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Heavy smoking linked to increased health risks

Each cigarette smoked a day by heavy smokers increases the risk of contracting several diseases by more than 30 per cent, warn researchers. The study,...

Gout cases increasing at alarming rate globally

The prevalence of gout - a form of arthritis characterised by severe pain, redness and tenderness in joints - increased across the world at...

Easy Habits That Can Reduce Risk of Liver Disease

The liver typically contains some fat. However, if it builds up, it can cause fatty liver disease. This means that the liver is not...

Depression, Stress higher during peak of COVID pandemic

Australian researchers have found that rates of elevated psychological distress, including depression and anxiety symptoms, were found among adults during the peak of the...

menstruation linked to increased menopause symptoms

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that early menstruation increases the likelihood of hot flushes and night sweats decades later at menopause. For the...

COVID cannot be transmitted from mosquitoes to humans

Do mosquitoes carry the novel coronavirus and can they transmit Covid-19 to humans? Maybe not. In a new study, the researchers have confirmed that...

National Mental Health Month 2020

National Mental Health Month: an important reminder to all Australians that we need to pay due attention to raising much-needed awareness about mental health, to...

Why Covid-19 virus is not killing bats or making them sick

Bats which are carriers of deadly viruses that affect humans like Ebola, rabies, and possibly the SARS-CoV-2 strain of virus that causes coronavirus. However,...

Tips to Help Teens Cope with Social Distancing Blues

Social distancing has affected people's personal lives greatly, and romantic relationships are bearing the brunt of it. Couples who are dating are separated by...

Himachal scientists develop immunity booster herbal tea

State-run Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya in this town in the picturesque Kangra Valley has developed immune boosting herbal tea to combat...

Protecting the community from Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As we move towards living COVIDSafe, it is important that you stay home if you are unwell. If you have cold or flu like...

Heart attacks symptoms in women hot flushes and night sweats

Women who suffer from hot flushes and night sweats after menopause are 70 per cent more likely to have a heart attack, angina or...

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