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Medical marijuana has no health risks: WHO

KATHMANDU — It is known that diabetes increase a person’s risk of kidney disease. But, now a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that the converse also is true which means Kidney dysfunction also increases the risk of diabetes. The researchers deduced that a …

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Kidney disease may up risk of diabetes

NEW YORK — Consuming cruciferous vegetables (such as cabbages, kale, collard greens, bokchoy, Brussels sprouts, and broccoli) and foods (such as soy milk, tofu and edamame) might assist reduction in common side effects of breast cancer treatment in breast cancer survivors, say a team of scientists led by Georgetown Lombardi …

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Haribodhini Ekadashi being observed today

KATHMANDU — Hindus across the country are observing the Haribodhini Ekadashi, a religious ritual dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the god responsible for upkeep and sustaining life on Earth today. Devotees pay obeisance to Lord Vishnu on this day by observing fast and taking holy dips at rivers and ponds since …

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Vivaha Panchami being observed today

JANAKPUR — Sita-Ram vivaha, the Vivaha Panchami festival is being observed in Janakpurdham, the ancient capital of Janakpurdham, the capital of ancient Mithila, with much reverence Thursday. The festival is celebrated with special importance as per the description in Ramayan composed by Goswami Tulsidas by the Mithila people to commemorate …

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Gum disease bacteria linked to esophageal cancer

KATHMANDU — At least three types of bacteria in the mouths may heighten or lower their risk of developing esophageal cancer, Researchers at NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center have reported. The study, publishing online Dec 1 in the journal Cancer Research, tracked the oral health of 122,000 Americans for …

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