Category: Health

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The spooky and dangerous side of black licorice

Bill Sullivan, Indiana University Black licorice may look and taste like an innocent treat, but this candy has a dark side. On Sept. 23, 2020,…

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Synthetic chemical in consumer products linked to early death, study finds

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Updated 4:34 PM ET, Tue October 12, 2021  (CNN) Synthetic chemicals called phthalates, found in hundreds of consumer products such as…

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What happens when a baby takes its first breath?

By Donavyn Coffey  Two blood vessels unique to fetuses disappear. When babies are born, they breathe through their lungs for the first time. (Image credit: Ivan Olianto…

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Zinc sunscreen could do more harm than good

By MAIL ON SUNDAY REPORTER PUBLISHED: 17:00 EDT, 16 October 2021 | UPDATED: 17:11 EDT, 16 October 2021  Sunscreen lotions containing zinc oxide – such as the thick sunblock worn…

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Stunning images show how muscles heal themselves after a workout

By Nicoletta Lanese  10/16/2021 This article sheds light on why molecular H₂ speeds recovery of muscle repair. Molecular H₂ selectively scavenges mitochondrion waste products from within…

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Posted in COVID-19 Health Living

How your emotional response to the COVID-19 pandemic changed your behavior and your sense of time

Philip Gable, University of Delaware and Chris Wendel, University of Alabama The COVID-19 pandemic, now in its 19th month, has meant different things to different…

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Tylenol could be risky for pregnant women – a new review of 25 years of research finds acetaminophen may contribute to ADHD and other developmental disorders in children

Ann Z. Bauer, University of Massachusetts Lowell The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea A mounting body of…

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Nose spray filled with ‘love hormone’ oxytocin could help fight obesity, study shows

Tests shows one squirt in each nostril is enough to stop us thinking about food Scientists think the spray could help tackle Britain’s obesity crisis…

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Edible plants could replace shots as vaccines

ByAndrei Ionescu Earth.com staff writer Scientists from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) are currently studying whether they can turn edible plants such as lettuce or spinach into mRNA…

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Study finds cosmetic products contain endocrine disruptors

by  University of Granada Researchers from the University of Granada and the San Cecilio de Granada Teaching Hospital confirm that endocrine disruptors—chemical substances that may mimic…

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