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14 ways sitting for 6 hours or more a day can kill you

Sitting for more than six hours a day increases your risk of early death by 19 per cent, the study found.

05 Jul 2018 3:40 PM

Air pollution increases risk of type 2 diabetes, says study

Around one in seven cases of the disease were directly caused by air pollution around the world in 2016.

30 Jun 2018 10:04 AM

Semen can cause Ebola virus disease, says study

Protein fragments, called amyloid fibrils, in human semen significantly increase Ebola virus infection.

27 Jun 2018 8:16 AM

Less than 6 or more than 10 hours of sleep raises the risk of health problems

Too much or too little sleep raises people’s risk of high blood pressure and inflammation.

13 Jun 2018 2:54 PM

'We are still at war' with Ebola: WHO chief

In contrast to past Ebola outbreaks health workers have moved quickly to halt Congo’s latest epidemic.

13 Jun 2018 9:28 AM

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WHO's Congo Ebola plan assumes 100-300 cases over three months

The plan also sets out targets for the disease response, including that 100 percent of new cases should come from known contacts.

30 May 2018 9:22 AM

Postnatal depression: Here’s everything you need to know

Postnatal depression is a depressive episode which occurs within four weeks of delivery.

21 May 2018 4:32 PM

Here's who is primarily responsible for dengue transmission

The World Health Organization currently focuses disease surveillance efforts on detecting outbreaks.

05 May 2018 1:49 PM

All you need to know about malaria

Also find out about the symptoms.

25 Apr 2018 3:27 PM

New radiotherapy may help treat liver cancer: study

Radiation segmentectomy (RS) is a minimally invasive option that uses the radioisotope yttrium-90 (Y90) to destroy tumours.

24 Apr 2018 6:48 PM

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New weapon in malaria fight - a better bed net

The vast majority of deaths were in children under the age of five in the poorest parts of sub-Saharan Africa.

15 Apr 2018 3:07 PM

Pollution may be putting at Alzheimer's, suicide risk

Study says Alzheimer's disease hallmarks start in childhood in polluted areas, and one must implement effective preventative measures early.

14 Apr 2018 10:32 AM

'Well done' red meat linked to liver disease, diabetes risk factor

People who ate more processed and red meat were 47 per cent more likely to have liver disease.

13 Apr 2018 8:41 AM

Study finds anxiety may be an early sign of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is neurodegenerative condition causes decline of cognitive function and inability to carry out daily life activities.

04 Apr 2018 8:18 AM

Antibiotics consumption soars, fueling fears over superbugs

In Asia, consumption of antibiotics more than doubled in India, skyrocketed 79 percent in China and rose 65 percent in Pakistan.

28 Mar 2018 5:37 PM

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Obesity increases risk of cancer in adolescents

Obesity has shifted certain cancers to younger age groups, and intensified cellular mechanisms promoting the diseases.

27 Mar 2018 12:18 PM

American adults are getting fatter, reveals new data

According to new data, nearly 40 per cent of American adults were obese in 2015 and 2016, a sharp increase from a decade earlier.

26 Mar 2018 8:15 AM

High meat intake may up liver disease risk: study

Low carb diets can be very rich in animal protein, especially meat.

21 Mar 2018 4:17 PM

Beet compound may help treat Alzheimer's: study

The discovery could lead to the development of drugs that may alleviate some of the long-term effects of the disease.

20 Mar 2018 7:14 PM

Sedentary lifestyles more harmful if type 2 diabetes in the family: study

We know the benefits of exercise, the challenge now is to encourage people to simply move more and sit less.

18 Mar 2018 1:44 PM

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