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Regular Running Could Improve Memory Suggests New Research

Pic: AFP RelaxnewsA new study suggests that running can help improve memory by boosting levels of a certain protein in the blood.

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Worried About Facing Problems At Immigration Over Faulty Passports, Here's What You Should Know

A little over a week ago, a local English news daily covered a major front-page report highlighting the case of a few thousand Malaysian passport holders stranded at immigration counters at airports nationwide due to difficulties scanning their passports and obtaining clearance at immigration gates before boarding their flights.

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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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Appearance-Based Games Linked With Body Dissatisfaction In Pre-Teen Girls

Pic: iStockA new UK study has found that just ten minutes playing an internet game based on female appearance is enough to increase body dissatisfaction in young girls.

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Broccoli Could Soon Be Giving You An Even Bigger Health Boost Suggests New Research

Already known for its super health benefits, scientists have found a way to give broccoli even more of a boost, by identifying the genes which control the vegetable's phenolic compounds.

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LEGO Products Have More Aggressive Themes Since The 1970’s

A Lego logo adorns a wall at the headquarters of the Danish toy company during the annual news conference in Billund, Denmark March 1, 2016. REUTERS/FABIAN BIMMER

LEGO weapon bricks have become more common in toy sets and depictions of violence in product catalogues have increased as well, according to a new study.

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Malay Students Overtaking Chinese Students In SJK Enrollment

Pic: TBP

SPAOH: One can easily mistaken SJK Chung Hua Spaoh as a religious school with more than half of its students being Muslim Malays.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies reported on the various contagious diseases that has appeared on the local scene recently, the resignation of MACC chief Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed and the dilemma over vaccination.

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In Cairo, Heat And Long Days Test Ramadan Faithful

Pic: AFP

PUSHING his cart through the teeming Egyptian capital, 71-year-old Cairo street sweeper Abdallah Mohamed says nothing can stop him from fasting during Ramadan.

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Here Are What Malaysians Think About Eating In Front Of Fasting Muslims During Ramadan

Non-Muslims can also  join with their Muslims friends for buka puasa. Utusan photo

On the first week of Ramadan, Kelantan mufti Datuk Mohamad Shukri Mohamad apart from urging non-Muslims to dress conservatively throughout the fasting month of Ramadan, he further advised them to refrain from “eating and drinking in front of Muslims during the fasting month.”

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