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Some ‘good’ cholesterol unable to protect heart


May 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) A sub-class of high-density lipoprotein (HDl) cholesterol, known as "good" cholesterol, may not protect against coronary heart disease (CHD) and in fact may be harmful, says ... Read more...

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Regular soda intake spikes stroke risk


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Regularly quaffing sugar-sweetened, low-calorie sodas is likely to spike risk of a stroke, but intake of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee seems to lower it, a study ... Read more...

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Nurses accused of killing 16 in Uruguay hospitals


March 20th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Montevideo, March 20 (IANS/EFE) Uruguayan authorities tried Monday to calm people following an alarm generated by the deaths of 16 patients in two Montevideo hospitals at the hands of two ... Read more...

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Sexually abused girl child more prone to stroke


November 14th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Girls who have been sexually or physically abused may be more vulnerable to heart attacks and strokes as adults.The study conducted by Brigham University found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Restless legs, high BP among women linked


October 11th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) A middle-aged woman who suffers from restless legs syndrome (RLS) has higher chances of developing high blood pressure.RLS is a common yet under-recognised disorder marked by ... Read more...

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Study examines aspirin’s ability to protect against colorectal cancer


March 10th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study says that elevations in a particular inflammatory factor in the blood may determine whether colorectal cancer risk can be reduced by taking aspirin or other ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women on nightshift may escape skin cancer


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have found that shift work may be associated with a reduced risk of skin cancer in women."Shift work has been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ibuprofen may reduce risk of Parkinson’s disease


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 03 (ANI): Adults who regularly take ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), have about one-third less risk of developing Parkinson's disease than non-users, shows a new study by Harvard School ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking linked to increased risk of breast cancer


January 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer.Using ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating blueberries ‘can guard against high BP’


January 15th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new research by the University of East Anglia and Harvard University has suggested that eating blueberries can guard against high blood pressure.The new findings revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diabetic women with depression at higher risk of dying from heart disease


January 4th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that older women who suffer from both diabetes and depression are at a higher risk of dying from all causes, including heart disease, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Body fat distribution linked to a higher risk of ER-negative breast cancer


December 16th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that body fat distribution does not play an important role in the incidence of every subtype of premenopausal breast cancer, but is associated ... Read more...

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Wine a day ensures healthy old age in women


November 17th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Middle-aged women who enjoy a couple of glasses of wine a day tend to enjoy a healthier old age.Scientists say moderate drinking can lead to "successful ageing" and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

2 glasses of wine a day in mid-life could make women healthier in old age


November 17th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): New research suggests that middle-aged women who enjoy a couple of glasses of wine a day have a healthier old age.Scientists suggest that moderate drinking can lead to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Healthy diet ‘can ward off kidney stones’


September 17th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): A diet designed to prevent high blood pressure reduces the risk of developing kidney stones, a new study has found.The results suggest how low-fat dairy products and/or plants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beer may increase psoriasis in women


August 18th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Women who love to drink beer are at higher risk of developing psoriasis, a chronic skin disease, according to a study. Experts said women who drank five or more ... Read more...

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Drinking beer ‘can lead to psoriasis in women’


August 17th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Women who drink regular beer-but not light beer or other types of alcohol-are more likely to develop psoriasis, according to a new study.Psoriasis is a common immune-mediated skin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Red meat ‘increases heart disease risk by 30 pc’


August 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Higher consumption of red meat sharply increases the risk of heart disease, says a new study.However, the study also showed that American women who ate more protein-rich foods ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pharmacists can bridge healthcare gap: Azad


July 9th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) With the country facing a shortage of qualified health professionals like doctors and nurses, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday suggested that pharmacists could substitute ... Read more...

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Bicycling, brisk walking help women control weight


June 29th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Bicycling and brisk walking help pre-menopausal women control weight, especially those who are overweight and obese, according to a new study.Additionally, the research found that slower walking does ... Read more...

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Replacing white rice with brown can decrease diabetes risk


June 15th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that consuming more white rice is linked to a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes, whereas consuming more brown rice is associated ... Read more...

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Drinking during adolescence adds to risk of breast disease, breast cancer


April 13th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Harvard University have claimed that girls and young women who indulge in boozing raise their risk of ... Read more...

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Trans fats ‘can prove dangerous for women with heart disease’


April 9th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 9 (ANI): Trans fats, found in many packaged foods, are deadly for women with heart disease, says a new study.According to a study reported by Rodale Health, females with ... Read more...

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Smoking may up multiple sclerosis risk in some


April 8th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Smoking may increase the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in people who also have specific established risk factors for MS, a new study has shown.The research is published ... Read more...

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Migraine more common in female multiple sclerosis patients


February 17th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Migraine is more common in women with multiple sclerosis (MS) than those without, according to a new study.The study will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's ... Read more...

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Aspirin may cut breast cancer patients’ death risk


February 17th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Aspirin may help women with breast cancer live longer, a new study claims.According to an analysis of data from the US Nurses' Health Study, which followed 238,000 nurses ... Read more...

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Cola intake heightens diabetes risk among pregnant women


December 1st, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Beware of gulping down too many colas, particularly if you are pregnant. More than five servings of such sugar-sweetened drinks per week before pregnancy seems to heighten the ... Read more...

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Sugary cola drinks linked to higher gestational diabetes risk


December 1st, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Drinking too much sugar-sweetened cola a week prior to pregnancy may increase risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to a new study.The study was conducted by researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smokers face heightened risk of seizures


November 20th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Smokers face heightened risk of seizures, says a new study. It is the first study to examine potential risks associated with smoking, caffeine intake, and alcohol consumption as ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Smokers ‘more likely to suffer seizures’


November 19th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): People who smoke are more likely to have seizures than those who don't, says a new study by Boston-based researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teenage obesity linked to increased multiple sclerosis risk in women


November 10th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Obese teenage women are two times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) as adults than female teens who are not fat, says a new study.The study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Too much diet soda can damage your kidney


November 1st, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Too much diet soda can lead to decline in kidney function among women, say researchers.The team from Brigham and Women's Hospital has found that individuals consuming a diet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obese women have less chances of enjoying old age


September 30th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Women who put on weight as they approach middle age are likely to reduce their chances of enjoying a healthy old age, according to new research. The study suggests ... Read more...

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Vitamins C, E supplements don’t increase melanoma risk


August 18th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Daily supplementation of vitamins C and E do not increase risk of melanoma in women, finds a new study.A recent randomized trial of antioxidants for cancer prevention found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Healthy diet keeps kidney stones away


August 14th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): A healthy diet helps prevent kidney stones, says a new study.The study, appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN), claims that ... Read more...

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