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Drug to Counter Nuclear Radiation 24 Hours After Exposure

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With Fukushima nuclear accident still fresh in our minds, a new injection will reduce the radiation effects of such nuclear accidents even if they are given one day after the mishap. While it cannot reverse the effects, it can only reduce the adverse impact, said researchers. Exposure to radiation triggers a number of potentially high lethal effects. In which, the ...

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Longer sitting hours increase risk of mortality in women: New study

Does your job require you to spend prolonged hours sitting? Or do you enjoy your leisure time of watching television or playing computer games? Then you may want to re-think your habits or find a way to engage in physical activity as a new research has shown that too much sitting puts one at an increased risk of cancer, cardiovascular ...

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Your Toddler Still Taking Nap? It’s Bad, Says New Study

Unlike the popular belief in letting toddlers sleep for longer hours during the day time, a new research by Australian researches shows that an afternoon nap may actually affect your toddler’s overall sleep quality. Children who have daytime naps after reaching 2 years or more will turn out to be poorer sleepers at night, said Prof. Karen Thorpe from Queensland ...

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