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Genomics-social network combo can solve disease outbreaks
The combination of genome sequencing and social networking analysis can help public health officials track and stop disease outbreaks more effectively, according to a new research. ANI

Common test may help predict early death in patients with diabetes
A study has found that a common test may be useful in predicting early death in individuals with diabetes. ANI

Childhood cancer survivors at higher risk of gastrointestinal complications
A study has found that people, who were treated for cancer during childhood, have a significantly higher risk of developing gastrointestinal (GI) complications later on in life. ANI

Its true, fibre-rich foods guard against bowel cancer
Leading scientists have found more evidence than ever before that foods rich in fibre prevent bowel cancer. ANI

One alcoholic drink a day keeps dementia at bay
A study has found that older people who continue to drink a glass of alcohol everyday are less likely to develop dementia. ANI

WHO names Malaysia as world's 10th largest alcohol consumer
World Health Organisation (WHO) has named Malaysia as the world's tenth largest consumer of alcohol. ANI

Most dieters 'don't know alcohol contains as many calories as pure fat'
Dieter stick to salad instead of dessert to control their weight but barely resist themselves from a glass of alcohol that contains as many calories as pure fat, according to a new study. ANI

Want to get fitter? Start running backwards
A new study has suggested that running in reverse could make you fitter than running forward. ANI

UK experts warn too much red, processed meat intake can lead to cancer
Cancer experts in UK have warned that eating too much of red and processed meat can lead to the development of the disease. ANI

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