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Poor diet is top contributor to heart disease deaths globally

More than two-thirds of deaths from heart disease worldwide could be prevented with healthier diets. That’s the finding of a study published today in the European Heart Journal—Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes, from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The findings come on World Food Day, which highlights the importance of affordable and sustainable […]

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Preliminary results find COVID-19 vaccine candidate based on inactivated SARS-CoV-2 virus is safe

A Chinese COVID-19 vaccine candidate based on the inactivated whole SARS-CoV-2 virus (BBIBP-CorV) is safe and elicits an antibody response, findings from a small early-phase randomised clinical trial published today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal have found. A previous clinical trial reported similar results for a different vaccine that is also based on inactivated […]

Beauty & Balance

Is it normal to have wet dreams at 25?

Thanks for your question. Lots of people have questions about wet dreams. The medical term for wet dreams is “nocturnal emissions.” It’s basically when you have an orgasm or ejaculate in your sleep. Wet dreams typically start in puberty as your testosterone level increases. They can occur during and after puberty. While they occur more […]

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When masculinity is threatened, men may pull away

Threats to a man’s masculinity could spell danger for the future of his romantic relationships, a new study has revealed. Psychologists, including the University of Arizona’s Alyssa Croft and Ciara Atkinson, have discovered that when men feel their masculinity is under threat, they are more likely to pull away rather than draw close to their […]