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Pesticide linked to 3 generations of disease

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24-Jul-2014

Methoxychlor causes epigenetic changes
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers say ancestral exposures to the pesticide methoxychlor may lead to adult onset kidney disease, ovarian disease and obesity in future generations. 552 more words

Environmental

Associations between Film Preferences and Risk Factors for Suicide: An Online Survey

Associations between Film Preferences and Risk Factors for Suicide: An Online Survey
Source: PLoS ONE

Several studies indicate that exposure to suicide in movies is linked to subsequent imitative suicidal behavior, so-called copycat suicides, but little is currently known about whether the link between exposure to suicidal movies and suicidality is reflected in individual film preferences.

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Mental Health And Substance Abuse

Proximity to Coast Is Linked to Climate Change Belief

Proximity to Coast Is Linked to Climate Change Belief
Source: PLoS ONE

Psychologists have examined the many psychological barriers to both climate change belief and concern.

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Psychology And Sociology

In alcohol abusers, fish oil may reduce risk of neurodegeneration and ensuing dementia

In alcohol abusers, fish oil may reduce risk of neurodegeneration and ensuing dementia //

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014

MAYWOOD, Ill– Omega-3 fish oil might help protect against alcohol-related neurodamage and the risk of eventual dementia, according to a study published in the journal… 547 more words

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Consuming probiotics for a month helps diminish fat accumulation in the liver, new study says

Consuming probiotics for a month helps diminish fat accumulation in the liver, new study says

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18-Jul-2014

Scientists at the University of Granada have made important strides in the fight against the Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, which is closely related to obesity and diabetes… 498 more words

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