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Drug That May Prevent Weight Gain Discovered by Yale Researchers

Drug That May Prevent Weight Gain Discovered by Yale Researchers

Scientists from Yale University discovered a miracle drug by accident. This drug can hopefully solve America’s obesity crisis as researchers found it to stop the body from storing fat. Originally trying to create a morbidly obese mouse, the team was able to create one that eats anything but doesn’t get fat. A drug that could...

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Is Your Sweet Tooth Preventing You From Having Clear Skin?

Is Your Sweet Tooth Preventing You From Having Clear Skin?

A 2016 research found that over 90 percent of dermatologic patients identified that their diet has a significant effect on their skin problems. Most of them singled out greasy foods as the main culprit for breakouts. Avoiding certain foods may help manage acne problems, but skin experts and dermatologists say start with cutting back on...

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These Glasses from Microsoft Can Monitor Your Blood Pressure

These Glasses from Microsoft Can Monitor Your Blood Pressure

 Microsoft is branching out into healthcare by launching a pair of eyeglasses that can monitor blood pressure. The tech giant filed a patent for the eyeglasses called Glabella as competitors including Apple have done so in the past on potential groundbreaking invention. Microsoft’s prototype medical device is designed for easier use and more accurate reading than...

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How Do I Get Liver Lesions? Are they Cancerous?

How Do I Get Liver Lesions? Are they Cancerous?

The groups of abnormal cells growing in your liver are called liver lesions. They are common and usually non-cancerous and do not cause health problems. The most common form of noncancerous liver lesion is hemangioma while hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common cancerous form.  Everybody can develop liver lesions, but some conditions can make you more...

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Your Stomach is Acting Up Again. One of These 4 Culprits May Be Causing It.

Your Stomach is Acting Up Again. One of These 4 Culprits May Be Causing It.

Bloating, gas, cramps, diarrhea and constipation can be uncomfortable and annoying. The foods you eat, how you eat, and your state of mind can be the main reason why your gut is acting up. Identifying what’s causing your stomach problem can help you manage it. Four Reasons You’re Having Stomach Problems 1. FODMAPs FODMAP stands for Fermentable...

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Pancreatic Cancer is on the Rise, Now the Fourth Leading Cause of Cancer Deaths

Pancreatic Cancer is on the Rise, Now the Fourth Leading Cause of Cancer Deaths

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States for both men and women. Experts say that about 95 percent of people with pancreatic cancer die from it as the cancer is often diagnosed on its advanced stages. The type of pancreatic cancer that killed Aretha Franklin, also Apple founder Steve...

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DeepMind Develops an AI That Can Diagnose Eye Problems

DeepMind Develops an AI That Can Diagnose Eye Problems

Google’s sister company, DeepMind, has developed an artificial intelligence system that can identify 50 eye diseases. DeepMind takes pride that the AI can detect an eye condition from retinal scans with 94% accuracy. With the growing rate of people needing an expert advice about their eye health, AI can help in early diagnoses. Alphabet’s London-based...

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Polygenic Scores: A New Way to Measure Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

Polygenic Scores: A New Way to Measure Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

A team of researchers uncovered a new approach to measuring genetic variations that add up to cause thousands of diseases in the body. The researchers hope that the findings would make the younger generation aware of their health risks. If the new measuring system is adopted by physicians, the scores can be vital in deciding...

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Study Confirms an Annoying Fact: Men Lose Weight Faster than Women

Study Confirms an Annoying Fact: Men Lose Weight Faster than Women

A recent study revealed there are gender differences in weight loss and improved health outcomes. The research confirmed that men lose weight more and faster than women. Notably, men also improved more health-wise—they have greater lowered risks in heart rate, body fat, diabetes, hypertension and BMI. Frustrating as it is, it’s confirmed in a recent...

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Reproductive History of Women May Be an Indicator for Alzheimer’s

Reproductive History of Women May Be an Indicator for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s or dementia, the aging-related disease, is affecting nearly two-thirds of women in America. But various researches from different scientists presented on Monday at the Alzheimer’s Association of International Conference in Chicago revealed results that the woman’s reproductive history is linked to their risk of developing the disease. Findings showed that boosted estrogen levels and...