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Malaria infection may cause bone loss too

  • 3 June 2017
  • Author: QT2
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Malaria infection may cause bone loss too
Malaria infection may result in bone loss as a result of chronic inflammation induced by accumulated by-products in the bone marrow left by the parasite that causes the disease, say researchers.

5 cups of coffee daily may keep liver cancer at bay

  • 29 May 2017
  • Author: QT2
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5 cups of coffee daily may keep liver cancer at bay
Drinking up to five cups of coffee a day may halve the risk of developing the most common form of primary liver cancer, researchers say.

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.
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