work are likely to lead unhealthier lifestyles than those whose mums don't, says new research. Children of working mum are more sedentary and are more ... Read more...

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Indian American finds weight loss is good for kidneys


September 18th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Shedding pounds can help patients of kidney diseases protect their health, says a new study led by an Indian American. More than a third of US adults are either ... Read more...

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Healthy eating, weight loss improve cardiac risk factors


August 30th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): Weight loss achieved through regular exercise and a heart-healthy diet can help improve cardiac risk factors, suggests a cardiologist.Dr Philip Ades said that mild caloric restriction improves insulin ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet, exercise combo ‘cuts Alzheimer’s risk’


August 12th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Combining exercise and the Mediterranean-type diet can cut the chances of developing Alzheimer's by as much as 60 per cent, a new study shows.The study has been published ... Read more...

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‘Heart healthy’ diet, exercise ‘protects against cognitive decline’


July 15th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A 'heart healthy' diet and taking moderate exercise can protect against cognitive decline, according to two new studies.Researchers at Utah State University in the US found that over-65s ... Read more...

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Lower IQ ‘a risk factor for heart disease’


July 15th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new study, conducted by researchers in the UK, has shown that having a lower than average IQ is in itself a risk factor for heart disease.In the ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug along with diet, exercise promotes weight loss


June 12th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study has shown that a commonly used diabetes drug in combination with diet and exercise helped nondiabetic, obese individuals lose over three times more weight.The team ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise slow cancer survivors’ functional decline


May 13th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Practicing healthy lifestyle behaviours can reduce the rate of functional decline among older, overweight long-term survivors of colorectal, breast and prostate cancer, a study has suggested.A home-based diet ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise, weight maintenance are key to cut cancer risk


May 12th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): A healthy diet, regular physical activity, and maintaining a healthy weight are the three best ways to ensure a reduced risk of cancer, according to recommendations by the ... Read more...

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Chronic smoking interferes with alcohol-related brain damage recovery


May 12th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Chronic cigarette smoking can adversely affect alcohol-related brain damage recovery, according to a study.Alcohol-use disorders (AUDs) can damage the brain, particularly the frontal and parietal cortices, although this ... Read more...

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Lifestyle changes that can cut colorectal cancer incidences


April 6th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Changes in five lifestyle factors can help significantly reduce the incidences of colorectal cancer, especially among men.One of the recommendations made by Professor. Donald Maxwell Parkin of ... Read more...

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Health habits predict cancer survival


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that head and neck cancer patients who smoke, drink, don't exercise or don't eat enough ... Read more...

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Mischa Barton attributes her weight loss to balanced diet, exercise


February 25th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): After her recent weight loss sparked fears for her health, Brit actress Mischa Barton has decided to go online and reassure her fans that it was all ... Read more...

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Chicken pox in childhood could affect oral health later


February 19th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Chicken pox, that itchy red rash caused by varicella zoster virus, infected nearly four million people every year until a vaccine in 1995 slashed its incidence by 83 ... Read more...

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