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Tuberculosis Can be Eradicated by 2045
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Tuberculosis Can be Eradicated by 2045

The world can eradicate tuberculosis by 2045 if the fight against the killer disease is properly funded, an international team of experts has said.Warning of the immense economic and social costs of inaction, they said that better screening, treatments and public awareness were…

Relationship between Physical Activity and Cancer
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Relationship between Physical Activity and Cancer

Making moderate to vigorous physical activity a part of your lifestyle lowers your risk of cancer and that of other chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. Moderate to vigorous physical activity is exercise that makes you sweat and your heart beat faster. It includes…

Breast Implant Safety put Under Scanner by FDA
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Breast Implant Safety put Under Scanner by FDA

WASHINGTON:After thousands of women reported that breast implants had caused them problems, like debilitating joint pain and fatigue, the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) and researchers have started re-examining its safety.The FDA has begun to re-examine questions about…

SBI Life Insurance Launches “Thanks a Dot”,
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SBI Life Insurance Launches “Thanks a Dot”,

MUMBAI:SBI Life Insurance, one of India’s largest private life insurers, has launched ‘Thanks A Dot’, an innovative breast cancer awareness initiative that is supported by the Women’s Cancer Initiative -Tata Memorial Hospital.The programme intends to empower the women…

Adding Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet Reduces Cancer Risk
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Adding Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet Reduces Cancer Risk

Eating lots of fruits and vegetables can help reduce your cancer risk. That’s one reason the American Cancer Society recommends eating at least 2½ cups of these foods every day. These foods contain important vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and antioxidants and they’re…

Woman in China Nearly Dies after Injecting Herself with Fruit Juice
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Woman in China Nearly Dies after Injecting Herself with Fruit Juice

A woman in China almost died after injecting herself with liquidised fruit in a bid to be healthy.The 51-year-old suffered liver, kidney, heart and lung damage and was put into intensive care for five days.There were over 20 kinds of fruit in the intravenous injection, an employee…

WHO Urges Global Framework on Human Genome Editing
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WHO Urges Global Framework on Human Genome Editing

GENEVA:The World Health Organization (WHO) called for a strong international governance framework on developing global standards for governance and oversight of human genome editing.After a two-day meeting in Geneva, the WHO's new advisory committee on human genome editing on…

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