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Major depression common after brain injury: Study

May 19, 2010 9:19:53 am

The incidence of major depression among 559 people with traumatic brain injury was nearly eight times greater than would be expected in the general population.

Study suggests processed meat a real health risk

May 18, 2010 1:25:16 pm

According to a study eating bacon,sausage,hot dogs and other processed meats can raise the risk of heart disease.

WHO Study: Cell phone-brain cancer link inconclusive

May 17, 2010 10:04:37 am

A 10-year survey of almost 13,000 participants found most cell phone use didn't increase the risk of developing meningioma.

High-fat meals ‘a no-no for asthma patients’

May 17, 2010 9:44:56 am

A study revealed that people with asthma who consume a high-fat meal can show an increased airway inflammation hours after binge,and the food can inhibit the response to the medication.

Eating cheese ‘can boost your immune system’

May 15, 2010 3:53:17 pm

Scientists claim to have discovered that there's nothing like a nice piece of cheese as it can dramatically boost the immune system.

Combating childhood obesity may start in the womb

May 15, 2010 11:37:28 am

Children whose mothers developed diabetes while pregnant are at increased risk of being overweight by age 11,a new study shows.

Frequent alcohol use ‘linked to faster HIV progression’

May 14, 2010 4:01:44 pm

Scientists have claimed that HIV tends to progress at a faster rate in infected individuals who consume two or more alcoholic drinks a day.

After C-section,stitches or staples?

May 14, 2010 10:13:40 am

There are ways that surgeons can close a C-section wound -- using staples or types of stitches,including ones that need to be removed and those made of materials that are absorbed in the body.

Low vitamin D tied to depression in older people

May 13, 2010 11:19:16 am

Reuters Older men and women with lower levels of vitamin D in their blood are more prone to become depressed over time,new research shows.

‘Asthma,eczema cut cancer risk’

May 12, 2010 1:49:46 pm

A life of breathlessness may actually have a silver lining after all.

Overtime linked with heart risk: Study

May 12, 2010 9:16:33 am

People who work three hours or more of overtime per day run a 60-per cent higher risk of bad heart problems compared to those who work regular hours.

Halt diabetes in just six days!

May 11, 2010 5:30:19 pm

In what could be called a major breakthrough,scientists have developed a new drug which they claim could halt diabetes in its tracks in just six days.

Eating nuts everyday can reduce cholesterol levels

May 11, 2010 12:22:12 pm

Increasing the consumption of nuts as part of an otherwise prudent diet can be expected to favourably affect blood lipid levels.

Study links henna to leukaemia in women

May 11, 2010 12:09:44 pm

Synthetic forms of henna dye may be linked to high rates of acute myeloid leukaemia in women,according to a new research.

Kids ‘who don’t eat enough fruit,vegetables face cancer risk’

May 10, 2010 2:32:58 pm

Parents,please note – children who don't eat enough fruit and vegetables daily are at risk of developing cancer later in life,say scientists.

Scientists find new gene links to breast cancer

May 10, 2010 11:43:59 am

British scientists have found five common genetic factors linked to the risk of developing breast cancer,giving researchers a better understanding of its causes and clues for developing more treatments.

Soft drinks can double pancreatic cancer risk

May 9, 2010 11:57:04 am

Several researches into the cause of pancreatic cancer have found that those who consume too much sugar-sweetened soft drinks are twice as likely to get the disease.

Work stress can raise women’s heart disease risk

May 6, 2010 9:49:33 am

High pressure jobs like nursing can increase young women's risk of heart disease and younger women appear to be more vulnerable,scientists said.

Human growth hormone ‘makes sprinters faster’: Research

May 5, 2010 2:49:38 pm

For the time,researchers have shown a positive effect of growth hormone on athletic performance.

How to know your erotic net worth?

May 4, 2010 4:12:01 pm

Do you have any idea what your erotic net worth is? Well,it is a collection of attributes including physical fitness,good grooming,social skills,and sex appeal.

Singles want friendship,not sex

May 4, 2010 3:59:33 pm

A survey on nearly 150,000 romantic hopefuls has found that when looking for love,friendship is their number one priority,while sex was not thought to be important.

Protein trigger in lung disease ‘identified’

May 4, 2010 1:38:54 pm

In a major breakthrough,US scientists claim to have identified a possible protein trigger responsible for potentially fatal lung disease -- sarcoidosis.

Birth control pills ‘linked to low desire for sex in women’

May 4, 2010 11:20:36 am

A new study has found a link between using hormonal contraception and female sexual dysfunction,a condition most often caused by a lack of desire.

Magnetic brain stimulation fights depression

May 4, 2010 8:50:54 am

A daily dose of electricity delivered to a specific part of the brain can lift depression,new research confirms,even for people who've already tried multiple antidepressants to no avail.

Anesthesia: What if you regain consciousness much earlier?

May 3, 2010 11:00:00 pm

According to ASA incidences of awareness occur once or twice per 1,000 surgeries performed under general anesthesia.