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Shortness of breath linked to heart failure

Washington: Do you often experience shortness of breath when bending over to put on shoes? Beware, it may be a telltale sign of heart failure. Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have defined a ...
 
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Chronic sleep disturbances could trigger early Alzheimer’s onset

Washington: Researchers have suggested that people, who experience chronic sleep disturbance – either through their work, insomnia or other reasons – could face an earlier onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Do...
 
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Four reasons why tea is good for you!

For those who do not like tea yet, here’s a bundle of benefits that it has on your health. Studies have shown that components found in tea can do wonders for your health – weight management, fighting diseases, de-stress...

 
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Certain probiotics could help women lose weight: Study

Washington: According to a recent study certain probiotics could help women lose weight and keep it off. Previous studies have suggested that the intestinal flora of obese individuals differs from that of thin people. This is m...
 
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Top 5 health benefits of fish oil (Omega-3 fatty acids)

New Delhi: Omega-3 fatty acids are a vital nutrient important for our body. Intake of omega-3 fatty acids is essential as the human body cannot produce them and so one needs to get it from outside food that we consume. Omega-3 ...
 
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New pill can ‘melt away’ leukemia without chemotherapy

Washington: A new study has revealed that use of a twice-daily pill could turn a deadly blood cancer into a highly treatable disease, suggesting that people suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) may be able to avoid...

 
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33 new genes behind onset of cancer uncovered

Washington: A research team has found many new cancer genes – expanding the list of known genes tied to these cancers by 25 percent. Moreover, the study shows that many key cancer genes still remain to be discovered. The ...
 
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Baby’s heart risk could be set in mother’s womb

London: A new study suggests that a baby’s development in the womb in the first weeks of life is critical for cardiovascular health in later life. A link between poor growth in the first trimester and early risk factors f...
 
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Childhood amnesia occurs at the age of seven

Washington: Psychologists have suggested that age seven is when these earliest memories tend to fade into oblivion, a phenomenon known as “childhood amnesia.” The research involved interviewing children about past e...

 
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Sleeping pills ups risk of heart attacks by 50 percent

London: A new study suggests that sleeping pills taken by tens of thousands of Britons can increase the risk of heart attacks by up to 50 percent. Scientists found that zolpidem, which is sold under the brand name Stilnoct in t...