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Health News on June 5, 2012

Exercise doesn't help alleviate depression
A study that investigated whether physical activity alleviates the symptoms of depression has found that there is actually no benefit. ANI

Iron pills may help women combat fatigue
Taking iron supplements may help some women fight fatigue even if they are not officially anaemic, Swiss researchers have suggested. ANI

Female gene link may hold key to beat migraine
The key to curing unbearable migraine headaches may lie with the people of Norfolk Island, scientists say. ANI

Soy may not help preserve cognitive skills in women as thought
Contrary to previous reports, a new study has suggested that soy protein may not preserve overall thinking abilities in women over the age of 45. ANI

Healthy habits can help keep diseases at bay
Five new studies have provided evidence to support a range of healthy behaviours that people can follow to prevent illness and improve their overall health. ANI

3 cups of coffee daily can cut Alzheimer's risk in elderly
Drinking coffee every day can do more than just keeping you alert - especially if you're an older adult. ANI

Brushing within 30 minutes after meal can damage teeth
Brushing your teeth within half an hour of eating a meal or drinking a cup of coffee could seriously damage them, dentists have warned. ANI

Ginseng can help cut cancer-related tiredness
Ginseng, which has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine as a natural energy booster, helps long-term cancer patients fight off the tiredness caused by the condition, according to a new study. ANI

Drinking 4 or more cups of tea can cut diabetes risk by 20pc
The best way to slash the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes is to drink at least four cups of tea a day, a study found. ANI

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