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  Life   Health  12 Aug 2017

Life, Health, 12 Aug 2017

Substance found in tobacco, shellfish ups risk of womb cancer

Experts say cadmium which mimics estrogen in body increases risk of cancer by 22%

12 Aug 2017 2:13 PM

Mothers who opt for caesarean births put babies at risk of obesity and diabetes

Babies born through caesarean section are prone to problems with metabolism, hormones and endocrine system leading to diabetes.

12 Aug 2017 12:33 PM

Scientists genetically edit viral infections from piglets

Researchers place edited embryonic cells into chemical cocktail that encourages growth without destructive effects of modification.

12 Aug 2017 10:41 AM

Artificial sweeteners may trigger weight gain, diabetes, says study

Sweet taste fools the body's metabolism into believing that we are consuming more calories, scientists say.

12 Aug 2017 10:32 AM

Better insomnia treatments in the offing, say researchers

According to researchers this is the first evidence that a biological clock in the muscle can communicate with the brain.

12 Aug 2017 10:23 AM