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UK plan to impose additional tax on sugary drinks

UK plan to impose additional tax on sugary drinks

The UK government has indicated that it is planning to impose an additional tax on fizzy drinks in order to fight the growing issue of obesity in the country.

Obesity during pregnancy may increase risk of very ‘large babies’

Obesity during pregnancy may increase risk of very ‘large babies’

According to a new research study, women who are obese during their pregnancy may face a higher risk of giving birth to abnormally large babies.

‘Superheroes’ gather for Autism run

‘Superheroes’ gather for Autism run

A large number of people dressed in superhero costumes gathered at a park in the city to participate in the 'Superheroes Unite 5K Run for Autism' event on Saturday afternoon.

BlackBerry’s Fourth Quarter Sales Figure could not Keep Up with Expectations

BlackBerry’s Fourth Quarter Sales Figure could not Keep Up with Expectations

For Waterloo, Canada based BlackBerry nothing seems to be working out right but its CEO, John Chen is optimistic. The phone maker recently released its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter with sales not matching Wall Street's expectations.

Vitamin C can reduce risk of Cataracts By 20%

Vitamin C can reduce risk of Cataracts By 20%According to a new study, a diet rich in Vitamin C can help reduce the risk of cataracts by around 20 per cent in people.

NHS to drop acupuncture for back pain

NHS to drop acupuncture for back pain

The health service in the United Kingdom has said that it will no longer recommend acupuncture for patients with back pain after experts said that exercise is the most effective cure.

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