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Health News on January 10, 2012

Newly diagnosed diabetics have 1-year time to control BP without drugs
Middle-aged adults who are recently diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension have at least one year time to try to learn how to control their high blood pressure without medications, but further delay can increase damage, a new study has suggested. ANI

Daily dose of aspirin may cause internal bleeding
Taking a daily dose of aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke may do more harm than good, scientists including one of an Indian-origin have warned. ANI

Traditional Chinese remedies may boost fertility treatments
Combination of Traditional Chinese Medicine (known as TCM in West) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) enhances effectiveness of fertility treatments, a new study has revealed. ANI

Nicotine patches may help regain memory loss in older adults
Wearing a nicotine patch may help improve memory in older adults with mild cognitive impairment, a new study has suggested. ANI

Environmental exposure to organochlorines may affect male fertility
Men exposed to organochlorine chemicals in the environment may be at higher risk of sperm abnormalities, a new study has revealed. ANI

Salmon and tuna may help increase male fertility
A certain omega-3 fatty acid, which is present in marine fishes like salmon or tuna plays a vital role in determining male fertility, a new study has revealed. ANI

You can die of a broken heart
Heart attack risk rises by approximately 21 times in the first 24 hours after losing a loved one, researchers say. ANI

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