Category: Health

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staffJune 18, 2018

Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children’s ‘screen time’ – ...

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staffJune 18, 2018

Allergen in Red Meat Linked to Heart Disease

A team of researchers says it has linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat to the buildup of plaque ...

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staffJune 12, 2018

Dementia Symptoms Reversed in Mice

Reversing memory deficits and impairments in spatial learning is a major goal in the field of dementia research. A lack ...

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staffMay 28, 2018

Obesity may offer protection when severe infection strikes

Obesity brings with it many health ills, but there could be one silver lining, new research shows. If you’re in ...

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staffMay 26, 2018

Do electronic cigarettes help people quit?

It’s a big question for smokers and policymakers alike: Do electronic cigarettes help people quit? In a large study of ...

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staffMay 26, 2018

YouTube stars persuade kids to eat more

Social media stars might be encouraging children to eat more unhealthy snacks, a new study suggests. It found children who ...

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staffMay 16, 2018

Body clock linked to mood disorders

Disruption to the body’s internal clock may put people at increased risk of mood disorders, scientists say. A clock ticks ...

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staffMay 1, 2018

Forty-four genomic variants linked to major depression

A new meta-analysis of more than 135,000 people with major depression and more than 344,000 controls has identified 44 genomic ...

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staffMay 1, 2018

How your diet could influence the age of your menopause

A diet high in carbs could bring on an earlier menopause, a study suggests. Eating lots of pasta and rice ...

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staffApril 28, 2018

Nearly 100 US people sick in lettuce-linked E. coli outbreak

US health officials are investigating a major E. coli outbreak involving romaine lettuce that has already affected 98 people in ...