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By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Your blood group could increase risk of heart attack and stroke

Recent research out of The Netherlands suggests that people with a non-O blood group have a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Experts believe that this could be because higher levels of a blood-clotting More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Study: diet drinks triple risk of stroke and dementia

MASSACHUSETTS – The consumption of just one can of a diet soft drink daily risks tripling the chance of suffering from a stroke or dementia, a new American study has found. Scientists from Boston University School More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Study: Babies and toddlers exposed to touchscreen devices sleep less

LONDON – The use of touchscreen devices in the home has skyrocketed in recent years, but understanding their impact on early childhood development has been lacking. Partially filling the gap was a new University More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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One in 10 deaths worldwide caused by smoking

LONDON – Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, a major new study shows, with half of them in just four populous countries: China, India, the United States and Russia. There were nearly one billion smokers More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Ice caps worn during chemo help prevent hair loss in cancer patients

NEW YORK – In most parts of the world, hair loss is considered an inevitable part of chemotherapy, and one of the most emotionally distressing aspects of cancer treatment. But advances in scalp-cooling technology, More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Promising zika vaccine moves to next phase of human trials

WASHINGTON DC – With projections putting the regional cost of the ongoing spread of the Zika virus at billions of dollars, the news that we are one step closer to a vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease is More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Smoking ganja increases risk of stroke and heart attack, new study warns

WASHINGTON DC – New research has revealed that cannabis is harmful to cardiovascular health and increases the chance of early death irrespective of related factors such as smoking tobacco. Data taken from the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Fasting could fix diabetes, new study claims

CALIFORNIA – With diabetes so prevalent across the Caribbean, a claim by US researchers that the pancreas can be triggered to regenerate by a type of fasting diet comes as welcome news. In animal experiments, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Foods to eat for a good night’s sleep and how to avoid insomnia

Recent research showing that insufficient sleep depresses the immune system, increasing the risk of infection and disease, makes a good night’s sleep more important than ever. Unfortunately, many insomniacs are More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Jamaican scientists close to creating affordable hepatitis C drug from Cannabis

KINGSTON – Research scientists say they have discovered properties in Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the major bioactive compounds in the cannabis plant, that have the potential to provide affordable treatment as nutraceuticals More...