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Toenails can reveal cancer


March 8th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Scientists have claimed that our toenails can indicate if we are going to have lung cancer.Clippings could be used to predict the risk years before the ... Read more...

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Antioxidant in apple extends lifespan


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Apples contain an antioxidant, nutrients which slowdown process of ageing and some ailments, that extends average lifespan by 10 percent, a study says.The results, obtained with ... Read more...

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Eating apples could extend lifespan by 10pc: Study


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): 'An apple a day keeps the doctor away' is an old proverb.Now, researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong have reported the first evidence that the antioxidants ... Read more...

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High vitamin-D bread could help solve insufficiency problem


February 24th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): For those who don't get enough vitamin D from sunlight or foods, scientists are suggesting that a new vitamin D-fortified food - bread made with high-vitamin D yeast ... Read more...

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High cholesterol, high BP in middle age linked to early memory problems


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that middle-age men and women who have cardiovascular issues, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, may not only be at risk ... Read more...

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High risk of heart disease in preadolescent kids with type 1diabetes


February 15th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Preadolescent children with type 1diabetes have a 200 percent to 400 percent greater chance of developing cardiovascular disease than those without diabetes, according to a new study.Medical ... Read more...

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Red wine makes cancer drug more potent


February 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Resveratrol, a compound which gives red wine its colour, makes breast cancer drug rapamycin more potent.Lab tests found the ingredient can prevent cancer cells from developing resistance to ... Read more...

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Obesity is a killer in its own right


February 15th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that obesity is a killer in its own right, irrespective of other biological or social risk factors traditionally associated with coronary heart disease.Increasing weight ... Read more...

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Eggs shedding cholesterol: US study


February 9th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) If you shy away from eggs because of their high cholesterol content, then there is some good news for you. A study has found a drop in average ... Read more...

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How chocolates protect against heart disease


February 8th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): With Valentine's day round the corner, it's that time of the year when chocolate-giving and chocolate-taking is at its peak, and scientists have shed light on how this ... Read more...

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Staying fat may be better for your health


January 24th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) The idea that weight is harmful has been "exaggerated" and fat people may actually live longer, suggests a new study by US scientists. The University of California study, ... Read more...

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High-sugar diets in teens ‘increase heart disease risk later in life’


January 11th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Teenagers who consume high sugar foods in their diets may be at an increased risk of heart disease later in life, says a new study.The study showed that ... Read more...

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A 30-minute daily walk can cut cancer risk


January 1st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): A new study has found that walking for 30 minutes a day could lower the risk of death from colon cancer.According to researchers, such a simple routine could ... Read more...

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Tea can prevent weight gain


December 19th, 2010 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Taking tea may prevent weight gain caused by junk food, according to a new study.Researchers found regular consumption of tea also suppressed damaging changes in the blood linked ... Read more...

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Heart attack risk rises by 60 pc post diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis


December 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Just a year after a patient is diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, the risk of a heart attack goes up by 60 percent, reveals a new study.Swedish researchers followed ... Read more...

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High levels of salt in Sunday roasts put Brits at risk of heart disease, stroke


December 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A study by health campaigners has found that the high level of salt in Sunday roasts is putting Britons at risk of suffering from deadly heart disease and ... Read more...

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Soyfoods protect against breast cancer, lower cholesterol


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Including soyfoods in a balanced diet will protect against breast cancer, lower cholesterol, and support nutrient adequacy, say experts.Soy and Women's HealthA review of data has suggested that ... Read more...

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Tiny blood vessels in the eye show pollution-heart disease link


December 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): By digitally photographing tiny blood vessels in our eyes, researchers have found a way to link exposure to air pollution with a higher risk of heart disease.New ... Read more...

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The secret to longer-lasting sex lies in your arteries


December 1st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study shows that the real secret to longer lasting sex really lies in your arteries and not just physical desire."I think many men believe that desire ... Read more...

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Binge drinkers at ‘higher risk of heart disease’


November 24th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has indicated that Belfast's binge drinking culture could be behind the country's high rates of heart disease.The study, which compares drinking patterns of middle aged ... Read more...

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2 glasses of orange juice a day ‘can lower BP, cut heart disease risk’


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that two glasses of orange juice a day can lower blood pressure and cut the risk of heart disease.They discovered that middle-aged men who drank ... Read more...

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Walking daily can keep dementia, cancer at bay


November 16th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Walking just 30 minutes a day could cut your risk of falling victim to nearly two dozen illnesses, including dementia and cancer, says new research.Researchers made the dramatic ... Read more...

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Poor sleep ups risk of heart disease, stroke: Study


November 15th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): People who sleep poorly or don't get enough of it are a higher risk for heart disease and stroke, researchers have found.Emory University School of Medicine researchers surveyed ... 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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Dark chocolate can help lower high BP


November 12th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Want to keep your blood pressure under control? Start eating dark chocolate, scientists say.It is already known that dark chocolate contains high levels of antioxidants that are thought ... Read more...

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Kids with high blood pressure struggle to learn


November 11th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Children with high blood pressure (BP) are four times more likely to struggle to learn than other kids.US researchers said that besides increasing the risk of heart disease, ... Read more...

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Stronger anti-cholestrol drugs can cut heart attack deaths


November 9th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) More powerful statins - drugs used to lower cholesterol levels associated with cardiovascular diseases - can cut down deaths from heart attacks, a study shows. Researchers from Oxford ... Read more...

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‘Faithful men with healthy sex life live long’


November 8th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) A healthy sex life makes men live longer, provided they remain faithful to their partners. Italian medical researchers carried out a series of studies and found that ... Read more...

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Plenty of sex means longer lives for men!


November 8th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): An active sex life is the key to a longer life for men only if they are faithful to their partners, a new research has found.Italian medical researchers ... Read more...

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Cut salt from your diet ‘to prevent heart disease’


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): A new research has shown that heart disease could be cut by almost a fifth if food companies were banned from adding too much salt to their products.A ... Read more...

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China bans 15 products over heart disease concern


November 1st, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) China has banned 15 weight-loss products containing a drug that could lead to increased risk of heart disease.The State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has banned the production, ... Read more...

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Low-salt advice based on spurious science, say experts


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 22 (ANI): Scientists have slammed spurious science underlying advice that minimizing salt consumption lowers blood pressure, insisting it does not recognize the complex role of sodium in the body.As Australian ... Read more...

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Blame your mom for your muffin top or thunder thighs


October 11th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A new study by an international team of researchers, including Cambridge and Oxford experts, has revealed that our propensity to be apple or pear-shaped is at least partly ... Read more...

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Big bottoms and thighs insure longevity


October 5th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) A big bottom and thighs could be your insurance to longevity.Too much abdominal fat seems to up the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, while piling ... Read more...

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Walnuts help you fight stress, lower BP


October 4th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Walnuts, the brain shaped nuts, cut down cholesterol and may also help fight stress and reduce blood pressure.Those with high levels of bad cholesterol had lower blood pressure ... Read more...

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