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Watermelon effectively lowers BP
A pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University suggests that watermelon can be an effective natural weapon against prehypertension, a precursor to cardiovascular disease. 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

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

Health, Medicine, Fitness and Well-being news for April 7, 2009

Mental health problems in childhood may predict suicide in boys
Children as young as eight who suffer from mental problems are more likely to contemplate or attempt suicide in later life, finds a new study. ANI

Its official: bacon sandwich is the best cure for hangover
Are last nights festivities making your head pound, stomach queasy and skin a deathly shade of grey? Well, then go ahead and grab a big, fat bacon sandwich to save your life, say scientists. ANI

Teens who give birth at increased risk of being overweight
Girls who give birth between the age group of 15 and 19 are more likely to be overweight, with more abdominal fat, regardless of their childhood weight or of other risk factors for weight gain, according to a new study. ANI

Schizophrenics cant be fooled by hollow mask illusion
A new study led by UK and German researchers has shown that schizophrenia patients can correctly see through an illusion known as the hollow mask illusion, probably because their brain disconnects what the eyes see from what the brain thinks it is seeing. ANI

Early weight gain leads to mobility problems in old age
People who gain weight early in life are three times more likely to develop mobility problems in old age, even if they eventually lose weight, says a new study from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. ANI

Mental health problems in childhood may predict suicide in boys
Children as young as eight who suffer from mental problems are more likely to contemplate or attempt suicide in later life, finds a new study. ANI

Schizophrenics cant be fooled by hollow mask illusion
A new study led by UK and German researchers has shown that schizophrenia patients can correctly see through an illusion known as the hollow mask illusion, probably because their brain disconnects what the eyes see from what the brain thinks it is seeing. ANI

Early weight gain leads to mobility problems in old age
People who gain weight early in life are three times more likely to develop mobility problems in old age, even if they eventually lose weight, says a new study from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. ANI

Simple bedside test to diagnose chronic back pain
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have devised a simple bedside test that can effectively diagnose chronic back pain. ANI

Simple bedside test to diagnose chronic back pain
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have devised a simple bedside test that can effectively diagnose chronic back pain. ANI

New method to reveal pancreatic stem cells unveiled
Mario Capecchi, Nobel Laureate for Medicine in 2007, has announced the invention of a technique to reveal the stem cells camouflaged in the pancreas. ANI

New method to reveal pancreatic stem cells unveiled
Mario Capecchi, Nobel Laureate for Medicine in 2007, has announced the invention of a technique to reveal the stem cells camouflaged in the pancreas. ANI

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