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Friday, 23 October 2020
It may not be surprising, but people who exercise at least one hour per week have a lower risk of troublesome back, neck, and shoulder pain
The death toll in Europe's E. coli outbreak rose to 39 on Thursday, as Germany's disease control center reported that one more patient died
Women who do not sleep on their left side on their last night of pregnancy have double the risk of late stillbirth compared with women who do sleep on their left side
A novel variant of swine flu has emerged with a genetic adaptation giving some resistance to Tamiflu and Relenza, the two mainstay drugs used to tackle the disease
Ahram Online speaks to doctors who warn that even small repetitive movements, sitting still for a prolonged period or a mal-positioned chair or computer screen can cause pain in the joints, tendons and nerves
Two new drugs using very different scientific approaches can extend survival among patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer
The sooner a new mother goes back to work after giving birth, the less likely she is to breastfeed her baby, according to a U.S. study
A panel of scientists label cellphones as possible cancer-causing agents, putting them in the same category as the pesticide DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee
Women newly diagnosed with earlier-stage breast cancer can take a few weeks to prepare for surgery without raising the odds that their tumor will progress, a new study suggests
Despite a lot of excitement about aspirin, scientists can't seem to agree on whether the drug helps healthy people live longer
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's highly anticipated hepatitis C drug won U.S. approval, promising far higher cure rates for the liver-destroying disease
Even if scientifically they are beneficial, ants in the house can get annoying so Ahram Online speaks with experts on Egypt’s ants to give you a hint for how to deal with them
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A new study from Bangladesh has experts concluding that most of the world's women don't need vitamin A supplements
Scientists say they have discovered the first solid evidence that variations in some peoples' genes may cause depression -- one of the world's most common and costly mental illnesses
Babies who are breastfed are less likely to grow into children with behavior problems by the time they reach the age of five than those who receive formula
In a new study this week, doctors describe a form of self-injury among teenagers called self-embedding, which involves inserting objects into the skin or muscle
The 2nd Zen conference in Egypt sees increasing attention to soul-enriching, healthy lifestyle and fitness techniques, leaving international instructors impressed
An hour spent playing video games may make teenage boys eat more over the rest of the day, a small study suggests
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Hundreds of albinos are thought to have been killed for black magic purposes in Tanzania and albino girls are being raped because of a belief they offer a cure for AIDS
Parents can reduce their kids’ probabilities of being overweight, eating junk food or having eating problems by eating with them at least 3 times per week, according to US researchers
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