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Balanced lifestyle secret to healthy life later


September 21st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A British study has found that a healthy old age depends on how much balanced lifestyle we maintain during prime years of life.It says careful eating, ... Read more...

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Obesity no bar to fitness and health


September 5th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Obese people can be just as healthy and fit as their slimmer counterparts, with no greater risk of developing or dying from cardiovascular disease or cancer, ... Read more...

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Intake of egg yolks can block arteries: Study


August 14th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 14 (IANS) Egg yolks are just as bad smoking for atherosclerosis, thanks to accumulation of fat and cholesterol which causes the hardening of arteries by plaques within its ... Read more...

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Night shifts raise heart attack risk


July 27th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Shift work can dramatically increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes, warn researchers.A study of two million people found shift workers are almost 25 percent ... Read more...

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Manual to be released on Thyroid day Friday


May 24th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) To curb thyroid-related disorders, the Indian Thyroid Society (ITS) has said a clinical manual would be launched on the World Thyroid Day Friday to raise ... 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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Chemicals in plastics, make-up latest cause of diabetes


April 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Chemicals called phthalates in plastics, cosmetics and toys are the latest reasons why one may have higher chances of developing diabetes, a study reveals.A study in ... Read more...

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Chronic kidney disease rising in India: Doctors


March 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Minimal physical activity, unhealthy diet, smoking and drinking are some of the reasons that are resulting in an increased number of chronic kidney diseases - ... Read more...

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Heart attack deaths drop by 50 percent in Britain


January 26th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The number of Britons people dying of cardiac arrest has come down by half in eight years, a new study says.Helping people quit smoking and managing ... Read more...

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No cardiac risk with food fried in olive, sunflower oil


January 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Food fried in olive or sunflower oil is not linked to heart disease or premature death, but the same is not true of solid or reused ... Read more...

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Ranbaxy approved to make first generic version of Lipitor


December 1st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) India's largest maker of generic drugs, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd has won US approval to sell a generic version of the world's top-selling cholesterol lowering drug Lipitor ... 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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Watermelon reduces hardening of arteries


October 28th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Watermelon is good in the case of atherosclerosis or hardening of arteries.The model used for a study involved mice with diet-induced high cholesterol. One group was ... Read more...

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Child’s early life decides its health in future


August 17th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) The first thousand days of a child's life are of paramount importance, for they determine what sort of health condition the baby will have in lateral ... Read more...

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Beer belly or muffin top? A perilous lifestyle disorder


July 15th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) For all those who don't think twice before gulping a pint of beer and royally ignore their bulging bellies, it's high time to cut down ... Read more...

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Anna should not fast frequently: Doctor


June 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Septuagenarian Gandhian Anna Hazare should not fast frequently as it may worsen his health, his doctor said Wednesday.Hazare began a daylong token fast at Rajghat, ... Read more...

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Tomatoes can save you from high cholesterol


May 19th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) Want to be free of high cholesterol and blood pressure (BP)? Tomatoes can be a way out for you!Tomatoes may be an effective alternative to drugs ... Read more...

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Beer belly or muffin top double mortality risk in heart disease patients


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Coronary artery disease patients who have even a modest beer belly or muffin top are at higher risk for death than people whose fat collects elsewhere, according to ... Read more...

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Treating high BP, cholesterol, diabetes may delay Alzheimer’s


April 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and other vascular risk factors may help lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease in people ... Read more...

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Kilos creeping up among Oz mums under 40


April 4th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that mothers under 40 are now gaining weight at the fastest rate in Australia - posing a threat to the health system and ... Read more...

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International Diabetes Federation backs surgery in fight against diabetes


March 29th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Weight loss surgery can effectively treat diabetes in obese people, according to the medical fraternity.A new position statement from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) says that bariatric surgery ... Read more...

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Hormone therapy ‘doubles survival chances in men with prostate cancer’


March 25th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): A new research has suggested that men with prostate cancer could halve their risk of dying if they are given hormone therapy as well as radiotherapy.The study found ... Read more...

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Bariatric surgery can ’safely’ cut health risk in severely obese


March 15th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that bariatric surgery can result in long-term weight loss and significant reductions in cardiac and other risk factors for some severely obese adults.The statement is ... Read more...

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Brits ‘healthier than Americans’: Study


March 12th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that people living in England enjoy better health than Americans, despite less investment in healthcare.Researchers said that across all ages, US residents tend ... Read more...

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Chronic kidney disorders threaten India’s diabetics (March 10 is World Kidney Day)


March 10th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) For the diabetes capital of the world, this might sound alarming. Experts in India say nearly 40 percent of diabetics can be affected by chronic ... Read more...

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NSAID use linked to increased risk of erectile dysfunction


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that men who take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 3 times a day for more than three months are 2.4 times more likely to have erectile dysfunction ... Read more...

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Over 4,000 compounds detected in blood samples


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 25 (IANS) Researchers have detected the presence of a mind boggling 4,229 compounds in human blood samples, up from the dozen or so listed medically, based on a three-year exhaustive ... Read more...

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High cholesterol, high BP in middle age linked to early memory problems


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that middle-age men and women who have cardiovascular issues, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, may not only be at risk ... Read more...

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Heart’s response to early beat can predict cardiac death risk


February 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found that the manner in which the heart responds to an early beat is predictive ... Read more...

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Doctors warn that fat can kill even if person is healthy


February 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A study has found that obese people who are healthy are still twice as likely to suffer a fatal heart attack.A research team from Glasgow University discovered that ... Read more...

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High risk of heart disease in preadolescent kids with type 1diabetes


February 15th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Preadolescent children with type 1diabetes have a 200 percent to 400 percent greater chance of developing cardiovascular disease than those without diabetes, according to a new study.Medical ... Read more...

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Obesity is a killer in its own right


February 15th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that obesity is a killer in its own right, irrespective of other biological or social risk factors traditionally associated with coronary heart disease.Increasing weight ... Read more...

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Stroke, cardio diseases take ‘enormous toll’ on Hollywood stars


February 12th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study from University of California, Los Angeles, has revealed that stroke and cardiovascular diseases take an enormous toll on Hollywood actors."Since this is the first time ... Read more...

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Eggs shedding cholesterol: US study


February 9th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) If you shy away from eggs because of their high cholesterol content, then there is some good news for you. A study has found a drop in average ... Read more...

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Obese adults now half a billion worldwide


February 4th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) As the prevalence of obesity has nearly doubled since 1980, the worldwide bloated adult population is now half a billion strong. A study shows that in 2008, more ... Read more...

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