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Fast food can bring on diabetes, heart disease


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) People who consume fast food even once a week elevate their risk of dying from coronary heart disease by 20 percent, compared to people who avoid ... Read more...

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First Chinese herbal drug to enter EU market


April 19th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) A Chinese herbal medicine used for treating a heart disease has been licensed for sale in the Netherlands, making it the first Chinese therapeutic drug to ... Read more...

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Wine’s role ambiguous in protecting heart


January 31st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 31 (IANS) Do white and red wine, the latter touted for its many health benefits, really stave off heart disease? The jury is still out on that one. ... Read more...

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Never allow pets in your bed!


September 28th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) You may lavish attention on your pets, seeing that they are well fed and cared for. But don't let them share your bed, because they could ... Read more...

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Tonsils, appendix removal linked to premature heart risk


June 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Surgical removal of tonsils and the appendix before the age of 20 is likely to elevate the risk of a premature heart attack.Tonsillectomy (removal of tonsils) ... Read more...

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Exposure to organochloride pesticides alters semen quality: Study


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A University of Granada study has shown that exposure to organochloride pesticides alters semen quality.Two in 10 young people in South East Spain have poor sperm density, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Just like humans, chimps and gorillas age gracefully


March 11th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Chimps, gorillas and other primates grow old gracefully much like humans, according to a new study.The finding comes from the first-ever multi-species comparison of primate aging patterns.It was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hearing loss linked to development of dementia


February 15th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that older adults with hearing loss may be more likely to develop dementia, and their risk increases as hearing loss becomes more severe.Frank ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alzheimer’s risk increases with maternal inheritance


November 16th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): It is well known that individuals with a parental history of Alzheimer's are at increased risk for developing the disorder, but a new study suggests that which of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Poor women likely to face three times more violence


August 16th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 16 (IANS) Women living in poorer households are three times more likely to be exposed to physical abuse than other women. Around one in 25 women aged 35-44 is likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Long ring finger may mean you’re at prostate cancer risk


July 21st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Men with a long ring finger could be three times more likely to develop prostate cancer. Doctors found that the risk increases if the ring finger on the ... Read more...

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Listening to sports on radio as risky as drink-driving


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Listening to the matches of soccer World Cup and other sports on radio while driving can cause distraction and the habit could be as risky as drink-driving, say ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Early AMD linked to smoking, cholesterol levels


June 15th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A new research has shown that early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is related to modifiable risk factors, including smoking and low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL or 'good' ... Read more...

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Smoking ‘worsens age-related macular degeneration’


December 31st, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Even after 80, smoking continues to increase one's risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a new study.AMD causes progressive damage to the macula, the center of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Second child within a year ‘increases breast cancer risk’


September 14th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): Having a second child within a year of the first birth can increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, finds a new study.The research, involving 30,000 women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking, overweighing up breast cancer risk


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 2 (ANI): A study conducted in Canada has reinforced the correlation between being overweight, smoking and breast cancer.Published in the Journal of Cancer Epidemiology, the study is unique because it ... Read more...

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AIDS patients’ proneness to HPV-related cancers increases as immunosuppression grows


August 1st, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher in America has found that AIDS patients are more prone to human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers than others, and that this risk increases with increasing immunosuppression.Dr. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heart attack risk increases with rise in oral bacteria


April 1st, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists at the University at Buffalo have found that the risk of heart attack increases with an increase in bacteria in the mouth.The researchers have revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shampoos, conditioners, soaps can cause eczema


March 28th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Many shampoos, skin conditioners and soaps contain an ingredient that can cause eczema, warn Swedish scientists.A thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Older parents first-born kids more likely to be autistic


October 26th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Older mothers and fathers are more likely to have a child with autism, according to a new US study.In the study, researchers found that first-born children of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Long drives, mobile use can cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


July 15th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Researchers at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas have found that hours in the car can cause carpal tunnel syndrome and that the risk increases if the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Frequent fliers run risk of life-threatening blood clots, confirms study


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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Taking anti-depressants with painkillers increases risk of bleeding from stomach


November 14th, 2007 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
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