Health News on December 9, 2010
Parents have limited influence on children's eating habits
If you thought you could influence your child's eating habits, you are wrong - at least partially, for a new study claims that this influence is limited. ANI
New 'score' to predict heart disease in youngsters
University of Nottingham researchers have developed a new 'score', which could be useful for general practitioners (GP) to detect heart disease in youngsters - before it damages their health. ANI
Whey supplements 'significantly reduce blood pressure'
A Washington State University study has found that beverages supplemented by whey-based protein can significantly reduce elevated blood pressure, reducing the risk of stroke and heart disease. ANI
Till receipts contain high levels of 'cancer chemical': Study
A new study has found that till receipts and paper money contain high levels of bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical associated with cancer and early puberty. ANI
Poor education 'leads to heart failure'
Poorly educated people are more likely to be admitted to hospital with chronic heart failure than the better educated, even after differences in lifestyle have been taken into account, results from a large European study have suggested. ANI
Cranberry juice not effective against urinary tract infections: Study
A new study has suggested that cranberry juice is not effective against urinary tract infections. ANI