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    Cheap Breath Test May Detect Stomach, Esophageal Cancers

    April 23, 2017

    Scientists have developed a cheap and non-invasive test that can measure the levels of five chemicals in the breath to detect cancers of the oesophagus and stomach with 85 per cent accuracy. Together, stomach and oesophageal cancer account for around 1.4 million new cancer diagnoses each year worldwide. Both tend to be diagnosed late, because the symptoms are ambiguous, meaning the five-yea..

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    High-Altitude Living Cuts Diabetes Risk

    April 23, 2017

    A major risk factor for development of heart diseases, strokes and diabetes is lower in people who live at higher altitudes, says a new study that suggests that something as simple as the geographic area in which you live contribute to your risk of developing these diseases. "We found that those people living between 457 to 2,297 metres, had a lower risk of developing Metabolic Syndrome than th..

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    Top Skin Ingredients For Beautiful Skin

    April 23, 2017

    With a new season comes extra care of skin and when scouting for the perfect damage repair products, you may have come across terms that left you baffled. While on the look-out for creams and serums to help your skin detox, the presence of a few ingredients can do wonders for your beauty regime. Sangeeta Velaskar, Vice President and Head, Medical Services and R&D, Kaya Limited picks the top ing..

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    Meat Based Diet Linked To Fatty Liver Disease

    April 23, 2017

    A diet high in animal protein is associated with a higher risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a condition in which fat builds up in the liver, in overweight people, says a study. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a major health concern as it can lead to permanent scarring (cirrhosis) and subsequently to cancer and malfunction of the liver. This may result in life-threatenin..

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    Diabetes May Be An Early Warning Sign For Pancreatic Cancer

    April 23, 2017

    The onset of diabetes, or a rapid deterioration in existing diabetes that requires more aggressive treatment, could be a sign of early, hidden pancreatic cancer, warns a new study. The findings are based on an analysis linking nearly a million patients with Type-2 diabetes in Italy and Belgium with recorded cases of pancreatic cancer. Half of all pancreatic cancers cases in the two regions w..

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    Make Kidney Health A Priority: Experts

    April 23, 2017

    With an estimated 10 per cent of people worldwide having chronic kidney disease (CKD), and about nine in 10 of them being unaware of their condition, health experts have called for making kidney health a priority in both developed and developing countries. Presenting a new global report - The Global Kidney Health Atlas - presented at this week's World Congress of Nephrology in Mexico City bein..

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    Liver Carcinogen Traced To Sunflower Seeds

    April 22, 2017

    Researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin which has the potential to cause live cancer. In the study published in the journal PLoS ONE, the team of scientists documented frequent occurrence of aflatoxin -- a toxin produced by Aspergillus molds that commonly infect corn, peanuts, pistachios and almonds -- in sunflower seeds and their products. The s..

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    Checklist For Destination Wedding

    April 22, 2017

    Apart from picking a venue for the wedding, it is important to come up with an interesting itinerary and keep a constant check on guests while planning a destination wedding, say experts. Kunal Rai, Events Head at Tamarind Global, and Pooja Ghai, Managing Director at Tranquiil Weddings, have shared a list of things that must be kept in mind while planning a destination wedding. * Destinati..

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    How To Protect Skin From Sunburn

    April 22, 2017

    Stock up coconut oil, jojoba oil and drink a lot of water to keep sunburn at bay, say experts. Aakriti Kochar, beauty and make-up expert, Oriflame India, and Ragini Mehra, founder of Beauty Source, and Shiv Singh Mann, founder of Desert Splendour, have shared tips that can help save your skin. * Wear a sun block (at least SPF 30) especially in coastal areas or while you're in water as body ..

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    Guide To Keep Dental Woes Away

    April 22, 2017

    Look for fluoride in toothpaste, limit acidic drinks and get your teeth cleaned every six months to keep teeth strong and healthy, say experts. Saurabh Gupta, Prosthodontist and Dental Surgeon at SouthEx Dental, New Delhi, and Unnati Gupta, Nobel Fellow and Senior Implantologist, list down some basic rules for dental hygiene. * Use dental floss or interdental brushes: Use a slow and gentle ..

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