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How to eat right to prevent cancer

One-third of all cancer deaths are preventable and can be attributed to lifestyle choices that we all make every day. Poor diet, lack of physical activity, and consuming alcohol and tobacco are all associated with an increased risk of cancer. ...
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‘Cancer killing more people than HIV, malaria combined’

Cancer has been considered as one of the world’s most pressing health concerns, killing in excess of eight million people every year, more than HIV and AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Dr Efua Commeh, the Ghana Health Service Deputy Programme ...
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African Americans at much higher risk for high blood pressure ...

PHILADELPHIA — The number of medical emergencies caused by extremely high blood pressure was five times the national average at a Newark, N.J., emergency department that serves a primarily urban, African American population, according to a new study involving Newark ...
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Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in young adults

Washington: A sharp increase in the rate of obesity-linked cancers among young adults in the United States could foreshadow a reversal in the overall decline in cancer mortality, researchers warned Monday. In a sweeping study covering two-thirds of the US population, ...
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Forget the woolly jumper! Nutritionist reveals the FOOD that will ...

The UK’s most vulnerable children and young people face unimaginable challenges. We’ve partnered with giving platform Clarissa to raise funds for two charities – the NSPCC and The Children’s Society – to try to help turn things around for them. ...
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New 3D imaging technique reveals how pancreatic cancers start

A new technique to study tissue samples in 3D has revealed that pancreatic cancers can start and grow in two distinct ways, solving a decades-old mystery of how tumours form. The new method could help researchers to get more information ...
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George Fernandes Dies of Alzheimer’s: Everything you Must know about ...

George Fernandes, the former union defence minister, died at 88 in Delhi on Tuesday. He was suffering from a prolonged illness, Alzheimer’s disease. Recently, he contracted swine flu. He was fighting with Alzheimer’s disease from a very long time. Alzheimer’s ...
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Benefits of ginger for diabetes – Controls blood sugar, improves ...

New Delhi: Diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, is one of the most widespread diseases across the country. Around 70 million Indians are diabetic, which is one of the highest records in the world. While there is a lot of information ...
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New service launched to monitor, treat diabetics remotely

Dubai: Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) on Sunday announced the launch of a new app-based Actiste service for remote management of diabetes ahead of the Arab Health Forum starting on January 28. Actiste is the world’s first service for ...
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HALS study may provide new insight into the long-term brain ...

More people today are poised to explore space than ever before; those who do will experience the effects of microgravity on the human body. Recognizing the need for more data related to those effects, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) ...