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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 July 30, 2009

Mental, behavioural disorders can be prevented in youngsters: Study
Interventional programs in schools, communities and health care settings can help prevent mental, emotional and behavioural disorders in young people, say researchers. ANI

Bottle-feeding mothers may put kids health at risk
Lack of adequate education on proper bottle-feeding practices might put infants at increased health risk, says researchers. ANI

Childhood adversities may help predict gastric ulcer
Childhood adversities involving financial problems, conflicts in the family and alcohol use may have a predictive role with gastric ulcers, say researchers. ANI

College students who feel invincible unlikely to get HIV vaccine
While vaccines to protect against sexually transmitted diseases including HIV and herpes are under-development, a University of Missouri researcher has found that college students who believe they are invincible are unlikely to get such vaccines. ANI

Its official: Reduced salt intake lowers BP
Using less amount of salt in diet can lead to slight reduction in blood pressure in the medium term, a new study has claimed. ANI

Pregnant women 4 times more likely to be hospitalised with swine flu
Pregnant women are four times more likely to be hospitalised for swine flu and face a much higher risk of severe illness and death, according to health experts. ANI

Malaria parasite developing drug resistance in Cambodia
Malaria parasites in western Cambodia are becoming increasingly resistant to artemisinin-based therapies, say researchers. ANI

Freshly crushed garlic serves heart better than processed
Freshly crushed garlic has more potent heart-healthy effects than dried garlic, scientists have claimed. ANI

Organic food has no health benefits
Organically produced foods are not nutritionally superior to conventionally produced foodstuffs, according to researchers. ANI

Rates of severe childhood obesity have tripled in US
There has been a three-fold increase in the number of severely obese children in America in the last 25 years, finds a new study. ANI

Moderate exercise reduces bad cholesterol in menopausal women
Just 30 minutes of moderate exercise can significantly improve cholesterol levels and decrease cardiovascular risk in menopausal women, according to a new study. ANI

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