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Ovarian cancer: Taking regular low-dose aspirin can lower risk

An analysis of data from hundreds of thousands of women in the United States has found that regularly taking low-dose aspirin is linked to a…

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Scientists link diabetes to increased risk of arthritis and osteoporosis

A study that draws on data from more than 100,000 people finds a link between diabetes and an increased risk of osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid…

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Can Viagra permanently damage vision?

For the first time ever, researchers investigate — in cellular detail — the damage that high levels of Viagra can do to the retina. Taking…

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Here Are 4 Rules To Follow When Dieting

We’re back and this time we’re talking about four simple, but highly effective rules loop  follow these, you can feel confident that you’re on the…

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The best breakfast foods for health

Many people believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as it breaks the nighttime fast and kick-starts a person’s metabolism. However, popular…

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14 ways to lose weight without diet or exercise

Regimented diet plans can be challenging to stick to for prolonged periods. It can also be hard to find the time to exercise. Is it…

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Can you drink coffee while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding can be exhausting, particularly in the early days when a baby may sleep irregularly and wake up numerous times each night. A morning cup of coffee might…

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Prolonged sitting: Short bouts of activity reduce health risks

A newly published meta-analysis has discovered that even short breaks from prolonged sitting can reduce some of the adverse metabolic effects associated with it. Short…

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Why a low-carb diet may not be so good for you

A large-scale, two-part study now published in The Lancet Public Health journal examines the effects of high, moderate, and low carbohydrate intake on mortality risk. As more and…

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How eating mushrooms may improve blood sugar control

A new study looks at how eating a common type of mushroom can affect glucose, or blood sugar, regulation. The results may have implications for…

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Targeting one enzyme could treat cancer, diabetes, and obesity

The uncovering of the molecular acrobatics of a key cell enzyme could lead to new treatments for cancer and metabolic diseases such as obesity and…

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How much salt does it really take to harm your heart?

Too much salt is bad for you, particulary because it is associated with an increased risk of heart problems — but how much is too…

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Can you have hypoglycemia without diabetes?

Hypoglycemia occurs when blood sugar levels fall dangerously low. It is more common in people with diabetes, but it can affect others. In this article, we…

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How do you treat an external hemorrhoid?

External hemorrhoids are hemorrhoids that affect veins outside the anus. These hemorrhoids can cause bleeding, cracking, and itching. Home remedies can treat most external hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are…

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What do your nails say about your health?

Healthy nails are smooth and have a consistent color. Anything else affecting the growth or appearance of the fingernails or toenails may indicate an abnormality. A…

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Experimental drug may treat ‘undruggable’ cancers

Many cancers are hard to treat because they share a faulty cell-signaling pathway that is very difficult to target. Could one new experimental drug on…

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What to know about a chemical pregnancy

A chemical pregnancy is one that results in very early pregnancy loss, usually in the first few weeks. Doctors call it a chemical pregnancy because…

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Vitamin D: Recent research uncovers new benefits

As much of the world experiences a record-breaking heat wave, this Spotlight turns its attention to vitamin D, the so-called sunshine vitamin. Here, we inspect…

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Eating crickets may benefit your gut health, scientists say

Is eating insects the next frontier when it comes to nutrition, well-being, and sustainable farming? A recent study suggests that we may do well to…

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‘Normal’ blood sugar levels may not be so normal after all

A new study — conducted by researchers at Stanford University in California — reveals that common foods can cause blood sugar spikes in otherwise healthy…

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