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Mobile radiation causes no health risk: WHO expert

Mobile radiation causes no health risk: WHO expert

Dec 06, – Mobile towers and mobile phone radiations have no health risks and do not cause cancer, a World Health Organisation (WHO) expert said on Thursday. ‘WHO studies have already proven that mobile phones do not affect human health. Cancer or brain tumour apart, it doesn’t cause even headaches or sleep disorder,” said radiation […]

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16 dead in fighting in C. African Republic capital

16 dead in fighting in C. African Republic capital

Dec 05, – Heavy gunfire erupted in the capital of the Central African Republic on Thursday and at least 16 people were killed and dozens of civilians wounded. The United Nations planned to authorize within hours an intervention force into the near anarchic and impoverished nation. Thursday’s fighting was between the mostly Muslim fighters who […]

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Fertility Treatments Behind High Rates of Multiple Births: Study

Fertility Treatments Behind High Rates of Multiple Births: Study

Dec 05, – Over the past four decades, the rate of twin, triplet and other multiple births has soared, largely the result of fertility treatments, a new study finds. In 2011, more than one-third of twin births and more than three-quarters of triplets or higher in the United States resulted from fertility treatments. But as […]

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High cholesterol fuels breast cancer: Expert

High cholesterol fuels breast cancer: Expert

Dec 04, – According to the members of Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke, a byproduct of cholesterol functions like the hormone estrogen to fuel the growth and spread of the most common types of breast cancers. “A lot of studies have shown a connection between obesity and breast cancer, and specifically that […]

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Pope prays for 12 nuns abducted in Syria by rebels

Pope prays for 12 nuns abducted in Syria by rebels

Dec 04, – Francis didn’t call for their release but appealed for prayers from the crowd at the end of his general audience in St. Peter’s Square. “I invite everyone to pray for the sisters of the Greek Orthodox monastery of Santa Takla in Maaloula, Syria, who were taken by force by armed men two […]

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Man survives 3 days at bottom of Atlantic

Man survives 3 days at bottom of Atlantic

Dec 04, – The Nigerian cook survived by breathing an ever-dwindling supply of oxygen in an air pocket. A video of Okene’s rescue in May – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArWGILmKCqE -that was posted on the Internet more than six months later has gone viral this week. Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat […]

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A love for dogs that cost Rs 22 lakhs!

A love for dogs that cost Rs 22 lakhs!

Dec 04, – Alexander the Velikiy or Alex is no ordinary dog. The Russian Borzoi is arguably the only one of its kind in India at present. And he hasn’t come cheap – he cost his owner a whopping Rs.22 lakh to import him and has to be kept in an air-conditioned environment. For Jaipur-based […]

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Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Dec 03, – Men and women with mild heart disease share the same risks, at least over the short term, a new study suggests. Doctors have thought that women with mild heart disease do worse than men. This study, however, suggests that the rate of heart attacks and death among men and women with heart […]

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Belgium: 100 cars crash in fog; at least 1 dead

Belgium: 100 cars crash in fog; at least 1 dead

Dec 03, – Medical workers were working to free injured passengers from the twisted metal of their vehicles hours after the crash, and the fog is making the emergency rescue by helicopter impossible. The provincial governor, Carl Decaluwe, said one person had died, and that among the 54 injured, five were in life-threatening condition, 11 […]

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Check diabetes with healthy foods

Check diabetes with healthy foods

Dec 01, – Known as medical nutrition therapy (MNT), a diabetes diet involves eating a variety of foods high in nutritional value in moderation, while sticking to regular meal times. It is a diet nutritiously rich, non-calorific and low in saturated fats, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Bram Brons, an independent general practitioner and a member of the […]

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