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Study shows that social media platforms such as Pinterest can help patients cope better with chronic pain   Social media platform Pinterest is emerging as a support system for people suffering from chronic pain. A new study by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth...
Study estimates reducing sitting or lying down time by just an hour can lessen cardiovascular risks A new study has found that the longer older women sit or lie down during the course of a day--and the longer the individual...
Smoking may reduce body's ability to fight melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer Smoking reduces the chances of successfully fighting skin cancer. Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their...
Diet drinks associated with an increased risk of stroke caused by a clot among post-menopausal women   Among post-menopausal women, drinking multiple diet drinks daily was associated with an increase in the risk of having a stroke caused by a blocked...
Sleep has many benefits, including reduction of heart disease risk, shows new study Getting enough sleep is key to good health; insufficient sleep increases the risk of serious problems, including heart diseases. The findings, describing the mechanism by which insufficient sleep...
Study identifies factor related to family and home environment that eventually lead to obesity   Where you come from and how you are brought up could play a crucial role in your body weight as an adult and whether you develop...
Mayo Clinic researchers bat for personalised diet for better control of diabetes A personalised diet based on a person's genetics, microbiome and lifestyle is more effective in controlling diabetes. The diet works better in regulating blood glucose (sugar) levels than...
Dialysis patients live longer if they eat more fruits and vegetables, shows a new study Consumption of 10 servings of fruits and vegetables per week in dialysis patients reduced risk of premature death by about 25%. A new study found that...
Statins reduce the risk of vascular events in older people, even those above 75 A meta-analysis has found that despite less evidence in the over 75s than in younger patients, statins work at every age in reducing cardiovascular risks. The research...
E-cigarettes are associated with higher risk of stroke, heart attack or angina and coronary heart disease   E-cigarettes increase your odds of having a stroke, heart attack and coronary heart disease, according to a research presented at the American Stroke Association's...

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