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A germ-free environment can cause childhood Leukaemia.!

According to professors from the institute of cancer research,London too much cleanliness and lack of exposure to different microbes early in life could be a factor in the development of childhood leukaemia. Acute Lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) the most common type … Continue reading

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Did you give it a thought?

A vegetarian diet can reduce the risk of death from cardio-vasculardisease by 40percent, coronary heart disease by 40%and hypertension by 34%. It can also reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes and help in weight management. Here’s … Continue reading

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consider:Are vitamins effective?

Taking vitamins daily to stay healthy? you may as well be wasting money.According to a study published in the journal of the American college of Cardiology Multi-vitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C (the most common supplements) do not provide … Continue reading

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Device to detect ‘Heart Dysfunction’.

Scientists have designed a novel wireless device which may accurately detect heart dysfunction in children who survived cancer. Childhood cancer survivors are advised to undergo screening for the detection of heart dysfunction because of known anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity. However, screening with … Continue reading

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Happy news….Five healthy habits could add a decade to our life……!!!!

Following five healthy habits- Exercise regularly Eat a healthy diet maintain a normal weight Do not smoke & Drink only in moderation……..during adulthood can reduce risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases and cancer by 82% and 66% respectively…. The Harvard … Continue reading

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Artificial sweeteners linked to Diabetes and Obesity!

People switch to zero-calorie artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and acesulfame potassium to limit their sugar intake. These are among the most common food additives world wide and is found in diet and zero-calorie sodas and other products. But, a … Continue reading

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Rapid, portable malaria diagnostic tool developed.

Researchers have developed a new portable diagnostic instrument that can screen for all malaria strains within minutes. The portable optical diagnostic system (PODS) prototype detects a byproduct generated by all species of the malaria parasite. With PODS we can do … Continue reading

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Yogurt may help chronic inflammation.

Eating yogurt may help reduce chronic inflammation,a factor in bowel disease,Arthritis, and Asthma according to a latest study. The research explored the hypothesis,that yogurt may help reduce inflammation by improving the integrity of the intestinal lining! This could help prevent … Continue reading

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Antibiotics may raise risk of kidney stones..

The prevalence of kidney stones has increased by 70% and a new report suggests that the use of oral antibiotics may be part of the reason. The study used health records and tracked exposure three to twelve months before the … Continue reading

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Chronic fatigue is not ‘All in your head!’

It is difficult to understand how people with so called ‘chronic fatigue syndrome’ navigate through life ,especially those who are erroneously told things like: Its all in your head. you should consult a psychiatrist; you need to get more exercise … Continue reading

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