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Health News on December 12, 2011

Detox diets' 'health boost' claims unfounded, says expert
A leading scientist has rubbished claims that so-called "detox" diets can boost health and cleanse the body of chemicals. ANI

Cancer survival rates to fall with soaring treatment costs
Cost of treating cancer will soar by 62 percent in the next ten years, which will evidently reduce the survival rates, a new study has revealed. ANI

Breast cancer treatment may impair survivors' mental abilities
Experts have revealed that breast cancer survivors may experience problems with certain mental abilities several years after treatment, regardless of whether they were treated with chemotherapy plus radiation or radiation only. ANI

World's tiniest babies growing up healthy
World's smallest surviving babies, who were born as tiny as an iPhone, are growing up and doing fine with normal motor and language development, physicians have revealed. ANI

Its official: alcohol can induce us to have unsafe sex
The more a person drink, the stronger becomes his/her intention to engage in unsafe sex, a new study has confirmed. ANI

'Trial' drug associated with 70pc response rate in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
A novel experimental agent for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) has been found to be highly active and well tolerated in patients who have relapsed and are resistant to other therapy, according to an interim study. ANI

Diabetic mums-to-be put kids' long-term health in danger
Women who develop diabetes while they are pregnant, or become pregnant while being overweight, put the long-term health of their children at risk, experts have warned. ANI

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