In a first, Spanish man contracts dengue through sex

Spanish health authorities confirmed Friday a case of a man spreading dengue through sex, a world-first for a virus which until recently was thought to be transmitted only by mosquitos. The case concerns a 41-year-old man from Madrid who contracted dengue after having sex with his male partner who picked up the virus from a […]

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This teenager had a piece of glass stuck in his face for a month without knowing it

The 14-year-old boy went to the emergency room after experiencing pain while chewing and trouble opening his jaw for about a month, according to the report, from doctors at the Virgen del Rocio University Hospital in Seville, and published June 21 in The Journal of Emergency Medicine. The boy said that, about four weeks earlier, […]

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Spain named as world’s healthiest nation, India slides down to 120th rank

Spain has the highest life expectancy at birth among European Union nations, and trails only Japan and Switzerland globally, United Nations data show. Spain by 2040 is forecast to have the highest lifespan, at almost 86 years, followed by Japan, Singapore and Switzerland, according to the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. […]

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Adding nuts to your diet can help improve sperm quality

Men who ate about two handfuls of mixed almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts daily for 14 weeks improved their sperm count and had more viable ‘swimmers’, scientists found. The study comes amid a decline in sperm counts across the Western world, linked to pollution, smoking and diet. Researchers said there was growing evidence a healthy diet […]

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Maha medicine shortage: Govt hospitals can buy medicine worth Rs 1 lakh daily

Shocking: Medicine, healthcare over- and underused worldwide

Up to 70 percent of hysterectomies in the United States, a quarter of knee replacements in Spain and more than half the antibiotics prescribed in China are inappropriate, overused healthcare, researchers said on Monday. Experts who carried out a series of studies across the world found that medicine and healthcare are routinely both over- and […]

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