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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 February 11, 2009

Foie gras may up Alzheimers risk, warns researcher
There is a chance that humans are increasing their risk of developing Alzheimers disease (AD) and Type II diabetes by eating certain meats, an American researcher has warned. ANI

Aspirin reduces risk of colon polyps recurring
Taking aspirin daily may cut ones odds of developing the polyps that can lead to colorectal cancer, according to a new study. ANI

New vaccine to protect kids against meningitis B may be available by 2011
A new vaccine to protect kids against meningitis B may be available by 2011, according to researchers. ANI

Just 10 minutes of cycling or jogging can help smokers kick the butt
Ten minutes of cycling or jogging can significantly help people quit smoking, according to a new study. ANI

Vigorous exercise can prevent vision loss
Vigorous exercise can help prevent both cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, according to a new research. ANI

Eggs have insignificant affect on cholesterol levels
Its absolutely safe to have eggs in breakfast, says a new study. ANI

Obesity during pregnancy ups birth defects risk
Mums-to-be who are obese raise their chances of having babies with a wide range of birth defects, such as spina bifida, says a new study. ANI

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