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Belly fat linked to higher death risk


August 28th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) People envied for their normal weight surprisingly face a higher death risk than the obese -- if they carry a prominent belly, according to latest research."We ... Read more...

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Overeating may double risk of memory loss


February 13th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Overeating is likely to double the risk of memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), among people aged 70 years and older, a study reveals."We observed ... Read more...

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CT scans can detect gout cases


November 7th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Gout not detected otherwise can be confirmed by CT scans in patients, say researchers at the Mayo Clinic, US.The type of CT scan, known as dual-energy ... Read more...

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Surgeon-physician marriages ‘are a recipe for disaster’


December 1st, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): A new study has found that surgeons married to physicians face more challenges in balancing their personal and professional lives than do surgeons whose partners work in a ... Read more...

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Women delay getting help for heart attacks


November 9th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Women experiencing heart attack symptoms delay going to hospital for nearly three hours on an average, says a new study.The US study confirms that women are more ... Read more...

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Women With Big Thighs & Bottoms Have Less Disease Risk


October 6th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
According to recent studies, women who have larger thighs and bottoms are actually healthier and at less risk for disease. Those women who have too much fat on the bellies, have a ... 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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Canadian woman survives being cut in half to beat ‘untreatable’ bone cancer


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): A mother of two in Canada has become the first person to survive being cut in half after she was diagnosed with an "untreatable" form of bone cancer.Janis ... Read more...

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Kicking during sleep signals Parkinson’s risk


July 29th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Kicking in sleep could mean you are more likely to develop dementia or Parkinson's, scientists warn. They say it could signal a higher risk up to 50 years before ... Read more...

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New Tallest Man In US


May 29th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A 27 year old man from Rochester, Minnesota, US has been named the tallest man in US. At 7 feet, 8.33 inches, Igor Vovkovinskiy ... Read more...

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Igor Vovkovinskiy Is The New Tallest American!


May 29th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Igor Vovkovinskiy has broken all records. The 27 year old man from Minnesota is now wearing the crown of the tallest man in the United States. ... Read more...

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New Tallest Man In U.S. Is A Barack Obama Fan


May 26th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, May 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States has a new 'tallest man'. Igor Vovkovinskiy from Minnesota has won the title of the "tallest living man in America". ... Read more...

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Cardiac rehabilitation can help heart patients


March 19th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that cardiac rehabilitation is associated with significantly reduced mortality rates for patients who have had stents placed to treat blockages in coronary arteries. The findings, presented ... Read more...

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New stem cell therapy may repair damaged heart


July 21st, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Scientists from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, have genetically engineered cells that help form scar tissue after a heart attack into a type of cell that does just ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s disease medication may trigger compulsive gambling, hypersexuality


April 9th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Mayo Clinic researchers have found that medications recommended to patients suffering from Parkinson's disease may trigger destructive behaviours, such as compulsive gambling or hypersexuality.The researchers have revealed ... Read more...

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Patients with kidney stones at higher chronic kidney disease risk


November 8th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): People who develop kidney stones are at a greater risk of developing chronic kidney disease, according to a new study.It is known that kidney stones lead to ... Read more...

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Neurotransmitter defect behind autoimmune disease uncovered


October 7th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, say that they have uncovered a neurotransmitter defect that may trigger Devic''s disease, a potentially blinding neurological disorder that ... Read more...

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Iraqi president recovers from heart surgery in US


August 15th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Cairo, Aug 15 (DPA) Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is recovering from heart surgery in the US, his office has announced. The 74-year-old president had been treated in a hospital in Rochester in ... Read more...

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