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Pace of walking and memory loss can predict dementia

The pace of walking and memory loss of an individual can now predict dementia accurately, according to a recent study.

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Vitamin D deficiency increases schizophrenia risk

Individuals with Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as compared to others.

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Heart attacks kill younger women faster than men

Women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack.

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Cinnamon can prevent food poisoning

Cinnamon can not only tickle your taste buds, the ancient cooking spice is also an effective anti-bacterial agent.

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Smoking may contribute to suicide risk

Nicotine in cigarettes may trigger psychiatric disorders, raising a smoker’s risk of committing suicide, a new study has warned.

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Pre-diabetes no category: Study

Calling people with moderately high blood sugar as “pre-diabetic” is a drastically premature measure with no medical value.

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How Parkinson’s boosts creativity

Parkinson’s patients offered more original answers and more thoughtful interpretations than their healthier counterparts.

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First dengue vaccine shows promise

A potential new dengue vaccine has demonstrated that it provides 56 per cent protection against the disease.

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Scorpion’s venom can help detect cancer

Researchers have found a compound that appears to pinpoint all of the malignant cells in a patient’s body.

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Babies born to healthy moms similar in size worldwide

Newborn babies born to healthy, educated and well-nourished mothers are strikingly similar in size the world over, according to a study.

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Donate blood to keep your heart healthy

If you are a shift worker, donating blood could be an easy way to reduce the risk of heart disease, says a study

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Older sperm donors as good as young

Sperm donors up to the age of 45 are just as likely to conceive children as those in their 20s, says a study.

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Soon, an anti-depressant without side effects

Researchers have identified a compound that may treat depression without the unwanted side effects associated with it.

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Japan to start clinical tests to regenerate spinal cord

Researchers will begin conducting clinical tests to try regenerating the spinal cord of people who have suffered from injuries.

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Mammograms may cut breast cancer deaths by 28%

Experts say the tests can reduce the chances of dying from breast cancer by nearly 30 per cent and that national screening programs should continue.