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Health News on January 9, 2012

1 in 3 dodgy breast implants leak silicone
One in three dodgy PIP breast implants rupture, thereby leaking silicone into women's bodies, a new study has warned. ANI

Music may help brain-damaged patients relearn how to walk and talk
Music-based therapy may play a role in helping brain-damaged patients heal as songs can help create new speech pathways in the brain that evade damaged regions, researchers say. ANI

Soon, contact lens to monitor blood sugar
Researchers are now developing electronic contact lenses with a glucose sensor that can monitor blood sugar levels wirelessly. ANI

Cannabis mouth spray may help addicts kick their habit
A cannabis-based mouth spray, prescribed to multiple sclerosis sufferers, could be used to help people quit marijuana, say researchers. ANI

'Couch potato pill' may combat heat stroke too
An experimental therapy, which was once hailed as the 'couch potato pill' because of its ability to mimic the effects of exercise in inactive mice, may also help prevent heatstroke, a new study has revealed. ANI

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