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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 January 13, 2009

Dharamsala residents fear bird flu outbreak
With hundreds of migratory birds flocking to the region, the residents of Dharamsala fear an outbreak of deadly H5N1 virus. ANI

Pre-diabetes, an epidemic that Indians need to be concerned about
Pre-diabetes is a condition where blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be called diabetes. ANI

Why colas, cornflakes and cookies are as addictive as drugs
Foods like cornflakes, biscuits and soft drinks are as addictive as drugs, and now researchers have discovered why people get hooked to certain eatables. ANI

Even young and healthy adults could be at risk for heart disease
Even young and healthy adults could be at risk for heart disease, according to a new study. ANI

Working in open plan office can be bad for health
Open plan offices are making people sick, leading to high levels of stress and lower productivity, according to an Australian study. ANI

Chemicals called opioids found to relieve neuropathic pain in mice
Conducting experiments on mice, a group of German researchers has shown that chemicals known as opiods reduce the symptoms of neuropathic pain. ANI

Fibre-optic probe made for space program may revolutionise cataract detection
A compact fibre-optic probe developed in America for the space program has now shown some promise to detect cataract early, something that can significantly reduce the incidence of vision loss. ANI

Salmonella-based vaccine candidates can help fight infant pneumonia
Scientists at Arizona State Universitys Biodesign Institute have come up with two vaccine candidates that may prove very helpful in dealing with infant bacterial pneumonia. ANI

Current cholesterol guidelines not effective, say US researchers
US researchers say that the current national cholesterol guidelines are not effectively identifying the majority of individuals who will develop fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events. ANI

Potential new weapon against HIV identified
An international team of researchers has identified a potentially new weapon in battle against HIV infection - blood types. ANI

Secret behind healthy long life revealed
Eating the correct food, kicking the butt and getting enough exercise are the keys to a long healthy life, says a new report. ANI

Glaucoma may be linked to increased reading impairment in elderly
Glaucoma, a common eye condition capable of damaging the optic nerve and resulting in loss of vision, may be linked to slower spoken reading and increased reading impairment in older adults, reveals a new study. ANI

Study shows herbal supplements effectiveness against prostate cancer
Experiments conducted in laboratories have raised US scientists hopes that herbal supplement can be helpful in fighting prostate cancer. ANI

Misuse of Vicks VapoRub can make colds worse
Vicks VapoRub, the popular menthol compound used to relieve symptoms of cough and congestion, may create respiratory distress in infants and small kids, according to a new study. ANI

Job strain linked to stroke risk in Japanese men
A Japanese study suggests that men in high high-stress jobs are more likely to suffer a stroke than those in less demanding positions. ANI

Cold weather may raise blood pressure in elderly
Cold weather may increase older adults blood pressure, according to a new study. ANI

Sleeping less than seven hours a night raises common cold risk
Sleeping less than seven hours a night greatly raises the risk of catching a cold, according to a new study. ANI

Now, microcapsules to harmlessly deliver drugs to diseased cells
A team of chemical engineers claims to have created a tiny particle syringe from polymer layers and nanoparticles, which they say may be very effective in delivering drugs to diseased cells without harming the rest of the body. ANI

Adequate intake of vitamin D can prevent diabetes
Diabetes can be prevented, and the diseases complications for those diagnosed with it reduced, through adequate intake of vitamin D, says a report. ANI

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