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World’s Healthiest hearts found in Bolivia

World’s Healthiest hearts found in Bolivia

The healthiest hearts in the world have been found in the Tsimane people in the forests of Bolivia, say researchers. Barely any Tsimane had signs of clogged up arteries – even well into old age – a study in the ...

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Fashions cause health hazards

Fashions cause health hazards

From skyscraper heels to skin tight jeans, many of us repeatedly choose style over comfort. However, this could be bad news for your health. Here are the top 10 items of clothing which can put your health at risk. Skinny ...

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German court rules terminally ill people can take their ‘own lives’

German court rules terminally ill people can take their ‘own lives’

Germany’s federal court ruled that people “in extreme circumstances” should have legal access to drugs to end their own lives. The federal administrative court in Leipzig ruled in favor of “the right for a patient who is suffering and incurably ...

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Simple step to shed your weight without dieting or exercising

Simple step to shed your weight without dieting or exercising

If you just can’t seem to shed the pounds, you might want to take a closer look at your morning routine. Next time you’re running around getting ready for work, it might be worth throwing the curtains open. This is ...

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Blood tests spot ovarian cancer early

Blood tests spot ovarian cancer early

A blood test every four months could help women at high-risk of ovarian cancer find tumours early, say doctors. There is currently no screening programme for the disease, so high-risk women are advised to have their ovaries and fallopian tubes ...

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Three-day anti-polio drive begins in KP, Balochistan

Three-day anti-polio drive begins in KP, Balochistan

A three-day anti-polio drive was launched in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and sixteen districts of Balochistan today.    

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Fruits &Vegetable: Eat 10-a -day for longer life

Fruits &Vegetable: Eat 10-a -day for longer life

Eating loads of fruit and vegetables – 10 portions a day – may give us longer lives, say researchers. The study, by Imperial College London, calculated such eating habits could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths each year. The team also ...

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Bad memories could soon be deleted from your mind

Bad memories could soon be deleted from your mind

Erasing bad memories from our brains may sound like science fiction, but scientists say that it could soon be a reality. Researchers have targeted a small number of ‘fear’ neurons in mice to wipe out traumatic memories. They claim believe ...

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Man gets new face after 56 hours of surgery

Man gets new face after 56 hours of surgery

On 16 June last year, Andy Sandness was wheeled into an operating theatre at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to undergo one of the rarest surgeries in the world. Three weeks later, he would gaze in a mirror, unsure ...

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People with brain disorders appealed to donate their brains

People with brain disorders appealed to donate their brains

Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die. They say they are lacking the brains of people with disorders such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. In part, this shortage results from a ...

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Recommended sleep times according to National Sleep Foundation

Recommended sleep times according to National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation gives a recommended sleep time according the age. Rest is very important for our development and health, so it is necessary to know the recommended hours of sleep that experts advise. If you want to have ...

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Eight early warning signs of cancer you should never ignore

Eight early warning signs of cancer you should never ignore

When it comes to treating cancer, getting diagnosed early really can mean the difference between life and death. However a patient survey revealed that more than half of Brits ignore “red-flag” symptoms because they are worried about wasting their doctor’s ...

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World Cancer Day being observed today

World Cancer Day being observed today

ISLAMABAD:  The World Cancer Day is being observed across the world including Pakistan to raise awareness about the disease and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.

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Seven signs you could be suffering with depression

Seven signs you could be suffering with depression

Alarming statics reveal one on four people in the UK experience some kind of mental health problem each year. A further 17 out of 100 people feel so low that they suffer with suicidal thoughts. Many people misunderstand conditions like ...

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Completely ‘locked-in’ people finally able to communicate

Completely ‘locked-in’ people finally able to communicate

Patients with absolutely no control over their body have finally been able to communicate, say scientists. A brain-computer interface was used to read the thoughts of patients to answer basic yes-or-no questions. One man was able to repeatedly refuse permission ...

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Patient dies due to alleged negligence of doctors in Agha Khan hospital

Patient dies due to alleged negligence of doctors in Agha Khan hospital

KARACHI: A patient died at Karachi’s Agha Khan Hospital due to alleged negligence of doctors.

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Five things that make you more happier, healthier and successful

Five things that make you more happier, healthier and successful

Forget a morning workout and meditation, getting ahead in life is all about how you spend your evening. Indeed, according to experts, there’s five simple things everyone should be doing before they crawl into bed to ensure they get a ...

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You’re more likely to catch flu after a cold snap, study says

You’re more likely to catch flu after a cold snap, study says

Cases of flu are on the rise across the world, according to a recent statement from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and experts are warning that this year’s flu season will be worse than last. Now, a ...

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Only two out of 200 companies sell safe milk in Pakistan  

Only two out of 200 companies sell safe milk in Pakistan  

ISLAMABAD: Only two out of 200 companies provide safe milk to consumers in Pakistan.  

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Medical Board recommends treatment of tortured cadet college student abroad

Medical Board recommends treatment of tortured cadet college student abroad

KARACHI:  The medical board constituted by the Sindh health department to assess the health of a class VIII student of the Cadet College, Larkana, who was tortured allegedly by college staff, has recommended sending the paralyzed student abroad for treatment.

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