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Health News on April 5, 2011

High dose of oxygen boosts natural cancer treatment
A new research has revealed that an environment of pure oxygen at three-and-a-half times normal air pressure adds significantly to the effectiveness of a natural compound already shown to kill cancerous cells. ANI

New book reveals steps to lose weight without dieting
A new book has said that dieting will not make one lose weight, but will instead cause a person loss of lean muscle mass, moodiness, disappointment and failure. ANI

Severe psoriasis associated with major adverse cardiac events
A new research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine has revealed an increased incidence of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) in patients with severe psoriasis. ANI

University defines new parameters for studying, treating DCD
A university has defined new parameters for studying and treating Developmental Coordination Disorder. ANI

Statins reduce pneumonia death rates: Study
A study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has suggested that taking statins could help prevent people dying from pneumonia. ANI

Heavy beer drinking, gene variant up gastric cancer risk
A new study has found that heavy beer drinkers who have a specific genetic variant in the cluster of three genes that metabolize alcohol are at significantly higher risk of developing non-cardia gastric cancer. ANI

Aspirin may cut the risk of pancreatic cancer
Taking aspirin at least once per month is linked to a significant decrease in pancreatic cancer risk, according to a new study. ANI

11-hour work days 'can increase heart attack risk by 67pc'
Those who spend more than 11 hours at work increase their chance of having a heart attack by two thirds, according to a new study. ANI

Breast cancer risk 'can be assessed by examining breast milk'
A new study suggests that breast cancer risk can be assessed by examining the epithelial cells found in breast milk. ANI

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