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What happens when you lose your virginity?

What happens when you lose your virginity?

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Can acupressure relieve headaches?

Can acupressure relieve headaches?

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Listening and reading evoke almost identical brain activity

Listening and reading evoke almost identical brain activity

Whether the words of a story come from listening or reading, it appears that the brain activates the same areas to represent their semantics, or meaning, according to new research. Reading books and ‘listening’ to them activate the same brain areas. Using detailed brain scans, scientists at the University of California (UC), Berkeley, have created […]

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Study links insomnia genes to heart disease, stroke risk

Study links insomnia genes to heart disease, stroke risk

Scientists used data from more than 1.6 million people to link insomnia genes to a higher risk of heart disease and stroke but not atrial fibrillation. Does insomnia contribute to heart disease, or is heart disease a contributing factor for insomnia? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with stroke […]

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Fluoridated water: Maternal exposure may affect children’s IQs

Fluoridated water: Maternal exposure may affect children’s IQs

New research examines the link between maternal consumption of fluoridated water and lower IQs in their children. New research explores the possible developmental effects of fluoridated tap water. According to recent estimates, 66% of all United States residents receive fluoridated water through their taps. Adding fluoride to drinking water has been a public health practice […]

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sargramostim (Leukine)

sargramostim (Leukine)

What is sargramostim, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Sargramostim is a man-made form of the naturally-occurring protein, granulocyte, macrophage-colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF). GM-CSF is produced in the body by the immune system and stimulates the formation of white blood cells, including the granulocyte and the macrophage. Granulocytes and macrophages take part in […]

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How to Protect Your Baby Against Eczema

How to Protect Your Baby Against Eczema

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Using a rich moisturizer, even an inexpensive one like petroleum jelly, is one part of keeping eczema under control. Now researchers have found that this skin care step can keep many newborns at risk for the condition from developing it. […]

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Texas Cities Are Ripe for Measles Outbreaks, Study Finds

Texas Cities Are Ripe for Measles Outbreaks, Study Finds

Latest Infectious Disease News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Texas cities are in danger of major measles outbreaks because an alarming number of school kids are unvaccinated, researchers warn. Vaccination rates in the state have declined since 2003 and a computer simulation by University of Pittsburgh researchers found that an additional 5% decrease […]

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AHA News: Meth and Heart Disease: A Deadly Crisis That’s Largely Overlooked

AHA News: Meth and Heart Disease: A Deadly Crisis That’s Largely Overlooked

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Although frequently overshadowed by the opioid epidemic, surging methamphetamine use nationally and around the world has fueled a chilling crisis of its own, according to a new report. The result is a significant increase in meth-related deaths from unique cardiovascular consequences that researchers […]