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01
Aug

Popcorn and other snacks during movie make you fat!

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Now keep a watch of your piling pounds while munching popcorn at the time of watching your favorite movie in theater- it can actually increase your flab. A recent research has stated that these cinema snacks contain "shocking" levels of fat and calories. A magazine which carried out the...Read More

01
Aug

Be Compassionate and Kind to Fight Depression

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Instead of consuming anti-depressants, the victims of depression can now take the inexpensive road- practice acts of compassion and kindness, claimed new research. According to the researchers from the University of California, Riverside, and the Duke University Medical Centre, acts of compassion or...Read More

01
Aug

Loneliness as bad as Smoking

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Loneliness is equally bad for your health as smoking. This statement may seem astonishing, but various scientific researches clearly suggest that social isolation, in the long term, is as damaging as a 15-a-day cigarette habit or being an alcoholic. Other studies have discovered that people who have...Read More

26
Jul

Disrupted Sleep harms Memory

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Fragmented sleep affects the ability to build memories, suggested a study done on mice. The findings of Proceedings of the National Academy of Science could help in explaining memory problems associated to conditions including Alzheimer's and sleep apnoea. The Stanford University discovered that disrupting...Read More

26
Jul

Molecular Scalpel Treatment for Muscle Wasting

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A 'molecular scalpel' showed potential in patients with a deadly muscle wasting condition, claimed the researchers. The gene for the protein dystrophin is damaged in people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne muscular dystrophy affects one in every 3,500 newborn boys. Throughout the life of...Read More

26
Jul

More than one Million people become victim of Hepatitis every year

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One in 12 people all across the world is suffering from either chronic hepatitis B or C, and a majority of those infected are not aware that they are suffering from the liver disease. July 28, 2011, marks the first official World Health Organization-supported World Hepatitis Day. Hepatitis kills more...Read More

25
Jul

Pressure of life: We spend less than 40 minutes a day eating!

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Earlier, people used to sit properly and devote enough time to have their meals. But now, the mounting pressure at home and work have reduced the eating time of the people, and on an average people tend to spend just 39 minutes a day for eating, a recent study has found. For many, the lunch hour means...Read More

25
Jul

Teenage Girls Increase the risk of Strokes and Cancer by Shunning Healthy Food

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Teenage girls are endangering their health for a lifetime by eating less than three servings of fruit and vegetables everyday. The teenagers are also avoiding meat, thereby depriving themselves of important nutrients like iron, and consume far too much of saturated fat. The health experts warn that...Read More

25
Jul

Vegetarian Disorder protects against Common Bowel Disorder

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A new research has suggested that a vegetarian diet can help in the prevention against a common bowel disorder. Vegetarians were discovered to be a third less likely to get diverticular disease, a condition believed to be caused by eating too little fibre. It results in bloating, wind, cramps, constipation...Read More

22
Jul

Would-be- mother who uses Nicotine Gums to Quite Smoking Puts Unborn Baby at Risk

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The would-be-mothers who use nicotine patches and gums to leave their smoking habit are actually harming their unborn babies, claimed scientists. They state that the addictive substance is absorbed by the fetus which can lead to high blood pressure and heart problems later in life. American researchers...Read More

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