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Health News on January 19, 2012

Plate size doesn't help to curb food intake
If you think eating in a small plate may help you lose weight, then you are wrong. ANI

Obese dads likelier to have overweight kids
If one wants to predict whether a baby is going to have a weight problem in the future, they must look at their dad, a new study has said. ANI

Increase in unsafe abortions 'deeply disturbing'
A rising proportion of abortions worldwide are putting women's health at risk, a new study has said. ANI

Mediterranean diet 'halves risk of Parkinson's disease'
A Mediterranean-style diet rich in fruit, vegetables and fish can almost halve the risk of Parkinson's disease, a new study has found. ANI

Why poor sleeping habits up people's risk to gain weight in long run
Lack of sleep increases brain activity for appetite, which may make people more vulnerable to weight gain in the future, a new study has revealed. ANI

A nurse's loving care really does ease pain of medical procedure
Good intentions can sooth pain, increase pleasure and make things taste better, a psychologist has said. ANI

Weight gain ups aggressive prostrate cancer risk
An increase in body weight during a man's adult life is associated with an increased risk of suffering an aggressive form of prostate cancer and of dying from it, a new study has found. ANI

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