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Health Byte: Why Chocolates Cheer You, Keep You Happy?

In a report sounding more like an advertisement for chocolate-makers of the world, Mirror.co.uk has brought out its positive side though doctors warn against too much consumption of chocolates made with sugar. But a little bit of sugar in moderation isn’t as terrible as one thought, say researchers, citing the good effects such as preventing ageing and ensuring proper blood ...

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Anti-HIV drugs given to pregnant patients can affect unborn babies’ hearts: study

The drugs given to HIV-positive pregnant women can cause significant long-term heart problems for the non-HIV-infected babies they carry, says a new study. Such medicines help prevent the transmission of the virus from mother to infant but may cause impaired development of heart muscle and reduced heart performance in non-HIV-infected children. “What our study indicates is that there is potentially ...

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