7 fruits experts say you should eat each week for better health
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An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but experts say you need more kinds of fruit than that to maintain good health ..read more
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Researchers circumvent radiation resistance in subtype of brain tumors
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It's a good news, bad news story. Patients whose brain tumors have a mutated enzyme called IDH1 typically live longer than those without the mutation. But even as these tumors are initially less aggressive, they always come back. A key reason: The tumors are resistant to radiation treatment and are invasive ..read more
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New research detects potential hidden cause of dementia
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A new Cedars-Sinai study suggests that some patients diagnosed with behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD)—an incurable condition that robs patients of the ability to control their behavior and cope with daily living—may instead have a cerebrospinal fluid leak, which is often treatable ..read more
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Experiencing winter blues? Here's why mental health worsens in January and how to manage
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For many of us, the start to the new year offers a clean slate from our grueling end-of-year holiday schedules, providing us with an opportunity to reset and create resolutions ..read more
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New insights into the genetic basis of leukemia
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Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a malignant disease of the hematopoietic system that originates from immature precursors of red blood cells, platelets and part of the white blood cells. While in healthy people the multiplication and renewal of blood cells is strictly regulated, this process gets out of control in AML: an early precursor of the so-called myeloid cells degenerates and multiplies uncontrollably ..read more
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USPSTF: Evidence lacking for lipid disorder screening in children
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient for assessing the benefits and harms of lipid disorder screening in a pediatric population. These findings form the basis of a draft recommendation statement published by the USPSTF on Jan. 24 ..read more
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Modern research shows yoga provides a variety of benefits to both body and mind
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The popularity of yoga has grown tremendously in the past decade. More than 10% of U.S. adults have practiced yoga at some point in their lives. Yoga practitioners on average spend on average US$90 a month, and the yoga industry is worth more than $80 billion worldwide ..read more
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Seafood in pregnancy: To eat or not to eat?
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Pregnant women hear a lot of "Do this" and "Don't do that" advice about what is safe to eat ..read more
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Viewpoint: Solving period poverty is about more than just making products free
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Upward of 2.8 billion people do not have access to safe sanitation. A third of the world's population doesn't have a toilet ..read more
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Abnormal 12-hour cyclic gene activity found in schizophrenic brains
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Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, U.S. present the first evidence of 12-hour cycles of gene activity in the human brain. Published in the open access journal PLOS Biology on January 24, the study led by Madeline R. Scott also reveals that some of those 12-hour rhythms are missing or altered in the postmortem brains of patients with schizophrenia ..read more
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