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Violent Video Game Labels Actually Attract Kids
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that putting mature ratings on video games with objectionable content only makes kids want to play them even more.

Aspirin Cuts Stomach Cancer Risk
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that aspirin users could be 36 per cent less likely to get a type of stomach cancer. ( 17:41:07 - 2009/04/13)

Teen Pregnancy Linked to Obesity
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a recent study suggested that Young women who experience pregnancy during their teens are more likely to become obese or overweight lateron in life. ( 12:50:13 - 2009/04/13)

Scar Healing Medication Found
TEHRAN (FNA)- British researchers have developed a new medication which has shown promising results in reducing scarring after surgery or injury. ( 14:29:39 - 2009/04/12)

Physicists Fire Bendy Laser Beams through Air
TEHRAN (FNA)- Physicists took a new step and bent laser beams which can help direct lightning or steer particle beams around colliders. ( 18:17:14 - 2009/04/11)

Darwin's Egg Found at Cambridge
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Cambridge University volunteer has found an egg collected by English naturalist Charles Darwin during his voyage on HMS Beagle. ( 12:32:45 - 2009/04/11)

Iran Studies 13,000 Years of Living
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian archeologists are joined by German and Polish colleagues to describe 13,000 years in northern Iran from cave-dwelling to urbanism. ( 16:45:29 - 2009/04/09)

Rickets in Teens Due to Vitamin D Deficiency
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that many teens aren't getting enough vitamin D, a deficiency that could lead to rickets (a bone-softening disease that causes severe bowing of the legs in growing children). ( 15:35:49 - 2009/04/08)

Broccoli Sprouts Cut Gastric Cancer Risk
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a recent study suggested that Broccoli sprouts protect the stomach against a bacterial infection which causes conditions such as gastritis, ulcers and stomach cancer. ( 12:23:17 - 2009/04/08)

Child Death in NICU Brings Long-Term Consequences for Siblings
TEHRAN (FNA)- Little is known about the long-term effects of the death of a child in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) on survivor siblings, recent studies reported. ( 18:39:59 - 2009/04/07)

Male Contraceptives to Hit Markets Soon
TEHRAN (FNA)- The discovery of a new gene has raised hopes of producing a male contraceptive pill in the near future, to reduce unwanted pregnancies. ( 13:31:41 - 2009/04/07)

Grapefruit Increases Blood Clot Risk
TEHRAN (FNA)- Intense grapefruit-based diet is reported to increase the risk of developing blood clots particularly in women on the pill. ( 14:03:39 - 2009/04/06)

Caffeine Cuts Post-Exercise Muscle Pain
TEHRAN (FNA)- While many athletes use caffeine-rich substances prior to intense exercise to improve fat metabolism, findings of a new study suggested that caffeine reduces muscle pain. ( 12:33:48 - 2009/04/06)

Second Iranian MS Drug Mass-Produced
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran announced on Saturday that it has mass-produced a second medication for MS called Resigene medicine. ( 15:26:37 - 2009/04/05)

Study: Brain Strokes Peak in Winter
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers in Hong Kong reported that most brain strokes appear to occur more frequently during the coldest months of winter. ( 13:29:47 - 2009/04/04)

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