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Low-energy diet can improve sleep disorder


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Sufferers of obstructive sleep apnoea - a the sleep disorder - could benefit from following a low energy diet to lose weight.Sufferers rarely feel refreshed after ... Read more...

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US envoy Roemer visits education, health programs in Delhi’s Sanjay Gandhi settlement


April 26th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer today interacted with students at a school and met with residents in the Sanjay Gandhi Settlement to see the U.S.-government ... Read more...

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Hookah use common among college students


April 6th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Hookah smoking by young adults is popular despite a potentially negative effect on their health, a new study has found.Hookah bars are cropping up everywhere - from chic ... Read more...

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Drinking tea daily ‘as good as water in keeping you hydrated’


March 28th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): A new study has found that drinking four to six mugs of tea daily is as good as a litre of water for keeping yourself hydrated.The finding disproves ... Read more...

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Eating red meat may be good for you


February 19th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): Previous studies have linked red meat to an increased risk of having a heart attack or cancer, but a new report has demolished the 'myths and misconceptions' surrounding ... 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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Exposure to plastics chemical BPA may harm sperm quality


August 4th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Researchers have found that urinary concentrations of chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, may cause decreased sperm quality and sperm concentration.According to critics, BPA mimics the body's own hormones ... Read more...

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Elders watch more TV time, enjoy it less: Study


June 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that although older adults watch more TV than children or teenagers, it doesn't do them much good either.Researchers at the Stein Institute for ... Read more...

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Too much calcium can be bad for health


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Negative health effects associated with too much supplemental calcium are on the rise, according to a commentary.The finding appears in the upcoming issue of the Journal of the ... Read more...

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Rockland County, NY reminds residents of World No Tobacco Day on May 31


May 25th, 2010 - 6:38 am ICT by BNO News
POMONA, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The Rockland County Department of Health in New York on Monday reminded residents that Monday, May 31 is World No Tobacco Day.Since 1987, the last day ... Read more...

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Smoke food flavourings may be toxic to humans


January 10th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): One of the flavourings used to give smoke taste to meat, cheese or fish, could be toxic to humans, says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).To reach at ... Read more...

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Scientists find links between city walkability, air pollution exposure


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 03 (ANI): A new study analyzing the links between city walkability and air pollution exposure has revealed that some neighborhoods might be good for walking, but they could have poor ... Read more...

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How cornflakes, white bread, French fries raise heart attack risk


June 26th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Exactly how cornflakes, white bread, French fries and other high-carb foods increase the risk of heart problems has now been shown by Tel Aviv University researchers.Dr. Michael ... Read more...

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It’s never too late to change bad habits


April 24th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Changing bad habits such as smoking, even at an older age, could positively impact a senior's health later in life, a new study has found.The research linking bad ... Read more...

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Giving up smoking and bad habits can improve senior’s health


April 24th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Previous smokers easily outpaced current smokers in physical activity, suggesting that giving up such bad habits can positively impact a senior's health later in life. These findings were ... Read more...

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Magic pill that can curb smoking damage closer to reality


January 13th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A pill which can alleviate some of the negative health effects of cigarettes is on the anvil.Boston University School of Medicine researchers have found 28 molecules, which ... Read more...

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Taking care of ailing spouse may boost your longevity


November 26th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Forget calorie-restricted diets and exercise, if you want to live longer, then just spend at least 14 hours a week taking care of your ailing spouse, says ... Read more...

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