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Study establishes link between duration of diabetes and risk of stroke
The longer you have diabetes, the higher the risk of getting a stroke, according to a new study. ANI

Women can beat cervical cancer with regular screenings
Women can increase their chances of getting a cure for cervical cancer if they undertake regular smear tests, a new study has claimed. ANI

Just half-hour jog may make you smarter 'by boosting energy levels in brain'
It is well known that exercise increases our fitness levels by making the muscles more resistant to fatigue. ANI

Parents may not have to hide vegetables into their children's food
Introducing your children to a variety of vegetables could be a better way to increase its consumption rather than continually hiding them into food, results of a new study suggest. ANI

How smoking pot clouds your memory
A major drawback of the medical use of marijuana is it's ill effects on working memory, the ability to transiently hold and process information for reasoning, comprehension and learning, a new study has found. ANI

Babies born early more likely to suffer health problems during infancy
Babies born even a few weeks early have a slightly higher risk of health problems as infants, according to a new study. ANI

Vitamin D may help treat women with uterine fibroids
In a study, researcher have found that treatment with vitamin D reduced the size of uterine fibroids in laboratory rats predisposed to developing the benign tumors. ANI

Postmenopausal women at greater stroke risk from high trans fat diet
Postmenopausal women who consume higher amounts of trans fatty acids, commonly found in baked goods, fried foods, and packaged products, are at greater risk of ischemic stroke, according to a new study. ANI

Dark meat of poultry cuts heart disease risk in women with high cholesterol
A nutrient found in the dark meat of poultry and some seafood may provide protection against coronary heart disease (CHD) in women with high cholesterol, say researchers. ANI

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