long term health

Soft drinks make it harder to lose weight: Study


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Avoid soft drinks, as they could alter the way your body burns fuel and make it harder still to lose weight, says a study."This study proves ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate reduces risk of cardiac fatalities


June 4th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Daily consumption of dark chocolate reduces risks of fatal and non-fatal heart attacks, new research says. Monash University researchers showed that dark chocolate's blood pressure-and cholesterol-lowering ... Read more...

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Food poisoning could have lifelong consequences


March 21st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Victims of food poisoning may develop a host of lengthy illnesses, including diabetes, arthritis, kidney failure and high blood pressure, experts say.Salmonella, E coli and other ... Read more...

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Ailing Anna to end fast (Second Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Bowing to appeals from doctors, Anna Hazare, hit by viral fever, said he was ending his three-day fast a day earlier Wednesday but vowed to ... Read more...

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Rise in temperature can lead to stillbirths


December 16th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Increase in temperature levels can affect pregnant women more than others, resulting in more stillbirths and shorter pregnancies, says an Australian study.Adrian Barnett, associate professor at ... Read more...

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Drop in US unemployment brings cheer to Obama


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The US unemployment rate surprisingly dropped to 8.6 percent in November, the lowest in two-and-a-half years, bringing good cheer to embattled President Barack Obama, but ... Read more...

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Drinking at home is silent killer for Britons


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Middle-class people in Britain are drinking so much behind closed doors that they are risking a future of ill -health blighted by cancer, liver disease and ... Read more...

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When Clinton called Steve Jobs over Lewinsky scandal


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton had once consulted the Apple boss about how to tackle the Monica Lewinsky scandal during a late night tete-a-tete, Steve Jobs' ... Read more...

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Sunny outlook helps teens grow up healthier


July 19th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Teenagers who retain a sunny outlook during these years seem to grow into better health as adults, not facing the likelihood of engaging in negative behaviour ... Read more...

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Two mn pets left at home while Britons go to work


May 26th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Around 2.6 million pets are locked up in their homes across Britain while their owners are busy at work, says a new study.At least 25 percent ... Read more...

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Twilight-style vampire ad to encourage young Brit men to visit dentists!


April 21st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): The National Health Service (NHS) has launched a raunchy Twilight-style vampire advert to encourage young Brit men to visit their dentists.The video shows a young woman stripping to ... Read more...

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Choppers dump water over Japan n-plant, 20 people irradiated (Night Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Japan Thursday scrambled to prevent a nuclear meltdown as army helicopters poured sea water on the over-heating Fukushima plant that was severly damaged in last week's ... Read more...

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Choppers pour water over Japan n-plant, 20 people irradiated (Evening Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Giant helicopters poured sea water on the over-heating Fukushima nuclear plant in a desperate bid to prevent a meltdown as 20 people were confirmed to have ... Read more...

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How safe are airport security scanners to humans: US study


March 17th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): The question as to whether airport security scanners pose any threat to the long-term health of human beings has been addressed in two articles.One type of scanner employs ... Read more...

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India carries radioactive checks at airports after Japan disaster


March 16th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India Wednesday started checking travellers and goods from Japan for possible radioactive contamination as the nuclear crisis in the East Asian country escalated following last ... Read more...

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Fresh fire at Japan n-plant, emperor deeply worried (Evening Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo/London, March 16 (IANS) A fresh fire Wednesday engulfed a reactor in Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant, with fears that the emergency workers could face long term health issues. ... Read more...

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Heartbroken Broad expects to get fit ahead of Test series against Sri Lanka


March 9th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad, suffered more heartbreak after being ruled out of the World Cup due to side strain, hopes to get fit for forst Test against ... Read more...

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Kids with H. pylori infection have lower levels of iron


March 8th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A University of Texas Health Science Center study has found that children without previous iron deficiencies or anemia who remained infected with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) had significantly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

10 ways to keep your mind sharp revealed


February 20th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): If you don't want your brain to lose its prowess as you age, better follow these tips.Do somethingScientists are starting to think that regular aerobic exercise may ... Read more...

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Junk food diet in early childhood may lower IQ


February 8th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Children fed chips, pizza and other junk foods are likely to have lower IQs, says a new research.Researchers said that a diet, high in fats, sugars, and processed ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding can benefit childhood cancer survivors


January 21st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that breastfeeding can partially offset the long-term side effects of cancer treatment.Susan Ogg and colleagues from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, ... Read more...

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40 new ’stronger, deadlier drugs’ hit UK markets


January 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Experts have warned that many lives are at risk in the UK after a new wave of 40 deadly legal highs hit the market.According to experts party drugs ... Read more...

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Nearly 25 percent UK kids are obese by age 4


December 26th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Britain is facing a growing weight crisis among primary school children with a quarter already overweight or obese when they start school at the age of four, revealed ... Read more...

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Injectable, oral contraceptives ‘don’t affect glucose, insulin levels’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has found that glucose and insulin levels are not adversely affected by injectable or oral contraception.There's only slight increase among women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate ... Read more...

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Kiwi experts’ warning over fad diet using placenta hormones


December 16th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 16 (ANI): Kiwi nutrition experts have issued warning over the potentially harmful repercussions of a recently revived fad diet based on hormones from human placenta.The diet involves a very low ... Read more...

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A quarter of Brit kids are overweight or obese by the age of 5


December 16th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): A new report has revealed that a quarter of Brit children are already overweight or obese when they start school at the age of 4.And by the time ... Read more...

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Mughda Godse to endorse Herbalife products


December 9th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Mugdha Godse has been signed on as the face for global nutrition company Herbalife's outer nutrition range of products - NouriFusion in India.She is the first ... Read more...

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Cell phone use by pregnant mums linked to behavioural problems in kids


December 7th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that pregnant mothers who use mobile phones regularly are likely to give birth to kids with behavioural problems, especially if those children start ... Read more...

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E. coli infection linked to heart disease risk


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has found that people who contract gastroenteritis from drinking water contaminated with E. coli are at an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, kidney ... Read more...

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Regular exercise ‘keeps dementia and other diseases at bay’


November 16th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that regular exercise could reduce the risk of developing around two dozen physical and mental health conditions-including some cancers and dementia.The research said ... Read more...

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Women who smoke during pregnancy turn babies into future criminals


November 16th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that mothers who smoke heavily during pregnancy are more likely to have kids who grow up to become repeat criminal offenders.The findings ... Read more...

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Meditation training improves cellular health of the body


November 4th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that positive psychological changes that occur during meditation training are associated with greater activity of telomerase, an enzyme important for the long-term health of cells ... Read more...

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Octomom Nadya Suleman ‘had 12 embryos implanted’


October 19th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): A US state attorney has revealed that Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor implanted a dozen embryos in the pregnancy that gave her octuplets.The number surpasses Suleman's assertion that only ... Read more...

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Depression during pregnancy ups risk for preterm birth, low birth weight


October 5th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 05 (ANI): A new study has found that clinical depression puts pregnant women at increased risk of delivering prematurely and of giving birth to below-normal weight infants.Risk is even higher ... Read more...

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Children with pet dogs ‘more active’


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists from St George's, University of London, have suggested that owning a dog could help reduce the risk of childhood obesity.A study of 78 inner-city primary schools in ... Read more...

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