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Thursday, June 4, 2020

HEALTH

Islamic court legalises ‘test tube babies’ in Pakistan

Pakistan’s top Shariah court has validated the option of using ‘test tube baby’ method for conceiving for the married couples having some medical complications. If...
Middle age fitness could prevent a stroke

Midlife fitness prevents strokes

THE FITTER people are when they reach middle age, the less likely they are to suffer a later-in-life stroke, according to US research out...
Omega 3 rich food

Omega-3s cut heart attack risk by 10 per cent

CONSUMING foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, sardines and anchovies, can reduce the risk of a deadly heart attack by 10...

Londoners are encouraged to use NHS 111 service to avoid unnecessary A&E visits

It is estimated that 768,404 Londoners go to A&E each year who could have been helped by NHS 111  Londoners are being urged to avoid unnecessary...

Researchers to work with India to promote Ayurveda globally

Researchers from across the world have vowed to work with India to promote Ayurveda globally, saying the ancient Indian system of natural and holistic...
workers protest

Working out the age factor

WE ALL know that exercise has many benefits for our health and wellbeing. A regular exercise routine can help build stronger muscles, prevent chronic illness,...
Setback to experimental vaccine

Malaria vaccine wears off

AN EXPERIMENTAL vaccine against malaria known as Mosquirix – or RTS,S – weakens over time and is only four per cent effective over a...
Steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta

Emmerdale star Bhasker Patel gets behind the new ACT FAST stroke campaign

A new campaign fronted by Emmerdale actor Bhasker Patel hopes to raise awareness among south Asians of the common signs of stroke. Stroke is the...
Dr. Sangam Kurade

12 new genes linked to ovarian cancer identified

Scientists have identified 12 new genetic variants that increase risk of developing ovarian cancer, after analysing the DNA of almost 100,000 people. The analysis, that...
A blood test may prevent overuse of antibiotics

Test hope to battle infection

AN inexpensive blood test could one day tell doctors whether an infection is caused by a virus or a bacteria, and prevent unwarranted prescribing...