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Lung cancer ups suicide risk in men

By: IANS | New York | Updated: May 24, 2017 10:17 pm Patients suffering from lung cancer are more stressed. (Source: ThinkStock Images) Men diagnosed with lung cancer had a nine-fold increased risk of suicides, the highest compared to breast, prostate, colorectal cancer, researchers say. The study showed the overall …

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Over 30% of Indians suffer from thyroid disorders

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published:May 24, 2017 10:19 pm Only 50% Indians know there are diagnostic tests for detection of the disease. (Source: ThinkStock Images) Nearly 32 per cent of Indians are suffering from various kinds of thyroid disorders including thyroid nodules, hyperthyroidism, goiter, thyroiditis and thyroid cancer, …

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Why dieting may not help you to lose weight?

By: IANS | London | Published:May 24, 2017 10:20 pm Dieting may not have good effects later. (Source: ThinkStock Images) Looking to shed those extra kilos through dieting? You may be at a loss, as human bodies tend to compensate by sparing energy, limiting the number of calories that we …

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New 'sperm radar' test to improve fertility diagnosis

Prev London: Scientists have developed a new radar-like test that uses magnets to examine human sperm without killing or damaging them, an advance that may help improve the diagnosis of fertility problems. The new Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy technique works like radar by firing pulses of energy at the sperm sample …

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