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Poor posture at work leads to Spinal injury: RESEARCH
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Poor posture at work leads to Spinal injury: RESEARCH

KARACHI- If you suffer from headaches, neck and or back aches whilst working at your computer desk, instantly check your posture, making sure your head is aligned on top of your neck. Researchers at San Francisco State University urged students and working men and women who stay at their desks to pay close attention to…

Slow-wave Sleep may instigate Alzheimer’s disease: Research
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Slow-wave Sleep may instigate Alzheimer’s disease: Research

KARACHI- A study was recently carried out at the Washington University School of Medicine in the United States of America, regarding Alzheimer’s Disease and its correlation with Deep Sleep. The findings of this study suggested that, poor quality sleep may deteriorate brain health during later years of life. Researchers of this study mentioned that, Old…

Garlic Therapy! Curbs symptoms of Cold and Flu
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Garlic Therapy! Curbs symptoms of Cold and Flu

KARACHI- Over the years, Garlic has been used for both, food and medicinal purposes. Rich in useful minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, zinc, calcium, and iron, this ancient herb has diverse health benefits. According to studies, this ingredient found in every kitchen can be beneficial in preventing and fighting symptoms of cold and flu….

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Sleeping in Contact Lenses can give rise to Dangerous Eye Infections

KARACHI-  Assistant Professor at University of New Mexico, United States of America, Mr Jon Femling, alongside other scientists have warned against wearing contact lenses while sleeping, as that can cause serious eye infections, ultimately resulting in blindness. “Falling asleep or even napping, without removing your contact lenses can significantly increase the likelihood of serious health problems,”…

‘Losing sleep at night contributes to getting angrier’
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‘Losing sleep at night contributes to getting angrier’

KARACHI- According to a research conducted at the Iowa State University, United States of America, losing just a couple hours of sleep at night makes people angrier, particularly in frustrating situations.   Professor from Iowa State University, Zlatan Krizan, mentioned that certain studies have shown a link between sleep and anger, but question still remains as…

Depression: ‘Leading Cause Of Suicide’
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Depression: ‘Leading Cause Of Suicide’

KARACHI- Over 800,000 people die every year by committing suicide; one person every 40 seconds. The global suicide rate is 11.4 per 100,000 population. According to a research, the suicide rate in Pakistan is said to be 2 per 100,000/- year. It is noted that the official statistics on this subject of dire importance still…

Muscle Relaxants Increase Risk of Respiratory Complications
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Muscle Relaxants Increase Risk of Respiratory Complications

Muscle relaxants are a necessary part of anesthesia during certain major operations. Studies have, however, hinted at respiratory risks connected with these drugs. POPULAR, a major prospective observational European study, supported by the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA), and led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has confirmed the association between the use of…

Bacteria and Cell Stress, the Cause of Colon Cancer
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Bacteria and Cell Stress, the Cause of Colon Cancer

The Microbiota in the Intestines Fuels Tumour Growth A team led by Professor Dirk Haller, at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), made an unexpected discovery while investigating the triggering factors of colon cancer: Cell stress in combination with an altered microbiota in the colon drives tumour growth. Previously, it was assumed that this combination only contributes…

No Scientific Proof That Multivitamins Promote Heart Health
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No Scientific Proof That Multivitamins Promote Heart Health

Taking multivitamin/mineral (MVM) supplements does not prevent myocardial infarction, stroke, or death from a cardiovascular cause, according to a comprehensive meta-analytic review of relevant research. “The take-home message is simple: there is no scientific evidence that MVM supplements promote cardiovascular health. We hope that our paper helps to settle the controversy on MVM use for…

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