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Mom’s emotions affect child’s dental health: Study


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) A mother's emotional health and education level during her child's earliest years influence oral health at age 14, says a new study.Researchers at the Case Western ... Read more...

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Adolescence sex comes with health risks later


November 16th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Sex during adolescence saddles one with health risks as adults because the nervous system is still under formation.These findings from a lab animal study, conducted by ... Read more...

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Cutting fat may actually shorten your life


May 4th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that restricting fatty food may not lengthen the life span, as was widely believed, but may have a contrary effect, i.e. shortened life.Researchers ... Read more...

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FDA approves first oral contraceptive that increases folate levels


September 27th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by BNO News
WAYNE, NEW JERSEY (BNO NEWS) -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Monday announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral contraceptive (OC) that increases folate levels ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Producers incite swear words, insults in reality shows


May 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Gossip, insults and swear words permeate popular reality shows like "The Apprentice" and "American Idol". Producers put participants in a booth and bait them into saying something nasty ... Read more...

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Gene linked to autism risk identified


May 20th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study from University of California, Los Angeles has identified a genetic variant that may increase a child's risk of developing autism, particularly boys.The research team has ... Read more...

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Gene variant puts boys at higher risk of severe autism


May 20th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) The most severe form of autism targets boys four times more often than girls, thanks to a gene variant called CACNA1G. A variant is a gene that has ... Read more...

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Now ‘bacterial’ microbots to help find cures


April 20th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Researchers have created the first ever microbots that look like real bacteria and can carry medicines to predetermined targets in the body, remove plaque deposits in the arteries ... Read more...

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