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Health News on January 12, 2012

Chemotherapy drugs may lead to cancer relapse in some patients
Chemotherapy drugs, vital for putting the cancer into remission, may contribute to relapse of the disease in patients by damaging DNA, a new study has revealed. ANI

Breast cancer risk 'all over supermarkets'
Experts have warned that thousands of everyday items contain chemicals that could cause breast cancer. ANI

Now, pill that makes couch potatoes fit without leaving their sofa
Scientists are confident that they have created a drug that provides all the benefits of exercise without actually having to do any. ANI

More roughage in diet can help ward off diseases
A diet rich in dietary fibre like fruit, vegetables, whole-grain foods, such as muesli and porridge, beans and pulses helps improve health and reduce susceptibly to illnesses like heart disease, colon cancer, and diabetes, a new study by Indian scientists has revealed. ANI

7 walnuts a day help fight disease and 'bad' cholesterol
Walnuts are the healthiest nuts to eat as they are loaded with antioxidants, scientists have claimed. ANI

Four Rs to stop eyes from shouting your age
Fine lines around the eyes can be the mouth that shouts the reality of our age, but experts say you can fight it off with four Rs. ANI

2 embryos better than 1 for successful IVF birth in older women
Transferring two embryos rather than only one can boost the chances of a successful birth in women over 40 taking IVF treatment, researchers say. ANI

Diet rich in slowly digested carbs cuts risk of cancers, heart disease
A diet rich in slowly digested carbohydrates, such as whole grains, legumes and other high-fiber foods, significantly reduces markers of inflammation associated with chronic disease among overweight and obese adults, say researchers. ANI

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