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New study confirms smoking, cancer link (reissue)
Taking up smoking results in epigenetic changes associated with the development of cancer, UK scientists have reported. ANI

Blame your mom for your muffin top or thunder thighs
A new study by an international team of researchers, including Cambridge and Oxford experts, has revealed that our propensity to be apple or pear-shaped is at least partly in our genes. ANI

Chemicals in mother's blood linked to child's obesity
A team of scientists has revealed that babies whose mothers had relatively high levels of the chemical DDE in their blood were more likely to both grow rapidly during their first 6 months and to have a high body ma*s index (BMI) by 14 months. ANI

Health, Medicine, Fitness and Well-being news for April 27, 2009

Government reviews preparedness for Swine Flu
After keeping in view the reported human cases of Swine Influenza A (HINI) caused by a re-assorted Swine flue virus, the Government has instituted a series of preventive actions that include surveillance at Ports and International Airports. ANI

Fat babies more prone to obesity in later life
Babies who put on weight very fast in the first months of their lives are more likely to grow into overweight adults, a new study has revealed. ANI

Fat babies more prone to obesity in later life
Babies who put on weight very fast in the first months of their lives are more likely to grow into overweight adults, a new study has revealed. ANI

Prostate cancer therapy ups risk of bone, heart-related problems
Prostate cancer patients who undergo therapy to increase testosterone levels are more likely to suffer from bone- and heart-related problems, says a new study.he research team, led by Lockwood Taylor, MPH, of the University of Texas Health Science Centre, revealed that androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) used to increase testosterone levels can cause a variety of side effects including skeletal and cardiovascular complications, sexual dysfunction, periodontal disease, and mood disorders. ANI

Prostate cancer therapy ups risk of bone, heart-related problems
Prostate cancer patients who undergo therapy to increase testosterone levels are more likely to suffer from bone- and heart-related problems, says a new study.he research team, led by Lockwood Taylor, MPH, of the University of Texas Health Science Centre, revealed that androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) used to increase testosterone levels can cause a variety of side effects including skeletal and cardiovascular complications, sexual dysfunction, periodontal disease, and mood disorders. ANI

Bone density may help predict prostate cancer risk
A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers has found that men with denser bones may be more likely to develop prostate cancer. ANI

Combo therapy of vitamin E, selenium, soy doesnt prevent prostate cancer
A new study, conducted by Canadian researchers, has found that the combination therapy of vitamin E, selenium and soy does not prevent the progression from high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) to prostate cancer. ANI

Kids who consume melamine more likely to develop kidney stones
Two new studies have shown that kids with a history of consuming melamine-contaminated milk powder are at a higher risk of developing kidney stones and other urological complications. ANI

Kids who consume melamine more likely to develop kidney stones
Two new studies have shown that kids with a history of consuming melamine-contaminated milk powder are at a higher risk of developing kidney stones and other urological complications. ANI

Pomegranate juice helps prevent prostate cancer recurrence
Pomegranate juice could help prevent prostate cancer recurrence, finds a new study. ANI

Being anxious could triple your chances of developing asthma
Do you have a neurotic personality? Well then its time to relax or else you could end up developing asthma, says a new study. ANI

Obesity raises urinary tract infections risk
A new study has shown that obesity is associated with a higher risk of urinary tract infections (UTI). ANI

Drinking diet soda may lower the risk of developing kidney stones
Drinking diet soda may reduce the risk of forming kidney stones, according to a new study. ANI

Obesity raises urinary tract infections risk
A new study has shown that obesity is associated with a higher risk of urinary tract infections (UTI). ANI

Drinking diet soda may lower the risk of developing kidney stones
Drinking diet soda may reduce the risk of forming kidney stones, according to a new study. ANI

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