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Before scuba diving, consider a trip to the dentist

Researchers report that 41 percent of scuba divers experience dental symptoms in the water. Due to the constant jaw clenching and fluctuations in the atmospheric pressure underwater, divers may experience symptoms that range from tooth,...

Researchers say they’ve unlocked the secret to how the ulcer bacterium latches to stomach...

Getting rid of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, a leading cause of stomach infections and ulcers, is incredibly difficult. It survives stomach acid by hiding in a layer of mucus. Once inside the mucus, H. pylori...

Can you sneeze without closing your eyes?

Is it possible to sneeze without closing your eyes? It is “absolutely possible,” but most people tend to automatically close their eyes when sneezing, according to David Huston, associate dean of the Texas A&M College...

Addiction risk differs with tiny nicotine ‘hits’

Some first-time users of even small doses of nicotine are far more vulnerable to addiction than others, a study of nonsmokers demonstrates. The researchers say they have described the body’s reaction to the first, tiniest...

How can I have success with my diet?

New Year is around the corner and millions of people are making their new year resolutions. In the western world, problably the most popular one is to make a diet. A healthy way of life...

Body Blunders: What You Can Do to Increase Bone Strength

According to recent statistics, in the United States, around 44 million people over the age of fifty are suffering from low bone mass or diagnosed osteoporosis. They represent more than half of all the...

The Best Ways To Relax

Stress is a killer – that’s what everyone says and they are absolutely right. Stress is incredibly detrimental to our health and can generally be pretty unpleasant. But it’s not always so easy to...

Dual-purpose drugs may stop heart disease and cancer

Scientists were surprised to find that drugs used to treat heart problems also have anticancer properties. The drugs, called cardiac glycosides cause the heart to contract and increase cardiac output. They are used in prescription...

Popular diet for autism doesn’t pass tough test

Gluten-free, casein-free diets have become popular complementary treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder, but a new study finds that eliminating these foods had no effect on a child’s behavior, sleep, or bowel patterns. Results...

The 5 biggest myths about the flu

It can be awfully tough to sort out fact from rumor about the flu. Elodie Ghedin of NYU’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology and the College of Global Public Health is an expert...
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