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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by Kylie Knott

    ... with latent tuberculosis infection, a condition that can turn active any time. A contagious disease of the lungs, tuberculosis is caused by a microbe called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Millions ... for cardiovascular and kidney diseases, compared with matched non-donors.   Molecules in urine may be signal for premature birth Testing for the presence of specific molecules in the urine of women during ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:45am by Kylie Knott

    ... Healthy diet set early in life Promoting a healthy diet from infancy is important to prevent childhood obesity and the onset of chronic disease. This is the finding from a study published ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Heath Bites

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:29am by Kylie Knott

    ... hypersensitivity to sound, sight and touch, poor fine motor skills and easy distractibility. The disease has been a source of much controversy for doctors who debate whether it constitutes its own ... Running as little as five to 10 minutes a day can significantly cut the risks of heart disease and dying young, findings in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology show. People who ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Kylie Knott

    ... links between working shifts and a heightened risk of health problems, including certain cancers, and cardiovascular disease. The authors based their study on 12 international studies out ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Tips to keep children healthy

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 09:21am by Kylie Knott

    ... cardiovascular diseases, sleep disorders, and cancer," says Dr Makoto Akashi, of Yamaguchi University in Japan.   Lose weight, gain years That obesity can cut life short by causing strokes and other ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab report

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Jeanette Wang

    ... and strokes, as well as premature death and reduced quality of life and productivity, according to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.   Keep your cool An easy health boost may ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites: cool indoor temperatures stimulate the growth of healthy brown fat

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Jeanette Wang

    ... in an attempt to identify root causes of breast cancer. Obesity is a known risk factor for the disease. Professor Anthony Swerdlow, from the Institute of Cancer Research in London, says: ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by Jeanette Wang

    ... years old with no history of heart failure, ischemic heart disease or cancer. After almost 12 years of follow-up, those who ate the most processed red meat (75 grams per day or more) had a 28 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:51am by Jeanette Wang

    ... disease and death and occurs in about one in 10 pregnancies globally. The study was published in The Journal of Nutrition.   Gifts of hope The Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation has launched ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:14am by Jeanette Wang

    ... studied more than 8,000 pairs of twins and found hereditary links between irritable bowel syndrome, musculoskeletal pain, pelvic pain and dry eye disease. All these syndromes were more likely ...




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