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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 14, 2009

High IQ may mean low death risk
After studying one million Swedish men, Wellcome Trust researchers have come to the conclusion that there is a strong link between cognitive ability and the risk of death. ANI

A bit of booze is best for your bones
While alcohol consumption has always been attributed to devastating effects on health, a new study has revealed that moderate consumption might make bones stronger in older adults. ANI

Gene silencing blocks malaria parasites development in multiple mosquito species
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have revealed that they have been able to block the development of the malaria-causing parasite in Anopheles gambiae, A. stephensi and A. albimanus mosquitoes-three mosquito species that spread malaria in Africa, Asia and the Americas-by silencing a gene called caspar. ANI

Traffic jams triple heart attack risk
Being in heavy traffic triples your risk of heart attack within one hour, warn researchers. ANI

Surgeons announce worlds first successful transvaginal nephrectomy using intra-umbilical Tri-port
Doctors at Instituto Medico La Floresta in Caracas, Venezuela, have successfully performed the worlds first live human transv*nal nephrectomy using the Tri-port multi-channel port supplied by Advanced Surgical Concepts Ltd. ANI

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