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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

    Jury still out a year after Australian law on plain packaging for cigarettes

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:50pm by Reuters

    ... packaging. Additional reporting by The Guardian ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    World Cancer Research Fund finds weight gain link to ovarian cancer

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

    ... The Guardian in London Ovarian cancer linked to weight gain Putting on weight can increase women's risk of ovarian cancer, researchers have found. Ovarian cancer has a poor prognosis because it has few symptoms and usually is caught at a late stage. If it is caught early more than 90 per cent of women will survive for at least five years, but at the late stage that drops ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Nobel Prize winner James Watson develops new diabetes theory

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian DNA pioneer develops new diabetes theory Not satisfied with his work that unravelled the double helix structure of DNA and landed him a share of a Nobel Prize half a century ago, James Watson has come up with a radical theory for diabetes, dementia, heart disease and cancer. The 85-year-old scientist has turned to the pages of The Lancet medical journal to set ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Too much meat and cheese is as bad as smoking, US study suggests

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 09:20pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London US study suggests the over-consumption of meat, eggs, milk and cheese by the middle-aged can quadruple the risk of cancer and diabetes Too much protein 'is as bad as smoking' A diet rich in meat, eggs, milk and cheese could be as harmful to health as smoking, according to a controversial study into the impact of protein consumption ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Loneliness can lead to an early grave, finds study

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 04:59am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Loneliness can lead to an early grave, says study Loneliness can be twice as unhealthy as obesity, according to researchers who found that feelings of isolation can have a devastating impact on the elderly. The scientists tracked more than 2,000 people aged 50 and over and found that the loneliest were nearly twice as likely to die during the six-year study than ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Gene therapy and new antiretroviral offer hope of better HIV treatment

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Gene therapy, and the use of an experimental drug on monkeys, have shown promising results, with scientists cautious but optimistic Double boost in treatment for H.I.V. Two separate trials, involving gene therapy and the use of antiretroviral drugs, have shown promising results in the treatment of HIV. In its first clinical trial, the radical gene therapy ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    E-cigarettes could gain status of medicine in Britain's National Health Service

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 09:13pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London E-cigarettes could gainstatus of medicine in UK E-cigarettes could be available on Britain's National Health Service (NHS) by the end of the year, with at least two companies- one a subsidiary of British American Tobacco- having already embarked on obtaining licences from the medicines regulator. The British company Nicolites said its application ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO World Cancer Report says cases will rise 70pc in next two decades

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:36am by AGENCIES

    ... in which more should be done. "Adequate legislation can encourage healthier behaviour," said Stewart. Reuters, The Guardian ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    IVF babies have greater risk of complications, says Australian study

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 03:36am by GDN

    ... The Guardian IVF babies have greater risk of complications Children conceived through IVF treatment have a greater risk of complications ranging from preterm birth to neonatal death, according to a major study into the health of newborns. Doctors found that single in-vitro-fertilisation babies were nearly twice as likely to be born early, to be stillborn, or to die within ...




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