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How Can Vitamin D Help With Psoriasis?

How Can Vitamin D Help With Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a common, chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease that causes raised, scaly patches, known as plaques, to appear on the skin. …

Dietary magnesium associated with reduced risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes

A diet rich in magnesium may reduce the risk of diseases including coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes according to a new meta-analysis published in the…

How a high-fat diet enhances the spread of cancer

How a high-fat diet enhances the spread of cancer

Researchers may be one step closer to developing new drugs that can stop cancer in its tracks, after discovering a protein that is essential to the spread of…

How to Relieve Gas: Easy Methods and Remedies

How to Relieve Gas: Easy Methods and Remedies

Gas is a normal part of human digestion. This gas can sometimes take on a particularly unpleasant odor, or it can cause pain and discomfort. According…

Direct link between REM sleep loss and the desire for sugary and fatty foods discovered

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Social eating leads to overeating, especially among men

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Doctors call for ban on diesel engines in London

Doctors call for ban on diesel engines in London

Image caption Paris, Madrid, Mexico City and Athens have committed to a ban on diesel…

Vomiting bug ‘at high level this winter’

Vomiting bug ‘at high level this winter’

Image copyright Thinkstock The number of people falling ill with the vomiting bug norovirus in…

Lucy Pasha-Robinson was given an induced menopause at 25

Journalist Lucy Pasha-Robinson suffered with endometriosis, a disease where cells like those in the womb…

Vomiting bug ‘at high level this winter’

Vomiting bug ‘at high level this winter’

Image copyright Thinkstock The number of people falling ill with the vomiting bug norovirus in…

Self-harm hospital admissions of children show ‘frightening rise’

Self-harm hospital admissions of children show ‘frightening rise’

Image copyright Thinkstock Self-harming was a massive release for Sophie at a difficult time in…

Baby boomers should ‘stay in work to keep healthy’

Baby boomers should ‘stay in work to keep healthy’

Image copyright Thinkstock England’s chief medical officer has called on people aged between 50 and…

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WHO urges Trump to expand Obamacare, ensure healthcare for all

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to expand Obamacare and ensure all Americans have access to healthcare. The real estate magnate…

FDA warns four companies for labeling flavored cigarettes as cigars

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had issued warning letters to four tobacco manufacturers for selling flavored cigarettes labeled as cigars. The privately owned…

Health agencies say Miami Beach no longer Zika transmission zone

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health said on Friday that the Miami Beach area was no longer considered an active…

Microcephaly quadrupled in Colombia this year due to Zika: report

CHICAGO Cases of microcephaly in Colombia were four times higher this year than last, an increase that coincides with a widespread outbreak of Zika virus in the country,…

Under Trump, Congress likely to pull plug on medical device tax

WARSAW, Indiana/WASHINGTON When Donald Trump takes over as president on Jan. 20, one of the first business tax breaks he delivers is likely to go to the U.S.…

Astra, Lilly stick with Alzheimer’s approach despite setback

FRANKFURT AstraZeneca will expand its collaboration with Eli Lilly to develop an experimental Alzheimer’s drug, sticking with an approach that has been a mainstay of research despite recent…

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