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Gout ups risk of heart attacks among women
Toronto, Feb 8 (IANS) Women with gout are at greater risk of a heart attack than men with the disease, says a new study.

Monday, February 08, 2010 3:26:10 PM

Endeavour blasts off for mission to space station
Washington, Feb 8 (DPA) Space shuttle Endeavour lit up the Florida coast before dawn Monday as it blasted off for a mission to the International Space Station.

Monday, February 08, 2010 3:06:37 PM

Drug inhibiting serotonin in gut could reverse osteoporosis
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) An investigational drug that inhibits production of serotonin, primarily known as a neurotransmitter, in the gut cured osteoporosis in mice and rats, according to a new report.

Monday, February 08, 2010 2:27:43 PM

Silicon in beer may prevent osteoporosis
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) Beer is a significant source of dietary silicon, a key ingredient for increasing bone mineral density, and hence a moderate consumption may help fight osteoporosis.

Monday, February 08, 2010 2:02:27 PM

Soft drinks may double pancreatic cancer risk
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Consuming two or more soft drinks per week doubles the risk of developing pancreatic cancer, says a new study.

Monday, February 08, 2010 2:02:12 PM

Researchers unveil psychology of ads that prompt you to buy
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) If you won a million dollars today, what would you do? Say 'sayonara' to your boss and head to Bora Bora, or invest your new found wealth in sound projects?

Monday, February 08, 2010 1:52:49 PM

Poor women tend to be edgy after cancer diagnosis
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Women with medium or low levels of income tend to be edgy after being diagnosed with the pre-cancerous breast condition.

Monday, February 08, 2010 1:51:18 PM

Family meals, good sleep, no TV lower childhood obesity
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Preschool children are less likely to become obese if they regularly eat dinner with the rest of the family, get adequate sleep and limit television watching time.

Monday, February 08, 2010 1:49:22 PM

Capturing Lara, batsman who launched a thousand strokes (IANS Book Review)
The West Indies dominated world cricket for an era and Brian Lara was one of its greatest legends whose rise and brilliant career have been captured by Clifford Narinesingh in the book 'Lara: The Untamed Spirit'.

Monday, February 08, 2010 11:06:08 AM

Highest paid radio jockey may become 'American Idol' judge
Los Angeles, Feb 8 (IANS) Who will replace the sarcastic Brit Simon Cowell as a judge on 'American Idol' from next year? There are rumours that the high-profile slot may go to Howard Stern - America's highest paid radio jockey.

Monday, February 08, 2010 9:59:10 AM

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