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Eating garlic, onions daily may ward off colon cancer risk

Beijing: Consuming 50 grams of allium vegetables, which include garlic, leeks, and onions, daily can potentially reduce the risk of getting colorectal cancer, finds a study. The study, published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, showed that the odds of having colorectal cancer was 79 per cent lower in adults who consumed high […]

Delhi to launch awareness drive on sexual harassment at workplace

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday said it will launch a massive campaign to bring awareness about the 2013 Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act. The decision was taken after Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia reviewed the implementation of the act in a meeting with the Department of Women and Child […]

More Aussies implanting heart-shock devices for cardiac death prevention

Sydney: More Australians are implanting in their bodies life-saving devices that prevent cardiac death, but it is unclear whether the trend reflects an increasing need for the implants or a heightened awareness of risk factors for the heart-linked sudden deaths, according to latest Australian research. The implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD), which work by delivering an […]