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Prolonged sedentary periods lead to larger waist sizes and higher blood triglyceride levels, even in subjects who exercise regularly, according to Australian investigators.

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The children of mothers who drink milk containing a probiotic supplement during and after pregnancy have a significantly lower risk of developing eczema, according to a Norwegian study.

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A probiotic supplement has been shown to significantly relieve the symptoms of infantile colic, compared to placebo.

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A single course of antibiotics has been found to permanently alter the microflora of the gut, with unknown consequences.

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Researchers from the USA have reported that a single massage treatment can produce measurable changes in the immune and endocrine systems of healthy adults.

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Positive psychological changes that occur during meditation training are associated with increased activity of telomerase

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Exercising first thing in the morning before breakfast can significantly lessen the detrimental effects of an unhealthy diet.

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Drinking several cups of tea daily can cut your risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) by more than a third, according to Dutch researchers.

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Regular exercise may prevent the common cold, according to a study by US researchers.

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A collaborative study by scientists from China and the USA has found that 11 hours of meditation can induce positive structural changes in an area of the brain that helps regulate behaviour

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