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Healthy lifestyles could halve cases of atrial fibrillation


March 29th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study suggests that reducing cardiovascular risk factors like high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes and being overweight could potentially reduce more than half of all cases of ... Read more...

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Family dinners up parent-teen communication


August 9th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 09 (ANI): One way parents can keep up communication with there teenage children is to sit down together for dinner, finds a new study.The results show that while parent-child communication ... Read more...

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Good news for fast food addicts


July 15th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Here's some good news for fast food addicts. Five major US food chains, including McDonald's and Burger King, have cut down on trans fats in their food. Trans fats ... Read more...

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McDonald’s, Burger King now ’serving healthier foods’


July 15th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): McDonald's, Burger King and Wendy's are some of the fast food chains moving towards healthier foods, as per a new study.New research from the University of Minnesota School ... Read more...

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Risk factors of disordered eating in fat teens identified


July 31st, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A team of researchers has identified factors that may increase overweight adolescents' risk of engaging in extreme weight control behaviors such as self-induced vomiting, the use of diet ... Read more...

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Health food supplement may help treat patients with hair pulling condition


July 7th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Patients with compulsive hair-pulling condition reported reduced symptoms of the condition, known as trichotillomania, after taking an amino acid commonly found in health food supplements, suggests a new ... Read more...

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Eating burnt meat raises risk of pancreatic cancer


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Avoid eating meat nearly charred or burnt in cooking, as it increases the risk of pancreatic cancer. Kristin Anderson, associate professor at the University of Minnesota School of Public ... Read more...

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Burned meat can raise pancreatic cancer risk


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Eating burnt meat from the barbecue or the grill may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, says a new study.According to Kristin Anderson, Ph.D., associate professor at the ... Read more...

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Diabetics likely to be depressed during, after pregnancy


February 25th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health have found that pregnant women and new moms with diabetes are likely to ... Read more...

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Hormone replacement therapy cuts colorectal cancer risk in women


January 8th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has shown that hormone replacement therapy can significantly reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women.The researchers found that women who had completed ... Read more...

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TV in bedroom linked to unhealthy habits in teens


April 8th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 8 (ANI): Teens who watch TV in their bedrooms are less likely to engage in healthy habits such as exercising, eating fruits or vegetables, and enjoying family meals, ... Read more...

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Teens who eat breakfast daily have healthier diets than those who dont


March 3rd, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Skipping breakfast might seem like a good way to many teens to save on calories but a new study suggests the opposite, and says that eating healthy breakfast ... Read more...

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