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Lara Casalotti finds stem cell donor

Health News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 03:16

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Lara Casalotti, who is a mixed-race student diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukaemia, was seeking a stem cell donor from around the world. The good news is that a campaign to seek a donor has bourn fruits and a match has been found, much to the delight of the family and friends.

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Sending mentally ill people long distances must stop, panel

Health News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 03:10

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An independent panel has recommended that sending mentally ill people long distances for treatment should stop soon.

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Studies suggest drop in heart attacks by 40 percent since introduction of smoking ban in UK

Health News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 03:11

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Recent studies provide evidence of significant drop in number of heart attacks in the UK since the introduction of smoking ban in 2007. With the reduction of passive smoking, less number of patients suffer from cardiovascular diseases.

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Ten percent drop in UK cancer death rates in the previous decade

Health News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 03:03

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With advancement in diagnosis and available cancer treatments, a drop of 10 per cent has been observed in the death rates from cancer in the United Kingdom. In spite of that, the number of deaths is still on a rise in the country.

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Experts’ advice drinkers to be cautious as deaths rate rises

Health News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 03:04

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Healthcare experts have advised drinkers to express cautious as they record an increase in alcohol related deaths in the United Kingdom.

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Zika virus can spread through sex

Health News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 02:58

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According to a new report, the dangerous Zika virus can spread through sexual intercourse and experts have warned that septs should be taken to control the virus.

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Fruit and vegetables can reduce the risk of breast cancer

Health News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 03:05

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According to a new research study, an adequate consumption of fruit and vegetables a day can reduce the risk of breast cancer.

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WHO to determine ‘global emergency’ declaration over Zika virus

Health News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 03:00

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The World Health Organization has indicated that it will soon decide if it will declare a global emergency over a Zika virus outbreak in South America.

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Women who fell five floors, give birth to healthy baby

Health News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 03:22

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Amy Wigfull, who had fallen five floors while on a holiday in Spain, has given birth to a healthy baby in the United Kingdom.

Amy has suffered massive injuries when she fell down from fifth floor of a hotel while on a family holiday to Malaga, Spain in June of
2014. She had fallen from a fifth floor window while sleep walking in the hotel.

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Fruits and vegetable rich in flavonoids help avoid obesity

Health News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 03:18

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According to a new study, eating enough amounts of fruits and vegetables a compound called flavonoids can help avoid obesity.

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Human Breast milk can help destroy antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Health News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:51

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According to a new study, a part of a protein in human breast milk could be used to kill a certain type of drug-resistant bacteria.

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UK and Bill Gates to work to eradicate malaria

Health News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:47

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United Kingdom's Chancellor George Osborne has joined tech billionaire Bill Gates to work to eradicate themalaria disease from the world.

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New treatment with brain 'sat nav' to help remove tumours

Health News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 03:25

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Health experts said that a new brain 'satnav' will allow surgeons to reach and remove tumours that were inoperable earlier and without damaging the healthy tissue.

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People with alcohol problem account for most liquor sale, study

Health News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 03:15

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A new study has revealed that the people with an alcohol related problem account for most sale of the sale for the alcohol industry.

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Number of deaths by drowning increased 16%, report

Health News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 02:55

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According to the latest data available, total number of deaths by drowning increased by as much as 16 per cent during this summer.

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Regulators approve new drug for skin cancer treatment

Health News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 02:48

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The regulators in the United Kingdom have approved a new drug for the treatment for skin cancer under the National Health Service or NHS.

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Expectant father’s depression may be linked to premature birth

Health News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:56

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A new study has shown that depression of expectant father may be linked to risk of premature birth of babies. It was already known that depression in women during pregnancy increases the risk of low birth weight and premature birth but the study shows that depression in fathers can also have an impact on the health of the baby.

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Medical records can help detect risk of Dementia

Health News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:50

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According to a new study, a person's existing medical records can be analysed to determine the risk of dementia within five years.

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