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  • 12/30/2010
    People who smoke cigarettes might actually increase their risk of developing colon cancer by eating a larger quantity of fruit and vegetables.
  • 12/28/2010
    New research indicates that people who eat lots of dark green and orange vegetables outlive their peers by a huge margin.
  • 12/23/2010
    Researchers have learned that there are taste receptors not only in our mouths, but in our lungs as well.
  • 12/21/2010
    Research has established a link between smoking and the development of dementia in later years.
  • 12/18/2010
    Studies show that the oldest child in a family typically scores higher on IQ tests than the children born after him or her.
  • 12/16/2010
    Studies show that 25% of overweight subjects rated their weight as normal. 70% of the obese and 40% of the morbidly obese subjects considered themselves merely overweight.
  • 12/14/2010
    Recent research shows there is definitely a genetic factor to political leanings.
  • 12/11/2010
    Research shows that small reductions in an overweight child's body mass index (BMI) are likely to yield big improvements in blood pressure.
  • 12/9/2010
    Rinderpest, a deadly malady that would strike cattle, yaks, water buffalo, and other similar animals, is no more.
  • 12/8/2010
    New research shows that taking a moderately-paced walk for between 30 and 45 minutes daily increases the amount of immune system cells present in the body.
  • 12/7/2010
    Researchers have discovered that a patient's own stem cells can be put to work to restart insulin production in those with Type 1 diabetes.
  • 12/4/2010
    Cone-beam CT scanners provide three-dimensional images of the teeth, roots, jaw, and skull -- a much higher doses of radiation.
  • 12/2/2010
    A new study out of the United Kingdom has shown that loud background noise can actually affect the way we taste things, lessening our sensitivity to the flavor.
  • 11/30/2010
    According to fetal origins scientists, everything your mother did while you were in her womb affects you throughout the rest of your life.
  • 11/27/2010
    A recent study has found that teen drinking increases vulnerability to mood disorders such as depression and anxiety later in life.
  • 11/23/2010
    The latest research out of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, shows that brain circuitry is improved by exercise.
  • 11/20/2010
    Bone mineral density (BMD) tests may be superfluous for many patients.
  • 11/18/2010
    Action video games enhance decision-making abilities that carry over into real life.
  • 11/16/2010
    Less than half of the Viagra (sildenafil) currently being prescribed for men is actually working.
  • 11/9/2010
    Recent research out of Utrecht University found a link between such emotions as anger and sadness and heightened levels of discomfort in women.
  • 11/5/2010
    A study from England that suggests owning a dog may encourage children to become more active.
  • 11/4/2010
    A new study published in the October issue of Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine showed a strong link between RLS and fibromyalgia (FMS).
  • 11/2/2010
    Recent research conducted by the NHANES, which is a branch of the CDC, seems to suggest that children across America are not drinking enough water throughout the day.  But there are a few problems with this finding.
  • 10/30/2010
    If you love the feeling of a great massage, you’ve got the green light to indulge for your health’s sake.  Swedish massage has recently been shown to improve immunity — just minutes after the very first session.
  • 10/28/2010
    Research out of Hull University in England showed that diabetics who ate dark chocolate improved their cholesterol levels.

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