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Study: High Fructose Intake Increases Risk of Breast and Lung Cancer

Study: High Fructose Intake Increases Risk of Breast and Lung Cancer

You need to be little cautious if you love eating western diet rich in high sucrose and fructose levels. As per a new study, researchers have found increase in risk of developing breast and lung cancer in women who eat more of western diet including sugary content. Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center conducted the research on mice and found increased risk of breast and lung cancer in mice who consumed high sucrose and fructose levels.

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Pharmacist-prescribed birth control pills allowed in Oregon

Pharmacist-prescribed birth control pills allowed in Oregon

Oregon has allowed women over 18 years of age to purchase birth control pills form a pharmacy. Women can fill out a health questionnaire and take year-long supply of birth control pills in Oregon, starting January 1. Women under 18 will require a prescription from a doctor and they can get pharmacist-provided birth control.

California could be next on the list for allowing birth control pills over the counter and a law could be passed within two months in California.

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Woman freed of DUI charges after proving of having Auto-brewery syndrome taking treatment

Woman freed of DUI charges after proving of having Auto-brewery syndrome taking treatment

Some people suffer from an extremely rare condition termed as 'Auto-brewery syndrome' which leads to formation of alcohol in body from carbohydrates. It is only after a New York City woman was charged in drunken and driving case that she came to know that her body brews its own alcohol, meaning she suffers from a rare kind of syndrome known as auto brewery syndrome.

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First Case of Zika Virus Reported In Puerto Rico

First Case of Zika Virus Reported In Puerto Rico

Brazil has been hit by a highly infectious virus that gets transmitted by mosquitoes. The virus, called Zika virus, has been blamed for a high number of birth defect cases in Brazil. Recently the first case of Zika virus has also been reported in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico’s Health Secretary Ana Rius said in a statement on Thursday that the unidentified patients had not travelled recently and lives in the island’s eastern region.

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San Diego Twins will forever share different birthdays

San Diego Twins will forever share different birthdays

Delivered in a San Diego hospital, these twins will share different birthdays throughout their lives. One baby was delivered in the final minute of New Year’s Eve, whereas the other one took birth in the first minutes of New Year’s Day.

The San Diego Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center’s staffers said the twins, including a baby girl, Jaelyn, and baby boy, Luis, took birth at 11:59 pm on December 31 and at 12:02 am on January 1, respectively. The twins have been welcomed by mother Maribel Valencia, 22, and her spouse Luis.

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Zika virus spread creates panic among many pregnant women in Brazil

Zika virus spread creates panic among many pregnant women in Brazil

There is panic among many pregnant women in Brazil after it has been found that a rare virus spread by mosquitoes is liable for one of the most devastating health crisis to hit the nation in decades. Health officials have warned that thousands of cases are emerging of brain damage in which babies are born with very small heads.

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High amount of sugar in Western diet may raise risk of breast cancer and metastasis of lungs

High amount of sugar in Western diet may raise risk of breast cancer and metastasis of lungs

A new study in mice unveiled that high levels of sugar commonly found in Western diets increases risk for breast cancer and metastasis to the lungs. Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center came to know that fructose encouraged breast tumor growth and helped it to spread.

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Woman arrested for DWI without drinking freed later after diagnosed with ‘Auto-Brewery’ Syndrome

Woman arrested for DWI without drinking freed later after diagnosed with ‘Auto-Brewery’ Syndrome

Without being drunk, woman faced charges for DWI, but being diagnosed with a rare condition ‘Auto-Brewery’ syndrome, helped her free from the charges. The syndrome is such where the digestive system becomes its own small brewery.

The woman’s lawyer presented evidence by a doctor that she had the rare syndrome. Attorney Joseph Marusak said that he has never heard of this syndrome before this case. “But I knew something was amiss when the hospital police took the woman to wanted to release her immediately because she wasn't exhibiting any symptoms”, affirmed Marusak.

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You Can Make an American Girl Coca-Cola Machine for Your Doll

You Can Make an American Girl Coca-Cola Machine for Your Doll

Now, even kids can make an American Girl Coca-Cola machine for their American Girl Doll. The instructions about how to create the machine can be found on the AmericanGirlIdeas.com website, featuring an online kit containing ‘Coke Machine Printables’.

The kit on it has a large ‘Drink Coca-Cola’ logo and a Coke-branded bottle opener. Coke which has been criticized in past for marketing to children, has said that by doing this it has adhered to a 50-year-old policy.

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This New App decodes Baby’s Crying

This New App decodes Baby’s Crying

Parents of newborns or almost every first-time parents face difficulty in handing their baby while the baby is crying. But now, it seems the time has come to end all the difficulties as a new app recently developed by researchers can help to decode baby’s crying and can tell parents what their baby’s crying means.

Brandon and Abby Newsom, couple that last week was blessed with a baby boy Brayden, said the bliss that comes with being new parents also comes with a lot of crying from the baby, but this $3 app will prove very beneficial for them.

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