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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

Meta-analysis shows folic acid supplements not beneficial for heart
A new meta-analysis has shown that the use of folic acid supplements does not appear to be associated with reduced rates of cardiovascular events, cancer or death over a five-year period. ANI

Health, Medicine, Fitness and Well-being news for January 10, 2009

Genetic screening to detect cancer risk among people without family history on offer
University College London (UCL) is for the first time offering tests that can detect a raised risk of breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer to people without family histories of the diseases. ANI

Wii gamers suffering from Nintendonitis caused muscle injuries
While Nintendo Wii gained popularity as the game that combined fun with fitness, gamers are increasingly suffering muscle injuries caused due to what is being termed as Acute Wiitis and Nintendinitis. ANI

Laughing gas pain-relieving effect can be enhanced via hypnosis
Scientists from University College London have revealed that pain relieving effect of nitrous oxide, popularly known as laughing gas, can be enhanced by suggestions or hypnosis in dental patients. ANI

Menthol cigarettes more addictive
Menthol cigarettes are more addictive and harder to quit than the traditional cigarettes, according to a new study from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). ANI

UKs first baby to be free from breast cancer gene due to be born next week
Britains first baby to be from a potentially deadly breast cancer gene is due to be born next week, and doctors are hoping that the child will breakt the family history of the disease. ANI

Ugg-style boots could cripple women
Chic Ugg-style boots, which cost from 50 pounds to 100 pounds, increase the risk of ankle sprains and bad posture, experts have warned. ANI

High insulin levels increase breast cancer risk
An American study has revealed that high levels of insulin increase the risk of breast cancer in women. ANI

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