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Cutting down on red meat lowers heart disease, diabetes


September 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Minimising the consumption of red and processed meat would not only lower the incidence of heart disease, diabetes, and bowel cancer by three to 12 percent, ... Read more...

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‘Diabetes can be found out through hair test first’


September 6th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Trichologist Akshay Batra says that hair is one of the prime source to detect many diseases."Hair has a significant medical content. By looking at ... Read more...

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Sleep disorder doubles cancer risk


September 5th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Sleep apnoea, linked with snoring and dangerous pauses in breathing, could almost double the risk of fatal cancer risk as those who sleep soundly, says a ... Read more...

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Strawberries prevent heart disease, diabetes


July 6th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Strawberries, the traditional summer treat, could offer unexpected health benefits of preventing development of heart disease and diabetes, says a study.University of Warwick scientists have been ... Read more...

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Smoking fathers pass on damaged genes to kids


June 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) British researchers have found the men quite fond of smoking actually go on to pass damaged DNA to their children as fathers while raising risk of ... Read more...

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Hill cow’s milk can prevent heart disease?


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) The milk of a cow breed in Himachal Pradesh has a protein that battles heart disease, diabetes and autism, a scientist said here Sunday."The ... Read more...

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Oxidative stress may not be all that harmful


December 7th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Anti-oxidants play a critical role in protecting cells but could also damage them or cause their deaths if they are malfunctioning, a study reveals. This damage ... Read more...

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Need to tackle monumental challenge of non-communicable diseases: Azad


November 17th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India needs to "seriously" take up the "monumental challenge" of tackling non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular diseases, which account for 50 percent of ... Read more...

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Fighting gum disease easier when fat cells disappear


November 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) The human body is better geared to fighting gum disease when fat cells, which trigger inflammation, go away.Inflammation that continues to brew in the body can ... Read more...

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Apparently healthy, but risk of heart disease exists


October 25th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 25 (IANS) People who do not have the traditional risk factors for atherosclerosis or build-up of fat in artery walls show discrete signs for it, new research says."The ... Read more...

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Testosterone therapy can overcome male menopause


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Male menopause seems like a downward spiral into hell with fatigue, depression, obesity, loss of libido, memory and insomnia taking their toll, thanks to falling ... Read more...

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Babies should exercise daily to prevent adulthood obesity


July 12th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British government says no one, even babies, should be spared from exercising daily. The warning was contained in the first-ever advice on exercise for the country’s ... Read more...

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Prolonged sitting raises risk of death: Study


June 25th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) People who sit for extended periods are more likely to die early than those who spend less time sitting. It raises the risk by 40 percent ... Read more...

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‘Survival protein’ can help treat neuro-disorders


May 24th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) A newly discovered "survival protein" protects the brain against the effects of stroke by interfering with a particular kind of brain cell death that is often ... Read more...

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Vegetarians at significantly lower heart disease, diabetes and stroke risk


April 16th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A new research from Loma Linda University has suggested that vegetarians experience a 36 percent lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians.Metabolic syndrome is a precursor to ... Read more...

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Vegetarians have lower risk of heart disease, stroke


April 14th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Vegetarians have a lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome -- a precursor to heart disease, diabetes and stroke.The symptoms are extra weight around the waist and insulin ... Read more...

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Vegans ‘at lower risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke’


April 14th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that vegetarians might be at significantly less risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and stroke than their animal-eating counterparts.Loma Linda University researchers, led ... Read more...

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Genetic variation that cuts bladder cancer risk identified


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have identified a common genetic variation, which is linked to both bladder cancer risk and to the length ... Read more...

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Obesity, knee osteoarthritis cut down healthy years of life


February 16th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Obesity and knee osteoarthritis (OA) shorten healthy years of older people's lives, says a new study.Obesity and OA are among the most frequent chronic conditions in older ... Read more...

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Tool predicts death probability from stroke


February 11th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new tool that will help doctors predict death probability in patients after an ischemic stroke. An ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke, ... Read more...

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New online tool predicts probability of death in patients after stroke


February 11th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new tool that will help doctors predict the probability of death in patients after an ischemic stroke.The study, conducted by researchers at St. Michael's ... Read more...

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Lack of sleep ‘ups risk of colon cancer’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A groundbreaking new study has found that lack of sleep is associated with an increase risk of colon cancer.Lack of sleep has been already linked with higher risks ... Read more...

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South Asia facing health crisis: World Bank (Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) India and other South Asian countries are facing a health crisis with rising rates of heart disease, diabetes, obesity and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) that can ... Read more...

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Chronic illness in childhood affects future income, education and career


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Chronic illness in childhood may lead to fewer years of education, more joblessness and lower pay, but it doesn't affect social ties, suggests a new study.Researchers, led by ... Read more...

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Why obesity can increase risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes


January 21st, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that fat is associated with some distinctive chemical changes in the DNA.This finding may help explain why obesity can increase the risk for chronic problems ... Read more...

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A 30-minute daily walk can cut cancer risk


January 1st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): A new study has found that walking for 30 minutes a day could lower the risk of death from colon cancer.According to researchers, such a simple routine could ... Read more...

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Women who sunbathe regularly ‘live longer’


December 4th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A leading cancer specialist has claimed that women who regularly sunbathe live longer.Hakan Olsson's claims are based on a study of 40,000 women.The expert, who works in the ... Read more...

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Epilepsy drugs don’t harm IQ of breastfed babies: Study


November 25th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Breastfeeding a baby while taking a seizure medication may have no harmful effect on the child's IQ later in life, according to a new research from the Emory ... Read more...

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Retirement ‘leads to a substantial reduction in tiredness, depression’


November 24th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has shown that retirement leads to a substantial reduction in mental and physical fatigue and depressive symptoms.However, the research has also concluded that retirement does ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency associated with lung transplant rejection


October 19th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A research conducted at Loyola University Health System (LUHS) has revealed that vitamin D deficiency is associated with a significant increase in lung transplant rejection."Vitamin D deficiency is ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells that do not age created


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): University at Buffalo researchers have engineered adult stem cells that do not age, which means that scientists can grow them continuously in culture.The discovery could speed development of ... Read more...

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Dieters ‘more likely to develop cancer, diabetes’


September 19th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): The next time you plan to go on dieting, think twice, as scientists have found that people who diet are more likely to develop cancer, diabetes and other ... 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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Fat cells are not just dormant storage depots for calories, but an active organ


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): The fat tissue in those spare tires and lower belly pooches - is not just a dormant storage depot for surplus calories, but is an active organ that ... Read more...

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Does cinnamon beat heart disease, diabetes?


August 27th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Could cinnamon help prevent diabetes and heart disease? A study indicates that a cinnamon-water solution contains anti-oxidants that can slash chances of getting either disease by up to ... Read more...

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