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Weight loss surgery may prevent womb cancer in obese women

By: IANS | London | Published: October 28, 2018 12:55:13 pm For super obese women, quick access to weight loss surgery can reduce womb cancer risk. (Source: File Photo) Undergoing bariatric surgery to combat obesity can prevent women from developing womb cancer also known as uterine or endometrial cancer, claims ...

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Stay off this diet to prevent kidney disease progression | fitness

A pro-inflammatory diet — which is replete in red, processed, and organ meat, among other foods — is associated with a higher risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression. The study was presented at ASN Kidney Week 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center. CKD progression can be accompanied by ...

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Eat these 5 foods to prevent and cure a hangover this weekend | fitness

You look forward to the weekend all week. And then, you attend a late night party on Friday and end up nursing a bad hangover all weekend. Sounds familiar? The good news is you don’t need to feel guilty for hanging out with friends and having a good time. By ...

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Eating spinach, beetroot could help prevent vision loss

By: IANS | Sydney | Published: October 23, 2018 2:04:54 pm Spinach and beetroot can be easily incorporated into one’s diet. (Source: File Photo) Eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could prevent macular degeneration, a common cause of vision loss in people over age 50, ...

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Vitamins may boost longevity, prevent diseases: Study

By: PTI | New York | Published: October 16, 2018 6:13:14 pm Most vitamins and minerals are required by dozens to hundreds of different enzymes within our cells. (Source: Pixabay) Vitamins and minerals help promote longevity and stave off chronic disorders such as heart disease, cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, scientists ...

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Osteoporosis drug can prevent bone fractures in elderly women: Study

By: IANS | Wellington | Published: October 8, 2018 4:24:37 pm Most fractures in postmenopausal women occur in those with osteopenia. (Source: File Photo) A drug commonly used to treat a bone-thinning disease is safe and can prevent fractures in elderly women at mild bone loss risk, finds a new ...

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Vitamin D supplements won’t prevent fractures or boost bone density | fitness

Vitamin D supplements won’t prevent fractures or boost bone density | fitness

Contrary to popular belief, taking vitamin D supplements don’t help bone health. This is the conclusion of the largest meta-analysis to date, which includes data from 81 randomised controlled trials. Furthermore, the study found no differences in the effects of higher versus lower doses of vitamin D. The authors conclude ...

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Top 5 tips to help prevent jet lag and make you vacation healthy | travel

Top 5 tips to help prevent jet lag and make you vacation healthy | travel

You’ve been planning a holiday for eons now. The thought of getting away from the boredom of daily life was an opportunity you wouldn’t miss for the world, but if you’re taking a vacation abroad, there’s more than one thing you need to careful about, especially jet lag, that is ...

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Amazonian fruit may help prevent obesity: Study

Amazonian fruit may help prevent obesity: Study

An extract of camu camu – a fruit native to the Amazon – may help fight obesity and metabolic disease, a study conducted in mice suggests. The study, published in the journal Gut, found that the extract prevents obesity in mice fed a diet rich in sugar and fat. The ...

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This virtual pooch can help prevent dog bites

This virtual pooch can help prevent dog bites

Researchers have developed a virtual dog that can soon be used as an educational tool to help prevent dog bites.   Using the virtual reality (VR) experience, adults and children can recognise specific behaviours displayed by dogs.    The experience would help them approach and interact with dogs displaying signs ...

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