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Philippines war on drugs and crime intensifies, at least 58 killed

Philippines war on drugs and crime intensifies, at least 58 killed

At least 26 people died overnight in police operations in the Philippines capital Manila, authorities said on Thursday, a second night of heavy bloodshed this week in an intensification of President Rodrigo Duterte’s fierce war on drugs and crime. The killings across Manila followed 32 deaths in police raids on Monday night in Bulacan province, […]

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Young men may have unrecognised eating disorders

Young men may have unrecognised eating disorders

Nov 06, – Eating disorders are most often associated with young women, but a new study suggests young men can also become obsessed with their appearance and go to extremes to enhance their bodies. The problem can resemble a traditional eating disorder or involve use of drugs and supplements, according to US researchers, and it […]

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Chronic stress factor in diabetes’ development

Chronic stress factor in diabetes’ development

Oct 30, – The results of the present study indicate that newly-detected diabetics display higher chronic environmental stress levels and poor stress coping capacity that could lead to insulin resistance and glucose intolerance, study author S. V. Madhu of the University College of Medical Sciences said at a press conference here Tuesday. Chronic psychological stress […]

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Austrian police seize half-ton of cannabis

Austrian police seize half-ton of cannabis

Oct 27, – Police in Carinthia province said the drugs – divided into 500 packages were hidden inside the roof of the vehicle, which was stopped Saturday afternoon by a patrol on a highway. A sniffer dog alerted officers to the stash, and the van was taken to a nearby police station and searched. Authorities […]

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Abu Dhabi: students Call for strong child protection law

Abu Dhabi: students Call for strong child protection law

June 10, AP – According to a group of freshmen students at the Abu Dhabi University, child abuse is a reality at home and often committed by the very same individuals children look up to for protection. Students in the Capital are calling for a more stringent child protection law, mandatory reporting of child abuse […]

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Vitamin D from soaking up the sun may treat asthma

Vitamin D from soaking up the sun may treat asthma

Time spent by asthma patients soaking up the sun may help in the treatment of the illness, a research has said. A team of scientists at King’s College London said vitamin D, which is made by the body in sunlight, calms an ‘over-active’ part of the immune system in asthma, BBC reported. However, treating patients […]

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Study finds: Fever-reducing drugs don’t slow children’s recovery

Study finds: Fever-reducing drugs don’t slow children’s recovery

May 19, AP – Researchers have debated for decades whether lowering a sick child’s fever helps the recovery process or interferes with the body’s ability to fight the infection. A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children’s recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of […]

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Drugs can prevent severe migraines sometimes, but at a Cost

Drugs can prevent severe migraines sometimes, but at a Cost

People with severe or frequent migraines often turn to drugs to prevent them. But do the medications work? A new review of preventive treatments shows there is not much difference in the effectiveness of commonly prescribed drugs — they work for some people, in some cases. But there is wide variation in the amount and […]

April 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Drugs found on Bieber tour bus in Sweden

Drugs found on Bieber tour bus in Sweden

April 26, AP – STOCKHOLM (AP) — No arrests were made since the bus was empty at the time, Stockholm police spokesman Lars Bystrom told The Associated Press. Police said they decided to act after smelling marijuana coming from inside the bus while it was parked outside the hotel where Bieber was staying in the […]

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