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Health News on April 7, 2012

Pills 'better at curing appendix than surgery'
Two out of three appendix removal operations may be unnecessary and could be avoided by simply administering antibiotics, a new study has revealed. ANI

Men who regularly skip breakfast likelier to develop diabetes
Missing out on breakfast increases a man's chances of getting diabetes by more than 20 per cent, compared with men who routinely eat when they get up, scientists have warned. ANI

Chennai, Bangalore residents practise yoga to celebrate World Health Day
Thousands of people have congregated in Bangalore and Chennai to participate in a Yogathon on the occasion of World Health Day. ANI

Pesticides 'may reduce pregnancy length and birth weight'
Exposure of pregnant women to organophosphate (OP) pesticides may be associated with decreased gestational age and lower birth weight, a new study has claimed. ANI

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