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Nelson Mandela, who is although seriously sick, is the one making decisions about his own fate, his daughter has said.The comments were made by Zindzi in a joint interview with mother, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, with British television ITN.They both were critical of public discussions about whether or not the family should keep the ailing Nobel peace laureate alive, news.com.au reports.

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Uterine fibroids affect women’s workplace performance and life quality
Friday - Oct 25, 2013, 04:15pm

A new study has revealed that uterine fibroids cause significant fear and morbidity and can compromise workplace performance.

 

World Bank urged to redefine life expectancy to include first crucial nine months in fetus
Saturday - Oct 26, 2013, 05:59pm
A recent public health report has urged the World Bank to redefine life expectancy starting from the time of conception and not the time of birth, as the unborn individual was quite susceptible to risks inside the mother’s womb.
China's free cancer tests benefit rural women
Saturday - Oct 26, 2013, 05:51pm
About 25.4 million rural women in China have received free cervical or breast cancer screenings since a national program was launched in 2009, said a women's organisation Saturday.
Health situation in Syria continues to deteriorate: WHO
Saturday - Oct 26, 2013, 01:12pm
The health situation in Syria has been deteriorating due to a shortage of medicines and medical workers, destruction of health facilities and difficult access to health care, said the WHO.
Fit pregnant women give birth to healthier babies: Study
Friday - Oct 25, 2013, 06:36pm
Scientists have claimed that women who stay fit during their pregnancy have babies with healthier hearts.
Mum’s anxiety and depression rubs off adversely on children
Friday - Oct 25, 2013, 05:57pm
Researchers have discovered that a child, as young as 18 months of age, is at an increased risk of developing emotional and disruptive problems if his or her mother suffers from anxiety and depression symptoms.
Popping aspirin daily could be hazardous for healthy people
Friday - Oct 25, 2013, 03:54pm
Health experts have warned that healthy people who take a daily aspirin in a bid to reduce their risk of disease should stop doing so because of potential health dangers.
Fat ain't fit: Obesity a health hazard
Friday - Oct 25, 2013, 01:53pm
One of the most common advertisements in both the print and electronic media is that of weight loss programmes that promise magical transformation from a fat to a fit figure. Doctors, however, express doubt over the efficacy of such programmes.
Cuba to develop two cholera vaccines
Friday - Oct 25, 2013, 12:23pm
Cuban researchers are working on developing two cholera oral-vaccines, one of which is in advanced clinical trials, experts said here.
Pakistan observes World Polio Day
Friday - Oct 25, 2013, 11:38am
Pakistan observed the World Polio Day Thursday with an aim to raise awareness among masses about the damage of polio besides gathering support to boost the eradication efforts.
HIV put in remission in baby born with AIDS virus
Thursday - Oct 24, 2013, 06:30pm
Doctors have revealed that they may have put HIV into remission in a Mississippi baby born with the AIDS virus.
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