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Health News on May 4, 2011

New footage shows how a hummingbird's tongue helps it drink
Spectacular new close-up footage of hummingbirds overturn nearly two centuries of conventional wisdom on how they drink. ANI

Cutting fat may actually shorten your life
A new study has suggested that restricting fatty food may not lengthen the life span, as was widely believed, but may have a contrary effect, i.e. shortened life. ANI

Turning 'bad' fat into 'good' could help cure obesity
A new study has suggested that the bad 'white' fat in the body can be transformed into brown fat to burn off calories and weight, paving the way for a probable new treatment for obesity in humans. ANI

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