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Podcast: TB disease risk variation within the under-five age bracket

Children aged under one year run the greatest risk — 30 to 40 per cent risk of progressing to a diseased state, and 10 to 20 per cent risk of suffering from meningitis, a severe form of the disease, says Dr. Peter R. Donald, Emeritus Professor at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.




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People’s choice of taking calorie-dense snacks involves the executive functions of the brain, says a recent research. File photo: K.K. Mustafah

Why some people can t resist unhealthy food

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