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Egyptian Eman Ahmed, dubbed the world’s heaviest woman, died today at an Abu Dhabi hospital, merely a week after she turned 37. A statement from Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi said Eman Abdul Atti died at 4.35am local time on...
Kids who drink whole cow’s milk tend to be leaner and have higher vitamin D levels than those who consume low-fat or skim milk, a new study has claimed. Children who drank whole milk - with 3.25 per cent fat...
We used to consider adolescence ending at age 19, but now scientists in the UK think we should consider the period of development as lasting from ages 10 to 24. BBC reports there's currently a movement of social scientists who...
A recent study on child mortality across the world has indicated that despite remarkable improvement in health conditions, the under-five rate of mortality between 2000 and 2015 continues to be a cause of concern. Diseases like pneumonia and diarrhoea...
Researchers link protein distribution to greater mass and muscle strength in the elderly. a new Canadian study has found that splitting protein equally across three meals a day could have even greater benefits. Loss of muscle is an inevitable consequence...
If many-legged critters make you squeamish, buckle up, because you probably haven't seen the most terrifying stuff centipedes have on offer, like deadly venom that can kill a mouse in just 30 seconds. Now scientists have started to unravel...
Lily Mae Avant, 10, lays unresponsive in a hospital bed in the ICU of Cooks Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth. Doctors and the CDC say they haven’t figured out exactly where Lily contracted the amoeba -- whether it was when...
Scientists have discovered a link between constipation and renal failure; people with constipation had a 13% higher likelihood of developing chronic kidney disease and a 9% higher likelihood of developing kidney failure compared with those without constipation. The scientists, from...
A researcher at Walter Reed Army Institute for Research holds a sample being tested for superbugs. Scientists from The Ohio State University found bacteria resistant to the carbapenem class of antibiotics in the piglet nurseries of a pig farm. While carbapenems...
Scientists from KU Leuven (Belgium) and the universities of Pittsburgh, Stanford, and Penn State (US) have identified fifteen genes that determine our facial features. The findings were published in Nature Genetics. The team looked at 2,329 people of European ancestry....

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