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Staying lean may help you live longer, finds new study
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Staying lean may help you live longer, finds new study

People who have been lean all their lives are likely to live longer, while those with a heavy body shape from childhood to middle age have the highest mortality risk, a new study has found.

Global warming may accelerate chronic kidney disease worldwide
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Global warming may accelerate chronic kidney disease worldwide

Climate change is likely to accelerate rates of chronic kidney disease worldwide as rising temperatures and heat stress harm kidneys.

In a first, researchers develop new steroid treatment for kids with lung condition
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In a first, researchers develop new steroid treatment for kids with lung condition

A team of researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, has developed a new steroid treatment for children suffering from a life-threatening lung condition.

Keeping healthy options first can help distract kids from junk food
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Keeping healthy options first can help distract kids from junk food

Researchers have recommended placing healthy food more visibly, attractively and conveniently so that your child can eat and stay healthy.

Here is how Zika virus stunts foetal brain development
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Here is how Zika virus stunts foetal brain development

Researchers have discovered how hijacking a human immune molecule the Zika virus infection in pregnant women can stunt neonatal brain development, leading to babies born with abnormally small heads

Smartphone app may replace heart palpitation monitors
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Smartphone app may replace heart palpitation monitors

Offering heart patients, who need to monitor their rapid or irregular heart beat, an easier solution, researchers have found promise in a palpitation tracking smartphone app that provides comparable performance

It is now possible to get bad memories out of your head
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It is now possible to get bad memories out of your head

It is possible for us to intentionally forget past experiences by changing how we think about the context of those memories, says a study.

Combination of insulin, diabetes pill can cut mortality risk, finds new study
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Combination of insulin, diabetes pill can cut mortality risk, finds new study

Insulin when taken in conjunction with metformin has the potential to reduce mortality risk and heart attacks in people with Type 2 diabetes

Stop eating red meat daily to add years to your life
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Stop eating red meat daily to add years to your life

Beware! Gorging on red meat such as bacon, sausage, unsalted beef or pork on a daily basis can decrease your life, new research warns.

Smart solutions: Now, a smartphone game may help fight dementia
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Smart solutions: Now, a smartphone game may help fight dementia

A newly developed smartphone game that tracks how the brain navigates may help scientists determine what goes wrong in the brain for people with dementia.

In a first, new treatment for pancreatic cancer in the offing
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In a first, new treatment for pancreatic cancer in the offing

Scientists have for the first time shown that controlling cholesterol metabolism could reduce pancreatic cancer spread to other organs

'Kidney on a chip' technique may lead to safer drug dosing
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'Kidney on a chip' technique may lead to safer drug dosing

Scientists have used a 'kidney on a chip' device to mimic the flow of medication through human kidneys, a technique that may lead to more precise dosing of drugs, including some toxic medicines used in ICU.

Dengue costs the world whopping $8.9 billion annually, finds study
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Dengue costs the world whopping $8.9 billion annually, finds study

Dengue imposes a whopping $8.9 billion economic burden every year on 141 countries, a new study says.

Patients from lower income countries at greater risk of dying, finds new study
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Patients from lower income countries at greater risk of dying, finds new study

Patients undergoing emergency surgery in lower income countries have a three times greater chance of dying than in higher income countries, according to a new study.

Placenta size may predict offspring's bone strength, finds study
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Placenta size may predict offspring's bone strength, finds study

A larger placenta during pregnancy could lead to larger bones in children, new research has found.

No evidence of health hazards due to radiation from mobile towers: Govt
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No evidence of health hazards due to radiation from mobile towers: Govt

There is absolutely no truth or scientific reasons that the radiation from mobile towers has an adverse health impact on humans, the government said

Yoga, aquatic exercises can help reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms
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Yoga, aquatic exercises can help reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms

Yoga along with aquatic exercises can have a positive influence on certain symptoms of multiple sclerosis like fatigue, depression and paresthesia, a significant study has found.

Tobacco products must carry bigger pictorial warnings, rules SC
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Tobacco products must carry bigger pictorial warnings, rules SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the tobacco industry must adhere to government rules requiring stringent health warnings on cigarette packs

Why antibiotics can also make you more prone to infection
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Why antibiotics can also make you more prone to infection

Antibiotics are essential for fighting bacterial infection, but, paradoxically, they can also make the body more prone to infection and diarrohea by allowing gut pathogens to “breathe”, says a study.

Vaccination during pregnancy cuts baby's flu risk, finds study
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Vaccination during pregnancy cuts baby's flu risk, finds study

Mothers who take flu vaccinations during pregnancy can significantly reduce the risk of their babies acquiring influenza during their first 6 months of life