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US Health Official Expresses Alarm at Increase in Vaping among Teens

U.S. teens are turning to vaping in record numbers, with rates climbing dramatically since 2017. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has released its 2019 Monitoring the Future survey of eighth, 10th and 12th graders across the country, and the ... Read more

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Hazelnuts may be the key to disease prevention, says study

Washington DC: A new research suggests that adding hazelnuts to your daily diet could bode well for long-term health. The new study, administered by the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University and published in 'The Journal of Nutrition ... Read more

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A coronary for Christmas?

'Tis the season of the year when people can look forward to gifts, carols, tinsel-wrapped trees, candlelight services, family togetherness and ... keeling over with a coronary. That last fact was found in a bag of coal left under the tree by Swedish ... Read more

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Woman volunteered to have her body sawed up into 27000 slices and photographed

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES - Mother-of-two Sue Potter donated her body to the University of Colorado to become the first 'digital cadaver' to teach medical students. Share. Comments. By. Elaine McCahillNews Reporter. 11:14, 17 DEC 2018. News. Read more

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School-based nutritional programs reduce student obesity

There is some evidence that school-based nutrition education programs increase healthy eating habits for children and adolescents. A recent study by the Yale scientists suggests that school nutrition policies and programs promote healthier eating ... Read more

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Some Important Tips And Diet Plan For Returning To Fitness After Pregnancy

Even after their doctor has cleared them to exercise, many postpartum women are confused about how to safely return to fitness. For his clients, Crossfit coach and physical therapist Ryan Smith first evaluates their fitness levels and goals before ... Read more

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Men are more likely to abuse benzodiazepines- details inside

Washington: Turns out, a large number of people misuse benzodiazepines to get relieved from tension without consulting their physicians. A study has found that the misuse of benzodiazepines is strongly connected with dependence on prescription opioids ... Read more

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Australian researchers discover how a baby's sex is determined

Sydney: While it is known that the sex of a baby is determined by its chromosome make-up at conception, new research has identified a "regulator" that increases or decreases the activity of genes which decide if we become male or female. "These ... Read more

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Consuming beans, nuts may help beat vitamin D deficiency

NEW YORK: Researchers have found that magnesium may optimise vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people with high levels. The findings, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggest that ... Read more

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Scientists engineer bee vaccine to help the pollinator fight off 'insect ...

Bees are vital pollinators in agriculture as they fertilise roughly 75% of food crops around the globe. Agence France-Presse Dec 17, 2018 09:54 AM IST. Scientists in Finland have developed what they believe is the world's first vaccine to protect bees ... Read more

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Moving lifestyle diseases to the front burner will save lives

A few years ago, some group of experts projected and warned of steep rise in non-communicable diseases (NCDs), especially in developing countries, saying there is the need to rein in these diseases due to the economic and public health cost, and also ... Read more

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सुबह भिगोकर खाएं किशमिश, इन 12 रोगों की होगी छुट्टी

सर्दियों में किशमिश खाना सेहत के लिए बहुत फायदेमंद माना जाता है। इसमें बहुत सारे ऐसे गुण पाए जाते हैं जो सर्दियों में होने वाले वायरल व इंफैक्शन से बचाव रखती है। बादाम, अखरोट, किशमिश और काजू जैसी ड्राई फ्रूट आइटम अगर मुट्ठी भर खा लें तो दिनभर का पोषण आपको आसानी से मिल जाता है। किशमिश खाने के भी बहुत सारे फायदे हैं लेकिन इसे खाने का सही तरीका आपको पता होना चाहिए। PunjabKesari,Raisins. भिगोकर खाएं किशमिश तो बिना नुकसान मिलेगा फायदा. रात को पानी में किशमिश भिगोकर रख दें और सुबह फूल जाने पर इसका सेवन करें।इसे खाने का यह सबसे अच्छा तरीका है। भीगे हुए किशमिश में ... Read more

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Visiting emergency wing increases risk of self-directed violence

Washington: Though suicide is the second most reason for death among youth, the patients between the 15-29 age group visiting the Emergency Department (ED) for medical complaints have the increased risk of self-directed violence. The broad number of ... Read more

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Probiotics Can Help Treat Bipolar Disease According To A New Study

Probiotics -- commonly referred to as 'good bacteria' -- may help treat bipolar disorder and other psychiatric mood disorders, a study has found. Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition characterised by dramatic shifts in mood from depression to mania. Read more

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Survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma face high long-term risk of solid cancers

New research refines existing evidence that survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma face an elevated risk of developing various types of solid tumors many years later. In addition, certain subgroups of patients have an especially high risk. Published ... Read more

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Scientists develop spray-on-gel to fight post-surgery cancer growth

Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed a spray-on-gel that will help prevent the growth of cancer cells after surgery. In most cases, unfortunately, once the patient undergoes surgery, cancer recurs. This gel will ... Read more

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Hospital with DGHS guidance starts Hepatitis C Elimination project in National ...

