Health News Stories
Vladimir Putin's health remains a mystery as Russia shrouds it in secrecy
Russian President Vladimir Putin has a penchant for showing off his physical power and virility. The Chechen city of Grozny had been ravaged under his watch as president, and he was serving his first stint as copilot of a fighter plane when it made an emergency landing there. Also,...
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Study reveals women brain alters more after menopause
About: According to a recent study, menopausal women may have higher levels of a brain biomarker termed white...
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BP, Shell to cover employee travel for treatment after Roe v. Wade
HOUSTON, June 29 (Reuters) - Oil producer BP PLC (BP.L) on Wednesday joined Shell PLC (SHEL.L) in pledging to cover travel expenses for U.S. employee health care treatment following a Supreme Court decision overturning the Constitutional right to an abortion. Neither of the two European companies...
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Pakistani PM announces anti-polio campaign targeting most vulnerable districts
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced that an anti-polio campaign was launched in Pakistan on Monday targeting 25 most vulnerable districts across the Asian country. "Polio is...
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Pollution linked to 10% of cancer cases in Europe: report
The Bulgarian capital Sofia boasted the highest levels of PM2.5 particulates in Europe in 2018. Photo: AFP COPENHAGEN: Pollution is linked to more than 10 percent of cancer cases in Europe, a report by the European Environment Agency said Tuesday. Most of these cases are preventable, it said....
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Abortion rights proponents file wave of lawsuits challenging bans
Abortion rights activists have quickly filed a slew of lawsuits in states with trigger bans that went into effect following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday. Suits have so far been filed by organizations including Planned Parenthood and the American Civil...
photo: AP / J. Scott Applewhite, File
Can Gardening Make You Happier?
Years ago when we had a big yard, thumbing through gardening catalogs was one way I got through the long Minnesota...
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Australia’s millennial generation is overtaking baby boomers new census data shows
New data released on Tuesday shows a snapshot of the nation during Covid-19 and reveals insights into religion, identity and how Australians live Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updates Download the free Guardian app ; get our morning email briefing New data released on Tuesday...
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Intermittent fasting may help heal nerve damage, change gut bacteria activity: Study
Intermittent fasting helps change the activity of gut bacteria and increase their ability to recover from nerve damage, according to a study conducted in mice. Researchers from the Imperial College London observed how fasting led to the gut bacteria increasing production of a metabolite known as...
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Why Kathmandu has banned pani puriCholera bacteria were found in the water used in pani puri
Sale of pani puri has been banned in Kathmandu Valley's Lalitpur Metropolitan City as cholera cases have spiked in the Valley with 12 people testing positive The Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) on Saturday decided to stop the sale and distribution of pani puri in the metropolis, claiming that...
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