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Scientists discover 3,500-year-old mummy died of acute heart failure.
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New Delhi reports 477 cases of dengue fever in August, the highest figures since 2010.
Researchers have found that HIV becomes AIDS through cell-to-cell transmission.
Average life expectancy for both sexes rises to 71.5 years in 2013, from 65.3 in 1990.
Program predicts those at risk of psychosis with 100% accuracy.
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