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Health News on February 8, 2011

Exposure to low-dose radiation 'ups cancer risk'
A new study has shown that exposure to low-dose radiation from cardiac imaging and other procedures after a heart attack is associated with an increased risk of cancer. ANI

Here's how being in love can keep you healthy
Is love powerful enough to lower one's blood pressure, reduce depression and speed the healing of an injury? Well, science says, yes it is! ANI

Therapy to prevent heart failure more beneficial for women than men
Women receive a significantly greater benefit - a 70 percent reduction in heart failure and a 72 percent reduction in death - from cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D) than men, according to a new study. ANI

How chocolates protect against heart disease
With Valentine's day round the corner, it's that time of the year when chocolate-giving and chocolate-taking is at its peak, and scientists have shed light on how this can keep you away from heart diseases. ANI

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