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Alcohol Responsible For One In 20 Deaths Worldwide: WHO
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Alcohol Responsible For One In 20 Deaths Worldwide: WHO

Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk. The UN health agency’s latest report on alcohol and health pointed out that alcohol causes more than one in […]

Four First Aid Tips That Could Save Your Life
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Four First Aid Tips That Could Save Your Life

Emergencies aren’t planned and knowing how to combat health emergencies is a great skill to have. Having good first aid skills could decide the fate of whoever needs it. In commemoration of the World First Aid Day, here are four first aid tips to follow when the need arises: Cuts […]

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New Research Reveals Eating Red Meat And Cheese Benefits The Heart

It’s about time to add red meat and cheese back to your diet. This is because researchers at McMaster University in Canada have found that consuming red meat and cheese reduces your chances of dying early. McMaster professor of nutrition and epidemiology and principal investigator at the university’s Population Health […]

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A Huge Step In Gene Editing Towards Treatment Of Deadly Muscle Disease

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy [DMD] is a condition, which leads to loss of muscle function and strength and eventually an early death and has no cure. For the first time, scientists have used gene-editing to treat DMD in a large mammal, a remarkable step towards effective treatment for people with the […]

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Harvard Professor Claims Coconut Oil Is “Pure Poison”

Claims surrounding coconut oil might not be true as widely believed. Contrary to health claims about the wonders of coconut oil, a Harvard university professor Karin Michels has said that the oil is infact “pure poison”. This is because, Michels says, coconut oil increases “bad” cholesterol and the health claims […]

Hyperpigmentation: What It Is And How To Treat It
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Hyperpigmentation: What It Is And How To Treat It

Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of an area of skin caused by increased production of melanin. The most common type of hyperpigmentation is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This occurs when a skin injury heals and leaves a flat area of discolouration behind. It is commonly found among acne sufferers. As with all skin […]