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Health News on February 3, 2011

Adults with large waistlines, high blood pressure 'at high risk for memory loss'
A new study has revealed that older people with larger waistlines, high blood pressure and other risk factors that make up metabolic syndrome may be at a higher risk for memory loss. ANI

High heart attack risks in vegans can be cut by omega-3s and B12
A new study has suggested that including more omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B12 in their diet could help vegans reduce the risk of developing heart disease. ANI

Scientists find protein that boosts memory, prevents forgetfulness
Scientists have found that type 2 insulin (IGF-II) growth factor reinforces memory and prevents forgetfulness in animal models. ANI

Consumers warned about herbal weight loss pill
The Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a warning against a weight loss pill sold over the internet and in Chinese medicine shops. ANI

'Blackberry Botox' for women staring too much at their smartphones!
In what can be called a shocking revelation, many young women are developing premature wrinkles from staring at their smartphones. ANI

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