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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 February 24, 2009

Mental fatigue can lower physical endurance
Researchers from Bangor University have found that mental fatigue can have an adverse impact on the physical performance of individuals. ANI

Lowering cholesterol levels may cut prostrate cancer risk
Lowering cholesterol may block the growth of prostate tumors, claims a new study. ANI

Sunshine vitamin can protect against common cold
Vitamin D a.k.a sunshine vitamin can protect people against common cold, a new study has found. ANI

Vitamin B and folic acid cut risk of age-related vision loss in women
Taking a combination of vitamins B6 and B12 and folic acid could reduce the risk of age-related sight problems in women, says a new study. ANI

Infertile men at tripled testicular cancer risk
Men who are infertile are nearly three times more likely to develop testicular cancer than those who are fertile, says a new study. ANI

Listening to favourite music can boost Alzheimers patients memory
Patients with Alzheimers disease could improve memory by listening to their favourite songs, suggests a new study. ANI

Women less likely to suffer stroke after mini-stroke
Women are less likely than men to have a stroke after mini-stroke, according to a new study. ANI

Infertility drug may help drinkers stay sober
A group of scientists say that alcoholism may be treated with the help of a drug that is prescribed for male and female infertility as well as menstrual disorders. ANI

Why babies born in winter are prone to asthma
Babies born in the high mould season, which generally encompasses the fall and winter months, are at increased risk of developing early symptoms of asthma, suggests a new study. ANI

Cheese, low fat milk, yoghurts help cut risk of certain cancers in women
Women who consume more calcium appear to have lower risk of developing certain cancers, a new study has found. ANI

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