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Health News on May 31, 2011

Cancer drug 'can reverse overgrown hearts headed for failure'
Researchers have discovered that a cancer drug can help restore the functioning of a heart facing failure risk due to high blood pressure. ANI

'E-waste pollution' linked to cardiovascular disease, DNA damage and cancer
A new study has revealed that e-waste can cause adverse effects on human health, such as inflammation and oxidative stress. ANI

Kids 'should skip energy/sports drinks and drink plain water only'
A new study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics has revealed that energy drinks or sports drinks contain too much caffeine which is unsuitable for consumption by children. ANI

2 cases of 'New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1' enzyme reported in Canada
Two people in Toronto have reportedly acquired the enzyme associated with extensive antibiotic resistance called the 'New Delhi metallo-B-lactamase-1' (NDM-1). ANI

Women boasting about weight loss attract dislike from their fatty peers
A new British study has suggested that women who have won the battle of losing weight should be wary of boasting about it, as other women may take her as a competition, leading to dislike. ANI

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