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Health News on January 7, 2011

Tomatoes 'contain nutrient that prevents vascular diseases'
Scientists in Japan have discovered that tomatoes contain a nutrient, which could tackle the onset of vascular diseases. ANI

Western diet linked to increased risk of br*ast cancer
Scientists have discovered that elevated fat and cholesterol levels found in a typical American-style diet play an important role in the growth and spread of br*ast cancer. ANI

Jet lag key to tackling malaria parasites: Study
A new research has suggested that the malaria-causing parasite is poor at spreading the disease if it is jet lagged. ANI

Now, 'intelligent' wrapping that will tell you when food's going bad!
British scientists have created an intelligent food wrapping that changes colour if the contents are going bad. ANI

Weight-loss surgery benefits women more
In a new study, researchers found that women who underwent gastric band surgery to lose weight reported significant improvements in urinary function and quality of life after the operation. ANI

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