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  • November 06, 2016

Avocado compound holds promise for treating leukemia

Avocado compound holds promise for treating leukemia 41 They are responsible for one of our favorite Mexican dips and can brighten up any salad, but a new study finds there may be much more to avocados; a compound found in the fruit could help tackle acute myeloid leukemia. Avocatin B – a compound in avocados […]

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  • November 01, 2016

Drinking water boosts your brain’s reaction time

Drinking water boosts your brain’s reaction time 3.52 We all know that drinking water regularly is good for the body. But new research has revealed that drinking water when we feel thirsty boosts our brain’s performance in mental tests. Researchers from the University of East London and the University of Westminster in the UK analyzed […]

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  • October 31, 2016

Biotin: Health Benefits, Recommended Intake

Biotin: Health Benefits, Recommended Intake 4 Biotin, also known as vitamin H or B7, and often grouped with the B-complex vitamins, is a water-soluble vitamin that can be produced by bacteria in the body and which is present in numerous foods. This MNT Knowledge Center feature is part of a collection of articles on the […]

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  • October 27, 2016

Breast health linked to eating peanut butter and nuts

Breast health linked to eating peanut butter and nuts 41 By eating more peanut butter during their high school years, girls could be improving their breast health in adulthood, according to a US study published recently in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Dr. Graham Colditz, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. […]

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Senate Panel Passes Sweeping Bill Tightening Abortion-Clinic Regulations

Senate Panel Passes Sweeping Bill Tightening Abortion-Clinic Regulations A sweeping bill that would tighten regulations on abortion clinics passed a Senate panel Wednesday on a 5-3 vote along party lines. The Senate Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee approved the measure (SB 1722), sponsored by Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland. The bill bans the sale and […]

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Opening Veins Does Not Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Opening Veins Does Not Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients 4.51333 Opening a Multiple Sclerosis patient’s veins, a procedure often referred to as “liberation treatment” does not improve patient outcomes, researchers from the University at Buffalo revealed. In some cases patients ended up with worse symptoms, the investigators added. They will present their findings at an “Emerging […]

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Raises Pregnancy Complications Risk

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Raises Pregnancy Complications Risk 4387 New research published on bmj.com this week claims that women with polycystic ovary syndrome (POS) are more likely to have problems with pregnancy even if they are undergoing fertility treatment. Approximately 5 to 15% of women who are of reproductive age suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome, a […]

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  • October 08, 2016

Psychosis may be triggered by antibody reaction to brain protein

Psychosis may be triggered by antibody reaction to brain protein 51,3182 A new study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry investigates the role antibodies may play in cases of psychosis, suggesting that psychosis symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions may be triggered by an antibody response to a protein in the brain. According to the […]

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  • October 05, 2016

Facebook Activity May Reveal Clues To Mental Illness

Facebook Activity May Reveal Clues To Mental Illness 2 Facebook activity could be an indicator for psychological health, and be used as tools by therapists and psychologists A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri and published in the journal Psychiatry Research, has revealed that social media profiles can provide insight into […]

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  • September 30, 2016

Asthma may have negative effect on fertility

Asthma may have negative effect on fertility 51 A new study suggests that women with asthma could have more difficulty conceiving, resulting in prolonged time to pregnancy. Researchers say the study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, adds to previous research suggesting that asthma impacts fertility. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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