Category: Health

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Dieters’ weight-loss ‘wonder-drug’: Jab that curbs calorie intake and cravings could help fight obesity crisis

Experts say semaglutide could play major role in combating the obesity crisis Patients given the weekly jab lost a tenth of their body weight in…

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Rugby study identifies new method to diagnose concussion using saliva

Date: March 23, 2021 Source: University of Birmingham Summary: A study of top-flight UK rugby players has identified a method of accurately diagnosing concussion using…

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Posted in Environment Farming Gardening Health

New Soil Study Shows Pesticides ‘Destroying the Very Foundations of Web of Life’

“These troubling findings add to the urgency of reining in pesticide use to save biodiversity.”byJessica Corbett, staff writer A study published Tuesday in the journal Frontiers in Environmental…

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Posted in Food Health

Why do nuts and grains go bad?

By Donavyn Coffey – Live Science Contributor 1 day ago You might want to toss those weird-tasting walnuts. Even when stored as directed — in cool, dry places —…

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MDMA may help treat PTSD – but beware of claims that Ecstasy is a magic bullet

Arash Javanbakht, Wayne State University Recent clinical trials, including one soon to be published in Nature Medicine, have suggested that MDMA combined with psychotherapy may…

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The ‘acid’ jab that may beat back pain for good: Injection could ease agony caused by disc problems, scientists say

By ROGER DOBSON FOR THE DAILY MAIL PUBLISHED: 20:35 EDT, 3 May 2021 | UPDATED: 22:08 EDT, 3 May 2021  A once-in-a-lifetime jab may treat back pain. In a new…

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Mental Toll of Bad Jobs Lasts Decades

By Greg Uyeno August 23, 2016 This story was updated at 10:59 a.m. ET on Aug. 23. If your job causes stress and anxiety in your life, it may…

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Posted in Environment Health

Chemical found in 1,000 processed foods may harm the immune system

By Ashley P. Taylor – Live Science Contributor  The chemical, called TBHQ, showed potentially harmful effects in studies conducted in animals and in lab dishes. Two chemicals that…

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New Lyme disease test distinguishes between early and late-stage disease

by  Frontiers For those who live in an area blighted by ticks, the threat of Lyme disease can cast a shadow over the joy of spring…

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How oxygen radicals protect against cancer

by  Goethe University Frankfurt am Main Oxygen radicals in the body are generally considered dangerous because they can trigger something called oxidative stress, which is associated…

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