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BP drug not tied to death risk among heart patients

April 11th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 11 (IANS) Losartan, prescribed for lowering high blood pressure (BP), may not be linked with higher death risk in heart failure patients, says a new study.Henrik Svanstrom of ... Read more...

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Low-fat curd in pregnancy could trigger asthma in children

September 18th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Low-fat curd intake by pregnant women can trigger asthma and hay fever (allergic rhinitis) in their children, according to a Harvard study.Women who ate low-fat yoghurt ... Read more...

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Unhealthy lifestyle linked to sexual problems

July 7th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Weight problems, physical inactivity, excessive drinking, smoking, and hard drugs -- facets of an unhealthy lifestyle may be linked with sexual malfunctioning in men. Additionally, people ... Read more...

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Use of certain antiviral drugs during pregnancy not linked to birth defects

August 25th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Use of certain antiviral drugs during pregnancy not linked to higher risk of major birth defects, according to a new study.An analysis of data from Denmark found no ... Read more...

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‘Diet’ soft drinks linked to premature births

August 19th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): Drinking lots of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy increases the risk of premature births, according to a new study.The study, conducted on almost 60,000 pregnant women in Denmark, ... Read more...

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Bacteria can be deadly to wound-treating maggots

February 5th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 05 (ANI): A new research has shown that bacteria that infect chronic wounds can be deadly to maggot 'biosurgeons' used to treat the lesions.Experts at Copenhagen Wound Healing Centre, Statens ... Read more...

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Too much exercise during pregnancy linked to fatal high BP condition

December 3rd, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Women who take more than four and half hours of exercise a week during pregnancy are at an increased risk of suffering from dangerously high blood pressure, ... Read more...

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TB-bacteria linked to bone infections

October 18th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): A newly described species of bacteria related to the tuberculosis pathogen has been found to cause bone infectionsa discovery that may pave the way for better diagnosis ... Read more...

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Study finds link between fatherhood, prostrate cancer

January 7th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 07 (ANI): Becoming a dad may be fraught with more risks than previously believed, for a new study has found a link between fatherhood and prostrate cancer.The study has found ... Read more...

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