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Smoking surge in young during Covid lockdown

England saw a rise in young adults taking up smoking during the first lockdown, according to a study. The number of 18 to 34-year-olds who classed themselves as smokers increased by a quarter, from 21.5% to 26.8%, says Cancer Research UK....

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Search for Covid’s origins stalled, scientists say

"The window of opportunity" to conduct crucial studies into how the Covid-19 pandemic started is closing, senior scientists have said. A team appointed by the World Health Organization to find the cause of the outbreak say the process has stalled....

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Does detox diet work? How to detox at home

Detox is a natural process of cleaning the body which is done by the liver and kidneys. But sometimes we overload ourselves with toxins through food, drugs and alcohol which leads to the sluggishness of these organs due to overwork...

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French lesbians and single women to get IVF rights

France has passed a law allowing single women and lesbian couples to get fertility treatment, currently reserved for heterosexual couples. The National Assembly (lower house) vote follows two years of heated debate and demonstrations by groups opposed to this expansion...

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Covid-19: Lung damage ‘identified’ in study

Covid-19 could be causing lung abnormalities still detectable more than three months after patients are infected, researchers suggest. A study of 10 patients at Oxford University used a novel scanning technique to identify damage not picked up by conventional scans....

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