Category: Health

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staffJune 17, 2017

Research suggests U.S. teens as inactive as 60-year-olds

Here’s some compelling evidence that Americans have become a sedentary bunch: Research suggests that the average teen is no more ...

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staffJune 16, 2017

Coconut oil ‘as unhealthy as beef fat and butter’

Coconut oil is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter, say US heart experts. It is packed with saturated fat ...

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staffMay 20, 2017

Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?

A leukemia drug might also effectively treat severe asthma, a small-scale clinical trial suggests. Gleevec (imatinib) reduced the “twitchiness” of ...

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staffMay 20, 2017

More than 100 tons of hot dogs containing metal pieces recalled

More than 200,000 pounds of Nathan’s and Curtis hot dogs are being recalled after complaints the meat products contained metal ...

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staffMay 20, 2017

Mushrooms are healthier when grilled or microwaved

Cooking can often diminish the nutritional qualities of vegetables. But some methods preserve a food’s healthy contents. New research out ...

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staffMay 16, 2017

US teen died after drinking caffeine too quickly, coroner says

A healthy teenager in the US state of South Carolina died from drinking several highly-caffeinated drinks too quickly, a coroner ...

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staffMay 10, 2017

One in three drugs have safety concerns after FDA approval

Researchers have discovered nearly one in three drugs that receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, approval have safety ...

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staffMay 9, 2017

Babies benefit mentally from dad’s involvement early on

Fathers can have a significant impact on their babies cognitive development by engaging with them in the early months of ...

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staffMay 5, 2017

Researchers cure diabetes in mice without side effects

Researchers at the University of Texas Health San Antonio report they have essentially cured type 1 diabetes in laboratory mice ...

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staffMay 2, 2017

One-third of U.S. population has had a stroke without knowing it

Is it possible to have a small stroke and not even realize it? Yes, according to new research that found ...