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Cancer research finds two genetic variants


October 10th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane (Australia), Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists have discovered two new genetic variants that increase the risk of melanoma skin cancer.The variants were discovered in the study of the DNA of ... Read more...

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Healthy lifestyles could halve cases of atrial fibrillation


March 29th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study suggests that reducing cardiovascular risk factors like high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes and being overweight could potentially reduce more than half of all cases of ... Read more...

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Coronary artery calcium may help predict heart disease risk


April 28th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new research suggests that adding coronary artery calcium scores (CACS) to traditional risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) events significantly improves predictions of risk, and results ... Read more...

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Diet rich in whole grains significantly lowers heart failure risk


October 28th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has found that a diet rich in whole grains can significantly reduce heart failure risk, while egg and high-fat dairy consumption can increase it. ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist says space radiation may cause prolonged cellular damage to astronauts


April 16th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new study by a scientist of Indian origin has demonstrated that high-energy space radiation may cause prolonged cellular damage to astronauts, with conditions like premature aging ... Read more...

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Increase in thyroid diseases risk from exposure at Chernobyl


February 20th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have found that people exposed to radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl accident as kids and adolescents have an increased ... Read more...

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Elective caesareans raise babies breathing problems risk fourfold


December 12th, 2007 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A study has revealed that babies delivered by elective caesarean section around term face up to four times the risk of breathing problems as compared with babies delivered ... Read more...

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