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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 January 29, 2009

Blood surge in brain region doesnt always match neural activity
In what may have implications for future brain scan experiments, an Indian-origin researcher has revealed that contrary to popular belief, a blood surge in a certain brain region is not always linked to neural activity there. ANI

Plums beating blueberries as superfruits for disease prevention
Blueberries are facing stiff competition from plums, which are emerging as super fruits because of the newly discovered high-levels of healthy nutrients in them, say scientists at Texas AgriLife Research. ANI

Small molecule drug may help treat hormone-accelerated breast cancer
University of Missouri scientists in the United States say that a small molecule drug has the potential as a novel chemotherapeutic treatment for breast cancer accelerated by the hormone progestin. ANI

Physically fit kids perform well in classrooms
Kids, who are physically fit, perform well at school, according to a new study. ANI

Soon, a simple urine test to diagnose heart disease
Aussie researchers have moved a step closer to developing the first urine test for diagnosing coronary artery disease (CAD), the condition behind most heart attack cases. ANI

Antibiotic arsenal running out of options in fight against super bugs
People are dying from super bugs because our antibiotic arsenal is running out of options to fight ever-changing bacteria, warn researchers. ANI

Environmental measures can help control malarias spread
A computerized analysis carried out by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) seems to suggest that the spread of malaria can be prevented by changing the environment, using everything from shovels and ploughs to plant-derived pesticides. ANI

Motor control exercises lower persistent low back pain
A new study has revealed that motor control exercises, when performed along with other forms of therapy, can significantly alleviate persistent low back pain. ANI

Weight loss can reduce incontinence in obese women
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco have suggested that behavioral weight-loss programs can be an effective way to reduce urinary incontinence in women who are overweight or obese. ANI

Weight loss can reduce incontinence in obese women
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco have suggested that behavioral weight-loss programs can be an effective way to reduce urinary incontinence in women who are overweight or obese. ANI

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