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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    British study links carb breakdown gene in saliva to obesity

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian British researchers say discovery of material in saliva suggests dietary advice should focus on genetic predisposition to digest different foods Carb breakdown gene tied to obesity: study British researchers have discovered a link between a gene that breaks down carbohydrates and obesity, which may pave the way for more effective, individually tailored diets ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Minimum alcohol price would save British lives, says study

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 09:06pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London British researchers predict fall in drink-related deaths of 860 a year if government adopts move Minimum alcohol price would save lives, says study Setting a minimum ... and failing to prioritise public health in backing away from minimum pricing. The doctors cited data published in the British Medical Journal obtained by a freedom of information request showing ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Britons groan as they’re told to eat more fruit and vegetables

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... my fear is that some people would just give up," said Azmina Govindji of the British Dietetic Association. "When you start to give blanket advice to a population, where ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Headband that helps fight migraines set to take on US market

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 08:35pm by AFP

    ... Giles Elrington, medical director of the National Migraine Centre, a British charity, said that techniques targeting the patient's head, in contrast to the use of drugs affecting the whole ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Jet lag disrupts hundreds of genes, British study finds

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:17pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Long-haul flights cause major disruption to body's circadian rhythm, which might explain why travellers often feel miserable, study finds Jet lag disrupts hundreds of genes Researchers have found evidence that jet lag causes "profou ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Reports from the front lines of hospital violence in China

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by AGENCIES

    ... Doctors in China” British Medical Journal September 7, 2012   Public hospitals in China enjoyed full government funding before 1985. After economic reforms, the hospitals now receive very limited ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Government, schools need to do more to stop youth suicides, say experts

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... The Lancet. Wong said there had to be a more concerted effort by the government to prevent suicides. The British government set a target in 2000 to cut the suicide rate by 20 per cent in 10 to 15 ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    900m overweight in developing countries, says British report

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 09:25pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Report warns that governments are not doing enough to tackle global obesity crisis 900m are overweight in poorer countries The extent of the world's obesity epidemic has been outlined in a report by Britain's Overseas Development In ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    World Cancer Research Fund finds weight gain link to ovarian cancer

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:32pm by GDN

    ... The increased risk is fairly small. The British charity Target Ovarian Cancer highlighted the benefits of healthier lifestyles. "This new study supports earlier work that a healthy lifestyle can ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Scientists believe they have found key gene that determines obesity

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:13pm by AFP

    ... as a potential treatment for people with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, according to research by British and Korean scientists. In studies of anorexic patients, researchers found oxytocin altered ...




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