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Eradicating poverty would dramatically reduce TB cases, study finds

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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 ...

Brazil yellow fever outbreak necessitates vaccines

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove Brazil is in the midst of a yellow fever outbreak, with the mosquito-borne virus rea...

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.

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.

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.

Great, Now We're Using Smartphones for Brain Surgery

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Actually, it seems to be working pretty well...

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...

How reliable is diagnostic testing for Zika?

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Globally, Brazil has been the hardest hit by the current Zika outbreak. Almost all cases of Zika-associated malformations in newborns have been reported from this country. Scientists have shown that molecular diagnostic tests for the Zika virus in Brazil are not always reliable. Almost two thirds...

New evidence suggests birth defects not caused by Zika, prompting investigation into environmental factors

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(NaturalNews) Government leaders in Brazil, the epicenter of the Zika virus outbreak that's being blamed on infected mosquitoes, are having second thoughts about its cause, new reports indicate. After noticing anomalous trends with regards to symptoms of the disease and where they're...

Benign bacteria block mosquitoes from transmitting Zika, chikungunya viruses

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Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have confirmed that a benign bacterium called Wolbachia pipientis can completely block transmission of Zika virus in Aedes aegypti, the mosquito species responsible for passing the virus to humans. read more

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.

Zika caught 'killing' brain cells

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Zika virus kills the type of tissue found in the developing brain, researchers have shown.

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.

Exploring the Impacts of Genetic Variation on Tissue-Specific Expression

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Preliminary results from the Genotype-Tissue Expression project reveal that gene expression varies more across tissues than across individuals.

Withdrawal drug could help cannabis addicts kick the habit

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