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Alcohol is A Direct Cause Of Seven ​​Forms Of Cancer, Finds Study

| 07/25/2016

Alcohol causes seven forms of cancer, and people consuming even low to moderate amounts are at risk, according to new analysis. Health experts endorsed the findings and said they showed that ministers should initiate more education campaigns in order to tackle widespread public ignorance about how closely alcohol and cancer are connected. The study sparked […]

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Chlamydia Vaccine ‘Shows Promise’

| 07/24/2016

Canadian scientists have developed a promising vaccine prototype against chlamydia, a study in mice suggests. Research, published in the journal Vaccine, shows that mice given the immunisation are more likely to fight off the infection. Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the UK and globally. There is currently no vaccine […]

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Headaches or migraines bringing you down? Consider a visit to your dentist

| 07/19/2016

Every year, nearly 45 million Americans complain about headaches. That means that more than 16.5 percent of the national population deals with some form of internal head pain. Headaches are, in fact, the most commonly reported medical problem. There are, of course, different types of headaches – tension, migraine, and cluster – and while they’re […]

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Indonesia Orders Overhaul Of Drug Agency After Fake Vaccine Scandal

| 07/18/2016

Indonesia on Friday ordered an immediate overhaul of the food and drug monitoring agency, a month after police uncovered a syndicate selling fake imported child vaccines to hospitals, pharmacies and clinics over the past decade. The scandal sparked a public uproar and exposed major government deficiencies in ensuring drug safety amid a boom in Indonesia’s […]

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5 Home Remedies For Chickenpox

| 07/17/2016

Chicken pox is one of the most uncomfortable diseases, which typically affects children. Although symptoms can often include a fever, headache, sore throat, or stomach ache, the worst part about this extremely contagious illness is the red, itchy skin rash that covers the body in “crops.” The rash usually appears first on the abdomen or back and face, and then can […]

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Could Artificial Sweeteners Make People More Hungry?

| 07/14/2016

Artificial sweeteners can boost appetite by activating hunger pathways in the body, scientists have found in animals. In fruit flies and mice, the mismatch between sweet taste and fewer calories sends the body into “feed me” mode, the journal Cell Metabolism reports. But UK nutritionists say this does not mean the same is true in […]

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Talking To Your Teenager About Health-Related Issues

| 07/13/2016

There are many issues that affect teenagers today. They live in a different society to the one their parents grew up in. They occupy a world that is driven by digital communication. Information is fast and relentless. This brings with it a whole new set of pressures and problems. One area that can be tricky […]

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Doctors Told To Treat Sepsis As An Emergency

| 07/13/2016

Doctors and nurses should treat sepsis as urgently as they would a heart attack, a prominent health watchdog has said. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has said medical professionals must do more to check for signs of sepsis in patients with infections, like they would rule out heart problems if someone […]

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