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Health News on December 22, 2011

Poorly contracting uterus in diabetic women increases risk of caesarean birth: Liverpool Varsity
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have found that the strength of uterine contractions in diabetic pregnant women is significantly weaker than in non-diabetic women, increasing the risk of emergency caesarean birth. ANI

Southampton Varsity research reveals new ways to treat blood cancers
Researchers from the University of Southampton have been awarded 115,000-pounds by the blood cancer charity Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research for a project looking for new ways to treat the most common form of leukaemia. ANI

Overweight pregnant women 'should not eat for two'
Overweight women who are pregnant should avoid 'eating for two' and should stick to healthy diet and exercise, a new study has revealed. ANI

5 tips to help you slash flab this New Year
Scientists have presented New Year gifts for obese people and those aiming to shed some extra pounds - five tips for losing weight. ANI

Healthier dietary habits benefits beyond weight loss
Researchers have revealed that improvements to health remain even if weight is regained after long-term healthy dietary interventions. ANI

City dwellers risk hearing loss from harmful 'MP3' noise exposure
A new study has revealed that nine out of 10 city dwellers may be at risk of hearing loss resulting from enough harmful noise exposure, that mainly comes from leisure activities. ANI

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