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Pregnancy-related cancers up by 70 percent

September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) There has been a 70 percent increase in cancers diagnosed during or soon after pregnancy, based on a study of 1.3 million births between 1994 and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UK could become a hub for khat smuggling

January 26th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) European officials have warned that the United Kingdom could become the hub for the international smuggling of the plant stimulant khat. The plant has been banned in ... Read more...

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Alcohol more damaging than heroin, cocaine?

November 1st, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Alcohol is more damaging than heroin or crack cocaine in terms of harm to the individual as well as society, says a new study.The study led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Booze ‘much more harmful than crack or heroin’

November 1st, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed that alcohol causes much more damage to health than heroin or crack cocaine.Professor David Nutt, the government's former chief drug adviser, conducted an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Light drinking won’t harm your unborn baby, say researchers

October 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): A new study has suggested that drinking one or two units of alcohol in a week during pregnancy does not increase the risk of developmental problems in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Up to 85pc of new drugs do little good: Study

August 18th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): A study has found that most drug companies are overstating the benefits of new drugs while downplaying their side effects.The study found up to 85 percent of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

4 in 5 Oz mothers drink during pregnancy

June 21st, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 21 (ANI): Four out of every five women drink when they are pregnant because they are not sure of health warnings, a research has revealed.The survey analysed the drinking ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Diabetes drug ‘increases heart failure risk’

August 21st, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): Commonly prescribed diabetes drug increases the risk of heart failure compared with a similar medication, says a new study.The research, published on bmj.com, has concluded that rosiglitazone is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

USFDA bans import of Ranbaxy drugs

September 17th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States has banned the import of 28 drugs made by Ranbaxy Laboratories, India''s giant generic drugs maker, due ... Read more...

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Spiritual effects of “sacred mushrooms” last more than a year

July 1st, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers has revealed that mystical experiences produced by psilocybin, found in "sacred mushrooms" are likely to persist for longer period. ... Read more...

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