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Insomnia linked to increased risk of heart failure: Study
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Insomnia linked to increased risk of heart failure: Study

People suffering from insomnia might have an increased risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke, says a study.

This voice assistant can help visually impaired browse web
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This voice assistant can help visually impaired browse web

Researchers have developed a new voice assistant that allows people with visual impairments to get web content quickly and effortlessly from smart speakers and similar devices.

A gene mutation can put you at alcoholism risk
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A gene mutation can put you at alcoholism risk

A tiny genetic mutation can put people at a higher risk for alcohol or drug addiction, say researchers.

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.

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