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On current trends, almost a quarter of people in the world will be obese by 2045, and 1 in 8 will have type 2 diabetes

Public Release: 22-May-2018

European Association for the Study of Obesity

New research from various cities in the world presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity in Vienna, Austria (23-26 May) demonstrate that if current trends continue, almost a quarter (22%) of the people in the world will be obese by 2045 (up from 14% in 2017), and one in eight (12%) will have type 2 diabetes (up from 9% in 2017). 744 more words

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Natural Bladder Infection Treatment: Superior Alternative for the Common Female Urological Problem

Bladder infection (UTI) can be a long, painful and frustrating battle, especially for women. There are many alternative treatment options available without the need for widely prescribed drugs (antibiotics) that can only relieve the symptoms and often prompt multiple side effects. 428 more words

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UCLA biologists 'transfer' a memory

Public Release: 14-May-2018

Research in marine snails could lead to new treatments to restore memories and alter traumatic ones

University of California – Los Angeles … 822 more words

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Oral antibiotics linked to increased kidney stone risk for several years after use

PUBLIC RELEASE: 10-MAY-2018

Risk appears to be highest among children

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY

Highlights

  • Use of oral antibiotics was linked with an increased risk of developing kidney stones.
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Dark Chocolate improves vision with 2 hours

Dark Chocolate improves vision with 2 hours

Contrast sensitivity and visual acuity were significantly higher 2 hours after consumption of a dark chocolate bar compared with a milk chocolate bar, but the duration of these effects and their influence in real-world performance await further testing. 32 more words

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Found: A new form of DNA in our cells (**NOT** a double-stranded DNA double helix)

Public Release: 23-Apr-2018

Scientists have tracked down an elusive ‘tangled knot’ of DNA

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

IMAGE: This is an artist’s impression of the i-motif DNA structure inside cells, along with the antibody-based tool used to detect it… 853 more words

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Multiple sclerosis may be linked to sheep disease toxin

Public Release: 22-Apr-2018

University of Exeter

Exposure to a toxin primarily found in sheep could be linked to the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) in humans, new research suggests. 440 more words

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