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Coronavirus: What to know about the mysterious illness

Former CDC chief speaks out on coronavirus risk for the U.S. The first case of the mysterious pneumonia-like virus, which has killed at least six people since first being reported in China, has been confirmed in the U.S. Former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and President and CEO of Resolve To […]

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Woman who has never been able to talk tells mum 'I love you'

Heartwarming moment woman, 36, who has NEVER spoken because of a rare brain disease tells her mother ‘I love you’ using device which converts eye movements to words Pauline Worrall, 36, lost her speech age two after Rett syndrome diagnosis She has never been able to communicate with mother Judith – until recently Uses eye-tracking technology to […]

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Sugar changes the chemistry of your brain

The idea of food addiction is a very controversial topic among scientists. Researchers from Aarhus University have delved into this topic and examined what happens in the brains of pigs when they drink sugar water. The conclusion is clear: sugar influences brain reward circuitry in ways similar to those observed when addictive drugs are consumed. […]

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Anniversary for pharmacists Congress

50. Change of the Pharmacon Congress will take place in Schladming. 700 participants visit in Austria, the large pharmaceutical training event. This year the focus is infectious diseases. Due to recent events, Thomas Benkert, Vice-President of the Federal chamber of pharmacists took on the topic of flu vaccination by pharmacies in his opening speech. As […]

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Vaping increases odds of asthma and COPD

Using data from a large federal government telephone survey of adults, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that inhaling heated tobacco vapor through e-cigarettes was linked to increased odds of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), conditions long demonstrated to be caused by smoking traditional, combustible cigarettes. The data, the researchers say, also suggest […]

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Moderate-intensity exercise with appetite suppressant supplement could boost fat loss

Moderate-intensity exercise combined with a supplement which suppresses appetite could boost the rate at which fat is burned in the human body, new research suggests. The new findings, published in the journal Metabolism, build on promising previous studies which showed that a substance known as inulin-propionate ester (IPE) reduced cravings for high-calorie foods and boosted […]