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Egg reduces diabetic, breast cancer risks: experts

Experts today suggested enhanced consumption of eggs saying their studies found it to be a deterrent to diabetics and breast cancer as Bangladesh joins the 20th World Egg Day celebrations seeking to promote the nutrient food. “Risks of type-two diabetics would be reduced by 37 percent if a person consumes 4 eggs a week while possibilities of breast cancer would ...

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Prison smoking ban to begin in 2016

Smoking will be banned in all prisons in Wales and four in south-west England from next year, the government says. This will begin a phased roll-out that will eventually see all jails in England and Wales go smoke-free. And from next month, smoking will be barred in the interior of all “open” prisons in England and Wales. The Prison Governors ...

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Exercise Improves Fertility in Women

Exercise and weight loss improves ovulation in women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common hormone disorder that often causes infertility, a new study says. “The findings confirm what we have long suspected – that exercise and a healthy diet can improve fertility in women who have PCOS,” said one of the study authors, Richard Legro, a professor at ...

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Barts Health goes smoke free

On Thursday 1 October 2015, The Royal London, Mile End and St Bartholomew’s hospitals, along with all Barts Health hospitals, will go smoke free. From this date, all patients, visitors and staff will not be allowed to smoke or use electronic cigarettes anywhere on Trust premises, including doorways and car parks. Tobacco addiction kills many hundreds of patients at Barts ...

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Depression gene has `silver lining`

As per a recent study, people with a certain type of gene are more deeply affected by their life experiences. The findings challenge traditional thinking about depression, showing what might be considered a risk gene for depression in one context, may actually be beneficial in another. Researchers at the University of Melbourne were interested in why some, but not all ...

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Stop smoking when your kids are around!

A new study has revealed that early exposure to smoke is associated with a risk of behavioural disorders in children. According to researchers from Inserm and Pierre and Marie Curie University, the association was stronger when exposure took place both during pregnancy and after birth. Lead researcher Isabella Annesi-Maesano said that exposure to of (environmental tobacco smoke) ETS in the ...

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Fruits and vegetables for weight management: which ones are best?

Eating more fruits and non-starchy vegetables such as artichoke, avocado, asparagus and cucumber leads to weight loss, according to a massive new study analyzing the effect of each one. “The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults and children should eat a variety of fruits and vegetables to help them achieve and maintain a healthy weight,” writes study author ...

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Yummy weight loss recipes

Have you ever thought why losing weight is so difficult for most of us? It is because we generally have to give up most of the good things we love. If you are a foodie, it is even more painful. But what if we can eat delicious food and still lose those irritating inches? Yes, it can be done! Try ...

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Shrimp has less cholesterol than egg: Study

Medical practitioners and dieticians have for long recommended that adults keep off shrimp as it is considered high in cholesterol. Now, a study, to the delight of non-vegetarians, shiws that the traditional wisdom may be flawed. A study by Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture says healthy individuals can have a moderate quantity of shrimps as part of their daily diet ...

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Is roti healthier than bread?

While we know that roti is nothing but another form of bread, we have always been told that it is a far healthier option to consume. In the days when bread was white, there was a pretty sound argument on behalf of roti. But today when bread is available with all sorts of multi grains, and roti is still primarily ...

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