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26
Aug

Starving to be thin can lead to heart disease

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All girls who are starving to become size zero need to be take notice- scientists have discovered that under-nutrition at the adolescent phase may increase the risk of coronary heart disease later in life. A study of almost 8,000 women who were children, teenagers or young adults during the Dutch famine...Read More

26
Aug

One or two drinks can protect from mental illness

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Drinking can lessen the chances of dementia, especially in older people, stated two new reviews. The scientists are of the opinion that people who drink socially have less chances of suffering from mental issues, with a 23 per cent reduction in risk. US researchers claimed that middle-aged and older...Read More

26
Aug

Down with flu? Your genes need to be blamed!

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Have you become a victim of flu again this year and some of your friends and colleagues always seem to avoid it? Well, they may have more than luck on their side. Scientists have found out that however hard you try to avoid it; flu is in your genes. A study on British volunteers revealed that some...Read More

25
Aug

Eat Oats and Nuts to Lower your Cholesterol

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Consuming more oats and nuts, instead of simply avoiding food containing fats could boost the efforts and reduce cholesterol, claimed scientists. They discovered that a diet rich in foods which lowers cholesterol levels was more effective than cutting out saturated fats alone. The diet that worked...Read More

24
Aug

Lifestyle diseases- Cancer, Hypertension largest cause of deaths

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Lifestyle-related diseases are now proving more fatal and killing more Indians as compared to the infectious ones. India's disease pattern has undergone a major shift over the past decade, said the World Health Organization (WHO). The recent WHO data unveils a worrying scenario. At present, out of...Read More

24
Aug

Biscuits, cakes increase the risk of 'womb cancer'

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It’s a warning for women. Eating cakes, buns or biscuits three times a week could give you womb cancer, claimed a new study. The 10-year study from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden analyzed the eating habits of more than 60,000 women and discovered that those who indulged in such a treat regularly...Read More

24
Aug

Boys find discussing problems “a waste of time”!

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Boys are of the opinion that discussing problems is a waste of time, found a new study. Amanda J. Rose, associate professor of psychological sciences in the MU College of Arts and Science, found that boys think talking about problems is not a useful activity. "For years, popular psychologists...Read More

23
Aug

Unhealthy mothers more likely to have sick kids

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Unhealthy mothers/moms at more risks of giving birth to sick children than mothers who are healthy and this is not just due to genetics suggested a new research. Relying on  data from the 2007 and 2008 National Health Interview Surveys, the study discovered that children whose mothers are both...Read More

23
Aug

Stress results in graying of hairs!

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When people are stressed, chemicals are activated which damage DNA and makes people look older and also enhances the risk of diseases, revealed a new study. Mice were fed adrenalin-like compound to trigger stress which reduces amount of a protein that keeps us healthy by protecting our cells from developing...Read More

23
Aug

Working moms at less risk of depression that moms who stay at home

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Working moms are less likely to develop symptoms of depression as compared to moms who stay at home, discovered a new study. But, the working mothers who have unrealistic expectations that they can easily manage work and family and do not take vital steps show higher levels of depression than their...Read More

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