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LAST_UPDATEWed, 25 May 2016 11am

UK Doctors Urge Wide Promotion Of E-Cigs To Help Smokers Quit

E-cigarettes are likely to bring benefits for public health and should be widely promoted to smokers to help them quit tobacco, Britain’s Royal College of Physicians (RCP) said on Thursday.

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Everyday Stressors Tied To Sperm Damage

Certain lifestyle factors are linked to higher rates of damage in the genetic material in men’s sperm, a study suggests.

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Meet The Robot Monk Spreading The Teachings Of Buddhism Around China

Pic: The Washington PostBuddism may be an ancient religion, but one temple is looking to the future to spread its teachings.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The mainstream English papers today mostly focused on the appointment of Bank Negara’s new governor Muhammad Ibrahim, who takes over from Tan Sri Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz from May 1 for a five year tenure. Other issues headlined include the worsening water and air quality which is expected to persist till end of May, and the continued speculation over the future of the Terengganu MB post.

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Antibody Shields Monkeys From 'HIV' For Months: Study

Pic: AFPPARIS: Just one shot of a lab-produced antibody protected macaques against a sort of monkey HIV for nearly six months, said a study Wednesday into a potential vaccine alternative.

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The Current Uber Vs Taxi Turf War: Looking For A Win-Win Solution

The verdict is in. 80% of the public prefer using Uber and GrabCar services, Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Syed Albar announced the findings of a online survey yesterday.

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Taiwan Finds 4,800-Year-Old Fossil Of Mother Cradling Baby

Pic: ReutersArchaeologists in Taiwan have found a 4,800-year-old human fossil of a mother holding an infant child in her arms, museum officials said on Tuesday.

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Wives Become Less Stressed After Husband's Death: Study

Marriage has long been thought to be beneficial, but a new study suggests that widows suffer less stress and frailty than women whose husbands are still alive.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

Today's English dailies focused on the 6 key achievements of the National Transformation Programme, as well as exclusive features of breaking news ranging from illegal fires, corrupt cops who were paid to keep silent on an illegal Syabu factory in a residential area and an incident that took place last night where an ATM was bombed - and RM300,000 stolen.

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