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Unsafe gun storage can strongly harm our life

Unsafe gun storage can strongly harm our life

On Friday another massive high school shooting happens in the USA. A 17-year old boy used his father’s guns to shoot 10 people dead in...
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Co-use of marijuana and cigarettes can strongly harm pregnancy

Recent surveys show that 2-11% of pregnant women use marijuana during pregnancy. Since marijuana use has become legal, the number is increasing and more...
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Green tea molecule can prevent Zika virus entry, but it is too early to...

A recent study published in Virology finds that the green tea molecule EGCG can inhibit Zika virus entry. This finding brings new hope to...
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The future of healthcare: going to the dogs?

In many countries, healthcare costs are very high. For example, in the U.S., 16% of GDP is health expenditures. It is important to find solutions...
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Drug abuse and addiction can cause liver injury

Using illicit drugs hurts our health. Abuse or addiction of these drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, amphetamine, opioids, nicotine, and methadone, can not only cause...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...