With support from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) of the Government of the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi, the Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences (ILBS) and Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) today jointly ... Read more

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School-based nutritional programs reduce student obesity

In-school nutrition policies and programs that promote healthier eating habits among middle school students limit increases in body mass index (BMI), a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health finds. The five-year trial, conducted in ... Read more

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A Maryland fitness fanatic runs into an alarming ailment that was caught in ...

Barry Goldsmith went to great lengths to stay out of the doctor's office. His belief in the power of exercise - particularly running - to keep him fit and healthy had long been an article of faith. If he wasn't feeling well Goldsmith would lace up his ... Read more

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Men are more likely to abuse benzodiazepines- details inside

Washington: Turns out, a large number of people misuse benzodiazepines to get relieved from tension without consulting their physicians. A study has found that the misuse of benzodiazepines is strongly connected with dependence on prescription opioids ... Read more

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Drug Improves Outcomes & Survival Rates in Patients with Bone Marrow Cancer

Hope has emerged for patients with a serious type of bone marrow cancer as new research into a therapeutic drug has revealed improved outcomes and survival rates. In the largest study of its kind, researchers at Newcastle University, UK, have led ... Read more

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Best supplements for diabetes - 2p a day supplements to prevent high blood sugar

Diabetes affects about 3.7 million people in the UK, and around 90 per cent of all cases are caused by type 2 diabetes. The condition is caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin. But adding ... Read more

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Early physical therapy can reduce opioid use: Study

According to a recent study, patients who underwent physical therapy soon after being diagnosed with pain in the shoulder, neck, low back or knee were approximately 7 to 16 percent less likely to use opioids in the subsequent months. The study was ... Read more

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Hazelnuts may be the key to disease prevention, says study

Washington DC: A new research suggests that adding hazelnuts to your daily diet could bode well for long-term health. The new study, administered by the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University and published in 'The Journal of Nutrition ... Read more

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Bipolar disorder can be treated using probiotics: study

Washington: Probiotics -- commonly referred to as 'good bacteria' -- may help treat bipolar disorder and other psychiatric mood disorders, a study has found. Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition characterised by dramatic shifts in mood from ... Read more

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Man Contracts Severe Lung Infection After Sniffing His Own Socks

A man in China has contracted a severe lung infection after sniffing his own socks every night, thus proving that stinky socks can indeed be deadly. According to a report in Shanghaiist, the man, a resident of Fujian Province, was in a habit of ... Read more

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Magnesium levels have effect on Vitamin D: Study

Washington DC: Magnesium levels may have an effect in metabolising Vitamin D, says a recent study. Researchers at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine found that Vitamin D can't be metabolised without sufficient magnesium levels. The study is ... Read more

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High blood pressure: The pain you should NEVER ignore - it could be deadly ...

High blood pressure affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. Managing your blood pressure is crucial, as ... Read more

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Hazelnuts may be the key to disease prevention- here's all you need to know

Washington DC: A new research suggests that adding hazelnuts to your daily diet could bode well for long-term health. The new study, administered by the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University and published in 'The Journal of Nutrition ... Read more

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Anti-anxiety drugs most misused drugs : American Psychiatric Association

According to a study appearing in the Journal Psychiatric Services Anti-anxiety drugs are the most misused drugs and misuse of these prescription drugs accounted for more than 17 per cent of overall use. The “Misuse” was defined by the researchers as ... Read more

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Deep brain stimulation may reduce seizures caused by epilepsy

Dear Mayo Clinic: How does deep brain stimulation for epilepsy work? Who's a good candidate for this treatment? Is it effective? A: Deep brain stimulation is a technique that uses a wire placed permanently in the brain to send electrical pulses to the ... Read more

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Renowned NY Heart Specialist, Dr. Valentin Fuster Featured at World Congress ...

In this gleaming, fast-growing city in the Middle East, a region expected to see a rapid rise in CVD burden over the next decade, the 2018 World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health opened with messages about the importance of prevention and ... Read more

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Man Contracts Severe Lung Infection After Sniffing His Own Socks

A man in China has contracted a severe lung infection after sniffing his own socks every night, thus proving that stinky socks can indeed be deadly. According to a report in Shanghaiist, the man, a resident of Fujian Province, was in a habit of ... Read more

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Global Quartzite Market Analysis and Forecast by key Vendors, Application ...

QY Research has come up with a newly published report on global Quartzite market in its database that provides an in-depth analysis of the key market insights, its future trends, and developments, profiles of leading players, key restraints and drivers ... Read more

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A Killer on Your Skin

News Dec 17, 2018 | Original Press Release from the University of Helsinki. A Killer on Your Skin. Staphylococcus epidermidis. Photo Credit: Janice CarrContent Providers(s): CDC/ Segrid McAllister [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. AddThis Sharing ... Read more

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Australian researchers discover how a baby's sex is determined

Sydney: While it is known that the sex of a baby is determined by its chromosome make-up at conception, new research has identified a "regulator" that increases or decreases the activity of genes which decide if we become male or female. "These ... Read more

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5 Surprising Health Benefits Of Coconut oil

To Subscribe. 5 Surprising Health Benefits Of Coconut oil. 1. Coconut Oil Can Increase Fat Burning. Obesity is one of the biggest health problems in the world.While some people think obesity is only a matter of calories, others (myself included ... Read more

