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This new vaccine may benefit older people and people with diabetics

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How COVID-19 might increase risk of memory loss and cognitive decline

Of all frightening ways that the SARS-COV-2 virus affects the body, one of the more insidious is the effect of COVID-19 on the brain. It...

New transgenic rice may reduce high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers suggest that in the future, taking your blood pressure medication could be as simple as eating a spoonful of...

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