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Singing Loud in Groups May Benefit COPD Patients: Study

Participating in community singing sessions and singing their lungs out may benefit patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), said researchers whose previous studies on small numbers of participants and short duration of generally hospital-based singing group intervention proved beneficial. The latest study examines the feasibility of long-term participation in a community singing group for patients with COPD who had ...

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GGF Partners with Ohridska Banka of Societe Generale Group, Provides EUR 4 Million

The Green for Growth Fund, Southeast Europe (GGF) is providing EUR 4 million in funding to Ohridska Banka, Société Générale Group for green funding. Macedonia imports over 40 percent of its primary energy; almost 80 percent of the electricity generated domestically stems from fossil sources, mainly coal. As one of the pioneers in the market, OBSG has recognized the importance ...

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509 Drugs in Country Made Cheaper Now: Minister

The drug pricing and controlling regulator has fixed the ceiling price of 509 essential medicines bringing down the prices of 127 drugs by over 40 percent, informed the minister today. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has has fixed the ceiling price of 509 essential medicines out of 680 medicines (628 net medicines) contained in the Schedule-1 of DPCO 2013, Minister ...

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Coconut oil coupled with exercise reduces high Blood Pressure

Brazil researchers have found that a daily intake of coconut oil and exercising daily would help bring down blood pressure or hypertension to its normal levels. The researchers have attributed the results to the reduction in baroreflex sensitivity and in oxidative stress in the serum, heart and aorta, which are key factors in regulating blood pressure. “The possibility of using ...

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Music Reduces Pain in Kids After a Major Surgery

A new study found that listening to songs after a major surgery results in significant reduction in pain. f songs can significantly reduce pain in pediatric patients after a major surgery. “Audio therapy is an exciting, inexpensive opportunity and should be considered by hospitals as an important strategy to minimise pain in children undergoing major surgery,” explained study senior author ...

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Another toast to coffee by researchers; say daily cup cuts Alzheimer’s by 20%

In another toast to coffee consumption amid caffeine-related side effect, researchers in London have found that drinking up to five cups of coffee per day may help curb Alzheimer’s risk by 20 percent. Caffeine in coffee helps prevent the formation of amyloid plaques and neurofibrulary tangles in the brain – two hallmarks of Alzheimer’s, the findings showed. “The findings suggest ...

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