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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 May 12, 2009

Diet, exercise, weight maintenance are key to cut cancer risk
A healthy diet, regular physical activity, and maintaining a healthy weight are the three best ways to ensure a reduced risk of cancer, according to recommendations by the World Cancer Research Fund. ANI

Diet, exercise, weight maintenance are key to cut cancer risk
A healthy diet, regular physical activity, and maintaining a healthy weight are the three best ways to ensure a reduced risk of cancer, according to recommendations by the World Cancer Research Fund. ANI

Sporadic activity as beneficial to kids health as longer exercise sessions
Frequent bouts of sporadic activity could be just as beneficial to childrens health as longer exercise sessions, a study has suggested. ANI

Sporadic activity as beneficial to kids health as longer exercise sessions
Frequent bouts of sporadic activity could be just as beneficial to childrens health as longer exercise sessions, a study has suggested. ANI

Diet prescribed to reduce BP may also lower womens heart failure risk
The DASH (short for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet prescribed to help patients lower their blood pressure may also significantly reduce womens risk of developing heart failure, a new study has suggested. ANI

Power Plate exercise may help fight the flab
Using Power Plate - a vibrating exercise machine, and consuming a healthy diet may help people lose weight and trim harmful belly fat, according to a new study. ANI

iet prescribed to reduce BP may also lower womens heart failure risk
The DASH (short for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet prescribed to help patients lower their blood pressure may also significantly reduce womens risk of developing heart failure, a new study has suggested. ANI

Power Plate exercise may help fight the flab
Using Power Plate - a vibrating exercise machine, and consuming a healthy diet may help people lose weight and trim harmful belly fat, according to a new study. ANI

Acupuncture more effective than usual care for back pain
A new study has found that acupuncture is far more effective in alleviating chronic back pain than the conventional therapies. ANI

Eating fish, nuts and olive oil may be good for your eyes
Consumption of foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids such fish, nuts and olive oil may protect against development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a study has found. ANI

Acupuncture more effective than usual care for back pain
A new study has found that acupuncture is far more effective in alleviating chronic back pain than the conventional therapies. ANI

Eating fish, nuts and olive oil may be good for your eyes
Consumption of foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids such fish, nuts and olive oil may protect against development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a study has found. ANI

How swine flu affects pigs
Studying the effects of the H1N1 strain of swine flu on a group of piglets, scientists at Bangkok-based Chulalongkorn University recently found all infected animals to show flu-like symptoms between one and four days after infection, and to shed the virus two days after infection. ANI

Vitamin E, C supplements may reduce benefits of exercise
A new study suggests that some vitamin supplements may reduce some of the beneficial effects of exercise. ANI

More sunlight may cut older peoples heart disease, diabetes risk
Older people can reduce their risk of developing heart disease and diabetes by spending more time in the sunshine, a new study has suggested. ANI

How swine flu affects pigs
Studying the effects of the H1N1 strain of swine flu on a group of piglets, scientists at Bangkok-based Chulalongkorn University recently found all infected animals to show flu-like symptoms between one and four days after infection, and to shed the virus two days after infection. ANI

Vitamin E, C supplements may reduce benefits of exercise
A new study suggests that some vitamin supplements may reduce some of the beneficial effects of exercise. ANI

More sunlight may cut older peoples heart disease, diabetes risk
Older people can reduce their risk of developing heart disease and diabetes by spending more time in the sunshine, a new study has suggested. ANI

Swine flu virus may be as lethal as the one found in the 1957 pandemic
Scientists say that the new strain of influenza A (H1N1), which is said to be behind the swine flu cases reported in Mexico, may be as lethal as the one found in the 1957 pandemic. ANI

Swine flu virus may be as lethal as the one found in the 1957 pandemic
Scientists say that the new strain of influenza A (H1N1), which is said to be behind the swine flu cases reported in Mexico, may be as lethal as the one found in the 1957 pandemic. ANI

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