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Obesity, dietary choices may pose threat for non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Body weight in young adulthood and diet can trigger non-Hodgkin lymphoma in later life, a new study has suggested. ANI

Left-handers at high risk of periodic limb movement disorder
Rhythmic limb movements during sleep, which may vary in intensity, may signal periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD), researchers say. ANI

Spinal cord injuries up heart disease risk
Spinal cord injury patients could be at a higher risk of heart disease, a new research has suggested. ANI

E-counselling can halve BP levels
E-counselling can significantly lower blood pressure, improve lifestyle and enhance quality of life, according to a new study. ANI

Common painkillers may cut risk of bowel cancer death
Common painkillers for headaches or migraines give an added bonus - they could also slash the risk of dying from bowel cancer, a new study has found. ANI

Even a single cigarette can be hazardous to young adults
A new study has revealed that smoking even a single cigarette can impair health for young people. ANI

Half-hour walk a day could prevent 10,000 cancer deaths
Walking for half-an-hour a day could prevent 10,000 cases of cancer deaths a year, a new research has suggested. ANI

Heavy alcohol consumption ups risk of developing lung cancer
Heavy alcohol consumption may increase the risk of developing lung cancer, while higher BMI and increased consumption of black tea and fruit could reduce the risk of the deadly disease, a new research has suggested. ANI

Insufficient sleep may trigger weight gain in teens
Sleeping less than 8 hours a night may be lead to weight gain in teens, a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found. ANI

Healthy food better at fixing high cholesterol than pills
Changing your diet might actually do a better job to lower your cholesterol than cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins, which can sap your energy and cause problems for your sex life, according to a new study. ANI

Weight gain in adulthood ups women's risk for endometrial cancer
Postmenopausal women who gain weight during adulthood are at an increased risk for endometrial cancer compared with women who maintain a stable weight, according to a new study. ANI

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