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Your clothes can spike chances of urinary tract infection

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published:August 3, 2017 3:32 pm Women with menstrual problems are more prone and should be cautious. (Source: File Photo) Rain and humidity make for a perfect breeding ground for bacterial growth, leading to infection. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), in particular, increases in incidence during …

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Gum disease may up cancer risk in post menopausal women

By: IANS | New York | Published:August 2, 2017 5:17 pm The periodontal disease may be linked to an increased cancer risk. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Women in the post menopausal phase with a history of gum disease may be at higher risk of developing several types of cancer, particularly in …

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Suffering from lower back pain? A new smart underwear may help

By: PTI | Washington | Published:August 2, 2017 4:01 pm The wearable device consists of two fabric sections, made of nylon canvas, Lycra, polyester and other materials, for the chest and legs. (File Photo) Scientists have developed a smart, mechanised undergarment that can help reduce stress and pain on the …

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World Breastfeeding Week: Top 3 alternatives to breast milk

Formula milk, when contains the right amount of nutrients, act as an amazing alternative to breast milk Breastfeeding is the natural and strongly recommended way of feeding infants. Even when artificial feeding is affordable, clean water is available, and hygienic conditions prevail for preparing and feeding infant formula exist, brest …

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Study says tailored suicide prevention messages work best

By: IANS | San Francisco | Published:August 1, 2017 5:25 pm Suicide prevention messages could be more effective. (Representational Photo) A researcher at US Oregon State University (OSU) has found that if tailored to specific target groups, suicide prevention messages could be more effective. Elizabeth Marino, assistant professor of Anthropology …

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