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Study focuses on slowing progression of Alzheimer’s

    Study focuses on slowing progression of Alzheimer’s

(Fox News) – A study underway at 50 U.S. hospitals is taking an alternative approach in investigating how to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease— a condition that affects an

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Parkinson’s linked with 16 types of cancers!

    Parkinson’s linked with 16 types of cancers!

(Times of India) – Parkinson’s disease (PD) has been found to be associated with 16 types of cancer in a study in Taiwan. It was an effort to explain the

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Healthy Diet May Lower Lung Disease Risk

    Healthy Diet May Lower Lung Disease Risk

(WebMD) – A healthy diet low in red meat and rich in whole grains might reduce the risk of developing the crippling chronic lung disease known as COPD, new research

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Study links Type 2 diabetes to lower ALS risk

    Study links Type 2 diabetes to lower ALS risk

(Fox News) – A new study has found a reduced risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in patients with Type 2 diabetes, Medical News Today reported. The study, conducted by

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Skin cancer study offers hope

    Skin cancer study offers hope

(19 action news) – Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. An estimated 2.8 million people

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Surprising finding from heart study: Moderate drinking may have ‘cardiotoxic’ effects in elderly hearts

    Surprising finding from heart study: Moderate drinking may have ‘cardiotoxic’ effects in elderly hearts

(Washington Post) – Moderate drinkers who like to indulge in a glass of wine or beer with dinner have long

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Metabolic syndrome increasingly common: What is it, and why worry?

    Metabolic syndrome increasingly common: What is it, and why worry?

(CBS News) – More than one-third of U.S. adults have a combination of health problems collectively known as metabolic syndrome

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Type of B vitamin shown to reduce risk of common skin cancers

    Type of B vitamin shown to reduce risk of common skin cancers

(Fox) – A simple daily vitamin may help prevent the most common types of skin cancer in people at high

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Radiologists use MRIs to find biomarker for Alzheimer's disease

    Radiologists use MRIs to find biomarker for Alzheimer's disease

(LA Times) – A brain imaging technique that uses no radiation and no contrast agent appears to detect the earliest

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Research Explains Why Old People Sleep Less

    Research Explains Why Old People Sleep Less

(Nature World News) – As people grow older, they lose brain cells that act as “sleep switch”. The researchers say

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