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Now,a hormone pill for a happier menopause!

December 20, 2011 5:12:26 pm

The new pill promises to also ease symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats.

Quitting smoking improves happiness,quality of life: study

December 20, 2011 5:03:17 pm

People who successfully quit smoking found they had less stress than before too.

Pharmacies mislead teens on morning-after pills: study

December 20, 2011 4:57:10 pm

Young women in area where teen pregnancy is highest may face most struggle in getting a pill.

Cardiovascular diseases may afflict 6 crore people in 2015

December 20, 2011 4:04:32 pm

People suffering from diabetes is expected to rise to 4.60 crore in 2015 from 3.10 crore in 2005.

BP drug could limit cigarette smoke-induced lung injury

December 20, 2011 3:18:12 pm

This provides hope for the development of therapies for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Fake-tan lotion users tend to stay out of sun: study

December 20, 2011 12:29:37 pm

Tanning products may convince women seeking a tan to reduce ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure.

Noisy toys risk damaging toddlers’ hearing,says study

December 20, 2011 4:04:20 am

Parents,give a second thought the next time you pamper your children by giving them noisy toys.

Elite athletes at greater risk for arthritis: study

December 19, 2011 3:27:05 pm

Male athletes in high-contact sports like football,ice hockey face greater knee injury risk.

Surgery checklist works,but benefits vary: study

December 19, 2011 3:21:01 pm

Study finds results of following procedure depends on how many surgical teams actually complete checklist.

Suit against Thalidomide maker set for Australia

December 19, 2011 3:14:52 pm

Given to pregnant women in 1950s for morning sickness,Thalidomide caused several birth defects.

‘Anti-aging’ gene helps slow down Huntington’s disease

December 19, 2011 1:13:24 pm

Scientists identify SIRT 1,a gene which slows down aging process,to work on Huntington's disease.

Christmas trees can make you ill!

December 19, 2011 12:37:58 pm

Researchers blame pine needle trees as culprits behind many seasonal complaints.

Binge drinking ‘contagious among partners’

December 19, 2011 3:36:28 am

Couples influence each other''s drinking habits,a new study has claimed.

Taking vitamin B daily can stave off Alzheimer’s

December 18, 2011 4:50:27 pm

Researchers found people taking the pill had lower levels of a brain protein known to lead to a rise in the risk of dementia.

Body weight more ‘contagious’ in childhood: study

December 18, 2011 4:45:10 pm

As we grow up,our siblings may have less of an impact on our weight,because we move to different households.

Asian food tastes good as it avoids ‘food pairing’

December 18, 2011 5:25:36 am

Both southern European and east Asian recipes tend to avoid recipes where the ingredients share flavours.

States to weigh in on basic health coverage

December 17, 2011 11:54:43 am

Approach reflects federal govt's commitment to give states flexibility as they set up exchanges.

Heavy lunch can make one sleepy while driving

December 17, 2011 3:30:23 am

A study has claimed that drivers who eat a big meal risk falling asleep while they are driving.

Now,breath test can detect,characterize lung cancer

December 16, 2011 6:13:08 pm

Study focused on the detection of the metabolomics signature of cancer from exhaled breath.

World’s 3rd smallest surviving newborn weighed same as Coke can

December 16, 2011 2:58:54 pm

Baby was born on Aug 30 at the Los Angeles County USC Medical Centre,almost four months earlier than the expected delivery date.

Brain abnormalities make teens turn to cannabis

December 16, 2011 1:08:59 pm

Teens who use cannabis are wired in their brains to use the drug,suggests a new study.

Stay fit ‘to beat breast cancer’

December 16, 2011 12:52:02 pm

Want to beat breast cancer? All you need to do is to stay fit by doing daily workouts,ladies.

Review penicillin doses for children: UK experts

December 16, 2011 12:43:20 pm

Dosage guidelines have remained the same for over 50 years,making effective doses difficult.

Generic drugmakers to build warning system on shortages

December 16, 2011 12:22:05 pm

Generic drugmakers plan to create an advance warning system for medicines that are in short supply.

New Alzheimer’s drug may help prevent disease progression

December 15, 2011 3:54:23 pm

The disease causes a steady,irreversible decline in brain function,erasing a person’s memory and ability to think clearly.

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