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Health News on November 16, 2011

Doctors call for ban on smoking in cars
The British Medical Association has demanded that the government bring in a 'bold and courageous' legislation to ban smoking in cars. ANI

Telephone counselling as effective as in-person training for weight loss
Weight-loss programs delivered over the phone by health coaches and with website and physician support are just as effective as others involving in-person coaching sessions, a new study has claimed. ANI

Soon, people's noses to tell their Alzheimer's risk
Scientists have made a major breakthrough in the form of a test for diagnosing Alzheimer's years before symptoms of the killer disease appear, by simply looking at the patient's nose. ANI

Moderate beer drinking could have same heart health benefits as wine
Moderate and regular consumption of beer, like wine, can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, Italian researchers say. ANI

Delayed cord clamping can prevent newborns from iron deficiency
Waiting for at least three minutes before clamping the umbilical cord in healthy newborns could improve their iron levels at four months and protect them from iron deficiency, a new study has revealed. ANI

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