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Health News on March 30, 2012

Soon, pill that can alter biological clock and combat obesity
Scientists have synthesized a pair of small molecules that significantly alter the core biological clock in animal models, highlighting the compounds' potential effectiveness in treating a wide range of disorders-including obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, and serious sleep disorders. ANI

IBS patients 'have higher prevalence of traumatic childhood experiences'
Patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have a significantly greater prevalence of early adverse life events, including general trauma as well as physical, emotional and sexual abuse, a new study has revealed. ANI

Alcohol consumption and diabetes 'associated'
Total alcohol consumption and binge drinking increase the risk of pre-diabetes and diabetes in men, while low consumption decreases its risk in women, a new study has claimed. ANI

Obese baby girls at increased risk of heart disease and diabetes as adults
Heavier female babies are more likely to develop diabetes and related metabolic risks when they grow up as compared to their male counterparts, a new study has revealed. ANI

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