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What is the best diet for mental health?

What is the best diet for mental health?

Researchers have increasingly been studying the effects of diet and nutrition on mental health. Many of them have noticed that people who follow a standard Western diet, which includes highly processed foods and added sugars, have higher risks of developing anxiety and depression. Although the majority of the research to date has focused on the […]

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Widowmaker heart attack: Everything you need to know

Widowmaker heart attack: Everything you need to know

A widowmaker heart attack is a type of heart attack that occurs when a blood clot or plaque deposit completely blocks the left anterior descending (LAD) artery, which is one of the arteries around the heart. The medical term for a widowmaker heart attack is an anterior ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Each year, about […]

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Male scientists more likely to present findings positively

Male scientists more likely to present findings positively

A recent analysis of gender differences in research reporting has found that female scientists are less likely to use positive language to frame their findings than their male counterparts. Share on PinterestThere are some key gender differences in the way that scientists present their findings. Clinical articles with male first or last authors were more […]

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FDA approve fish oil drug for cardiovascular disease

FDA approve fish oil drug for cardiovascular disease

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have recently approved a drug derived from fish oil as an adjuvant therapy for people at risk of experiencing cardiovascular events. Share on PinterestThe FDA approve a new fish oil drug to help reduce cardiovascular risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is […]

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Could hot chili peppers reduce mortality risk?

Could hot chili peppers reduce mortality risk?

According to a recent study, people who regularly consume chili peppers have a reduced mortality risk compared with those who never eat chilis. Share on PinterestA new study concludes that chilis might reduce mortality risk. Chili peppers are now a global phenomenon. From Cambodia to California, and from Birmingham, Alabama to Birmingham, United Kingdom, spicy […]

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Flu during pregnancy: What to know

Flu during pregnancy: What to know

Influenza (flu) can be dangerous. Although everyone is at risk of contracting the flu, those who are pregnant or have just given birth are much more susceptible to the more severe effects of the illness. Women who are pregnant or may become pregnant during flu season should get their flu shot. The flu shot may […]

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E-cigarettes: How high is the risk of chronic lung disease?

E-cigarettes: How high is the risk of chronic lung disease?

An extensive new study confirms the link between electronic cigarette use and a higher risk of chronic lung conditions. The study also found that many e-cigarette users also smoked tobacco, thereby facing an even higher risk of lung problems. Share on PinterestResearchers confirm the link between the use of e-cigarettes and an increase in lung […]

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Ringworm vs. Eczema

Ringworm vs. Eczema

What is ringworm? What is eczema? Ringworm and eczema both cause itchiness. Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin (ringworm is also termed tinea or dermatophytosis), and the different types of ringworm are named for the location of the rash on the body (for example, tinea corporis [arm and/or leg], scalp [tinea capitis]). […]