High Vitamin D linked with strong muscles in girls

London, June 16  Girls with high levels of vitamin D levels are likely to have strong muscle strength than their counterparts with low levels of the sunshine vitamin, which may prevent osteoporosis, finds a study.

Surprisingly, the same link was not true for boys.

“We also found that girls were…

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Young diabetics more at risk of Parkinson's: Study

London, June 15  Young adults with Type-2 diabetes may be at increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease later in life, according to a study.

The findings showed that those with Type-2 diabetes had a 31 per cent greater risk of a later diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease…

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Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

London, June 14  While smoking and diabetes have long been known to increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, researchers have warned that it can clog brain region crucial to memory, increasing the risk for dementia.

The findings showed that smoking and diabetes may have link with increased risk…

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GENOME-EDITING TOOL MAY INCREASE CANCER RISK: STUDY

London June 13  Therapeutic use of a popular gene editing technique may inadvertently increase the risk of cancer, according to a study.

Researchers from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and the University of Helsinki in Finland say that more studies are required in order to guarantee the safety of these ‘molecular scissors…

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Healthy lifestyle habits may quickly lower blood pressure

New York, June 12  Researchers have demonstrated that a programme aimed at helping people modify lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise is as effective as medication at reducing blood pressure.

The study, presented at the Nutrition 2018 meeting in Boston, suggested that the participants saw their blood pressure drop…

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