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Excess ‘good cholesterol’ may shorten your life

Washington:Too much of a good thing may not always be better for your health. Researchers have shown that high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol – commonly touted as “good cholesterol” for helping to reduce risk of stroke and heart attack – may increase a person’s risk of premature death as much as its low

Air pollution may shorten survival chances in lung cancer patients

New York:  Air pollution may shorten survival chances in patients with lung cancer detected at an early stage of the disease, particularly adenocarcinoma, according to a study. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of non-small cell lung cancer, which accounts for 80 per cent of lung cancer cases. Air pollution has been linked to a