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Alcohol intake decreases with development of disease


November 24th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study by Australian researchers has found that the experience of ill health is associated with subsequent reduction or cessation of alcohol consumption.In a cross-sectional study from ... Read more...

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Swimming in indoor pools could increase cancer risk


September 13th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 13 (ANI): Taking a dip in indoor chlorinated pools may induce genotoxicity (DNA damage that may lead to cancer) as well as respiratory problems, revealed a study.However, the authors of ... Read more...

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50pc of poor babies have mums showing signs of depression: US study


August 29th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): More than half of poor babies have mothers showing signs of depression ranging from mild to severe, according to a new Urban Institute study.Eleven percent of poor ... Read more...

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Four gene variants that affect vitamin D levels identified


June 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have traced four common gene variants linked with blood levels of vitamin D and with an increased risk of vitamin D deficiency.An international research consortium-SUNLIGHT- involving investigators ... Read more...

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Persons With Enormous Depression Wolf A Lot Of Chocolates


April 30th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine have unearthed that females and males wolf more chocolate as warning signs of ... Read more...

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How arsenic exposure triggers tumour growth


February 24th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the mechanism by which the environmental toxin arsenic leads to adverse health effects, including bladder cancer."In a collaborative investigation we found that arsenic, at environmentally ... Read more...

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Eat pistachios to cut down cancer risk (Lead)


December 9th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Eating pistachios daily can cut down the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a new study. These nuts are known to produce a cholesterol-lowering effect and ... Read more...

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Nuts can help you cut down lung cancer risk


December 9th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Munching on pistachios daily can cut down the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a new study. These nuts are known to produce a cholesterol-lowering effect ... Read more...

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Pistachios ‘can cut lung cancer risk’


December 9th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A daily dose of pistachios can help keep lung cancer at bay, concludes a new study.According to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in ... Read more...

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Feeling hopeless can up stroke risk in healthy women


August 28th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Minnesota Medical School say that the feeling of hopelessness may make increase the risk of stroke in women.Writing in Stroke: Journal of ... Read more...

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Common diabetic therapy reduces pancreatic cancer risk


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): A commonly prescribed anti-diabetic drug can reduce an individual's risk of developing pancreatic cancer by 62 percent, according to a new study.The research from The University of Texas ... Read more...

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Multiple births ‘increase the odds of maternal depression’


March 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Mothers of multiples are at an increased risk of having moderate to severe depressive symptoms nine months after giving birth compared to mums of single-born children, says a ... Read more...

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Vitamin C may help prevent gout in men


March 10th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Men who consume higher levels of vitamin C are less likely to develop gout, a painful type of arthritis, says a new report. "Gout is the most common ... Read more...

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High levels of Vitamin D may up colon cancer survival


June 19th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have found that colon and rectal cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D are more likely to survive than those who ... Read more...

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Urinary incontinence, lower urinary tract symptoms hit womens sex lives


April 25th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): According to a new study women who suffer from lower urinary tract symptoms, urinary incontinence are more likely to experience sexual dysfunction.Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in ... Read more...

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Your family doc may be the key to kicking the butt


November 27th, 2007 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have suggested that the family doctor can play a significant role in helping people quit smoking.Many people, who ... Read more...

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