• 'Fat but fit is a big fat myth'

    Added On : 18th May 2017

    sketches of people of different weightsThe idea that people can be fat but medically fit is a myth, say experts speaking in Portugal.

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  • Energy drinks may be risky for people with genetic heart condition

    Added On : 17th May 2017

    Ash Pollard/ShutterstockConsuming energy drinks may be particularly risky for people with a certain genetic heart condition, a new study from Australia suggests.

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  • Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk

    Added On : 16th May 2017

    Image result for Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure RiskWomen whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

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  • Baby brain scans reveal trillions of neural connections

    Added On : 15th May 2017

    brain scansUK scientists have released the first batch of "groundbreaking" medical scans that reveal step-by-step how the human brain develops in babies.

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  • Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss

    Added On : 14th May 2017

    Image result for Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing LossOlder age at menopause also appeared to increase the risk, study found

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  • 'Heart attack risk' for common painkillers

    Added On : 13th May 2017

    Image result for 'Heart attack risk' for common painkillersA fresh study suggests there may be a link between taking high doses of common anti-inflammatory painkillers - such as ibuprofen - and heart attacks.

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  • Robot completes delicate eye surgery in first

    Added On : 11th May 2017

    air009/ShutterstockIn a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye , greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine membrane growth on the retina . Such growth distorts vision and, if left unchecked, can lead to blindness in the affected eye.

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  • MOH Publishes Awareness Infographic about Importance of Handwashing

    Added On : 10th May 2017

    Image result for MOH LOGOThe Ministry of Health (MOH) has reiterated the importance of handwashing and working to rationalize the use of antibiotics, as well as commitment to hand sanitizing to prevent 50% of infection acquired cases in facilities.

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  • Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's

    Added On : 10th May 2017

    Image result for Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer'sGene-based research suggests that, instead, early stage disease might cause weight loss

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  • Knee 'Crackle' Might Mean Arthritis is Coming

    Added On : 7th May 2017

    Image result for Knee 'Crackle' Might Mean Arthritis is ComingIt could mean arthritis is coming

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