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A swim in the ocean can make you vulnerable to infections
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A swim in the ocean can make you vulnerable to infections

KARACHI- Swimming in the ocean alters the skin microbiome and may increase the likelihood of infection, a study has found. The researchers detected ocean bacteria on all participants after air drying and at six and 24 hours post-swim, but some participants had acquired more ocean bacteria and/or had them persist for longer. “Our data demonstrated…

There’s a way to grow new teeth in just 2 months
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There’s a way to grow new teeth in just 2 months

Think about a replacement for lost teeth. Denture? Implants? These two solutions resolve the issue of lost teeth, but each one has an extended recovery time and high costs. Both procedures also have the potential to create new dental health issues for the wearers. Due to the discomfort, uncertainty and other restrictions that accompany ancient…

Warm weather affects mood and memory
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Warm weather affects mood and memory

KARACHI: Extreme heat makes one feel hot and sweaty, which may cause dehydration and result in a heat stroke severe enough to require hospitalization. Groups at risk include young children, people over 65 years, and those with pre-existing medical conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Between 2030 and 2050, weather extremes are expected to cause…

All work and no play makes jack a dull boy
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All work and no play makes jack a dull boy

Life should not be made about just one objective, or just one dream. It is naïve, and not mature, to aspire to eventually figuring out the one ultimate goal in life and then striving for it in a manner wherein you expend every last bit of yourself. Excuse me if I have uttered the most…

UN agencies step up efforts to tackle gender inequalities
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UN agencies step up efforts to tackle gender inequalities

ROME: Three United Nations agencies recently launched a new European Union-supported global initiative to address the root causes of rural gender inequalities and thus strengthen efforts to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. The EU will allocate 5 million euros to finance a four-year program of the Rome-based Food…


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