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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 May 16, 2009

Chewable aspirin gets more rapidly absorbed than regular aspirin
Analysing three different types of aspirin for their beneficial effects, scientists at the University of California, San Diego have come up with a finding that may lead to improvements in the care of heart attack patients. ANI

Chewable aspirin gets more rapidly absorbed than regular aspirin
Analysing three different types of aspirin for their beneficial effects, scientists at the University of California, San Diego have come up with a finding that may lead to improvements in the care of heart attack patients. ANI

Hyderabad witnesses first swine flu case in India
Hyderabad witnessed its first ever case of swine flu on Saturday when a 23-year-old man was found to be infected with Influenza AH1N1. ANI

Beef, chicken, fish may help treat stomach ulcers
Beef, chicken, fish, eggs, dairy products and some fruits and vegetables could help keep stomach ulcers at bay, says a new study. ANI

Early retroviral use beneficial for AIDS patients with serious complications
Early retroviral use can significantly benefit AIDS patients with serious complications, suggest researchers. ANI

Low oxygen levels in prostate tumours can help predict odds of cancer recurrence
Low-oxygen regions in prostate tumours can be used to predict the recurrence of cancer in a patient, say scientists. ANI

Low oxygen levels in prostate tumours can help predict odds of cancer recurrence
Low-oxygen regions in prostate tumours can be used to predict the recurrence of cancer in a patient, say scientists. ANI

Prolonged sitting could lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity
Hate it when the TV remote is not around and youve to stand up to change channels? Well, its time you start loving the practice, for experts have said that long periods of sitting down could lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and even obesity. ANI

Prolonged sitting could lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity
Hate it when the TV remote is not around and youve to stand up to change channels? Well, its time you start loving the practice, for experts have said that long periods of sitting down could lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and even obesity. ANI

Early retroviral use beneficial for AIDS patients with serious complications
Early retroviral use can significantly benefit AIDS patients with serious complications, suggest researchers. ANI

Embarrassing smokers may be key to help them kick the butt
Talking of the smell that lingers with smokers after a ciggie break can prove a better way to push them towards kicking the butt than discussing about tobacco-related diseases that addicts cannot even relate to, according to an Australian study. ANI

Embarrassing smokers may be key to help them kick the butt
Talking of the smell that lingers with smokers after a ciggie break can prove a better way to push them towards kicking the butt than discussing about tobacco-related diseases that addicts cannot even relate to, according to an Australian study. ANI

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