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Restricting Trans Fats Cuts Heart Attack Risks: Study

  • 18 April 2017
  • Author: QT2
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Restricting Trans Fats Cuts Heart Attack Risks: Study
 Hospitalisation for heart attacks and strokes is less common among people living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods compared to residents in areas without restrictions, new research has found.

US Study: Zika Caused Twentyfold Spike in Birth Defects

  • 3 March 2017
  • Author: QT2
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US Study: Zika Caused Twentyfold Spike in Birth Defects
Rates of microcephaly and certain other birth defects were 20 times higher in pregnancies affected by Zika compared with pregnancies in years before the virus arrived in the Americas, U.S. researchers said.

Earlier confused for fat, 130-pound tumour removed from Mississippi man

  • 7 February 2017
  • Author: QT1
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Earlier confused for fat, 130-pound tumour removed from Mississippi man


A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumour from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat.

Shrinking Tech to Save Newborn Lives

  • 25 January 2017
  • Author: QT2
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Shrinking Tech to Save Newborn Lives
A ground breaking prototype ‘miniature’ MRI scanner for babies has been installed at The Jessop Wing Maternity Hospital in Sheffield. 

Children with Asthma More Likely to Develop Obesity

  • 21 January 2017
  • Author: QT2
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Children with Asthma More Likely to Develop Obesity
Children who are diagnosed with asthma are more likely to become obese later in childhood, according to a study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care. Treatment with rescue inhalers may help mitigate the risk, the researchers report. 
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