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Kidney problems linked to brain disorders: study

  MOSCOW: Kidney problems can increase the risk of brain disorders, a new study fin...

For fat loss, calories may matter more than fat or carbs

By Lisa Rapaport Want to lose body fat? At least initially, a diet low in fat may be bette...

Music eases pain  after surgery

  Paris: Listening to music before, after and even during surgery reduces anxiety a...

Scotland says to ban growing of genetically modified crops

          LONDON: Scotland's devolved governmen...

Study finds spicy food could save your life

WASHIGHTON:  Scientists from Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, ...

Special veg-rich diet may slow  cognitive decline in elderly: Study

NEW YORK: A diet rich in green leafy vegetables, beans, berries, whole grains and wine can ...

More research links sedentary time to diabetes

By Lisa Rapaport People who are inactive for hours on end each day may be more likely to d...

More chocolate you eat, lower  your risk of heart disease: Study

By Ariana Eunjung Cha Ahh, chocolate. There probably isn’t a more magical ingredie...

Addicted to antibiotics, Chile's salmon flops at Costco, grocers

SANTIAGO: Chile's salmon farmers are using record levels of antibiotics to treat a viru...

New analysis of smoking and schizophrenia suggests causal link

By Kate Kelland In research that turns on its head previous thinking about links between s...

Treadmill work stations reduce muscle pain

Toronto: Treadmill work stations can make office work a lot more comfortable as they can he...

Lifestyle factors can halve heart failure risk after 65

A man exercises in downtown Los Angeles, California. BY KATHRYN DOYLE Older peopl...

Patient trial validates Ebola rapid test

Paris - A 15-minute, on-the-spot blood test for Ebola was as accurate in a patient trial ...

Three cups of coffee a day reduce heart disease risk

LISBON: Drinking three to five cups of coffee a day may slash the risk of dying from heart ...

Curb your sweet tooth

From Health magazine Got a late-night sugar craving that just won't quit? "To sa...

France carries out first 'ceramic sternum' transplant

Paris - French doctors have successfully carried out the world's first transplant of ...

Yoga event draws thousands, including UN chief

    New York---Thousands of people laid out their mats and stretched into...

Chilean grandma, 92, discovered bearing mummified fetus

Santiago--Routine testing revealed a Chilean 92-year-old grandmother has been bearing a l...

Trans fat ban tests food companies, bakers

New York - The Jarosch Bakery has been supplying goodies for more than 50 years, winning ...

Finns urged to eat on their feet to stay healthy

Helsinki--Finland's health ministry on Wednesday urged Finns to occasionally eat thei...

Trans fat is not safe and must be removed from food: US

Washington--Partially hydrogenated oils, known as trans fats, are not safe to eat and mus...