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Family History of Cerebral Palsy May Increase Risk in Children

Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of physical disability among children. Past studies have uncovered various risk factors for the condition, and…
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Fingernail Infection

What is a fingernail infection? Fingernail infections occur on or near the edge of the nail. Most of the time, fingernail infections are not serious b…
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Cocoa powder provides anti-inflammatory benefits.

Cocoa, first cultivated by Mayan tribes as early as 1500 B.C., was thought to be divine and drunk from gold cups. Cocoa and chocolate products live up…
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Obesity is a curse for women

Being overweight is a curse not just on a woman's health, but on her entire life, a new study has found. Researchers have discovered that overweight w…
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Pain Management With Topical Capsaicin

  Capsaicin has played an important role in folk medicine, often on the basis of using like to treat like, for example, treating burning pain with a s…
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Babies born by Caesarean section have lower levels of healthy bacteria in their guts

 A study suggests babies born in theatre have lower levels of some types of bacteria which are naturally passed from mother to baby during a normal de…
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Cinnamon Can Upregulate Neurotrophic Factors

Recently, it has been shown that orally administered ­cinnamon extract protects memory in a mouse model of AD. Several lines of evidence presented in …
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Anorexia nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is characterized by: ·         Extreme thinness (emaciation)·         A relentless pursuit of thinness and unwillingness to maintain …
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Contraceptive microchip: could it revolutionize global birth control?

MicroCHIPS, an IT start-up company with links to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is developing a radical new contraceptive - a tiny microchip i…
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Letrozole versus Clomiphene for Infertility in the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The polycystic ovary syndrome, which is diagnosed on the basis of hyperandrogenism, oligo-ovulation with associated oligomenorrhea, and polycystic ova…
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Deaf nurse born with no ears hears for the first time after pioneering surgery to build organs from rib cartilage

A woman born with no ears has heard the sound of her voice for the first time – after having them rebuilt and fitted with a hi-tech hearing aid. Sally…
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Youthful Skin

Five tips for beautiful, young skin excerpted from Ooh la la! Perfect Face. Ice, ice, baby. If your skin is screaming, "I'm sensitive," "I'm chapped…
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