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Immunity boosting vitamin can fight superbugs


August 28th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) A common vitamin may potentially provide a powerful tool to fight 'superbugs', antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus infections that health experts view as a threat to public health.The research ... Read more...

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New approach for monitoring child health in developing countries


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Scientists have suggested a new approach to monitoring the relationship between nutrition and child mortality in developing countries.Based on dozens of surveys compiled over 20 years, changes ... Read more...

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Rapid environmental change threatens human health: Worldwatch


November 5th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Changes to the earth's land cover, climate and ecosystems are endangering the health of hundreds of millions, possibly over a billion, of people worldwide and now represent the ... Read more...

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Low-sugar drinks can help stem obesity, diabetes epidemics, say experts


April 21st, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Experts from the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) have called for new class of low-sugar drinks to help stem obesity and diabetes epidemics.Strong ... Read more...

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Violent TV, video games do make kids, adults more aggressive


November 28th, 2007 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that watching media violence and exposure to violent video games significantly increases the risk that both kids and adults will behave aggressively.The study, ... Read more...

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