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Diesel exhaust fumes may trigger cancer: WHO

By PressTV | 13 Jun 2012

Exhaust fumes from diesel engines, labeled as deadly as asbestos, arsenic and mustard gas, can cause cancer in humans, experts at the World Health Organization (WHO) say.

 

Junk Food More Appealing When You're Sleepy: Study

By Serena Gordon | Health Day | 12 Jun 2012

Unhealthy foods, such as sweets and chips, are more appealing to people who haven't had enough sleep, new research suggests.

 

Do statins drain your energy?

By Frederik Joelving | Reuters | New York | 11 Jun 2012

The popular cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins might take a toll on people's energy levels, a new study suggests.

 

Injections ineffective for knee arthritis: study

By Amy Norton | Reuters | New York | 11 Jun 2012

Injections of the lubricating substance hyaluronic acid may be little help to people with knee arthritis, researchers reported Monday.

 

Islamic Oases From Daily Stress

By Sahar Talaat Talaat | OnIslam | 11 Jun 2012

In our highly regimented, fast moving, competitive environments, we frequently complain of unresolved feelings of alienation, inadequacy, and personal powerlessness. Many face a constant feeling of insecurity, and worry about their own basic survival and ability to measure up. This stressful lifestyle produces many types of mental and physical illnesses in modern societies(1).

 

Brain training technique can treat depression

By PressTV | 10 Jun 2012

Researchers say a brain training technique can help depressed people treat their condition by controlling activity in a specific part of the brain.

 

City children more prone to food allergies: Study

By PressTV | 8 Jun 2012

A recent study has suggested that children who live in urban centers are more likely to have food allergies than those living in rural areas.

 

UNICEF targets deadly diarrhea, pneumonia in poor kids

By Ransdell Pierson | Reuters | New York | 8 Jun 2012

Concerted efforts to control diarrhea and pneumonia, the biggest killers of children under the age of five, could save the lives of up to 2 million of the world's poorest children each year, the United Nations Children's Fund said on Friday.

 

Soccer players often recover from fractures: study

By Aparna Narayanan | Reuters | New York | 7 Jun 2012

Most soccer players who break a bone will return to the playing field and compete at the same level as before their injury, a new study from Scotland suggests.

 

Untreatable gonorrhoea spreading around world: WHO

By Kate Kelland | Reuters | London | 7 Jun 2012

Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhoea have spread to countries across the world, the United Nations health agency said on Wednesday, and millions of patients may run out of treatment options unless doctors catch and treat cases earlier.

 
 

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