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Health News on April 13, 2012

Childbearing women 'live longer'
A new study has revealed that women with children live longer than those without. ANI

Obese women urged to lose weight before pregnancy
Obese mothers are likely to give birth to babies that are up to 17 percent smaller than they should have been, making them more vulnerable to diseases, according to a new University of Illinois study. ANI

Attitude may determine impact of exercise on menopausal women
Penn State researchers have suggested that attitude may play an important role in how exercise affects menopausal women. ANI

Drinking a glass of red wine could help you stay slim
U.S. researchers have found a compound in red wine that can help control obesity. ANI

Eating tree nut may help combat metabolic syndrome
Consumption of tree nut (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts) may lower risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, researchers suggest. ANI

Cosmetics and plastics can double risk of type-2 diabetes
Phthalates found in cosmetics and plastics can increase the risk of developing diabetes among seniors, researchers say. ANI

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