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Don’t skip meals to shed weight


July 15th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Maintaining a food diary faithfully and not skipping meals could be one of the safest and surest ways of shedding weight, especially for obese postmenopausal women, ... Read more...

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Weight loss increases Vitamin D in obese women


May 26th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Ladies, if you hit the gym, you may become less vulnerable to dangerous diseases like cancer. Poor Vitamin D levels, a cause for some diseases, ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids good for heart, bad for prostate


April 26th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers are suggesting that high levels of Omega-3s, while good for the heart, may present a higher risk for developing prostate cancer.Analyzing data from a nationwide study involving ... Read more...

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Diet and exercise ‘more effective for weight loss when combined’


April 15th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A new study has found that diet and exercise are most effective for weight loss when done together as compared to either strategy alone.The majority of women ... 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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Study says that fish oils curb diseases


March 28th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers announced on Friday that fish oil or omega-3 oil could potentially protect against diabetes and heart diseases.Researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Center ... Read more...

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High consumption of omega-3s ‘cuts obesity-related disease risk’


March 25th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a high intake of omega-3 fats found in fish helps prevent obesity-related chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.The scientists come ... Read more...

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Body weight influences death risk among Asians: Study


March 5th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) People of normal weight are far less likely to die from any cause compared to individuals who were overweight or obese, says a recent study on ... Read more...

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Multiple childbirth linked to increased risk of ‘triple-negative’ breast cancer


February 25th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has found that the more times a woman gives birth, the higher her risk of 'triple-negative' breast cancer, a relatively uncommon but particularly aggressive subtype ... Read more...

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Too high or too low a BMI influences risk of death among Asians


February 24th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): A study has found that Asians with a normal weight were far less likely to die from any cause than individuals whose body-mass index (BMI) was too high ... Read more...

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Hot flushes tied to lower risk of breast cancer


January 26th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have shown that women who have experienced hot flushes and other symptoms of menopause may have a ... Read more...

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Hot flushes halve breast cancer chances


January 19th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Hot flushes during menopause halve the chances of breast cancer among women.A study shows that the worse the hot flushes are, the lower is the risk of a ... Read more...

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Here are 6 tips to kick start weight loss in the New Year


December 26th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): Now experts from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center can help you stick to that New Year's resolution of losing weight if you just follow these six tips.1. ... Read more...

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Indian-origin boffin Muneesh Tewari receives Presidential Early Career Award


November 14th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist has been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers - the nation's highest honor for scientists at the beginning of their independent ... Read more...

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Urine markers may reveal kidney damage earlier


November 12th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new research has pointed out that the presence of certain markers in the urine might be a red flag for acute kidney injury (AKI).The results suggest ... Read more...

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Scientists make second critical advance in muscular dystrophy research


October 29th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists have made a second critical advance in determining the cause of a common form of muscular dystrophy known as facioscapulohumeral dystrophy, or FSHD.In August 2010, an international ... Read more...

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Experts offer 10 tips for breast cancer screening and early detection


October 10th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, are offering a series of weekly research-based tip sheets regarding a ... Read more...

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10 tips to steer clear of breast cancer


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, are offering research-based tip sheets related ... Read more...

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Scientists identify and isolate adult mammary stem cells in mice


August 31st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have managed to identify and isolate adult mammary stem cells in mice which may later be used to regenerate breast tissue.The Fred Hutchinson ... Read more...

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Alcohol doubles breast cancer risk


August 25th, 2010 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) A glass of wine a day doubles a woman's risk of developing a common type of breast cancer, say scientists. Women drinking just seven units of alcohol a week ... Read more...

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A drink a day doubles women’s breast cancer risk


August 24th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): A new U.S. study has revealed that women who drink just one alcoholic drink a day are at a twofold risk of developing breast cancer than their teetotaller ... Read more...

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Aspirin reduces prostate cancer risk by 30 percent


August 13th, 2010 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A regular dose of aspirin can reduce prostate cancer risk by 30 percent, a study has found. Regular intake of 75mg tablet has been found to have strong effects ... Read more...

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Taking aspirin daily ‘cuts prostate cancer risk by 30pc’


August 12th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A new research has shown that taking a low dose of aspirin every day can cut the risk of prostate cancer by almost 30 per cent.According to scientists ... Read more...

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Biomarkers for postmenopausal cardiovascular disease found


July 28th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): New biomarkers for stroke and coronary heart disease (CHD) have been revealed.The research has been published in BioMed Central's open access journal Genome Medicine. It found that beta-2 ... Read more...

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Fish oil cuts breast cancer risk


July 9th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Fish oil supplements could reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by up to a third, a study has found. Fish oil have long been credited with health benefits ... Read more...

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Fish oil ‘can slash breast cancer risk by a third’


July 8th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Taking fish oil regularly can reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study have found.The research revealed that postmenopausal women who took the supplements reduced their risk ... Read more...

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H. pylori’s twisted shape allows it to infect gut


May 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) The bacterium Helicobacter pylori's twisted shape like a corkscrew or helix allows it to live in the human stomach and cause ulcers. It has also been linked to ... Read more...

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Corkscrew shape key to gut bug’s survival


May 28th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The shape of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which lives in the human stomach and is associated with ulcers and gastric cancer, is critical in its ability to colonise ... Read more...

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Antiretroviral therapy tied to decreased HIV transmission risk


May 27th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Treating HIV-infected persons with antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces HIV transmission to their sexual partners by more than 90 percent, researchers have found.The study has been published in the ... Read more...

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Gene that affects susceptibility to TB


March 5th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): University of Washington (UW) researchers have discovered a gene that affects susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB).The same gene, boffins have found, has a role in the severity of leprosy, ... Read more...

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Bone loss drugs may cut breast cancer risk


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Some types of pills commonly used to treat brittle bones may reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.The study, published in the British Journal ... Read more...

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New discovery may lead to treatment for genital herpes infection


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Scientists from University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle have made a novel discovery that may help develop comprehensive treatment for infection by ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in leukemia treatment


January 18th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 18 (ANI): Scientists have overcome a technical obstacle and made first successful use of expanded umbilical-cord blood units to treat leukaemia and other blood cancers.Experts at Fred Hutchinson Cancer ... Read more...

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Aggressive infection control protects cancer patients from H1N1


December 17th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): An aggressive infection control program and thorough screening measures would protect cancer patients from acquiring H1N1 influenza, say researchers.The study led by researchers from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ... Read more...

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New therapy shows promise in treating advanced leukemia


November 6th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Scientists from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre have come up with a novel treatment that would improve survival rates of leukemia and pre-leukemia patients.They used a radiolabeled antibody ... Read more...

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