Sunday, November 17, 2019
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Fatty fish without environmental pollutants protect against type 2 diabetes

If the fatty fish we eat were free of environmental pollutants, it would reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the...

Atrial fibrillation linked to increased risk of dementia, even in stroke-free...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is linked to an increased risk of dementia, even in people who have not suffered a stroke, according to...

Scientists discover a powerful antibody that inhibits multiple strains of norovirus

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and their colleagues at the University of Texas...

Excess weight and body fat cause cardiovascular disease

Excess weight and body fat cause a range of heart and blood vessel diseases, according to the first study to investigate this...

Antibodies against HPV16 can develop up to 40 years before throat...

An international group of researchers has found that antibodies to the human papilloma virus type 16 (HPV16) develop in the body between six to...

What makes prions the ‘zombie protein’?

tPrions don't sound so bad at first blush: they're simply proteins that have the wrong shape.tThey may sound innocuous, but "catching" prions is always...

Global burden of mental health in conflict settings

People living in countries that have experienced armed conflict are five times more likely to develop anxiety or depression, a University of Queensland research...

Cancer survivors predicted to number over 22 million by 2030

There were more than 16.9 million Americans with a history of cancer on January 1, 2019, a number that is projected to reach more...

Almost 400 medical practices found ineffective in analysis of 3,000 studies

Scientists have identified nearly 400 established medical practices that have been found to be ineffective by clinical studies published across three top medical journals.Writing...

EWG: Nitrate pollution of US tap water could cause 12,500 cancer...

WASHINGTON - Nitrate pollution of U.S. drinking water may cause up to 12,594 cases of cancer a year, according to a new peer-reviewed study...