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‘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...

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,...

Improving sleep habits could be key to treating ADHD: study

MELBOURNE: Sleep could be a key player in reducing the impact of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), an Australian study published on Wednesday has...

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...

World Environment Day: Pakistan among worst affected countries

KARACHI: Despite being the less greenhouse gases producer country in the world, Pakistan is facing the worst affects of emissions, senior environmental scientist Prof....

Mars recalls some products over salmonella fears

LONDON: Confectioner Mars Inc, owner of the Mars and M&M brands, said on Friday that it had voluntarily recalled some products sold under the...

Mars recalls some products over salmonella fears

LONDON: Confectioner Mars Inc, owner of the Mars and M&M brands, said on Friday that it had voluntarily recalled some products sold under the...

“Brain training” app improves memory in people with cognitive decline

LONDON:  A brain training computer game developed by British neuroscientists has been shown to improve the memory of patients in the very earliest stages...

Chocolate contains chemicals that boost brain power

Flavanols are natural compounds that boost brain function alongside a range of protective effects, and are found in abundance in cocoa beans. The study, from...

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...
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