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Elder Bush shaves head in support of child with cancer

Elder Bush shaves head in support of child with cancer

Former US President George HW Bush shaved his head this week in solidarity with the young son of a member of his security detail who is suffering from leukemia.

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UN declares World Toilet Day

UN declares World Toilet Day

The United Nations on Wednesday declared November 19 as World Toilet Day following a proposal by Singapore whose envoy said he did not care if jokes are made.

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Scientists find faulty gene link to allergies

Scientists find faulty gene link to allergies

US scientists said Wednesday they have found a genetic link to allergies, which also exists in people with connective tissue disorders.

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Scandal of operation conducted by power drill hits Moldova

Scandal of operation conducted by power drill hits Moldova

A video of surgery conducted on a teenager with a power drill by doctors who claimed their state-run hospital could not afford the medical equivalent has caused an outcry in the former Soviet republic of Moldova.

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Japan team develops micro-thin electric circuit

Japan team develops micro-thin electric circuit

A flexible electrical circuit one-fifth the thickness of food wrap and weighing less than a feather could give doctors the chance to implant sensors inside the body, its Japanese developers say.

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Elderly with diabetes 50% likelier to have disability

Elderly with diabetes 50% likelier to have disability

Older adults with diabetes are between 50 and 80 percent likelier to have a disability compared to people without the disease, according to a review published on Wednesday.

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Raccoon rabies killed US donor and kidney recipient

Raccoon rabies killed US donor and kidney recipient

A rare case of raccoon rabies is responsible for killing both a US kidney donor in 2011 and his transplant recipient 18 months later, US researchers said Tuesday.

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Studies show menthol cigs harder to quit

Studies show menthol cigs harder to quit

US regulators on Tuesday released a review of scientific data that shows menthol cigarettes are harder to quit than regular kinds and asked for public input on a possible ban.

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Swiss scientists make microchips that mimic brain

Swiss scientists make microchips that mimic brain

Researchers in Switzerland say they have made microchips that imitate the way our brains process information, unlocking some of the mystery around how the world’s most efficient computer functions.

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Japan firm widens recall after skin stain complaints

Japan firm widens recall after skin stain complaints

Cosmetics maker Kanebo said Tuesday more than 2,000 Japanese had complained about skin discolouring after using its whitening products, as it widened its consumer recall outside Japan.

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Japan firm widens recall after skin stain complaints

Good Dental Hygene

Regular check ups at your dentist can not only help you maintain an attractive smile, but can be important for your long-term health. Good dental hygiene is crucial as we age .

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