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Chemicals in cosmetics cause infertility: IVF experts

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published:April 13, 2017 9:00 pm Cosmetic chemicals puts women at a higher risk of miscarriage and the baby at risk for physical and mental birth defects. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Cosmetics such as nail polish, antibacterial soaps, anti-ageing creams — all with high chemical contents …

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Hot flashes could predict risk of heart disease

By: IANS | New York | Published:April 13, 2017 9:10 pm Newer data indicate that hot flashes often start earlier than previously thought — possibly during the late reproductive years — and persist for a decade or more. (Source: File photo) Hot flashes in women at the pre-menopausal stages may …

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Omega-6 fats may make girls lazy, up diabetes risk

By: IANS | Toronto | Published:April 13, 2017 4:22 pm For the study, the team examined data — from 21 countries in Europe — specifically relating to pre-teen girls and blood glucose levels of adult women. Challenging the common perception, researchers led by one of Indian origin, have found that …

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An apple a day keeps diabetes away

By: ANI | Washington | Published:April 12, 2017 3:22 pm Eat an apple everyday! (Source: File Photo) You may want to add fresh fruits to your diet as according to a recent study, the greater the consumption, the lower is the incidence of diabetes, as well as occurrence of complications …

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Antiparasitic drug, the next weapon against brain cancer?

By: ANI | Washington | Published:April 12, 2017 4:06 pm Keep your brain healthy! (Source: File Photo) Soon, a common pinworm medication could replace the current treatment used for certain brain cancers. These findings from the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research’s Karches Center for Oncology Research could help to extend …

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26 new genes linked to intellectual disability identified

By: IANS | Toronto | Published:April 12, 2017 6:07 pm The study, which was jointly led with Muhammad Ayub of Queen’s University in Canada, involved 192 families from Pakistan and Iran with more than one affected family member. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Researchers have identified 26 new genes linked to intellectual …

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Eating fresh fruits everyday may keep diabetes at bay

Prev London: A bowl of fresh fruits a day may lower the risk of developing diabetes by 12 per cent, a study has showed. In individuals with diabetes, consuming fresh fruit more than three days a week was associated with a 17 per cent lower relative risk of dying. Further, …

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Childhood cancers record 13% rise worldwide: Study

By: IANS | Paris | Published:April 12, 2017 4:44 pm In children younger than five years, a third of the cases were embryonal tumours, such as neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, nephroblastoma, or hepatoblastoma. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Incidents of childhood cancer have increased across the globe by 13 per cent over 20 years, …

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Why extra virgin olive oil is good for health

Representational picture New York: A compound commonly found in extra-virgin olive oil can significantly reduce symptoms of insulin resistance and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease — the negative effects of a high-fat diet, a study has found. Hydroxytyrosol is a polyphenol found in extra-virgin olive oil, which is known to have …

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