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Drinking tea cuts risk of dying early by a quarter: Antioxidant ingredients in the drink are good for the heart

Tea really is the best drink of the day – it can cut your risk of dying prematurely, say researchers. A study shows that drinking tea reduces the ri…
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New Tuberculosis Blood Test in Children is Reliable and Highly Specific

A new blood test provides a fast and accurate tool to diagnose tuberculosis in children, a new proof-of-concept study shows. The newly developed test …
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Could a university degree lower cholesterol? Better educated women have less artery-clogging fat in their blood

Better educated women have lower levels of 'bad cholesterol' than those with fewer qualifications.  University of Cambridge scientists found that wom…
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Novartis is satisfied with LCZ696 heart disease drug

Novartis, a Swiss drug manufacturing company, has expressed satisfaction with its LCZ696 chronic heart disease treatment drug. This drug has shown dra…
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College Students In Study Spend 8 to 10 Hours Daily on Cell Phone

A new study from researchers at Baylor University has found that women college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cell phones, while…
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Self-deceived individuals deceive others better

Over confident people can fool others into believing they are more talented than they actually are, a study has found.   These 'self-deceived' ind…
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Where Does Staphylococcus Aureus Come From?

Staphylococcus Aureus (S. aureus) is a common microbe found on the human body. It is usually spread by skin-to-skin contact, and most commonly causes …
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Breast Cancer Cell Lines and Primary Tumors with High Metastatic Potential

The adapter molecule Shc has been implicated in specific steps of metastasis. In the current study, we show that the expression and activation of the …
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Gut Bacteria Could Provide Peanut Allergy Protection

Bacteria in the gut can help protect mice against peanut food allergies, according to a new study. The findings suggest that probiotics might help tre…
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It was already the worst Ebola outbreak in history

Ebola is now spreading from the remote provinces and into the teeming cities such as Freetown, where 1.2 million people jostle for space. Previous out…
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WHO calls for stronger action on climate-related health risks

Previously unrecognized health benefits could be realized from fast action to reduce climate change and its consequences. For example, changes in ener…
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Get Moving and Protect Your Mind! Exercise Stimulates More than Just the Heart

Of course we know that exercise is essential for our physical well-being. But did you know cardiovascular exercise can also keep the brain sharp as we…
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