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Belly fat linked to higher death risk


August 28th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) People envied for their normal weight surprisingly face a higher death risk than the obese -- if they carry a prominent belly, according to latest research."We ... Read more...

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Low-fat dairy foods can lower stroke risk


April 20th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 20 (IANS) People who drink low-fat milk and eat low-fat curd and cheese have a lowered stroke risk compared to those who consume full-fat dairy foods, says a ... Read more...

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Drink tea without milk to lose flab


March 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Previous research has shown that tea contains high levels of compounds that combat the absorption of fat.However, a new research led by an Indian scientist has found that ... Read more...

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High job stress ‘ups risk of heart disease by 40 pc for women’


November 15th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A new research has revealed that women who under high job strain have a 40 percent increased risk of cardiovascular disease and the need for procedures to open ... Read more...

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12,000 pokie players contemplate suicide each year: Oz study


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 2 (ANI): More than 12,000 people in Victoria contemplate suicide each year due to their problems with poker machine gambling, a 12-month study suggests.The study, which consisted of 15,000 Victorians, ... Read more...

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Obesity, alcohol join forces to increase liver disease risk


March 12th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Obesity and alcohol act together to increase the risk of liver disease in both men and women, say researchers.Two studies published on bmj.com today conclude that, from a ... Read more...

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Fury over Malaysian MP’s call to ban beer and condoms in convenience stores


October 19th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 19(ANI): Zulkifli Noordin, a Malaysian MP known for his firebrand politics, has been lambasted by opposition party members for urging a ban on the sale of beer and condoms ... Read more...

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Childhood physical abuse linked to higher cancer risk in adulthood


June 26th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A new study by University of Toronto researchers has revealed that childhood physical abuse is associated with higher risk of cancer in adulthood.The study has shown that ... Read more...

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Significant psychological impact of child abuse seen in inpatients


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Mayo Clinic researchers have found that a history of child abuse significantly impacts a wide range of challenges facing depressed inpatients-an increase in suicide attempts, prevalence of substance ... Read more...

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Child abuse can have long-term damaging outcome


May 22nd, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Being abused in childhood can have damaging outcomes for the victim throughout his or her life, leading to more suicide attempts, prevalence of substance use disorder and proneness ... Read more...

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Smoking, second-hand smoke linked to breast cancer


April 24th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 24 (IANS) Researchers say they have found clinching scientific evidence to link active smoking and second-hand smoke to breast cancer. In reporting their findings here Thursday, an international panel of researchers ... Read more...

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YouTube flooded with anti-vaccination videos: Study


December 6th, 2007 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 6 (ANI): With cold and flu lurking in the atmosphere amidst growing debate over the need of vaccinations, researchers at University Of Toronto have found that a large number ... Read more...

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New test could detect Chlamydia in 30 minutes


November 30th, 2007 - 6:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a new chlamydia test that can tell people within 30 minutes if they have the sexually transmitted infection (STI).Developed by ... Read more...

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