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Designer viruses may help fight cancer 27.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
These designer viruses alert the immune system and cause it to send killer cells
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The stress factor 26.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Divya* was confident that her husband Kumar's* chest pain was not a heart attack. After all, he was only 35 years old and had never smoked a single cigarette. All his "routine" medical check-ups were always normal — no diabetes, hypertension or cholesterol. Both his parents were healthy and well into their 70s. So it was hard for her to believe when the cardiologist said that Kumar was having a massive heart attack and had to be admitted to the critical care unit. However, for the cardiologists and nurses at the unit, this was a common case. Kumar had been pushing himself to the limits for his promotion — skipping meals, no exercise, no entertainment, working 48 hours with no sleep, and had gone into extreme depression after he suddenly lost his job. Kumar, like hundreds of other youngsters, is a victim of stress. Stress is simply a state of mental tension caused as a result of adverse or demanding circumstances. While it is a fact that stress increases depression, anxiety and frustration, it ...
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Red meat tied to 9 diseases 26.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The more red meat you eat, the greater your risk of dying from one of nine diseases, according to a new report. Researchers studied more than 536,000 men and women between ages 50 to 71, tracking their diet and health for an average of 16 years. They recorded intake of total meat, processed and unprocessed red meat (beef, lamb and pork), and white meat (poultry and fish). Compared with the one-fifth of people who ate the least red meat, the one-fifth who ate the most had a 26% increased risk of death from various causes. High red meat consumption increased the rate of dying from cancer, heart disease, respiratory disease, stroke, diabetes, infections, Alzheimer's disease, kidney disease and liver disease. The study is in The BMJ. White meat, on the other hand, may be good for you. The researchers found that those who ate the highest proportion of white meat had a 25% reduced risk of dying from various causes compared with those who ate the least white meat. "This is an observational study," said the lead ...
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Say ‘no’ to pre-used blood sugar test strips 26.5.2017 HBL: Home
Using a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar is a daily part of life for millions of Americans with diabetes. Glucose meters and test strips are medical devices regulated by the US Food and ...
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Transoral robotic surgery, improved treatment option for throat cancer 26.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
Transoral robotic surgery, improved treatment option for throat cancer
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Are you drinking the right tea? 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Are you drinking the right tea?
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Sharath Kamal to lead India's 8-member squad at World TT 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Sharath Kamal to lead India's 8-member squad at World TT
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Sudirman Cup: India's campaign ends after 0-3 loss to China in quarters 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Sudirman Cup: India's campaign ends after 0-3 loss to China in quarters
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China to play Japan in Sudirman Cup semi-final 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
China to play Japan in Sudirman Cup semi-final
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NBA: Cavaliers crush Celtics to book title clash with Warriors 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
NBA: Cavaliers crush Celtics to book title clash with Warriors
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Valentino Rossi injured in motocross accident 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Valentino Rossi injured in motocross accident
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Hamilton not interested in 'phoney wars' 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Hamilton not interested in 'phoney wars'
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Rossi recovering after motocross accident 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Rossi recovering after motocross accident
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Lewis, Hsu on top after first round in Ann Arbor 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Lewis, Hsu on top after first round in Ann Arbor
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Japan's Miyazato to quit at end of season 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Japan's Miyazato to quit at end of season
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Kieffer and Fisher join Wentworth lead 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Kieffer and Fisher join Wentworth lead
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Want to do well against world's best teams: Akash Chikte 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Want to do well against world's best teams: Akash Chikte
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French Tennis Federation shows interest in helping tennis in India 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
French Tennis Federation shows interest in helping tennis in India
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No easy starts for top guns at the French Open 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
No easy starts for top guns at the French Open
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Ronaldo postpones London appearance after Manchester attack 26.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Ronaldo postpones London appearance after Manchester attack
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