Watch out for this common toothpaste ingredient, it can cause colon cancer

Watch out for this common toothpaste ingredient, it can cause colon cancer

NEW YORK: Using triclosan, an antibacterial and antifungal agent found in hand soaps and toothpastes among other consumer products, can potentially cause colon inflammation and cancer, finds a study on mice. The study, reported in Science Translational Medicine, suggests that short-time treatment with low-dose triclosan caused low-grade colonic inflammation, and exaggerated disease development of colitis and colitis-associated colon cancer in mice. “These results, for the first time, suggest that triclosan could have adverse effects on…

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Being active more important for heart patients than weight loss

Being active more important for heart patients than weight loss

By PTI LONDON: Increased physical activity, rather than weight loss, gives individuals with coronary heart disease a longer lease on life, scientists say. Researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) from have found that heart disease patients can gain weight without jeopardising their health, but sitting in their recliner incurs significant health risks. Weight loss seems to be associated with increased mortality for the participants in the study who were normal weight…

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South Africa battling African swine fever outbreak

South Africa battling African swine fever outbreak

South Africa is fighting an outbreak of African swine fever, a highly contagious disease that causes fatal haemorrhages in pigs, the government said today. “An outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) has been reported in the Northern Cape province in the Springbok area after movement of pigs from the Kimberley area,” said the country’s agriculture ministry in a statement. The disease does not affect humans. “Pigs become sick at a rapid pace and the disease…

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A Diabetic’s Guide To Eating Rice; Here’s How You Can Cook Starch-Free Rice

A Diabetic’s Guide To Eating Rice; Here’s How You Can Cook Starch-Free Rice

Diabetes is one of the most common health conditions prevalent in the country. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the total number of diabetics in the year 2000 stood at 31.7 million, and is expected to rise by more than 100 percent in the year 2030 to account to a whopping 79.4 million. Diabetes is a condition where a person is incapable of producing enough insulin or is not able to utilise the insulin…

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Lack Of Vitamin D May Harm The Foetus; Know The Natural Sources Of The Sunshine Vitamin

Lack Of Vitamin D May Harm The Foetus; Know The Natural Sources Of The Sunshine Vitamin

According to a study published in journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, insufficient vitamin D is not only detrimental to bone health, but also important for maintaining pregnancy. As per the researchers, among women planning to conceive after a pregnancy loss, those who had sufficient levels of vitamin D were more likely to become pregnant and have a live birth as compared to women with sufficient levels of the vitamin. The findings suggest that vitamin…

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Probiotics Gummies Market Report Gives Definitions, Applications, Types and Leading Key Players during 2018-2023

Latest Global Probiotics Gummies Market titled report with analysis by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023 is revealed, offering complete evaluation of Probiotics Gummies Market in terms of forthcoming trend, past data, ongoing growth factors, static and dynamic market data, and expert’s opinions. In the humble human gut, there are hundreds of trillions of bacterial occupants, and they’re not just living there — they’re working for you. Gut flora makes up?70–80 percent?of the human…

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Study: Those with mental illness die 15-30 years earlier than those without

Study: Those with mental illness die 15-30 years earlier than those without

It is the last day of May, which means we’re wrapping up Mental Health Awareness Month. Here’s a shocking statistic — Americans with mental illness die 15 to 30 years sooner than those without it. This gap in death rates is larger than any other — including race, education or socioeconomic status. And it keeps getting worse. Statistics from the Journal of the American Medical Association show how death rates have increased over the past…

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World No Tobacco Day: Habits that need to die hard

World No Tobacco Day: Habits that need to die hard

  Bhubaneswar: The mushrooming of hookah bars across the city is enough evidence to this new found smoking craze among the youth in Bhubaneswar. It is so much so that the rise in the number of tobacco –related diseases in Odisha has become a major concern for many. For some it is the lack of awareness that couldn’t stop them from consuming the deadly substance, while for others it is the misinformation that is slowly…

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Sammohanam trailer: Aditi Rao Hydari and Sudheer Babu breeze through in an interesting love story

Sammohanam trailer: Aditi Rao Hydari and Sudheer Babu breeze through in an interesting love story

Written by Ashameera Aiyappan | Chennai | Published: May 31, 2018 5:58:47 pm A still from the film Watching the trailer of Sammohanam invariably reminded me of Notting Hill. Aditi Rao Hydari plays Sameera, an actor who falls in love with Sudheer, a cartoonist. Notting Hill is also a similar story where Julia Roberts, the superstar, falls in love with the affable, adorably clumsy Hugh Grant who is a book-seller. One of the most loved…

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