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Waist size, not BMI can foretell cardiovascular risk in children
A new study by researchers at the University of Georgia, the Menzies Research Institute in Hobart, Australia and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia has found that waist circumference is a better indicator of a childs risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes later in life, as compared to BMI. ANI

Internal body temperature regulates body clock
Fluctuations in internal body temperature regulate the bodys circadian rhythm, the 24-hour cycle that controls metabolism, sleep and other bodily functions, revealed UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers. ANI

Egyptian mummies discovery indicates 'cancer is man-made'
A study of ancient remains has found that cancer is a man-made disease fuelled by pollution and changes to diet and lifestyle. ANI

Health, Medicine, Fitness and Well-being news for September 3, 2009

Heres how exposure to diesel fumes causes cancer
American scientists have for the first time shown how exposure to diesel fumes causes cancer. ANI

Estrogen supplements may not prevent bone loss in postmenopausal women
Dietary supplements that claim to have the power of estrogen and help postmenopausal women with bone health may not be as effective as previously believed, says a new study. ANI

Now, Music Therapy on Wheels for paediatric patients
Scientists have come up with a new mobile tool to deliver music therapy, and help paediatric patients cope with the fear, isolation and pain associated with being in the hospital. ANI

Estrogen supplements may not prevent bone loss in postmenopausal women
Dietary supplements that claim to have the power of estrogen and help postmenopausal women with bone health may not be as effective as previously believed, says a new study. ANI

Now, Music Therapy on Wheels for paediatric patients
Scientists have come up with a new mobile tool to deliver music therapy, and help paediatric patients cope with the fear, isolation and pain associated with being in the hospital. ANI

High school footie, wrestling athletes experience highest rate of severe injuries
High school football players and wrestling athletes suffer the highest rate of severe injuries, according to a new US study. ANI

Lung cancer patients pre-treatment life quality can predict odds of survival
A lung cancer patients likelihood of survival can be predicted by looking at his/her quality of life before the treatment, according to a study. ANI

Exercise the best bet to fight weight regain
Exercise can help control weight regain after dieting by reducing appetite and burning fat before burning carbohydrates, according to a new study. ANI

Vitamin C deficiency may impair newborn babies mental development
A new study has revealed that vitamin C deficiency may impair the mental development of newborn babies. ANI

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