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Health News on November 24, 2011

Cure for eczema comes closer to reality
An effective cure for inflammatory skin conditions like eczema is a step closer to reality, researchers say. ANI

Soon, artificial windpipe to cut transplant rejection risk
Scientists have come up with an artificial trachea made with patient's own cells, which will help in performing successful transplant surgeries on patients suffering from tracheal tumours. ANI

Overcooked meat doubles risk of prostrate cancer
An appetite for well-done steaks and burgers could double the odds of having prostate cancer, a new study has warned. ANI

Public bathrooms 'home to plethora of bacteria'
In a recent study, researchers have revealed that a plethora of bacteria are all around public bathrooms, from the doors and the floors to the faucet handles and toilet seats and they have the potential of civic health implications. ANI

Cancer medicine component could prevent heart attacks
One of the components used in present day medication for illnesses like cancer and epilepsy could also prevent heart attacks, a new study has suggested. ANI

Allowing kids to be picky eaters puts them at risk for allergies
Scientists have warned that allowing children to be picky eaters may make them prone to allergies later in their life. ANI

Overweight individuals at higher risk of further weight gain
As people gain weight, they become more vulnerable to obesity risk factors, which causes them to gain even more weight and become even more susceptible, a new study has found. ANI

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