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39 mn people suffer from hunger in Latin America: FAO
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39 mn people suffer from hunger in Latin America: FAO

An increase in the number of people suffering from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean, now totaling 39 million, is a cause of concern for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), according to its deputy representative for that region.

Death toll in dengue outbreak hits 40 in Bangladesh
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Death toll in dengue outbreak hits 40 in Bangladesh

At least 40 people have died from dengue in Bangladesh, with over 50,000 cases reported throughout the country since January, authorities said Saturday, Efe news reported.

'Vaping-linked' lung illness reported in 100 people in US
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'Vaping-linked' lung illness reported in 100 people in US

Health officials in the US are reportedly investigating nearly 100 cases of young adults with severe respiratory problems in 14 states.

This sensor uses sweat to give real-time health updates
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This sensor uses sweat to give real-time health updates

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have developed wearable skin sensors that use sweat to provide real-time updates on health problems such as dehydration or fatigue.

New drug for pancreatic cancer shows promise in trial
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New drug for pancreatic cancer shows promise in trial

Researchers have found a new drug for treating pancreatic cancer which showed promising initial results during clinical trial testing.

Women with sleep apnea at increased risk of cancer: Study
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Women with sleep apnea at increased risk of cancer: Study

Women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer than men with the condition, warn researchers.

Kids with mild asthma can use inhalers as needed
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Kids with mild asthma can use inhalers as needed

Researchers have found that children with mild asthma can effectively manage the condition by using their two inhalers one a steroid and the other a bronchodilator when symptoms occur.

Doctors can help parents talk with their kids about sex
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Doctors can help parents talk with their kids about sex

Parents and teenagers often find it difficult to talk about sex and alcohol, but a new study suggests that doctors can help.

People with HIV at increased risk of COPD: Study
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People with HIV at increased risk of COPD: Study

People living with HIV have a significantly elevated risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and coughs, heart disease, pregnancy mortality and sepsis, anemia and bone fractures, according to a study.

High testosterone can make you more sensitive to moral norms
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High testosterone can make you more sensitive to moral norms

Testosterone supplements can actually make people more sensitive to moral norms, say researchers, adding that the male hormone's influence on behaviour is more complicated than previously thought.

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