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$11.2 Million Grant for Checking Link Between Obesity and Cancer: University of Kentucky

$11.2 Million Grant for Checking Link Between Obesity and Cancer: University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky has received $11.2 million grant in order to study link between cancer and obesity from the National Institutes of Health. Obesity levels have been rising all over the world and obesity has been linked to many chronic health issues. The Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant will fund research on the issue for next five years, the University report informed.

Diabetes on the increase among young Americans

Diabetes on the increase among young Americans

An increasing number of American children are being fallen victims to the devastating chronic condition of diabetes, a fresh report has revealed.

The first of its kind study revealed that at least 29.1 million people in the United States are living with either diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes. Nearly 208,000 of those who have been diagnosed with the condition are younger than 20 years.

Maryland mother shares last moments of little son’s battle with cancer

Maryland mother shares last moments of little son’s battle with cancer

Ruth Scully of Leonardtown, Maryland, who lost her 4-year-old son to a rare soft tissue cancer, has shared and described the final moments of the little boy’s battle with disease.

Scully lost her son Nolan on 4th of February. The little boy was suffering from the very rare deadly soft tissue cancer called Rhabdomyosarcoma.

GSK recalls nearly 600,000 albuterol inhalers

GSK recalls nearly 600,000 albuterol inhalers

British pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced a voluntary recall for more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers because of a potential issue with their delivery system.

Juan Carlos Molina, a spokesperson for GSK, told reporters that three lots of Ventolin HFA 200D inhalers, with lot numbers 6ZP0003, 6ZP9944 and 6ZP9848, were being recalled due the potential risk.

Fans of April the growing anxious as she shows no sign of going into labor

Fans of April the   growing anxious as she shows no sign of going into labor

Fans of April the giraffe are increasingly becoming anxious as the pregnant mammal is showing no sign of going into labor well after she was initially expected to deliver a baby.

Officials at the Harpursville, New York-based Animal Adventure Park have launched a live stream to document and show April’s pregnancy and the birth of her calf. The live stream immediately went viral, with more than 100,000 individuals watching her at any given time.

Smoking still causes 1 in every 10 deaths worldwide: study

Smoking still causes 1 in every 10 deaths worldwide: study

In spite of decades of tobacco control policies, the number of smokers is on the increase and the habit is still responsible for one in every 10 deaths worldwide, according to a newly-published study report.

Lead author Dr. Emmanuela Gakidou stressed that as many as one billion people smoked tobacco daily in the world in 2015 - one in every four men and one in every 20 women.

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