Vidyya Medical News Service
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Volume 5 Issue 214 Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 2-Aug-2003 Next Update - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 3-Aug-2003
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Stressed-out 11-year-olds eat more unhealthful food than their less-anxious classmates
Stressed-out 11-year-olds eat more unhealthful food than their less-anxious classmates and consume fewer nutritious meals and snacks, according to British researchers.  more

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Vitamin C may protect against ulcer-causing bacteria
A study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) has found that the lower the level of vitamin C in the blood the more likely a person will become infected by Helicobacter pylori, the bacteria that can cause peptic ulcers and stomach cancer. more

 


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Most sexually active single women believe they are at low risk for contracting STDs
Sexually active single women believe they are at low risk for contracting sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), but a new study says their risk profiles are in fact similar to those women in higher risk populations.  more

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Tyrosine kinases may be an important class of leukemia causing genes
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a chromosome defect often seen in human acute myeloid leukemia (AML) can cause the same disease in mice when combined with a genetic defect in a molecule known as a tyrosine kinase receptor. The study is published online and in the Aug. 5 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. more

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You are what your mother ate?
A startling scientific discovery about nutrition demonstrates that we are more than what we eat: we are likely what our mothers ate, too, according to scientists at the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center.  more

 
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