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US govt lab mixed up potent flu strain

US govt lab mixed up potent flu strain

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 09:31

A US government laboratory mistakenly mixed a common flu strain with a dangerous and deadly type of bird flu and shipped it to another lab, authorities said today.

50% of American adults have chronic diseases: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 21:15

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that half of all adults in the USA have at least one chronic condition, such as diabetes, heart disease or obesity.

Cooking meat with beer may protect you from cancer

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 10:59

Beer, when used as a marinade, can help reduce the formation of potentially harmful cancer-causing substances in grilled meats, scientists have found.

Skin cancer: Know ways to prevent it

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 16:24

Most skin cancers are preventable, but can result in disfigurement and even death when allowed to progress and not diagnosed, treated early.

Nearly 1,700 US teens turn mothers per week: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 10:13

Births to younger teens aged between 15 and 17 have declined over the past 20 years in the US, but still account for about a quarter of teen births, or nearly 1,700 births a week, a report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed.

Obesity prevention sessions can lower kids` blood pressure

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 18:56

Have you got your obese kid enrolled in a gym, yoga centre or a fat prevention programme? Even if this may not give best results on reducing body fat, be sure that this would lower your kid`s blood pressure.

Tuberculosis (TB): How can it be prevented?

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 18:30

Tuberculosis (TB) is an airborne disease that mainly affects your lungs.

Obesity rate drops 43 percent in young US children

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 09:27

While many Americans struggle with extra weight, the obesity rate among US preschoolers has dropped by nearly half in recent years, according to figures out Tuesday.

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