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‘US college women gravitate towards hookah’


July 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) One out of four college women in the US are gravitating towards the hookah, which originated in India and Persia, and many of them mistakenly believe ... Read more...

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Witness to violence makes women prone to risky sex: Study


May 11th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Witnessing crimes and other forms of violence in both childhood and adulthood has a profound effect on women -- it makes them more prone to having ... Read more...

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Lifting weights can help smokers kick habit


August 10th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Weightlifting can be a simple and effective method to beat the smoking habit.The study, by Miriam Hospital's Centres for for Behavioural and Preventive Medicine, is the ... Read more...

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Women smokers, hit the gym to curb nicotine craving


May 20th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Ladies, addicted to smoking? Well, hitting the gym may just be your solution.Moderate exercise can help women smokers curb their nicotine cravings, but only for ... Read more...

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Weight loss surgery can help alleviate migraines


March 29th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study from The Miriam Hospital has revealed that bariatric surgery may provide an added benefit to severely obese patients besides weight loss: it can also help ... Read more...

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Lifestyle intervention helps women cut pregnancy flab


March 1st, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): A lifestyle intervention can help women control their weight gain during and after pregnancy, according to a new study.It will also help normal-weight, obese and overweight women return ... Read more...

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How social influences affect weight status in young adults


January 12th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): While previous research has detailed the impact of social influence on health behaviours, no previous study has examined whether social ties influence weight status and weight loss intentions ... Read more...

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Quitting smoking improves mood: Study


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Conventional wisdom says many smokers use cigarettes to ease anxiety and depression. But a new study has shown that quitting makes people happier.In the new study, researchers ... Read more...

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How H1N1 is different from other viruses as a respiratory illness


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study has found distinguishing characteristics of the H1N1 virus in how it affects respiratory illness.Phil Chan, of the Rhode Island Hospital, studied the signs, symptoms, and ... Read more...

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Olive oil helps breast cancer survivors lose weight


June 4th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Olive oil produces greater weight loss in breast cancer survivors compared to a more traditional low-fat diet, a study has found.The finding could be of great importance to ... Read more...

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How some people maintain weight loss, others don’t


September 16th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Ever wondered how some people successfully maintain a significant weight loss, while others tend to regain the weight? Well, researchers at The Miriam Hospital attribute such tendencies to ... Read more...

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Why some severely obese patients overeat


June 10th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new research at Miriam Hospital has found why some severely obese individuals do not feel satisfied after eating and often have difficulty controlling the amount of food ... Read more...

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Strict control over kids’ diet not linked with childhood weight gain


May 27th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Strict maternal control over eating habits during early childhood-such as determining how much a child should eat and coaxing them to eat certain foods-might not have any connection ... Read more...

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Scientists try to mend ‘broken heart syndrome’


March 27th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Love surely hurts - in fact you really can die from a broken heart, say a new research, which has shed light on "broken heart syndrome".The condition, known ... Read more...

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Which is best way to keep obesity at bay?


December 9th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Severely obese patients who lost weight by changing their diet and exercising may be as successful as those who lost weight after bariatric surgery and then retaining it.While ... Read more...

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Exposure to maternal smoking makes newborns irritable, difficult to soothe


December 2nd, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): It has been shown that babies exposed to tobacco in utero are more likely to have a low birth weight and are at increased risk for sudden ... Read more...

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Physical activity post bariatric surgery perks up weight loss, quality of life


November 18th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Increased physical activity after bariatric surgery helps patients drop more weight and improve their quality of life, reveals a new study.According to experts at The Miriam Hospital''s ... Read more...

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What propels people to start exercising and maintain healthy lifestyles


October 23rd, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study by researchers from The Miriam Hospital has identified various psychosocial factors that may propel people to start exercising, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.Of which ... Read more...

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Walking interventions do make you more active


June 19th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Need a motivation to get out of the sofa and indulge in some physical activity? Well, then try out various walking interventions, for according to a new ... Read more...

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Emotional eaters likely to regain more weight: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
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