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Report: More women die of heart attack due to gender inequalities

A British Hearth Foundation report revealed that women who suffer heart attack are dying unnecessarily because of inequalities in diagnosis, treatment and aftercare. The researchers...
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Study: Bacteria in baby gut different in C-section births

A study of babies' gut bacteria revealed key differences between infants born vaginally and via Caesarean section (C-section), giving researchers some insight on the...
e-cigarette smoking

Walmart announces plan to stop selling e-cigarettes in the US

Walmart has announced that it will stop selling e-cigarettes in the US amidst surging calls for a complete ban on the products. According to Walmart,...
Zantac

CVS suspends sale of Zantac, ranitidine products due to cancer concerns

US retailer CVS has suspended the sale of heartburn drug Zantac due to cancer concerns over the presence of impurities in Zantac and other...
E-cigarette

New York implements ban on flavored e-cigarettes amid public health crisis

The state of New York has placed a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes due to increasing national concern regarding the safety of...
Malaysia smog

Malaysia to push Southeast Asian neighbors to solve haze from Indonesia

Malaysia has announced that it will call on neighboring countries in Southeast Asia to find a long-term solution for haze in the region coming...
Obesity

Obesity not from lack of motivation, UK psychologists say

A report in the United Kingdom (UK) said that obesity is not a choice and that shaming people with obesity will only make them...
giant African snail

Cuba battles invasion by giant African snails, health fears

Authorities in Cuba are battling an invasion by giant African snails, which are feared to be capable of destroying crops and transmitting diseases. The giant...
air pollution

Study: Air pollution increases anxiety and depression in children

A study conducted revealed that air pollution may be linked with increased mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression in children. Published in the...
Cancer Patient

Study: Bristol-Myers immunotherapy combo outperforms chemo in lung cancer

A study revealed that a combination of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s immuno-oncology drugs Opdivo and Yervoy outperformed chemotherapy as an initial treatment for advanced non-small cell...

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