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Omega-3 pills unable to prevent heart attacks


September 12th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Popping pills of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, the type found in oily fish like salmon, may not help prevent heart attacks, although previous research suggested that ... Read more...

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Steroids can kill: Dark side of body building (Health Feature)


July 13th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Twenty-eight-year-old Dev Luthra desired perfect six-pack abs before his marriage. An overdose of steroids promising to tone his physique in no time led to the ... Read more...

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China seizes over 33,000 illegal drug ads


April 17th, 2012 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China's food and drug safety watchdog said Monday it has found 33,648 illegal commercial advertisements for drugs this year till March.It included release of advertisements without ... Read more...

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Watch your diet, you multi-tasking women! (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) She multitasks, balancing the pressures of work, children and home. But the modern superwoman who manages to do it all ends up neglecting her health, ... Read more...

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Five tonnes of sub-standard food destroyed in Abu Dhabi


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 2 (IANS/WAM) The municipality of Abu Dhabi city has destroyed over five tonnes of food material for falling short of specifications and health standards ... Read more...

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Taiwan destroys two tonnes of chemical-tainted drinks


June 12th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) Taiwan has destroyed over two tonnes of beverages believed to be tainted with a "dangerous chemical", a media report said.Authorities inspected 16,000 stores over the past ... Read more...

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Dabur India net profit rises 13 percent during 2010-11


April 27th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Riding on strong volume-led growth across key categories like hair oils, skin care products, health supplements and home care, fast moving consumer goods major Dabur India ... Read more...

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Brit women ‘care about their looks more than health’


January 29th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): It seems British women are more concerned with their appearance than their health.A new study has revealed that women in UK spend more money on their looks than ... Read more...

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Workshop to rejuvenate elderly couples’ sex lives organized in Malaysia


November 18th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 18 (ANI): A workshop is being organised in Terengganu, Malaysia, with the purpose of rejuvenating the sex lives of elderly couples.Some 300 senior citizens are expected to take part.A ... Read more...

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Dabur Q2 net profit rises 15.3 percent (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India's fast moving consumer goods major Dabur India Wednesday reported a 15.3 percent rise in net profit at Rs.160.35 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 ... Read more...

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Millions of Brit women risking health with dangerous diets


June 1st, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Millions of British women are putting their health at risk by shunning nutritious foods, health experts have warned.An analysis of more than 100 scientific studies has painted a ... Read more...

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Some steroids could protect your heart


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Steroids sold as health supplements could switch on a natural defence mechanism against heart disease, research shows. University of Leeds biologists found that this protective effect can be triggered ... Read more...

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‘Fountain of youth’ steroids may provide protection against heart disease


May 18th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Steroids sold as health supplements can switch on a natural defence mechanism against heart disease, according to University of Leeds researchers.The University of Leeds biologists have identified a ... Read more...

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Humidity degrades vitamins stored in bathrooms, kitchens


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study by Purdue University has shown that high humidity present in bathrooms and kitchens degrades the vitamins and health supplements stored in those rooms, even if ... Read more...

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China to tighten control on sex-related TV advertisements


February 21st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China's television watchdog has initiated a fresh round of crackdowns on sex-related TV commercials, warning it might go as far as revoking broadcasting licences for those companies acting ... Read more...

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Found: Cocktail for eternal youth


February 12th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 12 (IANS) Researchers have developed a cocktail of ingredients that forestalls major aspects of the ageing process. "As we all eventually learn, ageing diminishes our mind, fades our perception of the ... Read more...

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Fountain of youth discovered at health food store!


February 12th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A cocktail of ingredients - found at local health food stores - that forestalls major aspects of the aging process has been developed by researchers at McMaster University.Ingredients ... Read more...

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Healthy eating linked to increase in animal testing


December 30th, 2007 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 30 (ANI): The fad for health food has massively increased the number of laboratory experiments on animals for food additives, sweeteners and health supplements over the past one year in ... Read more...

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China to eradicate Internet sex ads


December 18th, 2007 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.18 (ANI): Twelve Chinese ministries have launched a campaign to clean up cyberspace in the country. According to the China Daily, the campaign aims to curb the growing number of illegal ... Read more...

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