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New concerns over BPA as employees exposed to levels 70 days the average

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

A new survey has raised fresh concerns over the chemical usually found in plastic packaging, which has been linked to variety of potential health issues Health concerns over Bisphenol A( BPA ), a chemical usually found in plastic packaging and the lining of food cans, are well documented. Previous studies have linked low levels of […]

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New concerns over BPA as employees exposed to levels 70 times the average

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th November 2017

A new examine has raised fresh fears over the chemical commonly found in plastic packaging, which has been linked to variety of potential health issues Health concerns over Bisphenol A( BPA ), a chemical commonly found in plastic packaging and the lining of food cans, are well documented. Previous examines have linked low levels of […]

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Pre-existing conditions: Pregnancy, sleep apnea could make you pay more

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th November 2017

( CNN) Millions of Americans are uncertain about their future as a new health care billheads to the Senate. The American Health Care Act would shake things up. It could open the door for insurers to charge sick people and pregnant women much higher premiums. Under Obamacare, all insurers are required to charge everyone the […]

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Hawaii baby born with remarkably small head had prior Zika infection

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th November 2017

( CNN) A Hawaii newborn born with microcephaly, an remarkably small head, had been infected with the Zika virus. The case could be the first one reported in the United States linking the birth defect with the virus. The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that the baby lately born in Oahu was infected […]

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Life expectancy rises 10 years across world, but more suffer in old age

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th November 2017

As Aids and malaria deaths drop, 70% of deaths are now caused by cancers that often have lifestyle origins, survey finds Life expectancy has increased by 10 years across the globe in the past 35 years, thanks in part to efforts to treat infectious diseases such as Aids and malaria, but diet, obesity and drug […]

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What I’m really thinking: the woman trying for a newborn

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th November 2017

The last thing you should say to a woman who is desperately trying to have a newborn is, Try not to think about it. Its all we think about Read more: www.theguardian.com

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This Is How Wearing A Thong Every Day Can Affect Your Health

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th November 2017

Listen, thongs are not for everyone. For some, it’s the bane of their existence. For others, it’s an awesome, sexy pick-me-up, or maybe you simply wear these bad boys for practicality intents. #GoodbyePantylines. But what about your health? How do thongs affect your body’s well-being, if at all? I mean, something to be happening down […]

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Maternal demises worldwide declined by half, yet shocking gaps remain

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th November 2017

Study in Lancet demonstrates a womans lifetime chance of succumbing from childbirth is one in 36 in sub-Saharan Africa, compared to one in 4,900 in richer countries The number of women dying from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth has almost halved since 1990, a global report has revealed. Worldwide the annual number of maternal […]

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IVF mix-up: wrong sperm may have fertilised eggs of 26 females

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th November 2017

Dozens may have had eggs fertilised by sperm cells from someone other than the aimed father, say authorities A Dutch medical institution has launched an investigation after discovering that up to 26 womens eggs may have been fertilised by the wrong sperm at its IVF laboratory. A procedural mistake between mid-April 2015 and mid-November 2016 […]

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Zika virus: health experts fear Carnival festivities will lead to spread

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th November 2017

Millions of tourists, likely not wearing protective garment, will descend on Brazils coastal cities during the peak breeding season for mosquitoes Health experts in Brazil have warned that this years Carnival celebrations could exacerbate the spread of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne illnes with possible links to a serious birth defect in babies. In early […]

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