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Varun pays respects to Dhaka attack victims

Indian actor Varun Dhawan on Saturday utilised a promotional event for his upcoming film “Dishoom” to pay his respects to the victims of the recent terror events around the world. “There’s been something in my mind and on my heart. I think all of you all might be sensing it. Everyone’s a little heavy because there have been attacks all ...

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Nigel Slater’s couscous salad with orange and broad beans recipe

A most delicious salad fortified with beans and sweetly surprising with orange slices Put the kettle on to boil. Tip 80g of instant couscous into a heatproof mixing bowl, then pour enough of the boiling water over to cover the couscous by 2cm. Setside for about 15 minutes, till the couscous has absorbed all the liquid. Cook 200g broad beans ...

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Nigel Slater’s couscous salad with orange and broad beans recipe

A most delicious salad fortified with beans and sweetly surprising with orange slices Put the kettle on to boil. Tip 80g of instant couscous into a heatproof mixing bowl, then pour enough of the boiling water over to cover the couscous by 2cm. Set aside for about 15 minutes, till the couscous has absorbed all the liquid. Cook 200g broad ...

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Testosterone therapy can boost sexual drive in elderly men

For older men who are facing lower sexual drive, erectile dysfunction and sperm production, undergoing testosterone therapy can prove to be beneficial, new research says. Testosterone is a key male sex hormone involved in maintaining the sex urge. Testosterone levels decline as men e and some men develop low testosterone levels and symptoms of sexual dysfunction. “Our findings indicate low ...

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Born in Bradford awarded new grant to continue with research

The landmark Born in Bradford project which is tracking the lives of more than 13,500 children across the city has been awarded a £3m grant to expand its research into why some stay healthy but others don’t. The award, made by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), will ensure that new studies examining ...

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First live broadcast cardiac surgical training from London to USA

  Barts Health NHS Trust is leading the training of pioneering heart care, broadcasting a complex operation to clinicians in the USA live and for the first time enabling them to put their questions direct to the medical team. On Wednesday, 29 June 2016 at 13:40pm (GMT) Elliot Smith, Consultant Cardiologist at Barts Health NHS Trust, led the 30 minute ...

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NHS first and a new hope for people with uncontrollable high blood pressure

  First time in the UK that the device, slightly larger than a two-pound coin, is implanted in patients at high risk of stroke and heart attack Attached to carotid artery in the neck, it tunes into the cardiovascular system – the body’s natural blood pressure control system – to send signals to the brain to control blood pressure ‘Truly ...

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Malaria vaccine loses effectiveness over seven-year span

An experimental vaccine against malaria known as Mosquirix – or RTS,S – weakens over time and is only about four percent effective over a seven-year span, researchers said Wednesday. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, are based on a phase II clinical trial involving more than 400 young children in Kenya. There is currently no vaccine ...

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New game to resist fast food cravings

Researchers at Drexel University have developed a computer game and smartphone app to help people control unhealthy eating habits and ultimately lose weight. The game is designed to improve a person’s “inhibitory control,” the part of the brain that stops you from giving into unhealthy cravings — even when the smell of French fries is practically begging you to step ...

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NHS first and a new hope for people with uncontrollable high blood pressure

    First time in the UK that the device, slightly larger than a two-pound coin, is implanted in patients at high risk of stroke and heart attack Attached to carotid artery in the neck, it tunes into the cardiovascular system – the body’s natural blood pressure control system – to send signals to the brain to control blood pressure ...

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