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New study says that there has been no decline in sperm counts


June 8th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has discredited a 1992 study by Danish scientists, which suggested that sperm quality in men have gone down drastically. The 1992 research ... Read more...

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People with fatty liver disease ‘3 times more likely to suffer stroke’


January 8th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 08 (ANI): A new study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the London Health Sciences Centre has found that people suffering from fatty liver disease may be three times ... Read more...

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Women living near roads more likely to have premature birth


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Pregnant women who live near busy roads have a higher risk of delivering a premature baby compared to those residing in quieter areas, a study has pointed out.Study ... Read more...

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Sexual, physical abuse history linked to fibroids in premenopausal women


November 16th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new US study has found that both physical and sexual abuse history are associated with higher incidence of uterine fibroids later in life.Uterine leiomyomas, also known as ... Read more...

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It really is possible to die of a broken heart


November 15th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Scientists have found that immense grief of losing a loved one means that many people die within three years of their husband or wife.Researchers at St Andrews University ... Read more...

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‘Want to live long: Stay away from noisy plane’s path’


October 12th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Living with passenger jets thundering overhead could be risky for your heart. Researchers found that heart attack fatalities were more widespread among people with greater exposure to ... Read more...

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Living under a flight path ‘ups heart attack risk by 30pc’


October 12th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): A new study has indicated that living under a flight path increases the chances of a fatal heart attack.Scientists say the constant noise from roaring aircraft engines increases ... Read more...

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Less educated people more vulnerable to H1N1


November 11th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): People with less education could be more vulnerable to contracting H1N1 infection and the vaccine might be less effective in them compared to those who earned a high ... Read more...

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Childhood cancer ‘increases with advancing maternal age’


July 15th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Baby born to an older mother may have a slightly increased risk for many of the cancers that occur during childhood, according to a new study from the ... Read more...

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Family history doesn’t affect hormone replacement therapy-breast cancer risk


May 20th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Researchers from University of Rochester Medical Centre have revealed that the risk of developing breast cancer due to taking hormone replacement therapy remains the same, regardless of the ... Read more...

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Living near an airport may increase high blood pressure risk


November 14th, 2007 - 8:10 am ICT by admin
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