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Studies suggest drop in heart attacks by 40 percent since introduction of smoking ban in UK

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 03:11

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Recent studies provide evidence of significant drop in number of heart attacks in the UK since the introduction of smoking ban in 2007. With the reduction of passive smoking, less number of patients suffer from cardiovascular diseases.

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Ten percent drop in UK cancer death rates in the previous decade

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 03:03

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With advancement in diagnosis and available cancer treatments, a drop of 10 per cent has been observed in the death rates from cancer in the United Kingdom. In spite of that, the number of deaths is still on a rise in the country.

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Experts’ advice drinkers to be cautious as deaths rate rises

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 03:04

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Healthcare experts have advised drinkers to express cautious as they record an increase in alcohol related deaths in the United Kingdom.

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Zika virus can spread through sex

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 02:58

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According to a new report, the dangerous Zika virus can spread through sexual intercourse and experts have warned that septs should be taken to control the virus.

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Fruit and vegetables can reduce the risk of breast cancer

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 03:05

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According to a new research study, an adequate consumption of fruit and vegetables a day can reduce the risk of breast cancer.

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Human Breast milk can help destroy antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:51

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According to a new study, a part of a protein in human breast milk could be used to kill a certain type of drug-resistant bacteria.

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People with alcohol problem account for most liquor sale, study

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 03:15

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A new study has revealed that the people with an alcohol related problem account for most sale of the sale for the alcohol industry.

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Regulators approve new drug for skin cancer treatment

Sat, 01/23/2016 - 02:48

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The regulators in the United Kingdom have approved a new drug for the treatment for skin cancer under the National Health Service or NHS.

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Expectant father’s depression may be linked to premature birth

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:56

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A new study has shown that depression of expectant father may be linked to risk of premature birth of babies. It was already known that depression in women during pregnancy increases the risk of low birth weight and premature birth but the study shows that depression in fathers can also have an impact on the health of the baby.

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Medical records can help detect risk of Dementia

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:50

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According to a new study, a person's existing medical records can be analysed to determine the risk of dementia within five years.

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New centre at Royal Marsden Hospital to boost cancer research

Wed, 01/20/2016 - 02:59

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A new centre located at the Royal Marsden Hospital is expected to help boost efforts in the field of cancer research and might help develop personalised medicines by saving samples.

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Cola giants funded weight loss study claiming ‘diet drinks better than water’

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 04:29

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In a new revelation, the study that claimed diet versions of soft drinks are better than water for weight loss, was actually funded by an industry body that included Coca-Cola and Pepsi. The study was led by Peter Rogers, professor of biological psychology at Bristol University and was published in the International Journal of Obesity.

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A World Divided Over Wealth and Trust

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 07:42

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The wealth gap between the rich and the poor is growing worldwide and this is especially true for some of countries more than the others including The U.S, U.K, France and India.

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Roman Sanitation Systems were Innovative, but didn’t Improve Public Health

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 10:47

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The book 100 Ideas That Changed the World calls the Romans 'ahead of their time' for their adoptions of public toilets. Despite of the fact that ancient Romans were more well-known for things like military prowess and leafy hats, they have also been lauded for being awesome at toilets.

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Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin LLC Launched Rocket Test

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 07:27

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Blue Origin LLC which is a company established by Jeff Bezos, recently launched a rocket into suborbital space to sending it to the edge of space and then got it back to earth with a soft landing at a pad in West Texas. In fact, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos achieved two technological milestones within about twenty four hours.

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