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Eggs for breakfast benefit those with Type 2 diabetes

People with Type 2 Diabetes (TED) should opt for eggs for breakfast, a recent study suggests. According to the findings, a high-fat, low-carb breakfast (LCBF) can help those with T2D control blood sugar levels throughout the day. “The large blood ...

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Oral infections in childhood may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases in adulthood

A new study has suggested that common oral infection in childhood is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis in adulthood. Atherosclerosis is a disease of the arteries characterised by the deposition of fatty material on ...

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Weather change increases health risk to children

Sudden change in weather pattern, burning sun, excessive sweating and dehydration are increasing health risks to children. As children are very vulnerable to weather change, a little fluctuation in temperature can cause several problems in their system leading to cough, ...

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High Court asks government to take steps to stop sale of antibiotic drugs without doctors’ prescription

The High Court (HC) has ordered the government to take necessary measures to stop sale of antibiotic medicines without prescriptions of registered physicians. The court also asked the director general (DG) of the Directorate of Drug Administration to issue a ...

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Measles: Half a million UK children missed jab

More than half a million children in the UK were not given a crucial measles jab between 2010 and 2017, an analysis by children’s charity Unicef reveals. It comes as NHS chief Simon Stevens warned measles cases had almost quadrupled ...

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Innovative child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi

A large-scale trial of what has been called the world’s first malaria vaccine to give partial protection to children is due to start in Malawi. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread ...

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Acidity? Try these quick and simple home remedies

Acidity is a common problem which many people face on a daily basis. A common habit to deal with acidity at a symptomatic level is to quickly pop up an antacid in order to get rid of the bloating, heartburn, gas ...

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Sore knee? Maybe you have a fabella

A little bone in the knee scientists thought was being lost to evolution seems to be making a comeback, say experts from Imperial College London. The fabella is found in some people buried in the tendon just behind their knee.Doctors ...

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No breakfast and late dinner may up heart attack risk: Study

People who skip breakfast and eat dinner near bedtime may have worse outcomes after a heart attack, a study has warned. The study found that people with the two eating habits had a four to five times higher likelihood of ...

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HIV used to cure ‘bubble boy’ disease

US scientists say they used HIV to make a gene therapy that cured eight infants of severe combined immunodeficiency, or “bubble boy” disease. Results of the research, developed at a Tennessee hospital, were published in the New England Journal of ...

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