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 Your brain causes food cravings- Researchers discover
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 Your brain causes food cravings- Researchers discover

According to new research, impulsivity, or responding without thinking about the consequences of an action, had been linked to excessive food intake, binge eating, weight gain and obesity, along with several psychiatric disorders including drug addiction and excessive gambling. A team of researchers that included a faculty member at the University of Georgia had now…

Tobacco usage shows decline in male: WHO
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Tobacco usage shows decline in male: WHO

GENEVA: According to a recent report by the World Health Organization, the number of males using tobacco was on the decline. This happened for the first time, indicating a powerful shift in the global tobacco epidemic. The findings demonstrated how government-led action could protect communities from tobacco, save lives, and prevent people from suffering tobacco-related…

Vaccines: Ingredients and more
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Vaccines: Ingredients and more

Vaccines are a central player in our fight against infectious diseases. Many people will be familiar with the concept that a vaccine against a particular virus will contain a small amount of the pathogen or a part of it, at least. When we receive the vaccine, the viral interloper triggers our immune system to launch…

Cancer drug turns against multi-resistant bacteria
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Cancer drug turns against multi-resistant bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are increasingly the source of deadly infections. The methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the source of severe and persistent infections. Some strains are even resistant to multiple antibiotics. There is consequently an urgent need for new drugs effective against MRSA infections. Researchers have now modified an approved cancer drug to develop an active…

Aspirin can save you from death
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Aspirin can save you from death

A new research founded that older adults (> 65 years) who regularly took aspirin had a significant reduction in mortality from all causes and from cancer compared with individuals who didn’t take aspirin. According to researchers, “This observation was consistent across all causes of mortality. However, the greatest reduction in risk was noted for colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality among…

Your tweets might reveal dietary habits: New Study
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Your tweets might reveal dietary habits: New Study

In recent study, researchers from Michigan Medicine turned to Twitter. They wanted to see how the online culinary discussions reveal about the people behind the posts. They also wanted to find whether the social media platform could serve as a real-time tool for assessing information valuable to public health V.G. Vinod Vydiswaran, assistant professor in…

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