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Lung cancer now deadlier than breast cancer in rich nations Lung cancer now deadlier than breast cancer in rich nations

Miami: Lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death among women in developed nations, beating…


Run slow to live long

Run slow to live long

Washington: Jogging fast could do more harm than good, researchers have found, adding that just an hour…


World Cancer Day 2015: Six ways to reduce your cancer risk!

World Cancer Day 2015: Six ways to reduce your cancer risk!

The ‘C-word’, usually refers to cancer is very scary, but the scenario could be more scary…


Disney measles outbreak: 102 cases reported in January Disney measles outbreak: 102 cases reported in January

NEW DELHI: The measles outbreak in Southern California Disney theme parks in December last year has…


Insomniacs can spray sleep right onto your skin Insomniacs can spray sleep right onto your skin

What do you do when you've been up half the night getting micro-drunk with that nifty alcohol spray…


Screen time \'harms teenagers\' sleep Screen time \'harms teenagers\' sleep

BERGEN: The longer a teenager spends using electronic devices such as tablets and smartphones, the worse…


Cook in low flame to keep Alzheimer’s away

Cook in low flame to keep Alzheimer’s away

New York: Eating food cooked at high temperatures increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a…


Three-person babies technique voted on by MPs

Three-person babies technique voted on by MPs

MPs will hold a crucial vote later to decide whether to allow the creation of babies using DNA from…


Light jogging is best for a long life: study Light jogging is best for a long life: study

Miami:  Vigorous exercise such as fast running might be harmful to your health over time, according…


Ebola crisis: First large-scale vaccine trials to begin

Ebola crisis: First large-scale vaccine trials to begin

The first large-scale trials of an experimental vaccine against Ebola are due to begin in Liberia. The…


Stroke campaign ‘saved 4,000 from serious disability’

Stroke campaign ‘saved 4,000 from serious disability’

A campaign to publicise stroke symptoms saved 4,000 people from long-term disabilities, according to…


Terminally ill doctor’s campaign wins national support

Terminally ill doctor’s campaign wins national support

A campaign by a terminally ill doctor to encourage healthcare staff to introduce themselves to patients…


How green tea rids you of oral cancer

How green tea rids you of oral cancer

Washington: Green tea consists of an ingredient, which may help kill oral cancer cells, without touching…


New Ebola cases lowest in seven months: WHO

New Ebola cases lowest in seven months: WHO

Washington: The number of new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the three worst-affected countries…


Gut bacteria from high-fat animal products may cause kidney failure, study finds

Gut bacteria from high-fat animal products may cause kidney failure, study finds

A digestion byproduct derived from high-fat animal products and previously found to increase the risk…


Ebola outbreak: Virus mutating, scientists warn Ebola outbreak: Virus mutating, scientists warn

PARIS: Scientists tracking the Ebola outbreak in Guinea say the virus has mutated. Researchers at the…


Ebola vaccine is safe: Researchers

Ebola vaccine is safe: Researchers

MIAMI: Preliminary results from a clinical trial on an experimental Ebola vaccine developed by GlaxoSmithKline…


Dementia ‘linked’ to common over-the-counter drugs Dementia ‘linked’ to common over-the-counter drugs

WASHINGTON: A study has linked commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions…


Flexible work schedules of employees improve health, sleep

Flexible work schedules of employees improve health, sleep

Washington: A new study has examined that people who have flexible work schedules have better health…


Use of common drugs may increase risk of dementia

Use of common drugs may increase risk of dementia

Washington: A new study has shed light on dementia demonstrating that higher dementia risk is linked…


Cosmetic surgery ‘popularity declines’

Cosmetic surgery ‘popularity declines’

The popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK plummeted in 2014, figures show. The British Association…


Dementia ‘linked’ to common over-the-counter drugs

Dementia ‘linked’ to common over-the-counter drugs

A study has linked commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such…


Cosmetic surgery \'popularity declines\' Cosmetic surgery \'popularity declines\'

LONDON: The popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK plummeted in 2014, figures show. The British Association…


How to keep fit without exercising

How to keep fit without exercising

Your daily routine provides great opportunities to keep fit. Here’s how... Most of us want to…


Breakfast at this time to lose weight

Breakfast at this time to lose weight

A new survey has found that eating breakfast at 7.11am can help people shed off the kilos. The survey,…


Post-traumatic stress \'evident in 1300BC\' Post-traumatic stress \'evident in 1300BC\'

LONDON: Evidence of post-traumatic stress disorder can be traced back to 1300BC - much earlier than…


Measles outbreak at Disney raises vaccination questions
Measles outbreak at Disney raises vaccination questions

A California measles outbreak that has been traced back to Disneyland in Anaheim is prompting concern…


Exercise advice unrealistic, say experts

Exercise advice unrealistic, say experts

Researchers say current exercise guidelines are unrealistic and argue that doctors should sometimes…


Salt can increase risk of stomach cancer, new research warns
Salt can increase risk of stomach cancer, new research warns

WHILE it is widely known that excessive salt consumption can cause high blood pressure and heart disease,…


Indian discovery gives boost to hopes for malaria vaccine Indian discovery gives boost to hopes for malaria vaccine

A stunning new discovery in India could in future lead to the development of a new vaccine against malaria.…


In your 40s? Here’s how to stay healthy!

In your 40s? Here’s how to stay healthy!

As we get older, our metabolism decreases and this is true particularly for men after the age of 40.…


Exercise boosts brain health in adults

Exercise boosts brain health in adults

Wellington: Daily exercise can help youngsters boost their brain performance, finds a study. In the…


6 absolute reasons why you should soak up the sun

6 absolute reasons why you should soak up the sun

“O, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.” -Roman Payne The air is laden…


Treatment of whistleblowers a stain on NHS, say MPs

Treatment of whistleblowers a stain on NHS, say MPs

The failure to protect whistleblowers remains a “stain” on the reputation of the NHS in…


Drugs in dirt: Scientists appeal for help Drugs in dirt: Scientists appeal for help

US scientists are asking the public to join them in their quest to mine the Earth's soil for compounds…


Genetics of malaria drug resistance revealed Genetics of malaria drug resistance revealed

The genetics underpinning resistance to a frontline malaria drug, artemisinin, have been revealed, scientists…


Transplant first: Organ donation from UK newborn

Transplant first: Organ donation from UK newborn

Doctors have performed the first organ transplants from a newborn in the UK. In a procedure described…


Genetics of malaria drug resistance revealed

Genetics of malaria drug resistance revealed

The genetics underpinning resistance to a frontline malaria drug, artemisinin, have been revealed, scientists…


Fitness ‘rubs off on your partner’

Fitness ‘rubs off on your partner’

Whether you want to lose weight, quit smoking or exercise more, you have a better chance of success…

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