Category: Health

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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...

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3 Ways to beat body odour

  by Chantelle Bester If just the thought of warmer weather is making you break a sweat, bear these tips in mind to stay fresh… 1. Hygiene is key – wash yourself at least...

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Exercise may offset health risks of drinking: study

Heavy drinkers who exercise are less likely to die from alcohol-related diseases than those who don’t, a study suggested Thursday, although its authors were cautious about the implications of their data. Researchers used British...