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Heart attack or stroke may be an early sign of cancer

Lung and colon cancers, as well as advanced-staged cancers, appear to be most strongly associated with an elevated risk of heart…

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This new anti-viral composition effective in combating influenza A viruses

Influenza, a contagious respiratory illness that infects the nose, throat and lungs, is among the leading causes of death, according…

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Short-height people in ICU at increased death risk, finds study

Patients in intensive care units (ICUs) who are shorter in height are more likely to die in the hospital than taller ones who have much better survival…

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Use fish skin to treat burn, says scientist

Using fish skin to heal burns can be cheaper and less painful than bandages, says a scientist. Using the skin of Tilapia — a freshwater fish — on…

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Anti-viral composition to fight influenza A viruses

Scientists have developed a unique anti-viral composition that can effectively provide protection against several influenza A viruses such as H1N1,…

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‘Virtual tumour’ model to offer new treatment against cancer, say scientists

British scientists have built a novel virtual reality (VR) 3D model of cancer that will help increase the understanding of cancer as well as…

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Anxiety linked to kicking, yelling during sleep, says study

REM sleep is the dream state of sleep. A person may act out violent by yelling, flailing their arms, punching…

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Father’s post-natal depression linked to emotional stress in teen girls, finds study

Post-natal depression in fathers, in addition to mothers, bring emotional problemsfor their teenage daughters, finds a new study. The study found that almost one…

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How 2018 ruled health and wellness

Due to the rise of conscious consumption, more and more health enthusiasts changed their perception, especially this year, regarding food,…

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Food labels promote healthier choices

Labels on packaged foods such as nutrition facts, “low-sodium” or “fat-free” as well as calorie counts on restaurant menus, have…

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When it’s okay to take a break from exercise

Most people who don’t exercise blame it on lack of time, tiredness or air pollution, little realising that physical activity…

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Breastfeeding for more than 6 months leads to smaller waist circumference

Turns out, breastfeeding for more than six months is independently associated with smaller waist circumference in the decade after delivery…