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Vitamin D may help cut body fat in infants: Study

The study indicated a correlation between lean muscle mass and the average level of Vitamin D in the body.

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Low-calorie diet linked to sexual wellness

A low-calorie diet improved mood, reduced tension and improved general health and sexual drive and relationship after a period of two years.

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Be careful! Antibiotics can make you more prone to infection

Antibiotics deplete good bacteria in the gut, favouring the growth of pathogens in the process.

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New drugs may treat lethal resistant prostate cancers

A new study suggests men with aggressive prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment.

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Kids exposed to tobacco smoke at home fall sick more often

According to a study, children living with smokers are more likely to have paediatric healthcare visits.

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Decoded: why some people are more prone to drinking

Brain tissues of those with alcohol-dependence show a variety of hormonal and neurotransmitter changes compared to those of non-alcoholics.

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Tweets may help predict asthma-related emergencies: Study

When the number of asthma-related tweets increased in a given week, the researchers found that the number of asthma emergency department visits or hospitalisations increased proportionally during the following week.

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Diluted apple juice best to treat dehydration in kids

The results showed that apple juice is more effective than electrolyte drinks.

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Here’s a vitamin that can slow down ageing: Study

The findings show that Vitamin B3 can have implications for treating a number of degenerative diseases.

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Worried about your gums? Here are six signs to watch out for

Bleeding, sensitive teeth, bad breath are some of the signs that you should pay particular attention to your gums.

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Breast milk boosts brain growth of premature babies

It doesn’t matter whether the breast milk comes from the babies’ own mother or donated by other women, the study found positive impact of feeding premature babies breast milk during the first month of life.

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My Curious Case: Genital tract reconstruction saves 13-year-old from sterility

A fortnightly column where doctors share their patient notes.

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Diet diary: Haemoglobin not always indicator of iron levels

One may have normal haemoglobin levels and still have non-anaemic deficiency.

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Scientists unlock how breast cancer cells spread

Cancer cells spread by migrating along protein fibers that serve as a path out of the original tumour.

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Fatty liver may increase heart disease, mortality

The findings showed that NAFLD is an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis — the build-up of fats, cholesterol and other substances in and on the artery walls — which may lead to the advent of heart diseases-related deaths.