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A healthy diet, more exercise can beat diabetes


September 12th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) A few simple changes in daily life can ultimately prove to be a major help in preventing two in three cases of diabetes while saving a ... Read more...

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‘Apple shaped’ obesity, other forms ‘equally risky’


March 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): A new study has challenged previous findings that obese people who are 'apple shaped' (fat deposits in the middle of the body) are at higher risk of heart ... Read more...

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Raised blood fat levels tied to heart disease


May 7th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Raised levels of triglycerides, a type of blood fat, may be an important cause of heart disease, new genetic research suggests.To reach the conclusion, Cambridge University boffins looked ... Read more...

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Spare tyres ‘a major health hazard’


April 20th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Experts have said that people carrying excess weight around their waists, are oblivious to the health risk they are putting themselves in.Three leading UK charities are launching a ... Read more...

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Check your pulse to stave off stroke


November 16th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Experts have urged people to check their pulse for atrial fibrillation, a condition that might cause stroke.Atrial fibrillation is characterised by an abnormal heart rhythm.A survey involving over ... Read more...

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Most Brit kids unaware of junk food dangers, claims survey


November 27th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Todays generation does not think even once about the harmful effects of junk food, claims a new survey, which found that a majority of teens are unaware ... Read more...

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Crisps no longer a treat for 82pc UK children


January 16th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
London, January 16 (ANI): The British Heart Foundation has found in a study that more than two-thirds of children do not consider fast food to be a treat these days.During the ... Read more...

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Moving to Scotland is bad for Indian, Pakistani and Chinese hearts


December 12th, 2007 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 12 (ANI): People of Indian, Pakistani or Chinese origin, who are planning to move to Scotland, might have to think twice, for a new study has found that Asians who ... Read more...

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