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Clue to early diagnosis of pregnancy-related disease


May 16th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) Doctors will now be able to identify early on whether a mother will develop pre-eclampsia, the most common and severe pregnancy-related disease, a study says. "It ... Read more...

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Avoiding or controlling diabetes may cut cancer risk, mortality


April 4th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Diabetes is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer in men but with higher risk of other cancers in both men and women, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Mentholated ciggies ‘no more harmful than regular ones’


March 24th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new study has shown that smokers of mentholated cigarettes are no more likely to develop lung cancer than other smokers.In fact, contrary to a popular hypothesis, menthol ... Read more...

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Heavy drinking ‘ups death risk from pancreatic cancer’


March 15th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A study has indicated that heavy alcohol consumption, specifically three or more glasses of liquor a day, is associated with an increased risk of death from pancreatic cancer."Alcoholic ... Read more...

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Vitamin D, parathyroid hormone levels ‘don’t affect cardiovascular mortality’


December 16th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new research has found that there is no link between serum levels of vitamin D or parathyroid hormone and cardiovascular mortality.Researchers collected data from the Rancho Bernardo ... Read more...

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Regular exercise may prevent middle-age weight gain


December 15th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that young adults, particularly women, who maintained high levels of moderate and vigorous activity over a period of 20 years experienced smaller gains ... Read more...

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Loud snoring, insomnia symptoms linked to metabolic syndrome


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study found that loud snoring and two common insomnia symptoms - difficulty falling asleep and unrefreshing sleep - each significantly predicted the development of the metabolic ... Read more...

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Older anti-depressants linked to heart risk


December 1st, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that a class of older generation anti-depressant is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).The study that followed nearly 15,000 people in ... Read more...

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Urine markers may reveal kidney damage earlier


November 12th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new research has pointed out that the presence of certain markers in the urine might be a red flag for acute kidney injury (AKI).The results suggest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lack of vitamin D ‘puts IBD patients at greater risk of osteoporosis’


October 19th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that vitamin D deficiency in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) makes them prone to osteoporosis, osteopenia and increases the rate of abnormal ... Read more...

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Cow’s milk protects babies from allergies later


July 15th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Research shows that mothers who feed their babies cow's milk in the first 15 days after birth may be protecting them from dangerous allergies later on. The new research ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Endometriosis compromises women’s work productivity


June 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): In the first of its kind study of the societal impact of endometriosis, researchers have found a significant loss of work productivity among those women who suffer from ... Read more...

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Frequent alcohol use fans faster HIV spread


May 14th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) HIV tends to progress faster in infected individuals who consume two or more alcoholic drinks daily, says a new study. The study clearly demonstrates that frequent alcohol use, defined ... Read more...

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Frequent booze tied to faster HIV disease progression


May 14th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): HIV disease progresses faster in infected individuals who down two or more alcoholic drinks a day, claims a new study.The study has been published in AIDS Research and ... Read more...

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How to identify masked hypertension in kids


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A study has suggested that parent's blood pressure, waist and hip circumference are the keys to identifying masked hypertension in their kids.According to data unveiled at the American ... Read more...

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Chocolate Moca Latta Depression?


April 28th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has shown that the most depressed a person is, the more chocolate they will eat. Those individuals who tested positive for depression ate about 60% ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eat like the Greeks to boost your brainpower


April 27th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): People who eat a classic Mediterranean diet rich in vegetables, fruits, olive oil, cereals and fish improve their brainpower, says an ongoing prospective study.Called the Chicago Health and ... Read more...

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Blood test for inflammation could also show risk for colon cancer


April 20th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Scientists say that a blood test used to determine the level of inflammation in the body may offer some help in assessing colon cancer risk.Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's Gong ... Read more...

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Multivitamins may raise breast cancer risk


April 18th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 18 (ANI): Women who take a daily multivitamin pill may face a higher risk of breast cancer, a new study has claimed.In the 10-year study, which followed more than 35,000 ... Read more...

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Ponseti method of clubfoot correction more effective than surgery


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Ponseti method has been found to be more effective in treating clubfoot than surgical treatment, say researchers.Clubfoot is a complex deformity in which the feet are twisted inward ... Read more...

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Women’s fat hips, men’s bulging waistlines increase blood clot risk


October 27th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Excess weight on women's hips and men's waists elevates the risk of potentially fatal blood clots, says a new study.Researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart ... Read more...

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Convertible drivers ‘at noise-induced hearing loss risk’


October 7th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Love to drive with the top down? Well, you might be enjoying having the wind in your hair but you may be risking serious damage to your ears.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Monkey malaria infects and kills humans also


September 15th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 15 (IANS) A parasite suspected to infect monkeys is now the fifth most common cause of malaria in humans, a new study says. Malaria kills more than a million people ... Read more...

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Size of fat cells does matter when predicting type 2 diabetes in women


September 11th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): It's not just the size of the waist, but also the size of fat cells that play a major role in determining a women's risk for type 2 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female bosses more likely to face workplace sexual harassment


August 10th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Women holding supervisory positions are more likely to be sexually harassed at work, says the first-ever, large-scale longitudinal study to examine workplace power, gender and sexual harassment. "This ... Read more...

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Female supervisors more likely to be sexually harassed at workplace


August 9th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): Women who hold supervisory positions are more susceptible to workplace sexual harassment, according to a new study.During the study, nearly 50 percent of women supervisors, but only one-third ... Read more...

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Obesity linked to increased risk of rapid cartilage loss


July 14th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A new study has shown that obesity, among other factors, is strongly associated with an increased risk of rapid cartilage loss.Tibio-femoral cartilage is a flexible connective tissue ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rising heart beat during mental stress could be fatal


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Men whose heart beat shot up during mild mental stress, just before an exercise test, faced twice the risk of dying of a sudden heart attack later in ... Read more...

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Hormone therapy may protect women from colorectal cancer


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A team of researchers led by Mayo Clinic scientists has found that hormone therapy use is linked to a significantly lower colorectal cancer risk.However, the mechanisms for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What you drink may add more to weight than what you eat


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) What you drink may contribute more to weight gain than what you merely eat, according to a study. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, examined ... Read more...

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Low to moderate drinking, socialization good for your heart


March 20th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Low-to-moderate drinking and socialization is beneficial for cardiovascular heath, according to a new study.A Japanese examination of the effects of social support on the relationship between drinking ... Read more...

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Impaired kidney function ups death risks for elderly


January 21st, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Seniors with damaged kidneys are more likely to suffer heart failure, stroke and other causes of mortality, says a new study. These findings indicate that the elderly with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boys more prone to asthma, but outgrow it faster than girls


August 16th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Boys may be more apt to have childhood asthma than girls, but they''re also more likely to grow out of it in the adolescence, say a new ... Read more...

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Noseless bicycle seats improve penile sensation, erectile function


August 8th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Noseless bicycle seats overcome deleterious health effects associated with existing seats, while enhancing penile sensation and erectibility, says a new study. Results of the study may be potentially ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Weight gain within the normal range ups chronic kidney disease risk


June 20th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): A new study has found that healthy individuals who gain weight, even within the normal range, are at an increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD).The ... Read more...

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