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A recent study from the University of Bonn and elsewhere found that inflammation drives the development of neurodegenerative brain diseases and plays a major...

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The monstrous giant squid, which can grow to the size of a school bus with eyes as big as dinner plates, is rarely sighted...

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Untreated sleep apnea can put your heart health at risk

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Cancer drugs may help treat lung inflammation, COPD

In a new study, researchers found the potential for clinically available cancer treatments to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). They examined the effect of...

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Obesity, heart disease, and diabetes may be transmissible between people

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Faking emotions at work does more harm than good

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This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

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