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Health News on January 27, 2012

Molecular test more accurate in predicting lung cancer survival
An available molecular test can predict the likelihood of death from early-stage lung cancer more accurately than conventional methods, according to a team of scientists. ANI

High heels may cause permanent damage to leg muscles
Wearing high heels regularly may change the way a woman walks, even after they take them off, say researchers. ANI

Caffeine consumption ups estrogen levels in Asian women
Washington, Jan 27 : Moderate caffeine intake increases estrogen levels in Asian women, but lowers in whites, according to a new study. ANI

Mums' love can protect kids against illnesses later in life too
Tender loving care by mothers in childhood can reduce a person's risk of conditions including diabetes and heart disease during adulthood, says a new study. ANI

Soon, breast cancer could be detected from hair
An Australian company is developing a hair test to screen for breast cancer, and it says that the test could become a viable alternative to mammography. ANI

Baby born with no blood now a healthy tot
A newborn was miraculously saved by doctors after being born with no blood as all of it had been drained from his body while he was in his mother's womb. ANI

Parent's education could be linked to depression in kids as adults
The socio-economic status of parents could have an effect on their children's mental health issues as grown-ups, latest research has suggested. ANI

Binge drinking kills nearly 9000 Brits per year
Indulging in excessive drinking proved fatal for about 9,000 British people in one year alone, a new study has revealed. ANI

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