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Junk food can harm memory in a week

Junk food can harm memory in a week | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—Even a short-term diet of junk food can have a detrimental effect on the brain's cognitive ability, according to UNSW research.
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Total smoking bans effectively help smokers quit, study shows

Total smoking bans effectively help smokers quit, study shows | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Completely, not partially, banning smoking in homes or public places helps smokers cut back on or quit smoking completely, researchers from California have found.
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Smoking changes our genes

Smoking changes our genes | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—The fact that smoking means a considerable health risk is nowadays commonly accepted.
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US researchers ponder modern day virgin births

US researchers ponder modern day virgin births | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
At this time of year, many recount the birth of Jesus to the Virgin Mary. But reports consistent with virgin births are also a modern day phenomenon, according to a study in the Christmas edition of the BMJ.
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Altitude training: athletes 'only benefit at certain heights'

Altitude training: athletes 'only benefit at certain heights' | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Training at high altitudes is thought to improve athletes' performance. But a new study suggests that athletes need to train at specific altitudes in order to see any benefits.
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'Avoid raw milk products,' pediatricians urge

'Avoid raw milk products,' pediatricians urge | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A new policy statement has been issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics, urging pregnant women, infants and young children to avoid consumption of raw milk and milk products.
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Cold environment makes cancer grow and spread faster

Cold environment makes cancer grow and spread faster | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Cancer grows and spreads faster when the environment is cold, while the opposite occurs when it is warm. Should patients be treated in warmer rooms?
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Magnetic nanoparticles to cure cancer

Magnetic nanoparticles to cure cancer | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Nanoparticles with an iron core specifically target tumors and on exposure to a magnetic field, heat up to the extent that they cook cancer cells while healthy ones are unharmed.
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A truely simple and innovative approach to deal with cancer. 

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Goji berries protect against the flu in new study

Goji berries protect against the flu in new study | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A study in older mice suggests that, when coupled with the flu vaccine, goji berries offer extra protection against the flu by boosting the immune system and diminishing symptoms.
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Happiness results in fewer doctor visits

Happiness results in fewer doctor visits | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but happiness may be the best prescription, says a University of Michigan researcher.
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Zebrafish help decode link between calcium deficiency and colon cancer

Zebrafish help decode link between calcium deficiency and colon cancer | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A tiny, transparent fish embryo and a string of surprises led scientists to a deeper understanding of the perplexing link between low calcium and colon cancer.
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All Of The Gruesome Ways That Smoking Changes Your Body

All Of The Gruesome Ways That Smoking Changes Your Body | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
It's not just lung cancer and heart disease. Smoking changes your body in some pretty ugly ways as the Tobacco Body Tool which visualizes the damage...
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Morning-after pill 'fails in obese'

Morning-after pill 'fails in obese' | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A French pharmaceutical company warns a morning-after contraceptive pill may be ineffective in heavier women, following a Scottish study.
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High-fiber diet linked to lower risk of heart disease

High-fiber diet linked to lower risk of heart disease | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Scientists claim that increasing the amount of fiber in your diet can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases - a timely reminder to eat more greens.
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Do vitamins block disease? Some disappointing news

Do vitamins block disease? Some disappointing news | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
There's more disappointing news about multivitamins: Two major studies found popping the pills did not protect aging men's brains or help heart attack survivors.
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Researchers explain why some wound infections become chronic

Researchers explain why some wound infections become chronic | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Chronic wounds affect an estimated 6.5 million Americans at an annual cost of about $25 billion. Further, foot blisters and other diabetic ulcers or sores account for the vast majority of foot and leg amputations in the United States today.
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What are the health benefits of carrots?

What are the health benefits of carrots? | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
This article provides in-depth information on the health benefits of carrots, its nutritional content, and how to incorporate more carrots into your diet.
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Sleep deprivation and increasing age linked to diabetes

Sleep deprivation and increasing age linked to diabetes | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A new study conducted by researchers in Pennsylvania shows that lack of sleep contributes to endocrine cell dysfunction and that the effects become more severe with age.
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'Stomach clock' limits food intake to specific times, study suggests

'Stomach clock' limits food intake to specific times, study suggests | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A mouse study from the University of Adelaide suggests that nerves situated in the stomach 'act as a clock,' which limits a person's food intake to specific times during the day.
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What are the benefits of cod liver oil?

What are the benefits of cod liver oil? | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
This article provides detailed information on the health benefits associated with cod liver oil and its potential therapeutic properties.
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Consumption of lead contaminated water may increase risk of miscarriages and fetal death

Consumption of lead contaminated water may increase risk of miscarriages and fetal death | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—New research by Virginia Tech College of Engineering Professor Marc Edwards shows that fetal death rates in Washington, D.C., increased during two separate lead-in-water contamination events during 2000-2003 and 2007-2009.
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Simple blood test could ID people at risk of diabetes

Simple blood test could ID people at risk of diabetes | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—Medical researchers with the University of Alberta played an important role in a Massachusetts General Hospital-led discovery that a blood test could pinpoint those at risk of developing diabetes—more than 10 years before the onset...
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Study breaks blood-brain barriers to understanding Alzheimer's

Study breaks blood-brain barriers to understanding Alzheimer's | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A study in mice shows how a breakdown of the brain's blood vessels may amplify or cause problems associated with Alzheimer's disease.
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