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Angelina effect: Jolie surgery sparks surge in female cancer tests

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, 39,  made public her double mastectomy in May last year.

Study credits Angelina Jolie’s glamorous appearance, relationship with Brad Pitt for helping to less...

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For most of us nowadays, sitting is our most common waking activity, with many of us sitting for eight hours or more every day.
Sitting less alters DNA to increase longevity
A study has found that sitting less can slow the aging process within cells.

Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt

Radio stations played Ebola awareness jingles on repeat and encouraged residents to stay indoors.

Smoking can cause urologic diseases: experts

Cigarette smoking can lead to a number of urological diseases...

Super thin condoms, new contraceptives for women in focus

This was stated here today by Bill Gates, philanthropist and founder of Microsoft whose Seattle-base...

New 'sleep node' in brain discovered

Researchers have discovered a sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem...
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Fighting parents hurt kids' ability to recognise emotions
Parents who quarrel in front of their children may be harming their kids' ability to identify and co...
Berries could boost standard cancer treatment: study
A wild berry native to North America may strengthen the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug...
Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes, obesity
Scientists have found that after exposure to artificial sweeteners our gut bacteria...
Ultrasound as good as CT scan for initial diagnosis of kidney stones: study
For years, an abdominal CT scan has been the standard method for detecting kidney stones...
Learning to talk is in the genes: study
Researchers have found that genetic factors may contribute to the development of language during inf...
Brain nicotine signals link smoking and schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco...
Gene variant that reduces 'bad' lipids identified
Scientists have identified a rare genetic variant that dramatically reduces levels of certain types ...
Human faces evolved to look unique
The amazing variety of human faces is a result of evolutionary pressure to make each of us unique...
US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis.
Working long hours may increase risk of heart disease
Working for more than 40-hours a week may increase one's risk of developing coronary heart disease.....
Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers alternative to smear
A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more a...
Drinking milk may keep your heart healthy
Drinking milk and dairy consumption may lower your risk of high blood...
Genes may decide why some people love music
Genes may help explain why some people are naturally more interested...
Brain area makes you crave high-calorie snacks
Magnetic stimulation of a brain area may increase cravings for high-calorie...
People attracted to smell of those with same political beliefs
People are attracted to the body odour of others with similar political beliefs, according to a new ...
Researchers discover how genes control 24-hour circadian rhythm in humans
Researchers have discovered how genes keep the circadian clocks...
Language skills tied to ancient gene mutation
Scientists have found that a gene mutation that arose more than half a million years ago may be key ...
Artificial spleen cleans up blood infections
Researchers have developed an artificial 'biospleen' that may be able to quickly clean blood of ever...
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