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Health News on February 4, 2011

1 in 8 Brit women 'will develop breast cancer'
One in eight British women is likely to develop breast cancer at some point in their life, according to new figures. ANI

Family mealtimes play key role in asthmatic kids' health
A new study has found that the quality of family interactions during mealtime affects the health of children with asthma. ANI

Mega-sized coffee, energy drinks 'laden with excess sugar, calories'
Many mega-sized coffee and energy drinks are loaded with extra calories and sugar, health experts have warned. ANI

Moderate physical exercises cut cancer risk: WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that moderate physical exercises can help reduce the risk of cancers such as breast cancer and colon cancer. ANI

1 in 10 of world's adults obese: Study
A new major study has revealed that the worldwide prevalence of obesity has nearly doubled since 1980. ANI

Diabetes' link to viral infection confirmed
An Australian study has suggested that kids with Type 1 diabetes are nearly 10 times more likely to have a viral infection as compared to healthy children. ANI

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