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Neural activity linked to food addiction identified


April 5th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): A new study has found that people with an addictive-like eating behaviour have greater neural activity in certain regions of the brain similar to substance dependence, including elevated ... Read more...

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Maternal obesity may lead to infertility in the next generation


March 24th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Mother's obesity could lead to infertility in the next generation, according to a new study.Levels of the hormone ghrelin are low in obese women and a recent study ... Read more...

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Prenatal exposure to plastic chemical linked to breast cancer


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Adult women who were exposed prenatally to bisphenol-A (BPA, a chemical commonly used in plastic food containers) or diethylstilbestrol (DES) could be at increased risk of breast cancer, ... Read more...

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Stressing benefits of quitting may boost smoking cessation


January 8th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has shown that stressing the benefits of not smoking may work better than emphasizing the negative effects of cigarettes in persuading smokers to kick the ... Read more...

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Heart attack death rates fall in US following hospitalisation


August 19th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): There has been a significant reduction in the death rates of heart attack patients over a decade in the US following efforts to improve care.According to researchers, from ... Read more...

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Who is Sonia Sotomayor - next Supreme Court judge?


May 27th, 2009 - 12:31 am ICT by John Le Fevre
US President Barrack Obama today nominated Sonia Sotomayor as the first Hispanic person to sit on the United States Supreme Court bench - becoming the first democrat leader to do so ... Read more...

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Sonia Sotomayor first Hispanic nominated for Supreme Court role


May 26th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
US President Barack Obama has appointed circuit judge Sonia Sotomayor to serve on the supreme court. If approved by the US Senate she will become the first Hispanic person to wear ... Read more...

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Laser therapy combo effectively clears acne, reduces oil production


March 8th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A combination of laser therapy has been found to safely and effectively treat one of the most common skin conditions that plagues teenagers and adults alike-acne. Dermatologist ... Read more...

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Hollywood heat attacks have younger women missing real symptoms


May 3rd, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Many women under 55 years of age often tend to miss or ignore heart attack-warning signs, as the symptoms dont resemble typical Hollywood script heart attacks.A Hollywood ... Read more...

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