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Regular jogging may increase longevity


May 4th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 4 (IANS) Regular jogging can add up more than six years to male life expectancy and 5.6 years to women's longevity, reveals the latest data from the Copenhagen ... Read more...

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Potency wrecking compound linked to heart disease


February 24th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Scientists are now suspecting that toxic chemical BPA, known to wreck male potency, may also be linked to heart disease.People with higher urine concentrations of ... Read more...

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A love of reading ensures flying start at school


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Parents who foster a love of reading in their children early on are ensuring they get off to a flying start at school, a research claims. ... Read more...

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Women involved in leisure activities consume less alcohol


February 8th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): A thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, reveals that women who are satisfied with everyday life and are involved in leisure activities rarely have problems with alcohol.Occupational ... Read more...

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Nasal congestion ‘can be a sign of severe asthma’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that nasal congestion can be a sign of severe asthma.This means that healthcare professionals should be extra vigilant when it comes to nasal ... Read more...

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Chemical found in plastics ‘can increase testosterone levels in men’


August 26th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time identified changes in sex hormones associated with BPA exposure in men, in a large population study.An international group of researchers ... Read more...

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Stress ‘ups dementia risk’


August 17th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): A new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has found that psychological stress in middle age could lead to the development of dementia later in life.Based on ... Read more...

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Climate change will trigger decline in polar bear population: Study


May 26th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): A University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, study has concluded that climate change will trigger a dramatic and sudden decline in the number of polar bears."Some populations are ... Read more...

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Lower IQ associated with higher rates of cardiovascular disease


February 10th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): IQ is among the strongest predictors of cardiovascular disease and is second only to cigarette smoking in large population study, a new research has found.The study, funded by ... Read more...

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Gout ups risk of heart attacks among women


February 8th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 8 (IANS) Women with gout are at greater risk of a heart attack than men with the disease, says a new study. Gout is known to boost the risk of a ... Read more...

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Nearly one in two births in China caesarean: Survey


January 14th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Nearly one in two births in China are caesarean, said the latest survey by the World Health Organisation as a professor pointed out that many hospitals are motivated ... Read more...

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15mins of exercise a day can cut death rate in prostate cancer patients


December 8th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Fifteen minutes of exercise everyday can decrease overall mortality rates in patients with prostate cancer, says a new study.The study was presented at the American Association for Cancer ... Read more...

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Women who store waist fat likely to develop dementia


November 25th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Middle-aged women who store fat on their waist are more than twice as likely to develop dementia when they get older, reveals a new study. The most common ... Read more...

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Beer belly ‘doubles dementia risk’


November 24th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy has shown that women who store fat on their waist in middle age are more than twice as likely to develop ... Read more...

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Soon, simple blood test to tell if a women is at Alzheimer’s risk


November 7th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A simple blood test could soon determine if a women is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, long before any signs of illness, concludes a new study.A thesis from the ... Read more...

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Vegetables can protect unborn babies from diabetes


October 28th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Pregnant women who eat vegetables daily seem to bring forth children who are much less likely to develop type-1 diabetes, says a new study. "This is the first ... Read more...

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Eating fish ‘doesn’t save you from heart failure’


September 30th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Fish plays no role in the prevention of heart failure, but it can be partly beneficial for people with diabetes, according to a large prospective population study.The ... Read more...

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Middle-aged women more stressed but have lower blood pressure


June 6th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Middle-aged women are more stressed today but have lower blood pressure levels, a long-term study carried out in Sweden has revealed. The study, part of the Prospective Population ... Read more...

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Patients with irregular heartbeat 44pct more likely to develop Alzheimer’s


May 16th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study from Intermountain Medical Centre in Salt Lake City has found that people with atrial fibrillation, a fairly common heart rhythm disorder, are 44 percent more ... Read more...

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Pregnant women with bulimia more anxious, depressed


April 18th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Pregnant women with bulimia tend to be more anxious and depressed than their counterparts without eating disorders. Bulimic women also have lower self-esteem and are more dissatisfied with ... Read more...

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Sunshine vitamin can protect against common cold


February 24th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Vitamin D a.k.a sunshine vitamin can protect people against common cold, a new study has found.Investigators from the University of Colorado Denver (UC Denver) School of Medicine, ... Read more...

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Marijuana use linked to higher testicular cancer risk


February 9th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has revealed that frequent and/or long-term marijuana use may significantly increase a man''s risk of developing ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding cements mother’s bond with baby


January 27th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 27 (IANS) Breastfeeding cements a mother's bond with her baby and prevents mothers from neglecting them in later life, the latest findings have confirmed. Previous research, which Lane Strathearn, University ... Read more...

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A glass of wine a day can keep heart healthy


December 5th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Just one glass of wine can help boost omega 3 fatty acids, and protect people against coronary heart disease, says a new study.The European study called IMMIDIET ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate may keep heart disease at bay


September 24th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Chocolate has already been linked to many health benefits, and now, a group of scientists has given chocoholics another reason to savour their favourite sweet by suggesting ... Read more...

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Pregnant women with bulimia more prone to anxiety and depression


September 18th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): Pregnant women with bulimia are more likely to have symptoms of anxiety and depression, according to a new study.The study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health ... Read more...

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Low levels of good cholesterol dont increase heart disease risk


June 4th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Lower levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol or good cholesterol due to a gene mutation dont increase ischemic heart disease risk, according to a new study.Various ... Read more...

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Concord grape juice may help improve memory in older adults


June 3rd, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Drinking polyphenol-rich Concord grape juice may improve memory in older adults, finds a new study.The study, led by Robert Krikorian, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati ... Read more...

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Wine consumption protects against dementia: study


April 13th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 13 (IANS) It has been deemed good for the heart. Now, new research claims that consumption of wine helps protect against dementia. The study, by Swedish researchers at the ... Read more...

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Wine may protect against dementia


April 11th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Women who drink wine are less likely to develop dementia over time, according to Swedish researchers.Researchers from Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg in Sweden analysed 1,458 ... Read more...

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