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  Why hereditary diseases are so hard to get rid of

Why hereditary diseases are so hard to get rid of

London: Some high-risk gene variants, such as those for Alzheimer's disease or cancer, can persist in the population....

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Low socioeconomic status a factor for heart attack

Low socioeconomic status a factor for heart attack

London: Low socio-economic status can increase the chances of getting a second heart attack or stroke....

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Being sole breadwinner may affect men's health

Being sole breadwinner may affect men's health

New York: Psychological well-being and health status declines in men as they tend to take more financial responsibility....

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 Improper diet causes poor heart health in kids

Improper diet causes poor heart health in kids

New York: Children who eat high-calorie, low-nutrition food and avoid eating healthy are at risk of having....

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 Protein key to combating lung cancer identified

Protein key to combating lung cancer identified

Singapore: Medical researchers have found that inhibiting a protein called BMI1 could impair tumour growth....

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Loss of vision considered a worst ailment: Study

Loss of vision considered a worst ailment: Study

Washington:Loss of eyesight is considered a worst ailment compared to other conditions like loss of limb, memory...

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Childhood illness not linked to higher adult mortality

Childhood illness not linked to higher adult mortality

London: Exposure to infections in childhood does not have long-lasting consequences for later life survival and reproduction...

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Kids born with heart disease at higher risk of diabetes later

Kids born with heart disease at higher risk of diabetes later

New York: Children born with heart disease have an increased risk of developing Type-2 diabetes after age 30...

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 We touch smartphones at least 2,617 times a day: Study

We touch smartphones at least 2,617 times a day: Study

New York: As smartphones become centre of our lives, a new study says that we touch our smartphones 2,617...

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  Aerobic exercises restore protein quality in heart failure

Aerobic exercises restore protein quality in heart failure

New York: Aerobic exercises such as brisk walking, running, jogging or swimming is likely to restore the cardiac... 

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 Eat more homemade food to keep diabetes at bay

Eat more homemade food to keep diabetes at bay

New York,) Ditching homemade food for that king size burger and French fries can add not only extra kilos around your...

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 One in every nine men faces risk of sudden cardiac death

One in every nine men faces risk of sudden cardiac death

New York: Nearly one in every nine men and about one in 30 women are at risk of experiencing sudden cardiac death...

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 Don't blame media for teenagers' sexual conduct

Don't blame media for teenagers' sexual conduct

New York: The media neither contributes to the early initiation of sex among teenagers nor to their sexual conduct more...

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CSIR launches ayurvedic anti-diabetic drug

CSIR launches ayurvedic anti-diabetic drug

Bengaluru: The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on Monday launched its ayurvedic anti-diabetic...

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Have curd daily to lower breast cancer risk

Have curd daily to lower breast cancer risk

Toronto: Intake of probiotics may help increase the proportion of beneficial bacteria in the breast and thus aid in preventing.... 

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 'Guided chemotherapy missiles' will only target cancer cells

'Guided chemotherapy missiles' will only target cancer cells

San Francisco: A team of researchers has used an engineered protein to direct chemotherapy drugs to tumours...

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Increase vitamin D levels to cut kidney problems

Increase vitamin D levels to cut kidney problems

London: A deficiency in the amount of vitamin D in the body may lead to....

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Why confidence in memories declines with age

Why confidence in memories declines with age

New York: Older people struggle to remember important details because their brains cannot resist the irrelevant "stuff" they... 

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Middle-aged at greater risk of late stage lung cancer

Middle-aged at greater risk of late stage lung cancer

London: Middle-aged patients between ages 50 to 64 are more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer than... 

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An app that puts you to sleep

An app that puts you to sleep

Toronto: A Canadian researcher has created an app that uses a method that essentially "scrambles" one's thoughts...

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