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The ageing of nasal tissues may explain why older people are more affected by COVID-19: research

To comprehend how the coronavirus attacks our bodies, a study investigated the role of our noses, w…

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Exercising even once a week is better than not: Expert

Worried about not being able to work out daily? Exercising even once a week is better than no physi…

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Smog towers, cloud seeding not solution to India's air pollution problem: US scientist

Improving air quality in India requires long-term effort, a senior US scientist has said and noted …

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India can avert 4.6 mn deaths by 2040 with better hypertension control: WHO

Better hypertension control can help avert a whopping 4.6 million deaths due to high blood pressure…

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Heat waves can be deadly for older adults: An aging global population and rising temperatures mean millions are at risk

Farmers in Thailand saw their crops wither and mourned the loss of livestock that perished unde…

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WHO designates Covid's BA.2.86 as 'variant under monitoring'

World Health Organization (WHO) designated COVID-19 variant BA.2.86 as a 'variant under monitoring'…

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An 82-year-old who loves scuba diving, skiing, and kayaking shares 3 tips for staying fit regardless of age

A scuba diving, skiing 82-year-old shares her tips for getting and staying fit for people of any ag…

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290 cases of COVID-19 variant KP.2, 34 cases of KP.1 detected in India: INSACOG data

As many as 290 cases of KP.2 and 34 cases of KP.1, both sub-lineages of COVID-19 that are responsib…

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More young people are being diagnosed with cancer. 3 lifestyle changes could reduce your risk, according to a cancer dietitian.

A dietitian breaks down how to make lifestyle changes that could lower your risk of developing the …

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WHO's views on sweetener Aspartame may pit it against the food industry and regulators

Aspartame is used in products from Coca-Cola diet sodas to Mars' Extra chewing gum and some snapple…

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A deaf toddler can hear thanks to a world-first gene treatment that took just 16 minutes

After receiving treatment to correct a faulty gene, 18-month-old Opal Sandy can now hear.

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Not being physically active as a child can massively increase the risk of heart attack and stroke: study

Studies have found that, compared to our grandparents, only about a third of our children today reg…

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Almost 4 lakh diarrhoeal disease deaths can be averted if Jal Jeevan Mission meets target: WHO study

Almost 4 lakh diarrhoeal disease deaths can be averted if 'Jal Jeevan Mission' meets its target of …

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Severe heatwave may trigger and worsen asthma, say experts

Even as climate models have indicated an increasing heatwave this summer for India, people sufferin…

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Refined grains, processed red meat behind global spike in diabetes

Increased intake of refined rice and wheat as well as processed red meat, and low consumption of wh…

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A lawyer got fit in his 70s after prioritizing work over health for years. Three simple changes to his diet helped him set a swimming record at age 84.

A lawyer made healthy changes to his diet, including drinking less alcohol, when focused on his fit…

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Scientists warn of bird flu pandemic that could be '100 times worse' than COVID after rare human case found in US

The H5N1 avian flu has spread rapidly since a new strain was detected in 2020 affecting wild birds …

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World faces biggest cholera surge in 20 years

The world is facing the biggest surge in cholera for at least 20 years, as economic crises, climate…

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Three women in their 80s have been friends for 70 years. Here are their 5 longevity tips for living a long, happy life.

Mary Grace Tassone, Sylvia Crane, and Joan Harris, have been friends since the 1950s. They shared t…

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Popular artificial sweetener linked with increased heart attack & stroke risk says a US based study

Consumption of popular artificial sweetener, erythritol, is associated with an increased risk of he…

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