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Obesity Raises Urinary Tract Infections Risk

Obesity Raises Urinary Tract Infections RiskWeighing too much may raise your chances for developing Urinary Tract Infections (UTI), a new study has said.

The study was conducted by Baltimore researchers.

To uncover whether increased weight is associated with a UTI diagnosis, the study researchers evaluated insurance claims of 95,962 people.

After a five years review (from 2002 to 2006), the researchers discovered that the increase in the body mass index (BMI) raised one’s chances of being diagnosed with an increased urinary tract infection (UTI).

An Aspirin A Day, Keeps Cancer Risk At Bay

An Aspirin A Day, Keeps Cancer Risk At BayA new study has disclosed that taking aspirin on a daily basis in your 40s may lessen the risk of developing cancer in later life.

The new study published in the Lancet Oncology said that having aspirin at any age level before cancer starts developing, and for at least 10 years would take advantage of the drug's potential to prevent the deadly disease.

It’s important to be on the aspirin for about 10 years to get complete protection because the majority of cancers take about a decade to nurture from something microscopic to a size, which causes symptoms.

No Swine Flu Cases Reported Yet In India

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Obesity Increases The Chances Of Urinary Tract Infections

urinary tract infectionsA new research has disclosed that obesity is closely linked with a higher risk of urinary tract infections (UTI).

To come to the solution whether obesity is related with a UTI diagnosis, Baltimore researchers assessed insurance claims of 95,962 people over a five-year period (from
2002 through 2006).

The researchers discovered that the chances of being diagnosed with a urinary tract infection increased with the increase in the body mass index (BMI).

This association was strongest for morbidly obese patients.

Indian Drug Makers To Be Told To Stock Swine Flu Drugs

Indian Drug Makers To Be Told To Stock Swine Flu Drugs To increase its attentiveness and block up swine influenza virus’ entry into India, the government has began taking desperate steps to battle and contain it.

The administration on Tuesday announced that it would ask drug makers comprising Cipla, Ranbaxy, Natco and Hyderabad-based Hetero Drugs to start storing the chemicals needed to create the drug to fight deadly influenza.

Moreover, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) would also issue additional passes to health workers in order to check people with flu symptoms at nine airports.

16 Children Hospitalized After Taking Hepatitis B Vaccine

16 Children Hospitalized After Taking Hepatitis B VaccineAfter being injected the Hepatitis B vaccine at a health camp in Totapada village, 30 km from Bhubaneswar, at least 16 children fell ill and were taken to hospital.

The health camp was organized by an NGO ‘Naibedya.’

Out of the 50 children who were given Hepatitis B vaccine, sixteen children suddenly fell ill and were admitted to district headquarters hospital of Khurda after they complained of vomitting and head reeling.

The police officials said that three activists of the NGO were in custody for interrogation.

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