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Childhood cancer survivors have fewer long-term side effects: study

NEW YORK: Better treatment strategies for pediatric cancers are helping survivors live longer, with fewer serious health problems related to their treatment, U.S. researchers...

Baby ‘starts walking’ moments after birth, video goes viral

SAO PAULO: A video is going viral on the internet showing a baby appears to walk moments after its birth at a hospital in...

Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc: WHO

GENEVA: Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, also warning of the...

‘Heat-not-burn’ cigarettes still release cancer-causing chemicals

NEW YORK: A new type of “heat-not-burn” cigarette releases some of the same cancer-causing chemicals found in traditional cigarette smoke, a recent experiment suggests. Researchers analyzed...

Scientists find protein that regulates skin cancer spread

PARIS: Scientists have pinpointed a cancer protein which controls the disease’s spread from the skin to other organs, and proposed Wednesday that blocking it...

UK doctor jailed for 15 years over unnecessary cancer operations

LONDON: A British breast surgeon who carried out unnecessary operations on 10 patients for personal gain was sentenced to 15 years in prison, a...

Childhood brain injury tied to adult anxiety, depression: study

NEW YORK: Children who sustained traumatic brain injuries may experience psychological effects like anxiety, phobias and depression more than a decade later, researchers say. “The...

Anti-diabetes drug also ‘lessens kidney, heart disease’ risk

WASHINGTON: An anti-diabetic drug that lowers blood sugar levels for type 2 diabetes sufferers also significantly cuts the risk of cardiovascular and kidney disease,...

Being married ‘protects your health’, says new research

LONDON: Marriage appears to be good for your health and it protects you from a number of diseases including cardiac problems, say researchers. A loving...

Young kids may have mature biases against overweight people

NEW YORK: Kids may develop an implicit bias against overweight and obese people early in childhood that leads them to make quick judgments based...
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