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White rice link seen with Type 2 diabetes’

HEALTH researchers said on Thursday (March 15) they had found a troubling link between higher consumption of rice and Type 2 diabetes, a disease...

Breaks to get up is good for health, says study

TAKING a break to walk every 20 minutes instead of staying seated for hours helps reduce the body’s levels of glucose and insulin after...

Eating citrus lowers women’s stroke risk: study

WOMEN who regularly eat citrus fruits such as oranges and grapefruit may have a lower risk of blood-clot related stroke, according to a US...

Aspirin could beat cancer spread, says Australian study

ASPIRIN and other household drugs may inhibit the spread of cancer because they help shut down the chemical “highways” which feed tumours, Australian researchers...

Checking blood pressure on both arms reveals more heart attack risk

MEASURING blood pressure on both arms rather than only one can reveal an elevated risk of heart disease or even death, according to a...

India doctor’s claim of ‘totally’ drug resistant TB disputed

A TUBERCULOSIS strain among a dozen patients in India’s financial hub and most populous city has been disputedly declared as “totally drug resistant” by...

Study shows memory loss can start as early as 45

COGNITIVE skills can start to fall from the age of 45, not from around the age of 60 as is commonly thought, according to...


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