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Health News on December 6, 2011

Getting a morning-after pill now like 'ordering a pizza'
Getting a morning-after pill in Britain is now as easy as ordering a pizza, thanks to a scheme launched by British Pregnancy Advisory Service. ANI

Gene explains why some people sleep more
Some people may be genetically inclined to need longer hours of sleep, a new study has found. ANI

'Rave' ecstasy drug produces long-lasting toxicity in brain
Ecstasy drug users may be causing chronic long-lasting damage to their brain, a new study has warned. ANI

Southampton Varsity says every third women with secondary breast cancer needlessly living in pain
New research released by Breast Cancer Care and the University of Southampton reveals that more than a third (34 per cent) of women with secondary breast cancer are unnecessarily living with uncontrolled pain. ANI

Low Vitamin D may up diabetes risk in kids
Low level of Vitamin D, which is more rampant in obese children, may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance in kids, a new study has suggested. ANI

Low birthweight may lead to memory, attention problems in adulthood
Premature infants, born with very low birth weight are more prone to suffering from memory and attention problems when they become adults than babies born at a low to normal weight, a study has suggested. ANI

Fish may cut heart disease risk in young women
Eating fish, rich in omega 3 fatty acids like cod, salmon, herring, and mackerel, may help reduce heart disease risk in young women, a new study has suggested. ANI

Physical fitness, not weight loss, key to longevity
Being physically fit is more important than losing weight, when it comes to reducing death risks, a new study has suggested. ANI

Acupuncture may ease severe nerve pain linked with cancer treatment
Acupuncture may help relieving severe nerve pain experienced by the patients undergoing cancer treatment, a new study has suggested. ANI

Smoking can cause women's ni*ples to fall off!
Women who smoke regularly before or after a breast lift surgery are at great risk of seeing their ni*ples turn black and fall off, a doctor has warned. ANI

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