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Reaching 100 years of age not just about health history


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Living to 100 is easier than you might think.A new research by the University of Georgia has provided new clues on surviving to be 100 years old, ... Read more...

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Maternal diet high in trans fats ‘doubles excess body fat risk in babies’


September 30th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Mothers who consume a diet high in trans fats double the likelihood that their infants will have high levels of body fat, a new University of Georgia study ... Read more...

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Regular exercise can help keep anxiety at bay


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Regular exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of anxiety in patients with chronic illness, a new University of Georgia study shows.In the study, published in the Feb. 22 edition ... Read more...

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Outdoor second-hand smoke a new health hazard


November 19th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): While bans on indoor smoking have forced smokers at bars and restaurants onto outdoor patios, researchers have now raised concerns over the increasing exposure to second-hand airborne smoke.They ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Popular antioxidant doesn’t boost athletic performance


September 4th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Contrary to popular belief, antioxidant quercetin doesn't boost athletic performance, say researchers.Quercetin is a naturally occurring antioxidant found in the skins of fruits, leafy vegetables, and berries, as ... Read more...

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Lower drinking age encourages promiscuity, premature births


May 25th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Lowering legal drinking age not only encourages promiscuity among young people, but also results in unwanted pregnancies and premature births, a new study has found. "Our findings suggest that ... Read more...

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Lowering drinking age may increase unplanned pregnancies


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Amid calls to reduce the legal age of drinking, a new study suggests that lowering the bar might lead to an increase in unplanned pregnancies and pre-term births ... Read more...

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Surface water contaminated with salmonella more common than thought


March 1st, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that untreated surface water contaminated with salmonella may be more common than thought. The research team, from University of Georgia, tested water ... Read more...

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Surface water often contaminated with salmonella


February 28th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Researchers, who tested stream water over a one-year period in south Georgia, found a high concentration of Salmonella in 79 percent of the samples. Salmonella is a bacteria ... Read more...

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Even occasional smoking can harm arteries


October 8th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Even occasional smoking can impair the functioning of human''s arteries, says a new study.University of Georgia researchers used ultrasound to measure how the arteries of young, healthy ... Read more...

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Herbs, spices may help combat high blood sugar


August 7th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Herbs and spices may protect against the consequences of high blood sugar, according to a new University of Georgia study.Researchers, whose results appear in the current issue ... Read more...

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Old antibiotic may prove effective in stroke treatment


May 20th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that an old intravenous antibiotic may act as a potential new treatment for stroke.Lead researcher Dr. David Hess, chair of the Department ... Read more...

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Obesity may be linked to poor bone health


November 27th, 2007 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study at the University of Georgia has revealed that obesity, which is a known risk factor for heart disease, diabetes and a host of other health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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