Category: Health

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Specialized cells maintain healthy pregnancy by teaching the mother’s immune system not to attack developing fetus

Eva Gillis-Buck, University of California, San Francisco; James Gardner, University of California, San Francisco, and Tippi MacKenzie, University of California, San Francisco The Research Brief…

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Your brain evolved to hoard supplies and shame others for doing the same

Stephanie Preston, University of Michigan The media is replete with COVID-19 stories about people clearing supermarket shelves – and the backlash against them. Have people…

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Vibrators had a long history as medical quackery before feminists rebranded them as sex toys

Kim Adams, New York University In the contemporary moment of sex-positive feminism, praises for the orgasmic capacity of the vibrator abound. “They’re all-encompassing, a blanket…

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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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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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