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Top five health concerns for men revealed

A new study has revealed the five most common health issues in men and how to prevent them. Kevin Polsley of Loyola University said that a lot of men think going to the doctor is just one more thing on a seemingly endless “to do” list, but to get all those other “to dos” done men need to starting thinking ...

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Vegetarian diet lowers risk of colorectal cancer

A new study has revealed that vegetarian diet lowers the risk of colorectal cancers compared to non-vegetarian diet. The study explained that diet of an individual plays a vital role in causing colorectal cancer, like red meat had been linked to increase the risk whereas fiber rich food reduces the cancer risk. The researchers examined almost 380 cases of colon ...

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15 new breast cancer genetic risk ‘hot-spots’ identified

Researchers have recently identified 15 new gene regions linked to breast cancer risk that makes the count up to around 100 markers, which will ultimately help in more efficient screening. Scientists from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and Cambridge University, in collaboration with the international Breast Cancer Association Consortium (BCAC), have identified new gene regions. Professor Georgia Chenevix-Trench, who heads ...

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WHO applauds Bangladesh for healthcare

Director General Dr Margaret Chan of World Health Organization (WHO) has praised Bangladesh for outstanding performance on health care sector. Dr Margaret made the remarks in her speech at the Ministerial Meeting on ‘United Health Coverage’ in Singapore on Tuesday which inaugurated by Prime Minister of the Government of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong. The theme of the meeting is ‘Universal ...

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216 swine flu deaths in India in February

As many as 216 people have lost their lives to swine flu across India in the first ten days of February as the death toll due to the contagious disease mounted to 407 this year, mostly in states like Gujarat and Rajasthan. The latest government data said that 5,157 cases of the disease has been reported since January 1 this ...

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Are you having your salad right?

Just because there are fresh fruits and vegetables on your plate doesn’t mean you’re eating healthy. We all know its health and well-being tossed in a bowl. But how to get that right balance, proportion, color and flavor out of your crunchy meal is a question that still daunts most of us. Here are some salad basics, reports The Times ...

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Make your mornings productive

The best way to have a productive day is to start your morning on a bright, positive way. Most of us are in a rush during the morning. But the best way to have a productive day isto start your morning on a bright, positive way. Most successful people always make the most productive use of their morning. So, it’s ...

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Health benefits of celery

With 95 per cent of its constituents being water, celery is considered to be a powerfoodfilled with fibre and has an endless health property. Here go some of the health benefits of celery, reports The Times of India. 1. Celery has blood pressure reducing properties.It relaxes the muscles of the arteries thatregulate blood pressure so the vessels dilate. Celery also ...

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Europe’s tuberculosis hub Britain seeks to wipe out the disease

Health authorities launched an 11.5 million pounds plan on Monday to tackle Britain’s persistent tuberculosis (TB) problem, seeking to wipe the contagious lung disease out altogether.Britain has one of the highest TB rates in western Europe and London is known as the continent’s “TB capital”.TB rates in the United Kingdom are nearly five times those in the United States. If ...

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