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Statins don’t cause muscle pain: study

by Mariëtte Le Roux PARIS, France | AFP | Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may have been wrongly blamed for muscle pain and weakness, said

US task force recommends against thyroid cancer screening

Screening for thyroid cancer is not recommended for adults with no symptoms, because there is no evidence it boosts survival and can lead

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to host annual sports physicals

SUGAR LAND – (May 04, 2017) — Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Sugar Land offers annual student physicals for Fort Bend

First free condom store launched in India in a bid to reduce cases of HIV, AIDS

NEW DEHLI (AFP) – A global charity on Wednesday launched a free condom store in India to try to reduce new cases of

More exercise for kids could save US billions on health: study

Miami, | AFP | 5/1/2017 – Increasing the number of young children who exercise for just under a half hour a few times

Plant-based diets for diabetics improves quality of life and mood

by Michael Greger, M.D. Plant-based diets not only appear to guard against getting diabetes in the first place, they may successfully

Six held as illegal kidney trade racket uncovered in Lahore

LAHORE: Investigators have uncovered an illegal kidney donation racket and arrested six people, including two doctors, after raiding a house where unauthorised surgeries

Smoking weakens a gene that protects arteries: study

WASHINGTON, | AFP |- People who smoke cigarettes may boost their risk of clogged heart arteries by weakening a gene that is otherwise

Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it

by Will Nicol In 1945, in New Mexico, the researchers of the Manhattan Project performed the first detonation of a nuclear

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s

Moderate physical exercise such as cycling or jogging can help boost brain power, research suggests

Doing moderate exercise several times a week is