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Health News on June 10, 2012

Second-hand smoke 'affects kids' bladder function'
Parents are responsible for 90 percent of children's exposure to environmental, second-hand, tobacco smoke, a new study has revealed. ANI

Sunlight 'may help prevent skin infections'
Sunlight brings down the risk of developing skin allergies and protects against bacterial infections, a new research has suggested. ANI

Vitamin D deficiency 'may be important risk factor for erectile dysfunction'
Boosting the levels of vitamin D might help men with erectile dysfunction (ED) as there is a link between heart disease, asthma, depression, periodontal disease, falls and fractures and low levels of the vitamin, a new study has claimed. ANI

Cutting calories 'may help keep your heart young'
People who restrict their calorie intake in an effort to live longer have hearts that function more like those in people who are 20 years younger, a new study has revealed. ANI

Aggressive pre-diabetes approach 'may help prevent full-blown disease'
An "early and aggressive" approach to people who are on the cusp of developing Type 2 diabetes is justified to reduce cases of the disease, a new study has suggested. ANI

Insomniacs likelier to develop hypertension
People with insomnia may now have one more thing to keep them up at night - an increased likelihood of developing hypertension, a new study has claimed. ANI

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