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22
Jul

Taller Women at Increased Risk of Cancer

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Taller women are at an increased risk of cancer as compared to women who are of average height, revealed a recent research. Their chances of developing some of the most common types of cancer are up to three times more. Scientists are of the opinion that being tall may enhance the levels of some hormones...Read More

22
Jul

A Quarter of Men suffer from Male Infertility due to Mutant Gene

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Approximately a quarter of men across the world suffer from genetic defect that decreases their chances of having children. Scientists have discovered that some sperm does not have a protective protein that helps it in reaching the egg. The protein, DEFB126, coats the sperm and permits it to penetrate...Read More

21
Jul

Indian Health Ministry issues alert against TB Blood Tests

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The Indian Health Ministry has issued a new warning against the usage of blood tests for the detection of antibodies to tuberculosis widely used in the private health care sector, despite ample evidence that they are not reliable and can cause danger to patients’ lives. The health ministry plans...Read More

21
Jul

Love your Body to Loose Weight!

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People who desire to lose weight will be more successful if they work on enhancing their body image simultaneously, claimed scientists. ‘Body image’ refers to how confident a person feels in his/her own skin. This is formed by a blend of personality, life experience and social pressures. Researchers...Read More

21
Jul

Depression risks doubles with Anti-Depressants

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A recent study has discovered that people who use anti-depressants have increased chances of suffering from relapses of serious depression as compared to those who do not use medications. The lead author of the study and McMaster evolutionary psychologist, Paul Andrews stated that patients who had taken...Read More

20
Jul

Domestic Abuse causes lifelong mental scar in unborn child

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High amount of stress at the time of pregnancy cause the unborn child to suffer from lifelong mental scars, stated researchers. The experts think that a mother who faces unnecessary crises can leave an imprint in the brains of her children, making them less able to cope as they get older. The study...Read More

20
Jul

Babies who are fed home cooked food more inclined towards fruits and vegetables later

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Babies who are given home cooked food have high chances of eating fruits and vegetables when they grow up, as compared to the babies who are given meals from jars and packets, claimed researchers. The infants who are constantly fed home made food develop a taste for what is good for them by the age...Read More

20
Jul

Passive smoking causes Hearing Loss in Teenagers

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Teenagers who are exposed to second hand smoke have double chances of suffering from hearing loss, claimed a recent research. The findings of the research add to the increasing number of health issues which is caused by second hand smoke, which includes increased risks of lung cancer, heart disease...Read More

19
Jul

Couples more Happy when Wife is “THINNER” than Husband

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It is a finding which may have heavier women disagreeing, but according to a new research, marriages tend to be more satisfying if the wife is thinner than her husband. The scientists studied 169 newlywed couples under the age of 35 years for over four years, and requested them to fill in two questionnaires...Read More

19
Jul

New Drug to fight off Heart Diseases and Diabetes

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The scientists are in the process of developing a drug which has the ability of fighting both Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. This drug can be even more effective than ‘statins’. The drug which is specially designed to enhance the level of “good” cholesterol, stabilize blood...Read More

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