Very hot drinks "possibly carcinogenic", says WHO's cancer agency

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Very hot drinks "possibly carcinogenic", says WHO's cancer agency 

PARIS, June 16 — The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) on Wednesday said drinking very hot liquids could cause cancer but added no conclusive evidence showed that coffee is probably carcinogenic.

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Very hot drinks "possibly carcinogenic", says WHO's cancer agency

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Very hot drinks "possibly carcinogenic", says WHO's cancer agency 

PARIS, June 16 — The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) on Wednesday said drinking very hot liquids could cause cancer but added no conclusive evidence showed that coffee is probably carcinogenic.

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Disinfected zones may protect athletes from Zika virus at Rio Olympics

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Disinfected zones may protect athletes from Zika virus at Rio Olympics 

MOSCOW, Feb. 3 — Special demarcation zones may be established in brazil in order to protect athletes competing at the 2016 Olympics in Rio from catching Zika fever virus raging in the country, an aide to the Russian prime minister said on Tuesday.

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More efforts needed to end malnutrition in Africa

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on More efforts needed to end malnutrition in Africa 

NAIROBI, Dec. 8 — Senior government officials and nutrition experts as well as civil society organizations from East Africa on Monday called for concerted efforts to end malnutrition in all its forms on the continent.

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Kenyan bourse set to launch derivatives market

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kenyan bourse set to launch derivatives market 

NAIROBI, Oct. 27 — Kenya's Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) said on Tuesday it has received formal approval from the country's financial markets regulator to operate a Derivatives Market.

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Ghanaian expert urges cultivation of Artemisia plant to fight malaria

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ghanaian expert urges cultivation of Artemisia plant to fight malaria 

ACCRA, Oct. 7 — A Ghanaian health expert has called on the government to take steps to introduce the commercial cultivation of Artemisia Annua, a plant containing the active ingredient in the most effective malaria drug available, into the country.

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India, China can join hands in humanitarian operations: expert

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on India, China can join hands in humanitarian operations: expert 

NEW DELHI, April 6 — India and china can work together in humanitarian operations like that which they have carried out in Yemen, said a senior Indian strategic analyst on Monday.

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