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Okra: Health Benefits and Nutritional Information

Okra: Health Benefits and Nutritional Information

Okra is a warm-season vegetable popular in the southern United States, parts of Africa and the Middle East, the Caribbean, and South America. The…

Ketone drink may help athletes unlock greater human metabolic potential

Ketone drink may help athletes unlock greater human metabolic potential

A study in Cell Metabolism reports that nutritional ketone – in the form of a drink – enables athletes to function with different metabolism that enhances their…

Dutch men and Latvian women tallest in world according to 100-year global height study

Dutch men and Latvian women are the tallest on the planet, according to the largest ever study of height around the world. The research, led…

Plasma technology can be tapped to kill biofilms on perishable fruit, foods

Seeing fruit “turn bad and going to waste” inspired a team of researchers in China to explore using atmospheric pressure nonequilibrium plasma – already widely used for…

Breast cancer risk may be influenced by type of fat dad eats

Breast cancer risk may be influenced by type of fat dad eats

New research provides further evidence that a father’s lifestyle may impact the health of future generations, after finding that the female offspring of male rats that ate a…

Food supplements in the fight against heart disease?

Heart attacks and strokes kill approximately one in three people worldwide and the situation is expected to worsen in the future due to an increased global prevalence…

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Florida Zika cases prompt UK advice for pregnant travellers

Florida Zika cases prompt UK advice for pregnant travellers

Image copyright AP Public Health England is advising pregnant women to consider postponing any non-essential…

Southern Health NHS Trust ‘paid millions’ to Katrina Percy’s associates

Southern Health NHS Trust ‘paid millions’ to Katrina Percy’s associates

Image caption Chief executive Katrina Percy has come under pressure to resign A troubled NHS…

Zika virus: Florida cases ‘likely’ to be first US-based infections

Zika virus: Florida cases ‘likely’ to be first US-based infections

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Zika virus is spread by the aedes aegypti mosquito…

Southern Health NHS Trust ‘paid millions’ to Katrina Percy’s associates

Southern Health NHS Trust ‘paid millions’ to Katrina Percy’s associates

Image caption Chief executive Katrina Percy has come under pressure to resign A troubled NHS…

Zika virus: Florida cases ‘highly likely’ to be first US-based infections

Zika virus: Florida cases ‘highly likely’ to be first US-based infections

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Zika virus is spread by the aedes aegypti mosquito…

Southern Health NHS Trust ‘paid millions’ to Katrina Percy’s associates

Southern Health NHS Trust ‘paid millions’ to Katrina Percy’s associates

Image caption Chief executive Katrina Percy has come under pressure to resign A troubled NHS…

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Exclusive: In Florida Zika probe, federal scientists kept at arm’s length

CHICAGO The state of Florida, the first to report the arrival of Zika in the continental United States, has yet to invite a dedicated team of the federal…

Exclusive: In Florida Zika probe, federal scientists kept at arm’s length

CHICAGO The state of Florida, the first to report the arrival of Zika in the continental United States, has yet to invite a dedicated team of the federal…

Exclusive: In Florida Zika probe, federal scientists kept at arm’s length

CHICAGO The state of Florida, the first to report the arrival of Zika in the continental United States, has yet to invite a dedicated team of the federal…

Exclusive: In Florida Zika probe, federal scientists kept at arm’s length

CHICAGO The state of Florida, the first to report the arrival of Zika in the continental United States, has yet to invite a dedicated team of the federal…

Exclusive: In Florida Zika probe, federal scientists kept at arm’s length

CHICAGO The state of Florida, the first to report the arrival of Zika in the continental United States, has yet to invite a dedicated team of the federal…

Trendy Miami neighborhood is first in U.S. with local Zika spread

MIAMI Christophe and Franziska Lefever were admiring graffiti at an outdoor gallery in a chic Miami arts district on Friday when they learned that the first cases of…

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