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Researchers unveil advances in cancer diagnostics

PARIS, France | AFP – Scientists unveiled a test Monday for detecting pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest forms, in less than a

Genes point to who develops lung disease, study finds

by Mariëtte Le Roux

PARIS, France | AFP – Scientists unveiled a trove of newly-discovered gene variants on Monday to help predict who

Can miracle berry change way you perceive healthy foods?

by Avinash Ramsadeen There is a fruit found in Ghana, West Africa, which has very unique properties that can alter your perception of

Is the gym the best place to exercise?

by Luisa Dillner LONDON – The most popular New Year resolution in almost every survey is “exercise more” – which often translates into

Hidden ingredients in herbal supplements could cause serious risks

LONDON – Many herbal supplements contain hidden pharmaceutical ingredients that could be causing serious health risks, according to a team of experts from

Men flock to diet companies after Super Bowl

by Jade Scipioni, Fox Business Forget New Year’s Day, the biggest diet start date—for men —is the day after the Super Bowl, according

Smoking costs $1.4 trillion in health care and lost labor, study finds

LONDON | AFP – Smoking cost the world economy more than US$1.4 trillion (1.3 trillion euros) in 2012, and sucked up

Bangladesh treats first case of ‘tree girl’ syndrome

DHAKA, Bangladesh | AFP – A young Bangladeshi girl with bark-like warts growing on her face could be the first female ever afflicted

Plan for 12 months of healthy living in 2017

by Gini Hoffman It’s been a few weeks since you set your goal to improve your health in 2017, and it

Male brains ‘overwhelmed’ in multitasking test: study


by Mariëtte Le Roux PARIS, France | AFP | 1/24/2017 – Are women really better at multi-tasking? A study Wednesday said a