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'Life and soul of the party' has six months to live after being diagnosed with two brain tumours 

'Life and soul of the party' has six months to live after being diagnosed with two brain tumours 

2 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Curtis Jacques, 43, from Cosby, Leicestershire, lost control of his legs while behind the wheel in March. This led to him being diagnosed in hospital where he was given just...
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Sleeping 7 to 8 hours produces best cognitive performance

32 minutes ago   |   Healio

Sleeping between 7 and 8 hours a night led to better cognitive function than sleeping more or less than that amount, according to findings recently published in Sleep. “Most...
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Pre-eclampsia linked to an increased risk of dementia later in life

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily

Pre-eclampsia is associated with an increased risk of later dementia, particularly vascular dementia, caused by reduced blood supply to the brain due to diseased blood vessels...
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Hormone alters male brain networks to enhance sexual and emotional function

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily

Scientists have gained new insights into how the 'master regulator' of reproduction affects men's brains.
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Father, 29, diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour after suffering aching testicles

Father, 29, diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour after suffering aching testicles

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

Jack Donovan, 29, from Wales, made numerous trips to A&E suffering with seemingly unrelated symptoms of reflux, headaches and testicular pain. A CT scan revealed a tumour.
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Quit-smoking drug helps addicts ditch the habit without any withdrawals

Quit-smoking drug helps addicts ditch the habit without any withdrawals

3 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Scientists from Scripps Research Institute plan to investigate the effects of NicA2-J1 in human smokers and hope to test whether the drug Chantix also blocks nicotine from...
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Fibromyalgia Linked to Extensive Brain Inflammation

8 hours ago   |   Mercola

Fibromyalgia, characterized by chronic, widespread pain is an often-debilitating condition that primarily affects women. While as many as 10 million Americans have...
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Why I Didn't Attend My Dad's Funeral

Why I Didn't Attend My Dad's Funeral

12 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Anyone who knows me would agree that I am the kind of person who does their best to send a card to let someone know that I'm thinking of them, whether it's a loved one, friend...
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Goddard House Hosting Presentation and Discussion on Emotional Health, Loneliness and Social Engagement in Older Adults

15 hours ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

Studies of older people have shown that good mental health and greater social engagement are markers of resilience in aging and may be protective against cognitive decline...
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Could a simple collar help protect soccer player's brain?

16 hours ago   |   ABC News

Team sports build character, teach discipline and keep your kids healthy, but for some sports, like soccer and football, they could also increase their risk of brain injuries...
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Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk...

Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk of dementia

Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Denmark believe the heightened dementia risk is caused by diseased blood vessels as a result of abnormally high blood pressure. Read more ...

Salad recall includes Whole Foods 365 brand; corn poses risk of infection

Salad recall includes Whole Foods 365 brand; corn poses risk of infection

A California-based grocery chain is recalling almost half a ton of ready-to-eat salads, including the 365 brand sold by Whole Foods, because they contain corn from a... Read more ...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may delay the development and spread of breast cancer, found new study. Read more ...

Earlier diabetes diagnosis results in higher risk for other life-threatening...

Earlier diabetes diagnosis results in higher risk for other life-threatening diseases including cancer, heart disease, stroke

Even though Type 2 diabetes was previously regarded as a disease that usually affected older individuals, the global epidemic of obesity has seen diagnoses soar among young... Read more ...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea by 20%

The new study, led by Brown University in Rhode Island, found that the protective effects were only shown in caffeinated coffee. Decaf coffee did not lower participants'... Read more ...

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

The Salad, made by Caioti Pizza Cafe in Studio City, is a simple mix of romaine, watercress, walnuts, and gorgonzola, with a herb-balsamic dressing. But scores of women say the... Read more ...

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit...

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit Workout

You only have 30 minutes? You can absolutely get in an intense calorie-burning, muscle-building session. This CrossFit workout involves running, some dumbbell moves, and box... Read more ...

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Stanford University researchers found that people who were exposed to situations such as homelessness in VR developed longer-lasting compassion towards the issue in real life. Read more ...

Report: Burger Chains' Antibiotics Plans Flawed

Report: Burger Chains' Antibiotics Plans Flawed

Only two burger chains in the U.S. earn top marks for avoiding ground beef pumped full of antibiotics, according to a new report issued by a group of environmental and consumer... Read more ...

Effects of a high-fat diet are reduced with the golden tickseed

Effects of a high-fat diet are reduced with the golden tickseed

Good news for diabetics: A study, published in Chinese Herbal Medicines, revealed that the golden tickseed can be used to treat insulin resistance. The researchers, who were... Read more ...