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What are the best prenatal vitamins to take?

What are the best prenatal vitamins to take?

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How do superstitions affect our psychology and well-being?

How do superstitions affect our psychology and well-being?

Today is Friday the 13th, and vast numbers of people across the world will avoid going about their usual business because they fear this day will bring them “bad luck.” In this Spotlight feature, we examine the psychological mechanisms behind superstitious thinking.Some people think that encountering a black cat is a sign of bad luck. […]

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Calorie restriction plus exercise can make bones more fragile

Calorie restriction plus exercise can make bones more fragile

Calorie restriction, especially in combination with exercise, can make bones smaller and weaker, according to new research in mice. Can restricting calories and exercising make bones smaller and weaker? In contrast, exercising while on a full calorie diet can benefit bone health, say the researchers. They describe their investigation and its results in a recent […]

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E-cigarette vapors, even without nicotine, may harm lungs

E-cigarette vapors, even without nicotine, may harm lungs

A recent study in mice might shed some light on why electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are harmful, even when there is no nicotine present in the vapors themselves. A new study may offer valuable insights into the effects of vaping. A study out of the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, found that chronic exposure […]

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Kidney Transplants Safe When Donors Had Hepatitis C

Kidney Transplants Safe When Donors Had Hepatitis C

Latest Digestion News THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Kidneys from donors with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) are routinely used in kidney transplants in the United States and function well in the first year after transplantation, a new study says. The findings provide reassurance that the use of HCV-infected kidneys for transplantation is […]

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The Digestion Process (Organs and Functions)

The Digestion Process (Organs and Functions)

Digestion definition The digestive system involves organs that turn food into energy and eliminate waste. The energy required for all the processes and activities that take place in our bodies is derived from the foods we ingest. The digestive system allows us to utilize food from such diverse sources as meat from an animal and […]

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Heel Spurs

Heel Spurs

Heel spurs (calcaneal spurs) facts Heel spurs are pointed, bony outgrowths of the heel that cause soft-tissue inflammation. A heel spur is a pointed bony outgrowth of the heel bone (the calcaneus bone). The build-up of calcium deposits under the heel bone causes heel spurs. Heel spurs under the sole of the foot (plantar area) […]

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Stricter Arsenic Standard Made Public Drinking Water Safer: Study

Stricter Arsenic Standard Made Public Drinking Water Safer: Study

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Stricter U.S. government standards for drinking water have reduced arsenic violations by public water systems, proving such safety regulations work, researchers say. Public water systems provide more than 80% of the nation’s drinking water. The new standard was introduced in 2001. Since then, the percentage […]