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Mom’s emotions affect child’s dental health: Study


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) A mother's emotional health and education level during her child's earliest years influence oral health at age 14, says a new study.Researchers at the Case Western ... Read more...

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Migraines do not hurt your brain


August 12th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Migraines are not associated with cognitive decline, suggests new research even though previous studies have linked the disorder to increased stroke risk and structural brain lesions.Migraines ... Read more...

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Researchers debunk findings about Facebook and depression


July 10th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) New evidence thrown up by researchers debunks the finding that spending time on Facebook and other social sites causes depression.The University of Wisconsin School of ... Read more...

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Bad fat could decline memory


May 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Certain types of fat are linked with deteriorating memory and mental functioning, says a new study. For instance, a 'bad' fat such as saturated fat or ... Read more...

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Some ‘good’ cholesterol unable to protect heart


May 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) A sub-class of high-density lipoprotein (HDl) cholesterol, known as "good" cholesterol, may not protect against coronary heart disease (CHD) and in fact may be harmful, says ... Read more...

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Regular soda intake spikes stroke risk


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Regularly quaffing sugar-sweetened, low-calorie sodas is likely to spike risk of a stroke, but intake of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee seems to lower it, a study ... Read more...

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Shedding pounds won’t help teens’ self-esteem


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Teenaged girls shedding pounds may benefit physically, but it still leaves them with a feeling of low esteem, says a study."We found that obese black and ... Read more...

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White rice increases risk of type 2 diabetes


March 16th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) White rice might be pleasing to the palate, but it significantly increases the risk of type 2 diabetes when eaten regularly.Researchers from the Harvard School of ... Read more...

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Eating citrus fruit may lower stroke risk


February 24th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) A compound in citrus fruits may reduce women's stroke risk, a study has said.The study examines how consuming flavonoid subclasses affects the risk of stroke, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Study reveals that migraines may lead to depression in women


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that women who have migraine are 40 percent more likely to develop depression during their lifetime. The risk of developing the ... Read more...

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Popping too many pills ruins bedroom performance


November 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The habit of popping several pills daily could hit your bedroom performance and send it plummeting to a zero, a new study reveals. The study by ... Read more...

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Sexually abused girl child more prone to stroke


November 14th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Girls who have been sexually or physically abused may be more vulnerable to heart attacks and strokes as adults.The study conducted by Brigham University found that ... Read more...

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Restless legs, high BP among women linked


October 11th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) A middle-aged woman who suffers from restless legs syndrome (RLS) has higher chances of developing high blood pressure.RLS is a common yet under-recognised disorder marked by ... Read more...

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Belly fat linked to development of asthma


September 26th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Belly fat, linked with diabetes and heart disease, could also have a bearing on the development of asthma, research in Norway shows.Previous studies have found a ... Read more...

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Swine flu spread much wider than suspected


June 9th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) The swine flu outbreak during the winter of 2009-2010 was much more widespread than previously realised, a study says.Blood samples taken from Scottish adults in March ... Read more...

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Patients with HIV infection at greater risk of developing heart failure


April 26th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found that patients with HIV infection, who do not have a prior history of coronary heart disease, may be at a higher risk of developing ... Read more...

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Childhood eczema ups adult allergic asthma risk nine fold


April 16th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new study has found that children who have eczema, particularly when occurring with hay fever, are nine times more likely to develop allergic asthma in their 40s.The ... 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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Avoiding or controlling diabetes may cut cancer risk, mortality


April 4th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Diabetes is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer in men but with higher risk of other cancers in both men and women, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Bad relations with spouse causes ‘pre-baby blues’


March 12th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) New research shows that a bad relationship with the husband or partner is the strongest cause of maternal emotional distress during pregnancy.Anxiety and depression during pregnancy ... Read more...

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Study examines aspirin’s ability to protect against colorectal cancer


March 10th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study says that elevations in a particular inflammatory factor in the blood may determine whether colorectal cancer risk can be reduced by taking aspirin or other ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen may reduce risk of Parkinson’s disease


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 03 (ANI): Adults who regularly take ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), have about one-third less risk of developing Parkinson's disease than non-users, shows a new study by Harvard School ... Read more...

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Only 1 in 1900 met AHA’s definition of ideal heart health: Study


February 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that only one in more than 1900 people met the American Heart Association (AHA) definition of ideal cardiovascular health.University of Pittsburgh School of ... Read more...

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Moderate-to-heavy alcohol intake may increase risk of abnormal heart rhythm


February 15th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that moderate to heavy alcohol intake may increase risk of atrial fibrillation (AF).AF is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm). Atrial ... Read more...

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Fiber intake linked to reduced risk of death


February 15th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that dietary fiber may be associated with a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases, as well as a reduced ... Read more...

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Fibre intake lowers death risk


February 15th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Dietary fibre tends to lower death risk from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases, a study conducted over a nine-year period says. Fibre from edible plants is known to ... Read more...

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Smoking linked to increased risk of breast cancer


January 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer.Using ... Read more...

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Eating blueberries ‘can guard against high BP’


January 15th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new research by the University of East Anglia and Harvard University has suggested that eating blueberries can guard against high blood pressure.The new findings revealed that ... Read more...

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Rushing Birth Even A Little Can Hurt Babies’ Health, Study Says


January 5th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently released a statement which states that rushing birth even a little can hurt the health of a ... Read more...

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Diabetic women with depression at higher risk of dying from heart disease


January 4th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that older women who suffer from both diabetes and depression are at a higher risk of dying from all causes, including heart disease, ... Read more...

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Body fat distribution linked to a higher risk of ER-negative breast cancer


December 16th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that body fat distribution does not play an important role in the incidence of every subtype of premenopausal breast cancer, but is associated ... Read more...

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Good grades lead to better health: Study


December 8th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): Good grades do make you teachers' favorite whereas parents shower excessive love if you are their 'A' grader child. And now a new research has revealed that they ... Read more...

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Quitting smoking improves your mood


December 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Many smokers reach for a cigarette to ease their anxiety during stressful periods. But US researchers have found that quitting smoking makes people happier, and the effect lasts ... Read more...

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E. coli infection linked to heart disease risk


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has found that people who contract gastroenteritis from drinking water contaminated with E. coli are at an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, kidney ... Read more...

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