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Former heavy smokers are at an increased risk of heart failure: Study


November 15th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A study from University of Alabama at Birmingham found that despite 15 years of smoking abstinence, former heavy smokers still face risk of heart failure.The incidence of heart ... Read more...

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Soy intake lowers breast cancer recurrence in hormone-sensitive cancers


October 19th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new research found that post-menopausal breast cancer patients with hormone-sensitive cancers who consumed high amounts of soy isoflavones had a lower risk of recurrence.Soy isoflavones are similar ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays order on Sterlite plant closure


October 1st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed till Oct 18 the Madras High Court order asking Sterlite Industries to shut down its copper smelter plant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. ... Read more...

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Study: Exposure to BPA harms the quality of sperms


August 6th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research indicates that concentrations of the chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, found in the urine of males give them a lower sperm count and sperm ... Read more...

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Exposure to plastics chemical BPA may harm sperm quality


August 4th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Researchers have found that urinary concentrations of chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, may cause decreased sperm quality and sperm concentration.According to critics, BPA mimics the body's own hormones ... Read more...

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Fat hormone linked to Alzheimer’s disease


December 16th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new medical study, a hormone that helps to prevent over-eating may also protect against Alzheimer’s disease.Researchers from Boston University Medical Center in the US ... Read more...

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Fruit, vegetable intake cuts upper respiratory tract infection risk in pregnant women


July 9th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Eating nutritious foods, especially fruits and vegetables, could reduce pregnant women's risk of developing an upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), according to a new study.Researchers Boston University School ... Read more...

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US remains top Of Global Innovation Index rankings, India ranked 41


January 7th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.7 (ANI): The Second Global Innovation Index 2008 (GII) jointly published by Confederation of Indian Industry and INSEAD Business School, has once again placed United States at the top ... Read more...

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People with cataract-induced blindness are poorer than those with normal sight


December 16th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): People who have lost their eyesight because of cataract are more likely to live in poverty than those with normal sight, according to a new study.The study ... Read more...

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Vitamin D helps colon cancer patients stay alive


June 19th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Colon cancer patients having enough vitamin D were less likely to die during a follow-up period than those who lacked the vitamin, a new study has found. The ... Read more...

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High levels of Vitamin D may up colon cancer survival


June 19th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have found that colon and rectal cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D are more likely to survive than those who ... Read more...

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