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Cycling May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Finds New Study

Carried out by the University of Southern Denmark, the study looked at 24,623 men and 27,890 women from Denmark age 50 to 65.

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Focusing Just On Sugar Intake To Fight Global Obesity Too Narrow Says New Research

The large-scale study, published on Wednesday in the International Journal of Epidemiology, was carried out by scientists from the University of Glasgow, who looked at data from 132,479 people from across the UK.

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What Are Today's News Headlines?

The local English news dailies today focus mainly on the ghastly shooting incident by a drug addict in Penang yesterday which has sparked national outrage, while others chose to focus on economic concerns such as the central bank’s move to trim its overnight policy rate with the hope to sustain economic growth.

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After Theresa May’s Appointment As UK Prime Minister, How Will Post-Brexit Impact Malaysia?

AS Theresa May has taken over the job of British prime minister from David Cameron on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, she is expected to be the safe pair of hands to steer Britain after its shocking decision to leave the European Union (EU), and rescue the United Kingdom (UK) through the disruptive process of Brexit.

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Brazilian Music Legend Gilberto Gil Released From Hospital

SAO PAOLO: Gil, 73, on his Instagram account posted a photo showing the rear of a car with the words “homeward bound” superimposed on the image, as he ended his stay at the Syrian Lebanese Hospital, where he was admitted last Thursday.

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Study Links Aggressive Prostate Cancer To Waist Size

LONDON — A new large-scale European study has found that men with a higher body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are at a higher risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer.

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Dig For Victory! Hungarian Gravediggers Compete To Be The Best

DEBRECEN — In a graveyard in Hungary, solemn contemplation gave way to frantic sportsmanship on Friday as dozens of grave diggers battled to prove they were the fastest and best in the business.

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Five Tips For Travelling With Medications

PACKING medications can require a little thought and forward planning before jetting off abroad.

As the summer getaway gears up, here are a few things to consider when travelling with medication.

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Broken Mirrors To X-Ray Plates: Olympic Gold Not What It Seems

ASK athletes what goes into Olympic gold medals, and they will likely say sweat and years of training. For Brazil’s National Mint the answer is simpler: recycled silver.

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