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Dementia risk: Five-minute scan ‘can predict cognitive decline’

A five-minute scan could be used to spot people at risk of dementia before symptoms appear, researchers claim. Scientists used ultrasound scanners to look at blood vessels in the necks of more than 3,000 people and monitored them over the next...
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Measles outbreak sparks warning from world health officials; urge vaccination

The World Health Organization has reported tens of thousands of measles cases across Europe, AP reports. Now, Polish health officials are calling on people to vaccinate themselves and their children after measles cases were reported in the...
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Processed meat linked to breast cancer

Regularly eating foods like bacon and sausages may raise the risk of breast cancer, according to researchers. A review of studies found women who ate high levels of processed meat had a 9% increased risk of the cancer compared with those who...
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Officially, Macedonia has the worst air quality on the continent: Europe sounds the alarm bell (video)

A new report has highlighted the stark divide between eastern and western Europe when it comes to air pollution, Euronews reported. The dossier, published by the European Environment Agency, reveals FYR Macedonia, Bulgaria, Poland and Slovakia...
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Antibody therapy suppresses HIV for weeks at a time: study

Scientists in the US said they have discovered a way to suppress HIV in patients for months at a time using a twin dose of antibodies that could revolutionise how the disease is treated. Globally, a record number of people receive antiretroviral...
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Air pollutants found in mothers’ placentas

Scientists warn that soot from polluted air is reaching the placenta of pregnant women, possibly harming the health of unborn babies. Tiny carbon particles released by the burning of fossil fuels enter a woman’s bloodstream when she breathes...
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Drinking wine is more important than exercise to living past 90, study finds

Most of you surely won’t dream of living forever, but every one of us would like to live long enough to e able to watch his grandchildren grow, or even meet his great grandkids. Being able to add more candles to the birthday cake every year...
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Eating red meat and cheese can help heart health: study

The question of whether eating red meat is good for your health or not has been heavily debated for quite some time. However, recent research suggests that regularly consuming unprocessed red meat and cheese can reduce your risk of an early...
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Denmark’s Novo Nordisk buys UK insulin technology pioneer

Denmark’s Novo Nordisk, the world’s top insulin maker, said it has acquired a British firm that is pioneering a new technology which could help people with diabetes inject themselves more safely with insulin. Novo Nordisk said in...
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Vaping study shows e-cigarettes more harmful than thought

Vapour from e-cigarettes could harm lung cells and the effects could be similar to those seen in cigarette smokers, according to a new study. E-cigarettes are devices that heat a cartridge of liquid nicotine into a vapor. It is widely agreed...