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  • Elderly who eat better stay mentally sharp: study

    Elderly who eat better stay mentally sharp: study

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    Elderly people with higher levels of certain vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids in their blood score better on mental acuity tests than those who eat junk food, a new study has shown.The study published in Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of…

  • Fruit, veggie lovers not immune to weight gain

    Fruit, veggie lovers not immune to weight gain

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    A large new European study finds that simply eating a lot of fruits and vegetables may not be enough to stave off the weight gain that often comes with age -- except for people who recently quit smoking.Researchers found that of nearly 374,000 adults…

  • Mead Johnson says retesting shows Enfamil is safe

    Mead Johnson says retesting shows Enfamil is safe

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    Mead Johnson said on Sunday that a new round of testing of samples of its Enfamil baby formula, under investigation by health officials, showed that the product was safe.The company said in a statement that it had retested samplesfrom a batch of Enfamil…

  • Women's lung cancer risk not tied to childbirths

    Women's lung cancer risk not tied to childbirths

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    A woman's lung cancer risk doesn't appear to be linked to the number of children she has, although some scientists had thought hormonal changes during pregnancy might protect against the disease.That's according to a new report that sums up 16 previous studies on the…

  • Controversial 'bird flu' edits move ahead

    Controversial 'bird flu' edits move ahead

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    Top US scientists on Wednesday defended their bid to stop details of a mutant bird flu virus from being published and called for global cooperation to ward off an uncontrollable pandemic.Meanwhile, scientists involved in the experiments said they are cooperating with government officials and…

  • Vitamin D has mixed effects on cancer, broken bones

    Vitamin D has mixed effects on cancer, broken bones

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    Extra vitamin D and calcium may offer some protection against fractures in elderly people, but have little or no impact on cancer risk, according to a fresh look at the medical evidence.Some research has suggested that vitamin D, with or without calcium, might help…

  • Elite athletes at greater risk for arthritis: study

    Elite athletes at greater risk for arthritis: study

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    Elite male athletes who participate in high-contact sports such as football, soccer and rugby have a higher risk of developing knee and hip osteoarthritis than men who exercise little or not at all, a Swedish study found.There was a doubled risk in soccer and…

  • Flu related disease on rise due to dry spell

    Flu related disease on rise due to dry spell

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    Flu related diseases including cough and soar throat, pneumonia and diarrhea are spreading everywhere due to ongoing long dry spell persists.Flu related diseases have caught a large number of people particularly children as patients with such complications were seen in high number at the…

  • Eating Dry fruits in winter is healthy

    Eating Dry fruits in winter is healthy

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    Eating dry fruit is also one of the favorite pass times of the people in winter they enjoy it while using dry fruits in daily diet is very healthful and energetic.Dry fruits are also used in making medicines Almonds which the often called the…

  • Weeklong awareness campaign against AIDS

    Weeklong awareness campaign against AIDS

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    A non-governmental organization, Pakistan Village Development Program (PVDP) observed a week-long awareness campaign against HIV/AIDS in the flood affected union councils of district Nowshera.The organization with the assistance of an international relief agaency, TROCAIR organized the concluding function of the week in Camp Koroona…

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