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Most nutrient supplements, including omega-3, cannot protect the heart

Most nutrient supplements, including omega-3, cannot protect the heart

Many people take vitamin or mineral supplements every day, hoping these supplements provide their body enough nutrients and keep them healthy. However, one recent study...

Novel nanoparticle-based approach detects and treats oral plaque without drugs

When the good and bad bacteria in our mouth become imbalanced, the bad bacteria form a biofilm (aka plaque), which can cause cavities, and...
Eyes can show early sign of Parkinson’s disease

Eyes can show early sign of Parkinson’s disease

The eyes may be a window to the brain for people with early Parkinson's disease. People with the disease gradually lose brain cells that produce...
New triple pill strongly lowers blood pressure

New triple pill strongly lowers blood pressure

A new low dose three in one pill to treat hypertension could transform the way high blood pressure is treated around the world. A trial...
Being aware of these risk factors for stroke

Being aware of these risk factors for stroke

Unhealthy lifestyle habits and chronic health conditions can raise your risk of having a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). These things are known...
Discovery about gut may lead to new diabetes treatment

Discovery about gut may lead to new diabetes treatment

In a recent study, researchers from University of Queensland shows that understanding the link between diabetes and the gut may help develop new treatment...
Common painkillers linked to obesity and sleep problems

Common painkillers linked to obesity and sleep problems

In a recent study, researchers find that commonly prescribed painkillers, if used for a long time, are linked to obesity and sleep deprivation. Therefore, they...

YouTube is source of misinformation on plastic surgery

In the first study to evaluate YouTube videos on facial plastic surgery procedures, Rutgers University researchers found that most are misleading marketing campaigns posted...
How many American cities protect the rights of employed breastfeeding mothers

How many American cities protect the rights of employed breastfeeding mothers

In the United States, the majority of women have to work. But of the 151 largest U.S. cities, only New York and Philadelphia safeguard...
Could different cultures teach us something about dementia?

Could different cultures teach us something about dementia?

Picture two different families, each dealing with a diagnosis of dementia in one of its members. In one case, the patient is a retired executive,...