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Eradicating poverty would dramatically reduce TB cases, study finds

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove Preventative measures, like poverty reduction, could be just as effective in tacklin...

Global burden of low back pain—a consequence of negligence and misinformation

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove A series of groundbreaking papers from Australian and international researchers in T...

Vitamin D protects against chronic inflammation and insulin resistance in obese patients

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(Natural News) The link between obesity and increased insulin levels is a well-established indicator of diabetes. Fortunately, there’s still hope: A study that appeared in Nutrire found that vitamin D protects the body from chronic inflammation and insulin resistance in obese individuals. The ...

Mediterranean diet is linked to higher muscle mass, bone density after menopause

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The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet also appears to be good for an older woman's bones and muscles, a new study of postmenopausal women in Brazil finds. The study results will be presented Monday at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society's 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.
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Toothpaste alone does not prevent dental erosion or hypersensitivity

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The rising prevalence of dental erosion and dentin hypersensitivity has led to the emergence of more toothpastes that claim to treat these problems. While no such toothpaste existed 20 years ago, today, many such brands are available.
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Logo recognition associated with kids' choice of international junk foods

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove Young children in six low- and middle-income countries prefer junk foods over tradit...

Scientists Gave Monkeys Ayahuasca and It Helped Their Depression

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In a 1973 study, scientists at the University of Chicago fitted cocaine-dependent rhesus monkeys with stainless steel catheter harnesses, allowing them to self-administer PCP to until they were “highly intoxicated.” This type of research isn’t exactly unusual — for decades, humans ha...

MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGH: Hemp cannabidiol (CBD) product approved by Brazilian government for treatment of cancer

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(NaturalNews) In a stunning medical breakthrough for humanity, a hemp cannabidiol (CBD) product from Medical Marijuana, Inc. has been approved by the government of Brazil as a treatment for cancer. The product, called Real Scientific Hemp Oil (RSHO), is also approved by Brazil as...

Massive deforestation found in Brazil's Cerrado

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Agricultural expansion in Brazil's Cerrado is quickly chewing up rainforests and savannas -- even altering the region's water cycle, a new study finds.

The 'ugly truth' about Body Dysmorphic Disorder

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The reality of Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Why do we sleep?

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New research gives an insight into why we sleep

New index reveals unexpected leaders in water, sanitation progress

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A new index shows which countries are leaders in improving access to water and sanitation for their citizens. Sub-Saharan Africa countries including Mali, South Africa, and Ethiopia are also among the top performers world-wide in spite of modest resources.

Withdrawal drug could help cannabis addicts kick the habit

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Great Gut Extinction: Has modern life destroyed our health?

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Fat grafting for buttocks augmentation: Combined technique gives good results

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Have you ever dreamed of taking fat from one area where you had a little too much, and transferring to somewhere you wanted a little more? A Brazilian plastic surgery team has done just that, using a combined liposuction and fat grafting technique to augment and enhance the buttocks. Ads fro...

Population and birth rates: Claims about decline of the West are 'exaggerated'

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A new paper argues that some countries in Western Europe, and the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand now have birth rates that are now relatively close to replacement, that the underlying trend in Europe is upwards, and that population aging, although inevitable, is likely to be 'manageable'....

Deep national history of immigration predicts wide cultural comfort displaying emotion

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People who live in countries built on centuries of migration from a wide range of other countries are more emotionally expressive than people in more insular cultures, according to research. The study compared several social and demographic variables to the way people describe the rules for displ...

Brazil, Malaysia cancel GM mosquito trials citing risks and ineffectiveness

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(NaturalNews) Field trials in Bentong, a town in the state of Pahang, Malaysia, were conducted to determine if GM mosquitoes could help keep dengue at bay, with a final determination that such an attempt does not yield any benefits. In fact, the risks were found to be so great that...Ads from Ino...

Long non-coding RNA modulates colorectal cancer metabolism

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Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNA) are unusual in that they don’t encode proteins like normal RNA. Yet they do play a role in regulating cellular functions and interest cancer researchers. Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader

Uniquely human 'pain of altruism' recruits help in childbirth

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Among all the costs of childbirth – routine obstetric care and complications, midwife fees and gratuities, hospital bills longer than the baby itself – pregnant women can expect another "cost," not covered by insurance or experienced by other animal species: high-decibel labor pain and a leng...

Mouthguards 'should be the norm in sport'

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