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Anti-anxiety drugs most misused drugs : American Psychiatric Association

According to a study appearing in the Journal Psychiatric Services Anti-anxiety drugs are the most misused drugs and misuse of these prescription drugs accounted for more than 17 per cent of overall use. The “Misuse” was defined by the researchers as ... Read more

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Bullying affects the brains of adolescents- details inside

Washington DC: According to a new study, effects of being bullied are more than just psychological. Research shows that there may be physical structural differences in the brains of adolescents who are regularly victimised and this could increase the ... Read more

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Experimental HIV vaccine found effective in monkeys: Study

The research provides the first-ever estimate of vaccine-induced neutralising antibody levels needed to protect against HIV. Published: Dec 16, 2018, 12:00 PM IST. T- T T+. Vaccination. X. Representative image: Pixabay. FACEBOOK. TWITTER. PINTEREST. Read more

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Super Fit Runner Didn't Know Rare Disease Hit Him, Caught In Nick Of Time

Barry Goldsmith went to great lengths to stay out of the doctor's office. His belief in the power of exercise - particularly running - to keep him fit and healthy had long been an article of faith. If he wasn't feeling well Goldsmith would lace up his ... Read more

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Genetic study finds biological sex is more complicated than just chromosomes

It's generally understood that the biological sex of an embryo is determined by the chromosomes at conception – two X chromosomes will develop as female, while an XY combo will become male. But this simple rule may be too simple. A new genetics study ... Read more

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Machine-learning can be used to predict risk of fatal infection from hospital ...

The research team which specialises in microbiology and genetics at Aalto University and University of Helsinki in Finland developed a machine learning algorithm by combining large-scale population genomics and in vitro measurements of immunologically ... Read more

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Congo Says Baby Girl Is Youngest Survivor of Ebola Outbreak

JOHANNESBURG — Congo's Health Ministry says a newborn baby called Benedicte is the youngest survivor of what is now the world's second-deadliest Ebola outbreak. The ministry posted a photograph of the infant on Twitter this past week showing her ... Read more

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Doctors find acupuncture needles buried inside woman's body for 3 decades

A large number of people use treatments like acupuncture for different health benefits. But sometimes these alternative methods may seem a bit shocking to most people. When a 94-year-old woman visited a hospital following a painful fall, doctors ... Read more

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सर्दियों में इन 6 सूप की मदद से ठंड को दे सकते हैं मात

सर्दियों की ठंडी शुष्क हवाएं और वातावरण में मौजूद वायरस न केवल इम्यूनिटी पर असर डालते हैं, बल्कि सर्दी, जुकाम, वायरल जैसी संक्रामक बीमारियों के प्रति संवेदनशील भी बनाते हैं। इससे बचाव में गर्मागर्म सूप की भूमिका काफी महत्वपूर्ण हो जाती है। यह सर्द मौसम की मार से तो बचाता ही है, पोषक तत्वों से भी भरपूर होता है। सूप के फायदों के बारे में जानकारी दे रही हैं रजनी अरोड़ा. आहार विशेषज्ञों की मानें तो सर्दी के मौसम में सब्जियां व उनसे बने सूप बहुत फायदेमंद होते हैं। इनका सबसे बड़ा फायदा तो यह है कि सब्जियां खाने से कतराने वाले लोग भी सब्जियों के सूप बड़े चाव से पीते हैं। Read more

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Magnesium helps maintain optimum vitamin D levels, says study

Researchers have found that magnesium may optimise vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people with high levels. Agencies | Published: December 17, 2018 7:19 am. 0 Shares. Facebook share; Twitter share; Share ... Read more

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High blood pressure symptoms: Four warning signs of a life-threatening ...

High blood pressure symptoms don't tend to be noticeable, or may be mistaken for less serious health conditions, which makes identifying the condition very difficult. If symptoms do show they can include dizziness and stomach pain While it's important ... Read more

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Super Fit Runner Didn't Know Rare Disease Hit Him, Caught In Nick Of Time

Barry Goldsmith went to great lengths to stay out of the doctor's office. His belief in the power of exercise - particularly running - to keep him fit and healthy had long been an article of faith. If he wasn't feeling well Goldsmith would lace up his ... Read more

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Scientists claim Machine Learning can help to predict infection risk from ...

From IT sectors to medical science, the development in the field of technology has helped the humankind to pass many hurdles. Now, Finnish researchers have claimed that Machine Learning (ML) is capable of predicting the risk of developing a serious and ... Read more

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Man contracts lung infection from smelling his dirty socks

A Chinese man has been hospitalised with a severe fungal infection in his lungs caused by sniffing his socks each day at the end of work. The man, from the city of Zhangzhou in southeastern China's Fujian Province, would return home from work and ... Read more

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Scientists engineer bee vaccine to help the pollinator fight off 'insect ...

Bees are vital pollinators in agriculture as they fertilise roughly 75% of food crops around the globe. Agence France-Presse Dec 17, 2018 09:54 AM IST. Scientists in Finland have developed what they believe is the world's first vaccine to protect bees ... Read more