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Olive oil enriched diet protects bone

August 16th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 16 (IANS) A Mediterranean style diet, one rich in fruits and vegetables, supplemented with olive oil for two years, may have a protective effect on your bones, suggests ... Read more...

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‘Women who smoke give birth to lighter babies’

June 3rd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 3 (IANS) Women who smoke during pregnancy give birth to lighter and smaller babies, says a Spanish study.The findings were borne out by research conducted by the University ... Read more...

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Sunshine gives cover to kids against asthma

May 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Vitamin D, which is abundantly provided by sunshine, plays a vital role in protecting kids from asthma.Children in colder, wetter cities are at greater risk of ... Read more...

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Binge drinking impairs memory of youngsters

May 17th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Binge drinking can attack memory even in adults as young as 18 years of age, a Spanish study has found.Heavy alcohol consumption makes it more difficult ... Read more...

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Birds decorate nest with plastic to keep rivals at bay

January 22nd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A new Spanish study has suggested that black kites decorate its nest with large amounts of rubbish to prevent trespassing.It is a symbol of success, apparently-the biggest collections ... Read more...

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Spanish study challenges image of healthy Mediterranean diet and lifestyle

January 11th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A long-held belief that people in the Mediterranean enjoy more healthy diets and lifestyles has been questioned by a Spanish study."Cardiovascular diseases account for 33 per cent of ... Read more...

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English cocker spaniels are world’s meanest dogs

May 26th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 26 (ANI): Thanks to their floppy ears, they seem like one of the most innocent-looking breed of dogs, but a new study has found that English cocker spaniels are actually ... Read more...

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Griddle- and microwave-cooking maintain highest antioxidant levels in vegetables

April 19th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Griddling - cooking on a flat metal surface with no oil - or microwave cooking can help maintain the highest antioxidant levels in vegetables, according to a Spanish ... Read more...

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Mediterranean-style diet may help prevent prostate cancer

February 14th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): The traditional Cretan Mediterranean-style diet, based on a variety of plant foods, may help prevent prostate cancer, according to a review.The researchers showed that dietary intake of ... Read more...

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Mediterranean Diet plus Nuts to Reduce your belly!

December 9th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot
According to a recent Spanish study, Mediterranean diet and daily servings of mixed nuts help to manage metabolic syndrome.The metabolic syndrome or abnormality is a group of health problems includes abdominal ... Read more...

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Contact lens cases are home to pathogenic amoebae: Study

October 21st, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 21 (ANI): A Spanish study has revealed that contact lens cases are often contaminated with Acanthamoeba which cannot be killed by normal contact lens solution. Published in the Journal of ... Read more...

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