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Divorce Statistics Show That Work Is Getting In The Way Of Marriage – Here’s How You Can Save Yours Before It’s Too Late

Based on the initial findings of the Fifth Malaysian Population and Family Survey conducted in 2014 by the National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN, Lembaga Penduduk dan Pembangunan Keluarga Negara), divorce cases in the country are mostly caused by “incompatibility” at 35.3 per cent, which was cited as couples growing apart, lack of intimacy, and careers getting in the way of the relationship, followed by adultery (20.2 per cent), irresponsible husband (14.1 per cent), involvement from in-laws (7.3 per cent), financial problems (5 per cent), and among other reasons (18.1 per cent).

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Britain Gives Scientist Go-Ahead To Genetically Modify Human Embryos

Human genetic material is stored at a laboratory in Munich May 23, 2011. REUTERS/MICHAEL DALDER

Scientists in Britain have been give the go-ahead to edit the genes of human embryos for research purposes, using a technique that some say could eventually be used to create "designer babies".

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WHO Mulls Global Health Emergency Declaration On Zika

GENEVA: The World Health Organization’s emergency committee will on Monday debate whether a Zika virus outbreak suspected of causing a surge in serious birth defects in South America should be considered a global health emergency.

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Born On 1 February? Find Out Why You Can Count Yourself Among A Rare Breed

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A public holiday on Monday to some simply means no Monday morning blues, especially if you are one of the 1.67 million people who are fortunate to live or work in Kuala Lumpur and leisurely reading this story on your day off.

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Zika, The Brand New Virus

 Described as a “brand new” virus, researchers are scrambling to understand the very basics, including how to prevent, treat and diagnose the emerging mosquito-borne threat of Zika virus.

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Beatrix Potter Story Kitty-In-Boots Discovered After 100 Years

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A new story written by Beatrix Potter more than 100 years ago, featuring Peter Rabbit, is to be published for the first time.

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Want More Sex? Try Using Contraception, Researchers Say

BALI: If you’re looking to boost your sex life, birth control may be the answer, health experts say.

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Seeing Double? Step Into This Tiny Village Which Is Home To 61 Pairs Of Twins

Dmitro and Danila from the Ukrainian village known as land of the twins / CENA village located in Ukraine has been dubbed as the Land of Twins due to the high number of identical twins residing in the settlement.

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Papaya Leaf Juice, Crab Soup And Isotonic Drinks As Cure For Dengue Is A Myth

Pic: OurWorldStuffcomThe belief that drinking papaya leaf juice, slurping crab soup or taking isotonic drinks could cure dengue is debunked, and has been relegated to only a myth.

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[With Vid] 6 Jews And 6 Arabs Kiss Each Other, Refuse To Be Enemies

A video by Time Out Tel Aviv aims to show that despite the long history of animosity between Arabs and Israelis, some refuse to succumb to the hatred - and they did this by asking Arabs and Jews to kiss.

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