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Combat stress with proper diet, water intake

Combat stress with proper diet, water intake

Oct 13, – Nail biting, excessive smoking, obesity and overeating are some of the symptoms of stress, which can be overcome with a balanced diet and by drinking enough water in a day. With high pressure schedules and long working hours, stress is becoming inevitable. It is important to beat it the right way. “Eat […]

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Could a Neck Injection Ease Tough-to-Bear Hot Flashes?

Could a Neck Injection Ease Tough-to-Bear Hot Flashes?

Oct 13, – Injecting a local anesthetic into an area of the neck that communicates with the brain’s temperature regulation zone was associated with a 50 percent reduction in hot flashes among women with moderate to severe symptoms, the researchers reported. A shot in the neck may curb extreme hot flashes associated with menopause, a […]

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Peru bus plunge kills 51, including 14 children

Peru bus plunge kills 51, including 14 children

Oct 13, – The accident occurred Friday night as the red-and-yellow cargo truck made its way back from a party in the provincial capital of Santa Teresa, an area about 310 miles (500 kilometers) southeast of Lima. It went off the road and fell about 650 feet (200 meters) into a deep ravine, ending up […]

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High Smog Levels Tied to Serious Heart Problems

High Smog Levels Tied to Serious Heart Problems

Oct 12, – Particulate air pollution refers to tiny particles in the air known as PM10. The European Union’s PM10 safety threshold is 50 micrograms per cubic meter (mcg/m3), but this study suggests that the harmful effects of PM10 may occur below that level. High levels of particulate air pollution — commonly known as smog […]

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Actress Freida Pinto urges education for girls

Actress Freida Pinto urges education for girls

Oct 12, – The ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ star told an event sponsored by the UN children’s fund, Unicef marking Friday’s second annual observance of the international day that she had a chance to be educated and “I feel every girl in the world, in respect of where she comes from, what her social status is, needs […]

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WHO launches drive against mercury thermometers

WHO launches drive against mercury thermometers

Oct 11, –  “Mercury is one of the top ten chemicals of major public health concern and is a substance which disperses into and remains in ecosystems for generations, causing severe ill health and intellectual impairment to exposed populations,” WHO head Margaret Chan said in a statement. The World Health Organisation and campaigners launched a […]

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Choose shoes with caution

Choose shoes with caution

Oct 11, –   Jacqueline Sutera, a doctor of podiatric medicine and surgery here, and Neal Blitz, Chief of Foot Surgery and Associate Chairman of Orthopedics at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital and the creator of the Bunionplasty, shares the dangers of our favourite shoes. If stilettos harm feet, flat shoes can also be dangerous. Find out how these […]

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Chemical weapons watchdog Opcw wins Nobel Peace Prize

Chemical weapons watchdog Opcw wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 11, –  Russia to the United States, Iraq and Libya, inspectors from the Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (Opcw) have been slowly but surely destroying the world’s most dangerous chemical stockpiles. The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is a body that has spent years trying to rid the world […]

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Car bomb hits Swedish, Finnish consulates in Libya

Car bomb hits Swedish, Finnish consulates in Libya

Oct 11, –  The blast reflected the deep insecurity in the North African nation, where multiple armed militias run rampant – many of them dominated by Islamic militants and the central government is too weak to rein them in. A car bomb exploded outside a building housing the Swedish and Finnish consulates in the eastern […]

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Almonds don’t add to body weight: Study

Almonds don’t add to body weight: Study

Oct 11, – “This research suggests that almonds may be a good snacks option, especially for those concerned about weight,” said Richard Mattes, professor of nutrition science at Purdue University in the US. Snacking on almonds helps in reducing hunger while improving dietary vitamin E and fat intake without increasing body weight, according to a […]

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