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Poor sleep hits potency of vaccines


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) A good night's sleep is vital not only for sound health but also for vaccines to work effectively, says a new study."With the emergence of our ... Read more...

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Night owls at greater risk of piling on pounds


May 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Staying up late can make you pile on the pounds and is fraught with other negative health consequences. Late sleepers consumed 248 more calories a day, ... Read more...

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Here’s how optimism can make you overweight


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): New evidence has emerged to suggest that certain characteristics may influence one's health, for example, optimists are more likely to be overweight.Dr Martin Hagger, a health psychologist at ... Read more...

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Regular exercise improves overweight kids’ math skills


February 11th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Georgia Health Sciences University researchers have found that regular exercise improves the ability of overweight, previously inactive children to think, plan and even do math.They hope the findings ... Read more...

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Dental check-up still a nerve-racking experience for millions of Britons


December 9th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): A survey has shown that going to the dentist is still a terrifying experience for millions of Britons.One in five women and one in 10 men admit they ... Read more...

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Yoga may have the power to fight fibromyalgia


October 14th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Yoga exercises may have the power to combat fibromyalgia - a medical disorder characterized by chronic widespread pain, according to new research conducted at Oregon Health & Science ... Read more...

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Level of depression determine healing rate of wounds among diabetics


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): The way people cope with diabetes-related foot ulcers and their levels of depression, affect how their wound heals or worsens, found a study by a health psychologist at ... Read more...

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Pregnant women benefit from close-knit community: Study


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): A new study showed that a strong sense of community is very beneficial to pregnant women.The study compared African American and European American women and women of ... Read more...

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Stress, anxiety can make it harder for wounds to heal: Study


June 10th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): A new research has claimed that stress and anxiety can make it harder for wounds to heal.The more anxious patients are, the longer their wounds take to heal, ... Read more...

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Obese children likely to have stiffer arteries


April 13th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Children with more body fat and less endurance than their fitter, leaner counterparts have stiffer arteries at a young age, says new research. Stiff arteries are a hallmark ... Read more...

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Obese kids have stiff arteries


April 13th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Children with more body fat and less endurance have stiffer arteries at a very young age, researchers at Medical College of Georgia have said.Stiff arteries are a hallmark ... Read more...

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Monday is ‘the most popular sick day’


November 10th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Monday is the most popular day for workers calling in sick, a new UK research has confirmed.The study, by consultant firm Mercer, found that more than a third ... Read more...

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Doctors unable to restrain mentally ill from smoking


September 10th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Depressed and anxious people are among the heaviest smokers, but doctors seldom insist that they quit, fearing their mental disorders will get out of hand. A researcher has, ... Read more...

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Hypnotherapy may help ulcerative colitis patients socialize more


May 14th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): People with ulcerative colitis should no longer think twice before becoming a bridesmaid in a friend's wedding, travelling with the boss or even going to parties in peoples' ... Read more...

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Heres how you can stay motivated to achieve your goals


June 29th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Started a diet program, followed it religiously for 2 weeks and on the start of the third week, hell broke lose and you were again on the ... Read more...

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School bag style may cause severe back injury, warns expert


January 29th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Jan 29 (ANI): School bags slung on one shoulder may be a style quotient for students but an expert has warned that this may cause a severe back injury. According to Professor ... Read more...

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