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    High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumours in male rats: US study

    Reuters | Updated at 12:35pm on February 03, 2018

    Male rats exposed to very high levels of the kind of radiation emitted by cellphones developed tumours in the tissues around their hearts, according to...

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    Cancer blood test finds eight kinds of tumors: study

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 12:05am on January 20, 2018

    A new blood test for cancer has shown promise toward detecting eight different kinds of tumors before they have spread elsewhere in the body, offering...

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    Pollution killed 9m people in 2015

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    Pollution claimed the lives of nine million people in 2015, one in every six deaths that year, according to a report published on Friday. Almost...

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    Health sector allocation goes down

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:32pm on June 01, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday proposed 4.04 percent of the total outlay of the proposed budget Tk400,266 crore for 2017-18 fiscal year...

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    Rules of memory ‘beautifully’ rewritten

    BBC | Updated at 02:19pm on April 09, 2017

    What really happens when we make and store memories has been unravelled in a discovery that surprised even the scientists who...

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    Vitamin D pills ‘could stop colds or flu’

    BBC | Updated at 01:29pm on February 16, 2017

    Vitamin D supplements could spare more than three million people from colds or flu in...

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    Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

    Reuters | Updated at 11:38am on December 21, 2016

    Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to...

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    Zika virus 'no longer an emergency': WHO

    BBC | Updated at 10:15am on November 19, 2016

    The mosquito-borne Zika virus will no longer be treated as an international medical emergency, the World Health Organisation has declared...

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