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Half a million cancers a year fuelled by obesity

Half a million cancers a year fuelled by obesity

Obesity is to blame for nearly half a million cases of cancer a year, with overweight women at a far greater risk than men...

Simple breath test may detect diabetes in kids
Simple breath test may detect diabetes in kids

A simple, non-invasive test that detects a sweet-smelling chemical marker in the breath could diagnose children with type 1 diabetes...

Human skin cells converted into pain sensing neurons

Scientists have converted human skin cells into specialised neurons.

Yogurt can keep diabetes away: Study

A daily tablespoon of yogurt can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by nearly a fifth...

Gene that reduces risk of stroke identified

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered a gene that protects young and middle-aged adults from strokes...

8 tips on how you can switch to sugar-free diet

If you decide to eat a sugar-free diet, whether due to medical reasons or personal preferences, you need to get 'sugar-wise'.