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Health News on July 6, 2011

1 in 3 women using happy pills to beat depression
A survey has found that one in three women are resorting to using anti- depressants at some point in their lives. ANI

Living till 1,000 will soon be a reality, claims scientist
It's a milestone that any human being hardly expects to reach. But the first person that will live to see their 150th birthday has already been born, according to a British scientist. ANI

Adhering to healthy lifestyle cuts risk of sudden cardiac death in women
A new study has found that sticking to a healthy lifestyle, including not smoking, exercising regularly, having a low body weight and eating a healthy diet is associated with lower risk of sudden cardiac death in women. ANI

Moderate cut in salt intake doesn't reduce chances of dying
Contrary to popular belief, a recent study has shown that a moderate cut in the amount of salt intake doesn't reduce the risks of dying or experiencing cardiovascular diseases. ANI

Pregnant women can drink 10g of alcohol a day without harming their baby
Light drinking during pregnancy 'is safe' and will not harm the unborn baby's development or increase the chance of premature birth, according to a new research. ANI

Want to get pregnant? Brush and floss your teeth regularly
Women who want to have a baby should brush their teeth and floss regularly, according to an Australian research. ANI

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