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Officially, Macedonia has the worst air quality on the continent: Europe sounds the alarm bell (video)

A new report has highlighted the stark divide between eastern and western Europe when it comes to air pollution, Euronews reported. The dossier, published by the European Environment Agency, reveals FYR Macedonia, Bulgaria, Poland and Slovakia...
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Antibody therapy suppresses HIV for weeks at a time: study

Scientists in the US said they have discovered a way to suppress HIV in patients for months at a time using a twin dose of antibodies that could revolutionise how the disease is treated. Globally, a record number of people receive antiretroviral...
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Air pollutants found in mothers’ placentas

Scientists warn that soot from polluted air is reaching the placenta of pregnant women, possibly harming the health of unborn babies. Tiny carbon particles released by the burning of fossil fuels enter a woman’s bloodstream when she breathes...
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Drinking wine is more important than exercise to living past 90, study finds

Most of you surely won’t dream of living forever, but every one of us would like to live long enough to e able to watch his grandchildren grow, or even meet his great grandkids. Being able to add more candles to the birthday cake every year...
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Eating red meat and cheese can help heart health: study

The question of whether eating red meat is good for your health or not has been heavily debated for quite some time. However, recent research suggests that regularly consuming unprocessed red meat and cheese can reduce your risk of an early...
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Denmark’s Novo Nordisk buys UK insulin technology pioneer

Denmark’s Novo Nordisk, the world’s top insulin maker, said it has acquired a British firm that is pioneering a new technology which could help people with diabetes inject themselves more safely with insulin. Novo Nordisk said in...
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Vaping study shows e-cigarettes more harmful than thought

Vapour from e-cigarettes could harm lung cells and the effects could be similar to those seen in cigarette smokers, according to a new study. E-cigarettes are devices that heat a cartridge of liquid nicotine into a vapor. It is widely agreed...
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Sleeping more than 8 hours a night could increase risk of death: study

New U.K. research has found that sleeping longer than the recommended amount could be bad for your health. More than eight hours of shut-eye is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death, compared to sleeping less...
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What not to drink when you are dehydrated

While heat is breaking records all over the globe, it is important not to forget to stay hydrated. Though the idea of sipping on a cola or an artificial fruit juice may entice us totally, they never do justice to our bodies. Here’s why...
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No West Nile fever cases in Macedonia

There are no registered West Nile fever cases in Macedonia, said the Committee on Infectious Diseases and the Public Health Institute on Saturday. “There are no patients infected with the West Nile virus at the Clinic for Infectious Diseases....