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Vitamin D, which is also known as the “sunshine” nutrient (since sunlight is its main source), plays a huge role in your health status. Vitamin D not only aids calcium absorptio...

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Hypomania, even though associated with bipolar disorder, can also occur on its own. A form of mental illness, hypomania is characterised by a period of ‘over-activeness’ which can impac...

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The immune system’s memory helper T cells which recognise the common cold virus and help the body fight it off, also identifies some parts of the novel coronavirus, according to a study whose...

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Scientists from the Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) have developed nanorods from aspirin for treating cataracts in a non-invasive and economical way. “This easy to use...

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Researchers have discovered more than 200 genes with novel and known roles in glioblastoma - the most aggressive type of brain cancer that offer promising new drug targets. ...

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Plant-based diets rich in whole carbohydrates can improve insulin sensitivity and other health markers in individuals with type 1 diabetes, according to two case studies published by researchers fr...

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As the world continues to grapple with the debilitating human toll of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, experts such as Andrew Pollard, Director of the Oxford Vaccine Group and Chief Investigator on i...

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Researchers at Scotland-based University of Dundee have demonstrated a new method of destroying an ‘undruggable’ protein known to play a role in cancer, raising the possibility of a new...

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Being inactive can be the strongest risk factor for disability as one ages. A new study details the benefits of performing light physical activities and its importance for older people. Und...

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New York: Researchers have developed a new drug that prevents blood clots without causing an increased risk of bleeding, a common side effect of all antiplatelet medications currently available....

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Mental health concerns are still at an all-time high as countries across the globe continue to battle the effects of the coronavirus. Psychology experts have offered advice to help keep fee...

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Scientists have discovered that one of the good gut bacteria has a benefit that has the potential to reduce the risk for heart disease. The bacteria's activity in the intestines re...

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Apart from the many benefits of doing exercise, new research has now found that exercise can slow down or prevent the development of macular degeneration and may benefit other common causes of visi...

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“Some people tell me that my cancer story is remarkable. My own thoughts are a bit different. As a lawyer, I see myself as a problem solver. Using simple calm logic, I try to approach a probl...

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We've all heard the terms and each one signifies a health crisis involving the heart. But heart attack, cardiac arrest, and heart failure aren't the same thing. They're three different problems wit...

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On the first nice day of spring in April 2015, Kendall Thompson went for a bike ride with her mother and her dog. The dog was on a leash attached to Kendall’s bike. When the dog stopped abrup...

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In spring 2015, Gwen couldn’t get rid of her lingering sore throat. “I didn’t feel right. I didn’t feel like my normal self,” she recalls. Over the next few mo...

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What if a single injection could lower blood levels of cholesterol and triglycerides — for a lifetime? In the first gene-editing experiment of its kind, scientists have disabled two g...

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At the age of 61, Rosemary Schriefer struggled with pain in her hip and relied on a cane for even the shortest walks. But since mobility and independence have always been important to her, she deci...

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Feeling unsure about air travel these days? We know it’s an uncertain time but we would like to reassure you that flying remains one of the safest modes of transport amid COVID-19. While you&...

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In 2009, I was diagnosed with breast cancer in my left breast and in some of the lymph nodes on the left side. I had a successful surgery and treatment with chemotherapy followed by reconstructive ...

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It’s not something you see every day — even at a world-class hospital. Two doctors at Rush University Medical Center worked together last August in an intense, day-long operatio...

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Bob Foster, 63, of Oak Creek, didn’t think the lump on the right side of his neck was unusual because he first noticed it when he was sick with a cold. Eventually the cold went away, but the ...

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Eight years ago, D’Ann Schaefer was a happy, active nursing student and fitness instructor planning her future. Her only complaint was mild back pain that she had been experiencing for about ...

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In May 2013, Harry Foreman and his wife were near the end of their annual winter stay in Florida. Harry, a retired teacher from Glendale, Wisconsin, was getting ready for a yearly checkup with his ...

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Bryan Bannister, of Milwaukee, is the type of person who felt he did not have time to be injured. An active father, salesperson, wrestling coach and athlete, he enjoys spending free time mountain b...

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After leaving her doctor’s office in Taiwan, Esther Wong knew she needed a Second Opinion. At a routine physical in September, Esther’s doctor noticed something...

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When Frank Benkalowycz answered the telephone in September 2008, he received some unexpected and unsettling news from his physician. “The day my doctor called to tell me my routine bl...

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John Cain's sole focus was always work. Even when he began experiencing crippling pain out of nowhere in 2003, he remained focused on his computer software services company, not accepting that thin...

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54-year-old Brenda Kapp, from Pennsylvania, considered herself healthy. She ate well, exercised daily and didn’t smoke, but she began to occasionally have trouble breathing. “Th...

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