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Excess zinc may lead to kidney stones

Excess zinc may lead to kidney stones

New York: High level of zinc, a key nutrient mineral, in the body may contribute to kidney stone formation...

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Even passive smokers need more anesthetic during surgery

Even passive smokers need more anesthetic during surgery

London: During operations, both smokers and those exposed to passive smoke require more anaesthetic...

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Migraine surgery found effective among teens

Migraine surgery found effective among teens

Washington: Migraine surgery is effective among selected adolescent patients that don't respond to standard...

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Why lone kidney grows large when other is lost

Why lone kidney grows large when other is lost

Washington: Scientists have given an explanation to why in case you end up with just one kidney, the lone organ...

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Obesity affects males more than females

Obesity affects males more than females

New York: Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, suggests a study...

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Depression ups mortality risk in heart failure patients

Depression ups mortality risk in heart failure patients

London:  Patients with heart failure are at five-fold increased risk of death following discharge from...

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High BP driving heart diseases in India

High BP driving heart diseases in India

Washington: Hypertension or high blood pressure has been found to be the most common cardiovascular... 

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New method to detect lung cancer more accurately

New method to detect lung cancer more accurately

Scientists have developed a new method that will allow patients suspected of lung cancer to be subjected to fewer...

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High salt diet may delay puberty: Study

High salt diet may delay puberty: Study

London: Consuming excess dietary salt may result in late onset of puberty that can lead to behavioural...

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Diabetes drug may curb heart attack risk in HIV patients

Diabetes drug may curb heart attack risk in HIV patients

Washington: In patients infected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a diabetes drug may have benefits.... 

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Antibiotic use may make kids obese in adulthood

Antibiotic use may make kids obese in adulthood

New York: The commonly prescribed antibiotics can lead to changes in the gut bacteria of kids and make...

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New vaccine can prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers

New vaccine can prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers

Washington: A new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can potentially prevent 80 percent of cervical... 

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Ebola may persist in survivors' eyeballs for months: Study

Ebola may persist in survivors' eyeballs for months: Study

Washington: The Ebola virus can persist within the eyeballs for months after a patient recovers from... 

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Stress disorder linked to faster ageing

Stress disorder linked to faster ageing

Washington: People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may also be at risk for accelerated ageing...

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Where you live can affect your body weight

Where you live can affect your body weight

New York: Next time you begin house hunting, try for an upscale neighbourhood to keep your body weight...

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Feel sleepy at work? Blame it on depression, obesity

Feel sleepy at work? Blame it on depression, obesity

New York: If you feel tired and drowsy the whole day even after a good night's sleep, it could be due to obesity...

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Japanese hotel offers 'crying rooms' for women

Japanese hotel offers 'crying rooms' for women

London: In a bizarre offer, a hotel in Tokyo has launched special "crying rooms" for women that are equipped... 

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Enzyme behind obesity-related high BP identified

Enzyme behind obesity-related high BP identified

New York:  Researchers have identified the enzyme responsible for obesity-related hypertension that can lead to... 

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Air pollution puts kids at allergy risk

Air pollution puts kids at allergy risk

Toronto: Exposure to outdoor air pollution during the first year of life increases the risk of developing...

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Avoid one sugary drink a day to cut diabetes risk

Avoid one sugary drink a day to cut diabetes risk

London: Replacing one serving of a sugary drink daily with either water or unsweetened tea or coffee....

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