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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Heath Bites

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

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com Higher breast cancer risk Women who recently used birth control pills containing high-dose estrogen and a few other formulations had an increased risk for breast cancer, but women using other formulations did not, according to data published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "Our results suggest ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

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

    ... of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, which published the study in the journal Nature. Exercise after menopause helps brain and body Women who exercise regularly after menopause tend to maintain ... of Technology in Australia. She and her team reviewed 21 studies published between 2009 and 2014 assessing exercise or leisure time physical activity among women aged 65 and older. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

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

    ... 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 ... London and the University of Crete analysed the metabolites- small molecules excreted in urine- of 438 pregnant women. They found that an elevated urinary level of the amino acid lysine ...

  4. 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

    ... says. Researchers compared 116 adults who suffered malnutrition growing up in Jamaica to 45 men and women who were adequately fed as children.   Women make the pace Women suffering from heart ... to improve the coordination of heartbeats, led to a 60 per cent reduction in women's risk of heart failure or death, according to researchers from the US Food and Drug Administration. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:53pm by Kylie Knott

    ... science societies. Dr Rahul Potluri, founder of the ACALM Study Unit and lead author, says: "Our preliminary study suggests that women with high cholesterol in their blood may be at greater ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

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

    ... such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking.   Poor diet linked with preterm birth Women who consistently eat food with high fat and sugar before they become pregnant are about 50 per cent more likely to have a preterm birth than those on a healthy diet, according to a University of Adelaide study. Investigating the dietary patterns of more than 300 South Australian women ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:14am by Jeanette Wang

    ... radiation therapy For women with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy, yoga offers unique benefits beyond fighting fatigue, according to a study by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer ... Women who practise yoga are also better equipped to find meaning in the illness experience. Binge drinking could harm older drinkers A study has found that among older moderate drinkers, those ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites: New caffeine study warns of negative effects

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:50am by Jeanette Wang

    ... to three 240ml cups of coffee. Pregnant women should consume less than 200mg per day. Voice may change after nose surgery Getting a nose job not only changes your appearance, but may also change ... with a stuffy nose. Certain probiotics could help women to lose weight Certain probiotics could help women lose weight and keep it off, reports a study in the British Journal of Nutrition. Researchers ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 10:18am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com The chase is on It's said that men love a chase- well, there's a challenging new one in town. The inaugural Prodigy Running Skirt Chaser takes place in Mui Wo on March 2 and will pit men against women over an 8.5 kilometre trail run. The women will be given an eight-minute head start and the winner will be the first runner- male ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:01am by Jeanette Wang

    ... by fat cells that normally suppresses appetite and burns fat, but at chronically high levels can have the opposite effects.   Colds during pregnancy may lead to childhood asthma Women who have ... and Immunology. Researchers studied 513 pregnant women in Germany, and their 526 children. Questionnaires were done during pregnancy and regularly till the children were age five. Three in five families ...




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