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Health News on June 20, 2012

Working in hospitals more dangerous than on construction sites
Nurses, doctors and community service workers are less confident about health and safety in their jobs than construction workers, a national survey has revealed. ANI

Sugar-packed fizzy drinks 'as hazardous to health as tobacco'
Sugar-packed fizzy drinks are just as dangerous to health as smoking cigarettes, health experts have claimed. ANI

Compound in fruit, nuts and wine may help boost exercise performance
Resveratrol, a natural compound found in some fruits, nuts and red wine, may enhance exercise training and performance, suggests a new medical research from the University of Alberta. ANI

Tai Chi increases brain size and improves memory in elderly
In a new study, scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai found increases in brain volume and improvements on tests of memory and thinking in Chinese seniors who practiced Tai Chi three times a week. ANI

Low to moderate drinking in early pregnancy harmless for babies' neurodevelopment
Low and moderate weekly alcohol consumption in early pregnancy may not lead to adverse neuropsychological effects in children aged five, according to Danish researchers. ANI

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