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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 August 9, 2009

I never intended to hurt Shaikh family in any way: Azad
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday apologised to the family of 14-year-old swine flu victim Reeda Shaikh for his remarks stating that she was responsible for infecting nearly 85 people of her school. ANI

Maharashtra Govt may allow private hospitals to treat Swine Flu patients
Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Sunday said that his Government was considering a proposal to allow private hospitals fulfilling Government guidelines to treat swine flu cases. ANI

28-year-old swine flu patient critical in Mumbai
Condition of a 28-year-old swine flu patient admitted to Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital in Mumbai was reported to be critical on Sunday. ANI

228 cases of Swine Flu in Delhi, no need to panic: Sheila Dikshit
With the number of Swine Flu cases being on the rise in Maharashtra and some other States of the country, the Delhi Government held a meet on Sunday to discuss measures to curb spread of HINI virus. ANI

Reeda Sheikhs family demands Ghulam Nabi Azads resignation
Taking a strong exception to Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azads statement, that Reeda Sheikh was responsible for the entry of swine flu in India, members of her family on Sunday demanded his resignation. ANI

Manmohan Singh speaks with Azad over swine flu outbreak
Taking a serious view of the swine flu outbreak in the country, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh today spoke with Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and reviewed the situation. ANI

Positive parental attitude can help stop child obesity epidemic
An eminent obesity expert has said that parents can help to prevent obesity in children by helping them with their eating habits and building a healthy body image. ANI

Two significant advances in treating lung cancer announced
Scientists in America have announced two significant advances in treating lung cancer. ANI

Smoking, binge drinking should be addressed together in adolescents, say researchers
A new study conducted by Temple researchers has shown that children who engage in heavy drinking will more than likely also engage in heavy smoking, suggesting that health teachers can help combat the trend by addressing both topics as one health risk. ANI

Maternal stress key to behavioural problems in kids
A new study has revealed that maternal stress both prenatal and early post-partum may lead to conduct problems in kids, which is likely to continue into adolescence. ANI

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