Category: Health

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Possible miscarriage gene found: study

Scientists said Wednesday they had linked mutations in a specific gene with an increased risk of recurrent miscarriages, offering hopes of better diagnosis and treatment for affected women. The gene, dubbed FOXD1, was first...

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Tax sugary drinks to fight obesity, says WHO

The UN health agency on Tuesday urged countries to start taxing sugary drinks as they fight against an obesity epidemic, pointing to evidence that price hikes can dramatically reduce consumption. The World Health Organization’s...

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Fears of ageing may cause earlier death, says UN

Being afraid of growing old may shorten your life, the UN health agency said Thursday, as new data highlighted the widespread prevalence of ageist attitudes worldwide. In a first-of-its-kind survey released by the World...

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Painkillers Linked to Heart Failure Says Study

Widely used prescription and non-prescription painkillers are associated with an increased risk of hospital admission for heart failure, according to a study released Thursday. The drugs in question are so-called NSAIDs, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory...

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#TransformYourLife: Water Is Life!

Water is the most under rated yet extremely important beverage ever. Most people believe that drinking soda/pop, juice and other drinks compensates for water intake. As much as it might contribute towards it, It...

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Alzheimer’s stemmed but not stopped, say experts

Soaring rates of population growth and ageing have long been seen as portending a global explosion of Alzheimer’s, the debilitating disease that robs older people of their memory and independence. But an unexpected, and...