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Health News on June 28, 2011

Media use leads to sleep problems in kids, depression in college goers
Two new studies have revealed that media usage can lead to depression in college students and disrupt sleep patterns in preschool aged children. ANI

British black raspberry, the new 'superfood' that can help prevent cancer
A new variety of black raspberries that have been grown in Britain is being touted as the new superfood that can help prevent cancer. ANI

3 hrs in the sun daily can help slash breast cancer by 50 pc
A new research has suggested that women who spend an average of three hours a day in the sunshine can reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by half. ANI

Vitamin D, calcium supplements can cut melanoma risk in women by half
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have suggested that women at risk of developing melanoma can benefit from calcium and vitamin D combo. ANI

Now, Botox to smooth not only lines but also breathing for asthmatics
A study has revealed that Botox, which is used by many to smooth wrinkles, can also be used in the treatment of asthma. ANI

Want to reduce your belly fat? Eat apples, green peas and beans
Are you tired of having belly fat? Now, eat two small apples, one cup of green peas and one-half cup of pinto beans and exercise vigorously for 30 minutes, two to four times a week. ccording to the researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, vegetables, fruit and beans contain more soluble fiber and will help reduce visceral fat, or belly fat, around the midsection. ANI

'Transcendental Meditation' can halve deaths from heart disease, stroke
A study has suggested that stress management programmes such as 'Transcendental Meditation' should be brought into use to reduce heart disease related deaths. ANI

Now, eat 37 strawberries a day to keep a fleet of docs away!
Eating 37 strawberries a day could keep not just one doctor away, but an entire fleet of them, including neurologists, endocrinologists, and maybe even oncologists, according to a new study. ANI

Cinnamon can help both prevent and cure Alzheimer's disease
A new study has revealed that cinnamon has the potential to prevent the degenerative brain disorder, Alzheimer's disease, which affects at least one in eight Americans over the age of 65. ANI

Airport stress 'worse than work or moving house'
The endless security queues, the needless security procedures and the rip-off prices have led close to four million travellers to give up flying altogether because they claim airport stress is worse than work or moving a house, according to a new survey. ANI

Mosquitoes are most attracted to beer drinkers
People who have consumed a pint or two of beer are 15 percent more likely to be bitten by a mosquito, according to a new research. ANI

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