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Genetic make-up has little impact on dental health

Genetic make-up has little impact on dental health

A new study has found genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, however, the research did find that children with overweight mothers are more likely to have cavities. The paper, published in a latest edition of the international journal Pediatrics, …Continue reading

706,000 Pakistani children could fall prey to pneumonia by 2030, warns aid group

An analysis conducted by aid group Save the Children (STC) and Johns Hopkins University (JHU) has revealed that nearly 11 million children could fall prey to pneumonia by the year 2030, including 706,000 from Pakistan. Pneumonia is an acute respiratory infection that …Continue reading

Connection found between onset of Parkinson’s Disease and appendix

A Sweden based study has found that Parkinson’s Disease (PD) could be an autoimmune disease that originates in the gut. PD is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that affects the nervous system, causing uncontrollable shaking in the body. …Continue reading

Polio-like disease emerges in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) in the United States is currently investigating six cases of a rare disease that seems to resemble polio. Known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), it is a condition that affects the nervous system, causing muscles to …Continue reading

8 Different Types of Cancers Could Be Detected From a Simple Blood Test

A single blood test may be the future of early detection of a variety of cancers. Results of a preliminary trial show that tumours could be tracked from a simple blood draw. A study in this regard was published on Thursday in …Continue reading

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