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Black rice bran could reduce inflammation: Study
A new study has claimed that black rice, a little-known variety of the grain that is the staple food for one-third of the world's population, may help soothe the inflammation involved in allergies, asthma and other diseases. ANI

People with sleep apnea 'more likely to develop aggressive heart disease'
A new study has revealed that people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder associated with obesity, have more non-calcified or "bad" plaque in their coronary arteries. ANI

Older anti-depressants linked to heart risk
Researchers have discovered that a class of older generation anti-depressant is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). ANI

Eating fruits and vegetables will not protect you from cancer: Study
If you thought your five portions of fruit and vegetables a day was keeping cancer at bay, think again. ANI

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