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Suppressing a sneeze can be dangerous, doctors warn

Doctors' warning: 'Halting sneezing via blocking the nostrils and mouth is a dangerous maneuver, and should be avoided'

Doctors' warning: 'Halting sneezing via blocking the nostrils and mouth is a dangerous ...

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Suppressing a sneeze can be dangerous, doctors warn

Emmanuel Besnier of Lactalis group vows to give compensation for victims of ...

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Embattled French dairy chief breaks silence over salmonella scare

In fact, they may have a 'survival advantage' over non-carriers if diagnosed with ...

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Breast cancer gene does not boost risk of death – study

Tested only in pigs so far, the tiny device is the latest attempt to make it easier for ...

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Ingestible 'mini pill box' releases weekly dose of HIV meds

These are called 'induced pluripotent stem cells' or iPSCs. Like naturally-occurring stem ...

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Human muscle tissue grown from stem cells

These heightened risks were not apparent among female night-shift workers in Australia ...

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Study: Women who work night shifts face higher cancer risk

Two Apple shareholders warn the company of the growing body of evidence that there may be ...

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Apple urged to study iPhone addiction in children

Before rushing off to complete the latest phoney online IQ test, it’s important to take ...

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Have you ever wondered if you were exceptionally gifted?

Anecdotal evidence suggests that the condition disproportionately affects younger people ...

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WHO: Addictive gaming to be recognized as a disease

It has long been suspected that alcohol consumption contributes to seven types of cancer ...

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Mouse study shows how alcohol may cause cancer