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Teen Smokers Also Struggle With Body Image Related Guilt and Shame

A new research shows, that 25% of teens smokers, down dramatically from 40 percent in 1987. As we all know smoking is injurious to health but for today’s young generation does that really matters? lets find out how teen smokers are having a negative self image. A recent study conducted at Concordia University and published in preventive Medicine Reports, has ...

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One in 4 Saudis Face Heart Attack in 10 years: Study

One in four adults in Saudi Arabia may face heart attack within the next 10 years, said research presented at the 26th Annual Conference of the Saudi Heart Association (SHA), opened today in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The conference features sessions from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) on hot topics in cardiovascular disease including prevention.1 Dr Muhammad Adil Soofi, first ...

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Pollinator Population Dwindling, Risk of Malnutrition Increases

A new study reveals that over half the people in some developing countries could be at the risk of malnutrition if crop-pollinating animals like bees continue to decline. Scientists at the University of Vermont and Harvard University have connected what people actually eat in four developing countries to the pollination requirements of the crops that provide their food and nutrients. ...

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New Anti-Diabetic Drug for TB Patients

A more effective treatment will be available for patients who suffer from tuberculosis (TB) as scientists found that a drug for treating diabetes, Metformin (MET), can also be used to boost the efficacy of TB medication without inducing drug resistance. The findings could lead to a more effective treatment for the infectious disease that kills close to 1.5 million people ...

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