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Do painkillers interfere with antidepressants?
Certain types of antidepressants may not work as well in people that take painkillers such as ibuprofen and aspirin, suggests a new study
Smokers who quit have less agressive kidney cancer
Researchers have found that kidney cancer is not only more common among heavy smokers, it also appears to be more aggressive
Prenatal pesticide exposure linked with lower IQ
Babies exposed to pesticides before birth may have significantly lower intelligence scores by age 7 than children who were not exposed
Diet soda doesn't raise diabetes risk: Study
Diet soda and other artificially-sweetened drinks - previously implicated in raising the chance of developing diabetes - are not guilty, suggests a new study from Harvard University
Vegetarian diet linked to a reduced cataract risk
Studies indicate that certain nutrients in plant foods could be a prominent factor in lowering the high occurrence of cataracts
Report: Pain killers lower colon cancer
Regular use of painkillers like aspirin or ibuprofen may reduce the risk of developing colon or rectal cancers
Income loss linked to mental disorder
People have suffered a drop in income are more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety disorders and drug abuse
Working long houres? watch out for your heart
People who regularly work long hours may be significantly increasing their risk of developing heart disease, the world's biggest killer
Perimenopause: it can catch you off guard
Everyone knows about menopause, but perimenopause? It comes early, so Ahram Online interviews an expert to help readers master the art of dealing with it efficiently  
Study: 2 million babies stillborn every year
More than 2 million babies are stillborn every year worldwide and about half could be saved if their mothers had better medical care

Women's hair loss tied to braiding and weaving
Very tight braiding or weaving is linked to hair loss, new research suggests

Can Family Medicine save patients' time, money and effort?
Although Family Medicine is regarded as vital throughout the world, it has been significantly overlooked in Egypt in the past. Ahram Online looks in depth into the importance of this sector of medicine

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Warnings linking Facebook use and teen depression
Add "Facebook depression" to potential harms linked with social media, an influential doctors' group warns, referring to a condition it says may affect troubled teens who obsess over the online site

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The hidden poison in Chinese food
With Chinese food on the rise all over the world, consider the risks of the industry's favourite ingredient, MSG: food expert speaks to Ahram Online

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