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Exposure to low-dose radiation ‘ups cancer risk’

February 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 08 (ANI): A new study has shown that exposure to low-dose radiation from cardiac imaging and other procedures after a heart attack is associated with an increased risk of cancer.The ... Read more...

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Binge eating linked to childhood abuse

May 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 13 (IANS) Childhood sexual or emotional abuse, which leads to self-criticism, may be one of the reasons behind binge eating, research says. Binge eaters stuff themselves with a day's worth of ... Read more...

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Genes associated with osteoporosis identified

May 4th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Researchers at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal have identified 20 genes associated with osteoporosis and bone weakness, including 13 genes never previously associated with the disease.Osteoporosis is a ... Read more...

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