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Common blood pressure drug may cause skin cancer – study

People who take a certain water pill prescribed to control fluid retention and treat high blood pressure may be more likely to get skin cancer than other individuals, a Danish study suggests.

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Limit use of Dengvaxia – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has advised its member countries to limit the use of the controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia only to those who had contracted the disease.

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CDC word ban creates stir

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s reported move to ban words, including “fetus,” “diversity,” and “transgender,” in budget-related documents triggered outrage, astonishment, and calls for the decision to be reversed Saturday.

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Cannabis can treat psychosis – scientists

An ingredient in cannabis called cannabidiol or CBD has shown promise in a clinical trial as a potential new treatment for psychosis, scientists said on Friday.

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Low-calorie diet may reverse type 2 diabetes

A US study released recently revealed how a very low-calorie diet can rapidly reverse type 2 diabetes in rats.

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Regular exercise halts brain ageing

Regular exercise can increase the size of the human brain, a landmark Australian study has found.

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