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Complicated link between diet drinks, health: study Category: DiabetesHeartHomeIndustry News UK & World

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29/3/12 uk.reuters.com

By Amy Norton

(Reuters Health) – Studies have hinted that diet-soda lovers could face higher risks of diabetes and heart disease, but new findings suggest that overall diet may be what matters most in the end.

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Research: Cancer killing younger people in India, tobacco main cause Category: HealthHome

28/3/12 uk.reuters.com

By Tan Ee Lyn

(Reuters) – Cancer is killing younger people in India and affecting far more poor and less-educated villagers than wealthier, better-educated urban people, researchers reported on Wednesday.

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Saudi Arabia: Love your heart Category: HeartHome

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22/3/12   arabnews.com

By Selma Roth

Keeping your heart in shape is literally of vital importance. This is even more significant when bearing in mind that around one-third of deaths in Saudi Arabia are caused by diseases that involve the heart and blood vessels, the so-called cardiovascular diseases, and this number keeps increasing, according to a WHO report from 2008.

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Blueberries and apples tied to lower diabetes risk -Study Category: DiabetesHome

19/3/12

A woman shops for apples at a farmer's market in Union Square in New York February 20, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
 By Aparna Narayanan

(Reuters Health) – Eating more blueberries, apples and pears may be linked to lower risk of diabetes, according to a new U.S. study.

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Red meat increases death, cancer and heart risk, says study Category: HealthHomeMeat & Poultry

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13/3/12 BBC

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Experts advise to choose leaner cuts of red meat

A diet high in red meat can shorten life expectancy, according to researchers at Harvard Medical School.

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EU: Salmonella down, Campylobacter up Category: Food ProductionHealthHome

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10/3/12  www.farmersguardian.com

By Alistair Driver

SALMONELLA infection in humans is continuing to fall across the EU, although incidence of Campylobacter infection is on the rise, according to new figures released today.

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U.S. : Coke, Pepsi make changes to avoid cancer warning Category: HealthHome

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10/3/12  uk.reuters.com

Cases of Pepsi are displayed for sale in Carlsbad, California February 7, 2012. PepsiCo Inc. will report their earnings February 9. REUTERS/Mike Blake

By Martinne Geller

(Reuters) – Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo Inc are making changes to the production of an ingredient in their namesake colas to avoid the need to label the packages with a cancer warning.

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Diabetics should lift weights before cardio: study Category: DiabetesHome

10/3/12  uk.reuters.com

By Lindsey Konkel

(Reuters Health) – People with diabetes may have better blood sugar control during workouts if they lift weights before doing cardio exercise, according to a new study by Canadian researchers.

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UK: Edwin Poots launches 10-year obesity strategy for NI Category: HealthHome

10/3/12 BBC

By Marie-Louise ConnollyBBC Northern Ireland health correspondent

Body fat being measured using callipers
Almost a quarter of adults in Northern Ireland are obese

Obesity can cut a person’s life expectancy by nine years.

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Fruit and veg ‘give healthy glow’ – Study Category: HealthHome

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8/3/12  www.bbc.co.uk

Bowl of vegetables

Can vegetables make you look more healthy?

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Coffee drinking not linked to chronic illness: study Category: DiabetesHealthHome

1/3/12  www.reuters.com

A cappuccino is prepared at a Nairobi Java House outlet in Nairobi January 21, 2012.   REUTERS/Noor Khamis

(Reuters) – Coffee drinkers have no more risk of getting illnesses such as heart disease or cancer, and are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to a German study involving more than 40,000 people over nearly a decade.

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