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Synthetic bedding ‘can cause asthma’

NEW YORK: Are you prone to asthma? Then avoid synthetic bedding, for a new study has claimed that it can aggravate asthma more than feather products as it contains high levels of fungal cells. An international team has found that synthetic bedding contains much higher levels of fungi related beta glucan than feather bedding, which …

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Cadila to apply for clinical trials for swine flu vaccine

NEW DELHI: With an aim to launch vaccine for Influenza H1N1 A Virus (swine flu) in India, Cadila Pharmaceutical will seek the government’s nod in two days for initiating clinical trials in this regard.Cadila Pharmaceutical Ltd (CPL) had set up a joint venture ‘CPL Biologicals Pvt Ltd’ with the US-based vaccine maker Novavax for manufacturing …

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India should trains its doctors in infectious diseases

WASHINGTON: With India battling swine flu, an eminent Indian-American doctor has said it is the right time the government in the country accelerates process of training its doctors in infectious diseases or else it could be too late to bring the situation under control. With a country of a billion plus population, India is literally …

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‘Havan’ for bacteria-free homes: Study

LUCKNOW: Want to lead a healthy life and free your home from bacteria? Perform ‘havan’ at regular intervals. A study carried out by a team of scientists at National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) here has claimed that smoke emitted during havans reduces airborne bacteria to a large extent, minimising possibility of infectious diseases. “Burning wood …

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A sweeter broccoli to cut heart diseases

MELBOURNE: Scientists claimed to have developed a new variety of broccoli that is not only grown naturally, but also tastes sweeter and has 40 per cent more anti-oxidants than the normal to reduce risks of heart disease and cancer. Scientists at Victoria’s Department of Primary Industries (DPI), have discovered “Booster Broccoli”, a new variety that …

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Hysterectomy through belly button leaves no scars

LONDON: In a surgical feat, doctors have operated on a woman which they claim is the first hysterectomy in Europe through a tiny incision in her belly button, leaving no visible outward scars.The technique, known as single incision laparoscopic surgery, is the latest development in keyhole surgery where the instruments are inserted through the belly …

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Still expect for US-China deal this past year: US official.

Still expect for US-China deal this past year: US official. Nova Scotia: United States national security advisor Robert O’Brien stated on Saturday that a first trade arrangement with China is still possible by the close of the year, but cautioned Washington would not turn a blind eye on what happens in Hong Kong. The comments …

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Michael Bloomberg, jumped into the 2020 US presidential race

Michael Bloomberg, jumped into the 2020 US presidential race WASHINGTON: New York City’s mayor, Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg, jumped into the US presidential race including another voice that is moderate . The movement represents an about-face for Bloomberg, 77, who had said in March that he would not make a run for the White House. …