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Following a healthy lifestyle — which includes maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and refraining from smoking — may prevent cancer, a new study finds. Healthy lifestyle choices could potentially prevent 20 to 40 percent of cancer cases and about half of cancer...

Diabetes

Thousands of people with type-2 diabetes in the UK are missing out on obesity surgery that would slash blood sugars and even lead to remission in some cases, a team of experts say. Leading surgeon Prof Francesco Rubino described the gut operation as “the closest thing to...

Allergy vaccines

China has arrested 135 people in 22 provinces for illegally buying and selling vaccines, in the latest scandal shaking the Chinese public’s confidence in vaccine safety. In an online statement Friday, the national prosecuting office said arrest warrants were issued for 125...

Zika virus strain

The Zika virus strain responsible for the outbreaks in Brazil has been detected in Africa for the first time, the World Health Organization says. The WHO said it was concerned that the latest strain was spreading and was “on the doorstep of Africa”. It is currently...

Alarming New Study Sugar of Diseases’

Here’s some troubling news for sugar splurgers: A new study by scientists at UCLA has found that fructose — a sugar that’s nearly impossible to avoid — can damage the brain’s genes and lead to what’s helpfully categorized as a “wide range of diseases,”...

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Struggling to lose weight but don’t know where those unwanted extra calories are? We have your back. By removing just 100 calories from your day, you can lose an astonishing 10 pounds in one year. Cutting down on calories doesn’t mean you have to feel deprived. These easy tips...

Breast Cancer Prevention Of Fruit

Consuming higher amounts of fruit during adolescence was associated with a decreased risk of developing breast cancer in women, a new study found. Women who ate more fruit in their adolescent years had a lower risk of breast cancer later on, according to a new study. The research...

Doctors remove 7-inch eye socket

A man who claims he was blinded by an oncoming car’s high-beam lights while riding his electric bicycle is recovering after having a 7-inch tree branch removed from his right eye socket. Wu Xuan, 34, said he accidentally drove into the branch, which was protruding from a tree,...

Mandatory Flu Health Vaccinations

Mandatory vaccination policies may encourage more healthcare workers to get annual flu shots and help prevent the spread of influenza to patients, a study in one Texas health system suggests. At the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, just 56 percent of employees...

ABDOMINAL OR BACK PAIN

Symptoms often aren’t noticeable until the disease is in the advanced stages, but if you notice any of the following pancreatic cancer signs, talk to your doctor. ‘Jaundice is one of the clearest signs of pancreatic cancer,’ says Christopher DiMaio, MD, a gastroenterologist...