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Why women are more prone to suffer stroke decoded

Researchers have found that stroke disproportionately affects women as compared to men due to factors such as fluctuations in naturally occurring hormone levels, early age of menarche and menopause.   According to the researchers, stroke is a leading cause of ...

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Autism, schizophrenia share gene activity in brain

Researchers have found that certain psychiatric disorders like autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share some physical characteristics at the molecular level, specifically, patterns of gene expression in the brain.   The findings, published in the journal Science, raise hope for ...

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First human eggs grown in laboratory

Human eggs have been grown in the laboratory for the first time, say researchers at the University of Edinburgh. The team say the technique could lead to new ways of preserving the fertility of children having cancer treatment. It is ...

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Acne linked to increased depression risk: study

People diagnosed with acne may be at a significantly increased risk of developing major depression within five years, according to scientists who analysed one of the largest electronic medical record databases in the world.   Researchers found that the risk ...

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Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths

The Philippines said on Friday the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia may be connected to three deaths in the country, according to a government-ordered inquiry, and that the drug is not ready for mass immunisation. Sanofi revealed in November that Dengvaxia – ...

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Migraine may up cardiovascular diseases

People who suffer from a migraine may be at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases including heart attacks, stroke, blood clot and an irregular heart rate, researchers say.   Around one billion people worldwide are affected by a migraine. ...

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Simple changes could reduce your cancer risk

It’s World Cancer Day on Sunday, February 4, but are there steps you can take right now to safeguard against the dreaded disease?   If doctors invented a pill which could reduce your chances of breast cancer by 30 per ...

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Can working out in a group really motivate exercise?

A new UK study published this month is the latest to suggest that adding a social element to an exercise plan could make it easier to stick to, finding that those who walked together in groups rather than alone were ...

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Another reason to encourage RA patients to stop smoking

Smoking cessation leads to lower early mortality among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, and coronary artery disease, but data are lacking on effects of smoking in patients with newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Researchers used data from 121,700 ...

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France baby milk scandal explained in 100 and 500 words

A salmonella scandal affecting baby milk products at the world’s second biggest producer of dairy products has been ongoing for several weeks. It has led to massive recalls of products across the world, and caused some babies to be treated ...

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