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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

Meta-analysis shows folic acid supplements not beneficial for heart
A new meta-analysis has shown that the use of folic acid supplements does not appear to be associated with reduced rates of cardiovascular events, cancer or death over a five-year period. ANI

Health, Medicine, Fitness and Well-being news for February 2, 2010

Genetic mutation linked to premature birth identified
Scientists from Division of Reproductive Sciences, part of the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Centre, have identified a genetic mutation that leads to cellular and molecular changes in the pregnant uterus that trigger premature birth. ANI

Ponseti method of clubfoot correction more effective than surgery
Ponseti method has been found to be more effective in treating clubfoot than surgical treatment, say researchers. ANI

EllaOne: Emergency contraception pill or abortive agent?
Although the new emergency contraceptive pill, EllaOne, has been found more effective than morning-after pill, its use has ignited a debate whether it prevents pregnancy or is it an abortive agent. ANI

MEND program effective in child obesity prevention
A new British study has found that the MEND Program (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it!) is quite effective in prevention and treatment of child obesity. ANI

Reduced muscle strength predicts functional impairments in elderly
An observational study has found that decreased muscle strength predicts functional impairments like stooping, crouching, or kneeling (SCK) in older adults. ANI

Extended nicotine patch treatment effective in helping smokers kick the butt
Smokers who are treated with an extended nicotine patch are more likely to abstain from cigarettes for longer period of time than those using the standard regimen, suggests a new study. ANI

Smoking cessation increases cardiac health later in life
Smoking cessation significantly increases cardiac health later in life, says a new study from Tel Aviv University. ANI

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