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Ukraine’s ambassador to UK exits role after Zelensky ‘sarcasm’ row

(REUTERS) Ukraine’s ambassador to the UK has left his post after he publicly criticized president Volodymyr Zelensky over his “sarcasm” during a row about his demands for weapons. A diplomatic source confirmed to the PA news agency that Vadym Prystaiko was out of the job on Friday but could not confirm reports he had been […]

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Good news for snack lovers… crisps may be about to get healthier!

There is good news for snack-lovers: Crisps could be about to get healthier. Crisps contain acrylamide, which is a chemical substance formed when starchy foods, such as potatoes and bread, are cooked at high temperatures. There is evidence from studies in animals that the chemical is linked to cancer, making people more concerned about their

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Tina Turner health issues: Singer opened up about kidney disease 2 months before death

Two months prior to her death this week at age 83Tina Turner opened up about having put herself “in great danger” over her health. For International World Kidney Day on March 9, the music superstar warned his social media followers about the importance of keeping an eye on your kidney health, especially since the kidneys

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Sperm or egg from any cell? It’s called IVG and it holds huge promise and peril : Shots

A clinician prepares cells for in vitro fertilization, or IVF, the treatment for infertility. In the future, it could be joined by IVG, in vitro gametogenesis, a new process that could turn any cell first into a stem cell and then into a sperm or egg cell. Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle

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Older women with clogged arteries need better treatment

Share on PinterestResearchers say older women may need better treatments for clogged arteries. Dimitrije Tanaskovic/Stocksy Atherosclerosis is a condition in which the arteries narrow due to a sticky buildup of plaque deposits. Researchers say women over the age of 55 with this condition are at a higher risk of a cardiovascular event such as a

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Drugs to help prevent serious RSV illness in babies are approved by Health Canada

Health Canada has approved a new antibody drug to help protect babies from serious illness caused by respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. Nirsevimab, also known by its brand name Beyfortus, was legal on April 19. It was developed by AstraZeneca and Sanofi. Nirsevimab is “a monoclonal antibody to prevent serious lower respiratory tract disease caused

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Pregnancy Risks While Taking Ozempic, Wegovy: What to Know

Share on PinterestTaking weight loss drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy may pose risks for people who are trying to get pregnant. Tatiana Soares/EyeEm/Getty Images There is currently not a lot of research on the effects of weight loss drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy may have on fertility. Health experts encourage people who are considering conceiving

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The 5 best supplements for healthy aging, according to a longevity expert

If you’ve ever walked down the supplement aisle in a pharmacy, you’ve seen the overwhelming abundance of options available for your medicine cabinet. According to the 2022 Council on Responsible Nutrition Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements, 75% of Americans use dietary supplements, most on a regular basis. More from Fortune: 5 side hustles where you

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