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Carcinogenic metals found in vapours from e-cigarettes

New York, Policenama Online - A team of US scientists has found that the concentration of carcinogen metals like lead, nickel, iron and copper in electronic cigarette aerosols, or vapour, has increased since tank-style electronic cigarettes…

Number of dengue cases in Pak crosses 10,000 mark

Islamabad, Policenama Online - The number of dengue cases across Pakistan has crossed the 10,000 level mark, with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Zafar Mirza warning that there will be a further increase in the next…

Lucknow reports 125 dengue cases in 2 months

Lucknow, Policenama Online - Lucknow has reported 125 cases of dengue in two months, with 13 more patients testing positive. The victims who have tested positive on Thursday include six females, one of them an 82-year-old woman. Of the…

HIV/AIDS reaching epidemic level in Pak town

Islamabad, Policenama Online - The increase of HIV/AIDS cases in Shahkot, a town in Pakistan’s Punjab district, has reached the verge of an epidemic, a law enforcement agency report has revealed.In its report sent to Punjab Chief…

Exercise more for better fitness after retirement

London : Policenama Online – Middle-aged people over 55 years of age in particular should be doing more to keep fit as they approach retirement age because of the physical, mental and social benefits of being active, says a study.…

Stress, anxiety may not be as harmful as you think

New York, Policenama Online - People generally think of stress and anxiety as negative concepts, now new study shows that they often play a helpful, not harmful, role in our daily lives.“Many Americans now feel stressed about being…

Red wine can treat depression, anxiety : Study

New York : Policenama Online - In a good news for wine lovers, researchers have found a compound present in red wine which can treat depression and anxiety.The plant compound resveratrol displays anti-stress effects by blocking the…