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FTO gene

Obesity is a major public health issue, affecting 300 million people around the world. We already know that obesity is linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, stroke and heart disease, And obesity is also known to increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in later life.

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Baldness and Prostate Cancer

Searching for a Link Between Baldness and Prostate Cancer

Interest in this unlikely duo arose recently when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) discouraged using prostate specific antigen (PSA) as a screen for prostate cancer in men with no symptoms of the disease.

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Know Your Numbers

For a proper understanding of your health, you must know how you stand compared to the normal, healthy condition. Here you can learn about normal blood pressure levels, blood cholesterol levels (and other lipids), and blood sugar levels (also known as blood sugar numbers).

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More Microbe Than Human DNA

Could it be that microbes make the man – or woman?

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Milk thistle

The main detox organ in your body is your liver – and it needs support to do its job right.

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10 Reasons to Love Ginger

Reasons to Love Ginger
For over 5,000 years, ginger was revered as the universal medicine by the ancient…

Everything You Need To Know About Folic Acid

folic acid
Folic acid is a B vitamin. It helps the body make healthy new cells. “Folic acid” and…

Artificial Sweeteners: Help or Hazard?

Artificial Sweeteners
Over the past hundred years, a number of elements have been detected—nearly all of them…

Long Distance Might Make a Better Relationship

long distance relationship
Does absence make the heart grow fonder? New science shows that dating long distance…