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sciencealert.com — Scientists have found mounting evidence that Parkinson's could start in the gut before spreading to the brain, with one study in 2017 observing lower rates of the disease in patients who had undergone a procedure called a truncal vagotomy. The operation removes sections of the vagus nerve - which l…
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wired.com — As Clark County, Washington, combats an ongoing measles outbreak, Facebook announced Thursday that it’s diminishing the reach of anti-vaccine information on its platform. It will no longer allow it to be promoted through ads or recommendations, and will make it less prominent in search results. The …
08.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
newscientist.com — Following news of a man in the UK who has been free of HIV since his cancer treatment, a similar case has been reported by researchers who treated a patient in Germany. Together, they add to evidence that it may be possible to cure HIV. The virus infects cells of the immune system, which are made i…
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cnn.com — More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association…
15.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
theguardian.com — Rise with the lark and you can expect a happier, more productive life, researchers suggest. And if you’re a woman you seem less likely to suffer from breast cancer.  Happiness A large-scale genetics study recently conducted by Exeter University revealed that people who are “early birds” have greate…
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abc.net.au — The sensation of an evil presence lurking in your room, a crushing pressure on your chest, an out of body experience and a complete inability to move. Sleep paralysis is scary stuff. Documented since the 7th century and often attributed to the paranormal or dismissed as just a bad dream, the pheno…
27.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
vice.com — BudTrader.com is donating medical marijuana to federal employees in need. The government shutdown may be entering its second month with no clear end in sight, but one noble cannabis website has decided to lend a hand to some of the 800,000 furloughed federal workers who aren't getting paid—by offer…
24.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
ctvnews.ca — The newest version of Canada’s Food Guide moves away from its traditional focus on meat and milk while recommending Canadians consume more plant-based proteins. Meat and dairy are out. Plants and water are in. Those appear to be the biggest takeaways from the newest version of Canada’s Food Guide,…
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sciencealert.com — We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be. A 2018 study investigating the neurological basis of anxiety in the brain has identified 'anxiety cells' located in the hippocampus – which not only regulate anxious behaviour but can be controlled by a beam of light. The fi…
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eu.usatoday.com — The Mediterranean diet is the best way to eat in 2019, according to new rankings on the Best Diets from U.S. News and World Report. Looking to change up your diet in the new year? Go Mediterranean. The diet focused on fruits and vegetables, healthy fats, and lean meats like fish is the best of 201…
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