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Ontario facility making drug for lung and breast cancers suspended by Health Canada

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 10:12

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An order has been by Health Canada to the Ontario pharmaceutical facility to stop the sales of an injectable drug which doctors prescribe to treat lung and breast cancers as there are serious issues regarding the production process of the drug.

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ACCC recalls stocks of fabrics and clothes as it may cause cancer from dyes

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 09:53

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) have recalled more than 50,000 clothing and bed linen as it may raise the risk of cancer due to harmful dyes.

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Advisor requests Londoners to walk away from kerb to avoid toxic fumes

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 09:52

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An advisor working with the government urged Londoners to make sure that they keep distance from the kerb as and when they walk on busy roads to ensure that they do not inhale traffic-polluted air which is the cause for thousands of deaths in the city.

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Women in their 30s who don’t exercise have higher heart risk

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 09:33

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An important research has found that women in their 30s who have no physical workout have a much higher risk of heart attacks as compared to those who smoke and are overweight.

Scientists found that women who are inactive in young age have a 50 percent higher chance to developing heart disease later in life as compared to the ones who exercise.

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Depressed teenagers have negative effects on their future love life

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 09:11

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According to a new study experiencing negative feelings during teenage can have adverse effects on relationships even when you are a middle aged person.

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Training in music rushes blood to left side of the brain

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 09:05

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A recent study shows that training in music increases the flow of blood in the brain's left portal. Researchers from the University of Liverpool did the study which clearly shows the relation between music training and any other kind of learning to have the same neural path.

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Number of Scots waiting over four hours in A&E triples

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:50

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A new report has some very disturbing figures which suggest that the number of Scots waiting over four hours for emergency in the A&E departments has almost tripled in five years.

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Taj and Co selling truly authentic ‘halal’ meat

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:45

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Very close to the Birmingham city centre is a old red building where thousands of chicken face the same fate everyday when a man with razor sharp knife in his hand comes and utters a small prayer before skilfully slitting the throat of the chicken.

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Study: mentally ill people less likely to be violent

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:30

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According to a new study of the mentally ill in Sweden done on a large scale, mentally ill people have much lesser chances to commit a violent crime if they are on medication prescribed by a psychiatrist.

Numerous mental-wellbeing masters say the association between the two is exaggerated in the minds of general people.

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Healthier lifestyle can save 23 percent lives in England and Wales

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:27

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Unhealthy lifestyle habits like eating junk food, drinking and smoking have caused a steep increase in the number of deaths in the country.

The most significant reason for avoidable deaths among the population of England and Wales is lung cancer for ladies and heart disease for men.

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Opposition asks to levy ban on use of tanning beds by youngsters

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 09:28

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The Opposition party at Saskatchewan says that it is only right to ban young people from using tanning beds owing to the high risk of skin cancer.

The NDP highlighted that there is enough medical proof that there is high risk of skin cancer by the use of tanning beds and the most susceptible are the younger lot.

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Study finds people who claim to see Jesus on their toast are normal

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 09:22

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Several hundred people have reported having seen the image of Jesus or Virgin Mary burnt on their daily toast or in the shape of their potatoes. However most think of such people as overreacting or simply behaving crazy but a recent study found that such a phenomenon is completely normal.

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Humans can recognise just two faces in a crowd :Study

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 09:15

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A new study has found that even if there are famous people in a crowd a human can recognise just two faces at a given time. The study to understand the human ability to recognise faces was done by setting up experiments by Volker Thoma of the University of East London in the UK.

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Low testosterone levels increase risk of prostate cancer reclassification

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 09:03

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As per a research published online on May 4 in BJU International men who are constantly being monitored for prostate cancer and have serious drop in the levels of testosterone may be at increased risk for reclassification of the disease.

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Study: two in five Toronto kids under four never visited a dentist

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:05

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As per the findings of a new study 39 percent children in Toronto under the age of four years have never been to a dentist.

A study published by Dr. Jonathon Maguire in the medical journal Pediatrics shows that two out of five kids never got any dental care and the ones who had most chances of developing cavities were least likely to visit a dentist.

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Young blood transfusion in old people can make their brains behave like young brains

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 10:59

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Scientists made three different discoveries in mice which if applied in humans can make the brains of old people behave like that of young people which is a major breakthrough and if successful then just a simple blood transfusion can lead to all solutions to aging brains.

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Premier League set to introduce famous WC 'vanishing spray' next season

Richard ScudamoreLondon, July 31 - Premier League is set to add the Vanishing spray in the next season, after its success at the 2014 World Cup.

The spray was used to draw bordering lines for free-kicks, corner-kicks and defensive walls.  Read more »

Everton signs Romelu Lukaku for record breaking 28m pounds

Romelu LukakuLondon, July 31 - English football club Everton has signed Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku in a record breaking 28 million pound deal.

The club is aiming to challenge its city rival Liverpool with this transfer.  Read more »

Ishant Sharma ruled out of fourth Test against England

Ishant-SharmaSouthampton: Fast bowler Ishant Sharma will miss the fourth cricket Test against England at Old Trafford as he is still recuperating from an ankle injury, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Thursday.  Read more »

Moeen's six for helps England win against India in Southampton Test

Moeen-AliSouthampton (UK), July 31 : England predictably beat India on the fifth and final day of the third Test between the two sides played here, to level the series one all.  Read more »

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone attempts to settle bribery trial

Bernie-EcclestoneLondon, July 30 : Lawyers of the Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone said that the F1 boss was ready to pay 25 million euros to a German bank to resolve the bribery case against him.  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »