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Herbal Supplements under investigation due to contamination

 

Herbal: Contaminants in herbal supplements found at some of the nation’s leading retailers have caught the eye of Attorney General George Jepsen, who announced Tuesday Connecticut’s part in a coalition to investigate the industry. Jepsen said the multistate coalition including the states of New York and Indiana as well as …

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Genetic Markers connects PSTD and Immune System Response

 

A recent report of blood samples from US Marines has identified genetic markers associated with post-traumatic stress disorder that are also linked to the immune system response. The research team – from the US and UK – says the discovery could lead to new diagnostic techniques and treatments for the condition, as …

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Heart Disease Patients might die from depression

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According to American Heart Association, For patients with coronary heart disease, experiencing a combination of stress and severe depression may dramatically raise the risk of heart attack and death. This is according to a new study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes – a journal of the American Heart …

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Health plan budget for 7.7 million might be insufficient

 

Health Plan budget: About 8 million people stand to lose up to $24 billion a year in health insurance subsidies in a Supreme Court case threatening President Barack Obama’s law, according to a government report released Tuesday. The estimates, worked up from the report by The Associated Press, show what’s …

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Study confirms Sugar Industry helps to reduce dental cavities

 

A recent study reveals, the sugar industry was one the largest forces behind shaping the National Institute of Health’s efforts to reduce dental cavities in the 1960s and 1970s. This information comes from internal industry documents that reveal how the industry knew that sugar caused tooth decay as early as 1950, …

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UK Early Access Scheme allows use of Merck Cancer drug

 

Early Access Scheme: Merck & Co’s cancer drug Keytruda, which works by boosting the immune system but has yet to be licensed in Europe, is the first medicine to be made available to patients in Britain under a new early access scheme. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency said on …

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Dirty Water: 800,000 Women Lose their life every year

 

A recent study of WaterAid international organization which helps in improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation, has revealed massive figure of over 800,000 women die every year owing to lack of clean water and safe toilets. According to the report, the diseases spread through dirty water and poor sanitation …

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Now You Could Turn Eyes Blue at only $5000

 

Changing Eye Color: A California based company called Stroma Medical has been marketing a laser procedure that turns brown eyes blue. basically, this just gives brown-eyed individuals the option to turn the tint of their irises, not unlike the way many decide to use surgery to alter the noses or …

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Clean Fresh Air can improve Lungs Condition

 

California: new study found fresh clean air results in better humans health especially children, Efforts to enhance air quality can improve children’s lung health in the short term and might also make a difference for those kids later in life, showed the study. Children in California were found to experience …

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Loud music: 1 Bn People at risk of hearing loss

 

A recent study found at over 1 Bn young men & women are at a risk of hearing loss due to loud music.  It is the third most common health problem in the U.S. It’s also on the rise with nearly 36 million Americans now reporting lost hearing. When hearing goes, it may affect …

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