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World Trade Center responders twice as likely to have asthma
World Trade Center (WTC) responders have asthma rates twice that of the general U.S. population, a new study has shown. ANI

Red coloured dye obtained from Lichens may combat Alzheimer's
A red coloured dye derived from Lichens, which has been used for centuries to colour fabrics and food, may help to reduce the abundance of small toxic protein aggregates in Alzheimer's disease, a new study has claimed. ANI

Cancer fear looms large over women who have had breast implant surgery
The fear of breast cancer is looming among more than 50,000 women in Britain following the death of a French woman who had implants with silicone get "made for mattresses". ANI

Hot chemo baths may help fight stomach and colon cancer
A handful of doctors are trying to prove that a hot chemo bath offers a fresh look at ways of fighting against even aggressive forms of stomach and colon cancer. ANI

Antioxidants in marigold may prevent old-age related blindness
A daily supplement derived from marigolds may prevent millions of people from losing their eyesight from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). ANI

How to make bitter sensitive kids eat their veggies
Most children, who are sensitive to bitterness, often run away from eating greens but adding a small amount of dip to their serving of vegetables can tempt them to eating more of them, a new study has revealed. ANI

Soon, teeth cells may repair damaged spines
Teeth cells could soon be used to fix spinal cord injuries, transforming lives of patients with severe mobility problems, a new study has suggested. ccording to The Mirror, the researchers at Nagoya University in Japan put dental pulp stem cells into rats with broken backs and found they regained some movement in their legs. ANI

High blood sugar can add years to your face
A study suggests that living an unhealthy lifestyle could make you look older because high blood sugar causes the face to age more quickly. ANI

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