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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 March 10, 2009

Rising demand of Herbal medicines in Jammu and Kashmir
As demand for herbal medicines from Jammu and Kashmir rises, herbal plants are receiving the attention of the Jammu and Kashmir authorities. ANI

Insomnia can be long lasting
Insomnia can be a chronic problem lasting more than a year, a new study has found. ANI

Why do people get sick when theyre stressed
Ever wondered why people get sick when theyre stressed? Well, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Centre claim to have found the answer. ANI

Metabolic syndrome linked to cognitive impairment in older women
Elderly women with metabolic syndrome are at an increased risk of cognitive over a four-year period, says a new study. ANI

Why do people get sick when theyre stressed
Ever wondered why people get sick when theyre stressed? Well, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Centre claim to have found the answer. ANI

Metabolic syndrome linked to cognitive impairment in older women
Elderly women with metabolic syndrome are at an increased risk of cognitive over a four-year period, says a new study. ANI

Being depressed could break your heart, literally
Relatively healthy women with severe depression are at increased risk of cardiac events, including sudden cardiac death (SCD) and fatal coronary heart disease (CHD), says a new study. ANI

How cranberry helps prevent urinary tract infections
Chemicals present in cranberries prevent infection-causing bacteria from attaching to the cells that line the urinary tract, says a new study. ANI

Depression, anger increase heart disease risk
Depression, anger and hostility may be red flags of increased risk of heart disease, warns a new study. ANI

Obesity linked to worsening cognitive function in older men
Researchers at the University of California-San Francisco have found that older men with higher levels of fat are more likely to experience declines in cognitive function, but the same link does not appear to occur in women. ANI

Vitamin C may help prevent gout in men
Men who consume higher levels of vitamin C are less likely to develop gout, a painful type of arthritis, says a new report. ANI

Why kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder move around a lot
A new study has explained why children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder move around a lot - it helps them stay alert to complete challenging tasks. esearchers from University of Central Florida have discovered that children with ADHD need to move more to maintain the required level of alertness while performing tasks that challenge their working memory. ANI

Helium may be beneficial for lung patients
Researchers from University of Calgary have suggested an innovative therapy to help patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) breathe easier. ANI

Over-the-counter device lowers BP in diabetics
Using a medical device called RESPeRATE 15 minutes a day can significantly lower blood pressure in non-insulin dependent diabetics, according to a new study. ANI

Child marriage leading to rampant multiple fertility risks in India: Lancet
Despite Indias law giving 18 as the minimum age for marriage, a large proportion of children - particularly girls - are still married off at an early age, imposing higher risks of unwanted pregnancies and female sterilization, concludes a new study. ANI

Warm weather can trigger migraines
If you blame changes in the weather for your headaches, well, then youre absolutely right. According to a new study, high temperatures and low air pressure trigger migraines. ANI

Hatha yoga reduces fear of falling in elderly
Researchers from Indiana University have found that Hatha yoga can help reduce fear of falling among older adults. ANI

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