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10 Things Americans Eat That Are Banned in Other Countries
Living in the most technologically advanced country in the world, many Americans believe that our food supply must have the highest standards anywhere. The fact is, many of the things we eat in the U.S. have been banned in other countries because they are viewed as...... [Full Story]
The number of heart complications attributed to marijuana use increased [Full Story]
More than 400 mutations were found in the healthy white blood cells of [Full Story]
A commercial diet plan that includes prepackaged foods, menu plans and [Full Story]
Aspirin Stops Colon Cancer - If You Have Right DNA
Cancer is the first disease where physicians have personalized treatment, [Full Story]
Medicines are responsible for illlnesses that strike nearly one in 10 [Full Story]
High-Fat Diet Linked to Some Types of Breast Cancer
Women who eat a lot of fat, particularly saturated fat, may be at higher risk of certain types of breast cancer, new research suggests. Past studies have come to differing conclusions on a possible association between dietary fat and breast cancer. [Full Story]
Breastfeeding May Protect Kids Against Future Heart Disease
People who had low birth weights and those breastfed for short periods may be more likely to develop chronic inflammation linked to heart disease in adults, a study said Wednesday. Researchers in the United States found significant association in almost 7,000 people. [Full Story]
Gene Therapy Shows Promise In Reversing Alzheimer's
A novel gene therapy that has been shown to reverse memory loss and other symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in mice.If the technique proves as successful in humans, it holds promise as a potential treatment for the memory-robbing disease. [Full Story]
Marathon Winner's Battle Back From Broken Hip
When Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon on Monday he completed an unlikely comeback from a broken hip, an injury that is more commonly suffered by people much older. The 38-year-old's improbable victory makes him an inspiration. [Full Story]
Goodbye, Bulk: Today's Strength Training Is for Slimming Down
Strength training, traditionally favored by body builders seeking to bulk up, has become the go-to regimen for athletes, weekend warriors, and other cardio devotees determined to slim down. [Full Story]
Low Blood Sugar May Explain 'Dead-In-Bed' Syndrome
Low blood sugar levels -- known as hypoglycemia -- in people with diabetes may cause potentially dangerous changes in heart rate,according to a small new study. [Full Story]
Antibacterial Soap Linked to Breast Cancer
Triclosan, an antibacterial chemical commonly used in soaps and other consumer goods, has been linked to breast cancer, in new laboratory research. The study is the latest to raise concerns about the antimicrobial agent, which some manufacturers have stopped using amid growing concerns. [Full Story]
Optimistic Spouse Can Boost Health: Study
Marriage vows often include the promise to stick together for better or for worse, and research now suggests that when it comes to your health, having an optimistic spouse is better. Researchers analyzed data gathered from 1,970 couples. [Full Story]
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