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Low birth weight, poor diet impair girls’ learning ability


July 18th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Lower birth weight and poor diet in childhood can lead to poor learning and behaviour in children, particularly girls, according to a new study.Researchers from Australia's ... Read more...

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Rural restaurants for food security - and jobs too (Comment)


May 16th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
In every religion, culture and civilization, feeding the poor and hungry is considered amongst the most noble deeds. In the Hindu religion, for instance, one is able to do one's ... Read more...

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‘This World Health Day, focus on ageing and health’


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) With nearly eight percent of southeast Asia's population above the age of 60 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday said it will draw global ... Read more...

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Vaccines for heart attacks to be ready within 5 years


April 1st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Vaccines targeting the build-up of fatty deposits in arteries (plaques) could be available within five years to prevent heart attacks.It would be addressing the actual causes ... Read more...

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New mobile app helps choose healthy food


January 21st, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) You can scan bar codes, see what's in a food item and switch to a healthier choice in an instant, thanks to a new mobile application. ... Read more...

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Protein, not sugar, key to keeping us alert and thin


November 17th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) In a finding that could have bearing on obesity and sleep disorders, researchers say it's protein, not sugar, that stimulates cells keeping us awake and thin ... Read more...

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Poor diet can bring on mental health problems


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 23 (IANS) Poor diet may be linked to mental health problems during adolescence, researchers found.In a study of 3,000 adolescents, Deakin University researchers revealed that diet quality could ... Read more...

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Pure maple syrup promotes healthy liver


September 14th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 14 (IANS) Here's good news for those suffering from fatty liver disease - pure maple syrup is likely to boost your liver, new research suggests.Keiko Abe of the ... Read more...

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500,000 kids in Britain risk liver disease


July 4th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Over half a million overweight children in Britain are at risk of being affected by liver disease, a government expert has warned.According to Martin Lombard, national ... Read more...

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Poor pre-pregnancy diet ups baby’s risk of diabetes, obesity


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A poor diet before conception could put the baby at risk of developing type II diabetes and obesity, researchers say.Mice that were fed a low protein ... Read more...

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Bringing your crowning glory back - the Sehwag, Kallis way!


May 11th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) "Hair today, gone tomorrow!" If that line has been uttered more than once in your presence, then perhaps it is time to check the ... Read more...

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Women urged to love their heart also


May 1st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 1 (ANI): Women have been urged to think of their hearts also, with a new research showing that more women die from heart attacks than men in Australia, and yet ... Read more...

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Mother’s poor diet ‘can make child diabetic’


March 8th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A poor diet during pregnancy may increase the risk of a woman's children developing diabetes later in life, according to a study.British researchers found that a gene in ... Read more...

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Drugs, overeating, anger and sex ‘are main triggers of heart attacks’


February 24th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Worried about a heart attack? Well, you should read this.New research has shown that the main triggers of heart attacks are drugs, overeating, anger and sex - in ... Read more...

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Staying fat may be better for your health


January 24th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) The idea that weight is harmful has been "exaggerated" and fat people may actually live longer, suggests a new study by US scientists. The University of California study, ... Read more...

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Alcohol, poor diet linked to UK breast cancer rates


January 24th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Chances are that women in Britain are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than those in other developed countries because of unhealthy lifestyles, their alcohol intake ... Read more...

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Alcohol, poor diet linked to high rates of breast cancer in UK


January 24th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A new report by the respected World Health Organization has revealed that binge drinking and unhealthy lifestyles are contributing to high rates of breast cancer in Britain.Women in ... Read more...

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Women more stressed than men


January 5th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) A fifth of women, double the number of men, feel their stress levels are out of control, according to a survey of 2,000 people. Experts say stress raises ... Read more...

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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...

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Dining out ‘ups diabetes risk’


November 21st, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 21 (ANI): Researchers has claimed that corporate lunches and dinners at restaurants dishing up rich, fatty foods, coupled with sedentary working lives are responsible for an alarming rise of diabetes ... Read more...

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Modern lifestyle bringing back rickets to Britain


November 14th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Rickets, a '17th century diseases' caused by low levels of vitamin D, is rearing its ugly head in Britain after 80 years, and modern lifestyle is to blame. ... Read more...

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How a vegetarian diet can prevent cancer


October 28th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): It's a known fact that vegetarian diet helps fight cancer, but a new research suggests that plants may protect us from cancer in a far more novel way ... Read more...

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Lighting up blood sugar levels boon for diabetics


October 26th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) A device that detects blood sugar levels by simply shining onto the skin could be a boon for diabetics.The technique, which does away with finger pricks, is being ... Read more...

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Cancer is purely a man-made condition


October 15th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Cancer is a man-made disease triggered by the excesses of modern life, says a new study.Tumours were rare until recent times when pollution and poor diet became issues, ... Read more...

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Egyptian mummies discovery indicates ‘cancer is man-made’


October 15th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A study of ancient remains has found that cancer is a man-made disease fuelled by pollution and changes to diet and lifestyle.Tumours were rare until recent times when ... Read more...

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Smoking, drinking, poor diet double oral cancer cases


October 6th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Drinking, smoking and unhealthy diets have fuelled a doubling in mouth, throat and food pipe cancers in young people.Every year the diseases, known as upper aero-digestive tract (UADT) ... Read more...

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Smoking, drinking and poor diet ‘doubles’ oral cancer cases in youngsters


October 6th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Drinking, smoking and unhealthy diet have doubled mouth, throat and food pipe cancer cases in young people, experts have warned.Researchers at the Aberdeen University also found that cancers ... Read more...

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ADHD is a genetic disorder, finds study


September 30th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): A new study has discovered that attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a genetic condition and not the outcome of poor parenting or bad diet.Scientists at Cardiff University found ... Read more...

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Leading an unhealthy lifestyle ‘makes workers less productive’


September 28th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): A Dutch research has shown that leading an unhealthy lifestyle makes workers less productive and increases the sick leave they take.Obesity, poor diet, lack of exercise and smoking ... Read more...

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Imbalanced diet, inadequate exercise may cause asthma in kids


September 17th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Challenging the widespread assumption that obesity itself is a risk factor for asthma, a new study has revealed that even children of a healthy weight who have an ... Read more...

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Healthy eating not only ensures good-health, but successful careers too


September 6th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): Eating healthy and living well is a bigger issue than your waistline- poor dietary habits can also take a toll on your careers, claims a new study.When ... Read more...

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Vended snacks ‘lead to chronic health problems in kids’


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that school children who eat foods purchased in vending machines are prone to chronic health problems.University of Michigan Medical School researchers have suggested ... Read more...

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Brit docs call for ‘fat taxes’ on unhealthy food


July 11th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Leading British doctors have urged ministers to impose 'fat taxes' on unhealthy food and introduce cigarette-style warnings to children about the dangers of a poor diet.Senior medical figures ... Read more...

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Pregnant mum’s high-fat diet ‘bad for baby’s heart’


July 7th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A pregnant mother's diet could be inadvertently putting the health of her offspring at risk through her genes, says a new study.Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for ... Read more...

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Good tooth brushing habits decreases risk of heart disease


May 30th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists said that good tooth brushing habits decreases the risk of heart diseases. They said that people who brush their teeth at least twice a day, ... Read more...

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