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Health News on December 9, 2011

'Abortion does not raise risk of mental illness', say experts
Abortion does not raise the risk of a woman suffering mental health problems, health experts have concluded. ANI

Smoking strongly associated with non-melanoma skin cancer in women
Women who have non-melanoma skin cancers are more likely to have smoked cigarettes as compared to women without skin cancer, a new study has claimed. ANI

Adolescent football players at higher risk for stroke
Adolescent football players may be at a higher risk of suffering from stroke, a new study has found. ANI

Seaweed to help lose more weight by creating 'artificial feeling of fullness'
Dietary fibres from brown algae boost the sensation of satisfaction, thereby making people eat less and lose more weight, a new study has claimed. ANI

Use of ZEN bust-enhancing supplements may increase breast cancer risk
Women who use bust-enhancing dietary supplements containing a naturally occurring toxin could be increasing their risk of breast cancer, health experts have warned. ANI

Now, 'miracle' pill cures hangover in just 15 minutes!
A new pill, hailed as a miracle cure by its maker, can wipe out a hangover in just 15 minutes. ANI

'Lock and key' that allow HIV to enter cell's nucleus discovered
Scientists have unearthed the 'lock and key' that facilitates HIV to enter cell's nucleus, disable the immune system and cause AIDS. ANI

Cutting carbs 2 days a week better than full-time dieting
An intermittent low-carbohydrate diet spur weight loss and lower blood levels of insulin, a cancer-promoting hormone, more efficiently than standard dieting, a new study has suggested. ANI

Exercise for just 1 minute a day could help keep diabetes away
Performing short cycle sprints three times a week could be enough to prevent and possibly treat a common form of diabetes, a new study has claimed. ANI

Struggling to get proper sleep at night? Drink tart cherry juice
Drinking two glasses of tart cherry juice daily can help you get a better night's sleep, a new study has suggested. ANI

Binge drinking puts freshman women at high risk of sexual assault
Young women who take up binge drinking during early college years may be at a relatively high risk of sexual assault, a new study has suggested. ANI

Drug reverses age-related changes in brain
A new study has found that drugs that affect the levels of an important brain protein involved in learning and memory reverse cellular changes in the brain seen during aging. ANI

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