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Double mastectomy on rise in men with breast cancer

Sep 03, 2015 PM EDT A new study has shown that a large percentage of men affected by breast cancer are now choosing to have both their breasts removed including the healthy one.

Suicide can be prevented by anyone

Sep 03, 2015 AM EDT People who are harboring suicidal thoughts can be helped if someone helps them get over those feelings and helps them see an alternative of dealing with their pain.

200 People in Sieera Leone to be vaccinated

Sep 03, 2015 AM EDT The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) will begin to vaccinate around 200 people in Sierra Leone who came into direct or indirect contact with the 67-year old woman who died of Ebola last week.

Rare Brain Disease linked to Mad Cow Disease

Sep 02, 2015 AM EDT Scientists have discovered a rare brain disorder that is caused by prions that are related to Mad Cow Disease.

Rare dolphin fossil found in Panama

Sep 02, 2015 AM EDT The fossil of a dolphin found on the Caribbean coast near the town of PiƱa, Panama has revealed a new genus and species of river dolphin that has long been extinct.

Parkinson's disease cells burn out, says study

Sep 02, 2015 AM EDT Researchers at the university of Montreal have discovered that certain cells burn out in the brains of the patients who suffer from Parkinson's disease.

Binge drinking talks with kids by the age of 9, says report

Sep 01, 2015 PM EDT A clinical report titled Binge drinking by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says that children as young as 9 years old should be made familiar to the dangers of binge drinking.

Hip and Knee replacement surgery may increase risk of heart attack

Sep 01, 2015 AM EDT A new study reveals that patients with osteoarthritis who undergo a hip joint or knee replacement surgery are at a risk of getting a heart attack.

Sleep shortage increases chances of catching cold

Sep 01, 2015 AM EDT A new research study has suggested that people who sleep for six hours or less than six hours a night are more vulnerable to catching cold than those who sleep for more than seven hours a day.

Fish oil may prevent obesity

Aug 31, 2015 PM EDT In a study conducted at Sahlgrenska Academy and published in Cell Metabolism, scientists have suggested that diets that are rich in fish oil may aid in weight reduction.

Ebola Death in Sierra Leone

Aug 31, 2015 AM EDT A 67-year-old woman has died of Ebola in Sierra Leone on Sunday, as confirmed by the health officials.

Suicide predicted by certain risk factors, says study

Aug 31, 2015 AM EDT A new study has shown that people under depression who display signs of agitation and impulsive behavior are at least 50 per cent more likely to attempt suicide.

Nasa Prepares Six Volunteers To Know More About Life In Mars

Aug 31, 2015 AM EDT A group of six people will stay at Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano for one year as part of NASA's program to simulate a manned mission to Mars.

Vitamin D deficiency may lead to multiple sclerosis

Aug 30, 2015 AM EDT A new study has suggested that people with a genetic deficiency of vitamin-D are at a higher risk of developing multiple sclerosis.

Diabetes medicine may cause severe joint pain

Aug 30, 2015 AM EDT The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday has issued a warning that a class of drugs used to treat Type 2 diabetes may cause severe joint pain.

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