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Early Alzheimer’s Patients have reason to raise a toast: Few drinks a day associated with reduced risk of death

People with early Alzheimer’s Disease have a new reason to raise a toast, say researchers, who have found that moderate drinking reduces risk of death in these people. The research paper published in the journal BMJ Open has unveiled that moderate drinking can actually help people at early stage... read more

Chipotle Co-CEO issues First Apology on TV for Food Crisis

In an attempt to improve the public image of the restaurant chain, Steve Ells, the co- Chief Executive Officer and founder of Chipotle Mexican Grill, has issued the first apology on television to patrons who were sickened after eating at the company’s restaurants in different states.

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Happiness and Longevity Have No Link, Finds Study

A new study has solved the long held belief that happiness is strongly linked to longevity. The team that presented their findings in The Lancet studied almost 700,000 women in Britain.

Although being unhappy or depressed might make you take less care of your health, according to the... read more

Study links Pineapple Pesticide Found in Hawaii Milk to Parkinson's disease

A new study published in journal Neuron has linked a pineapple pesticide to Parkinson's disease in men. The pesticide in milk could affect men’s brains and contribute to the disorder, according to the study.

The study has made its place in a long list of studies that have linked various... read more

US Life Expectancy Stalled For Third Year in Row

According to a new report by the Centers for disease control and Prevention (CDC), life expectancy has remained same for three straight years. The announcement was made on Wednesday.

The 2014 mortality report by the CDC showed that infant mortality in the United States was at a historic... read more

US Researchers Create World’s First Litter of Puppies through IVF

For the first time in world, a team of veterinarians, scientists and lab workers have successfully bred a litter of puppies using in vitro fertilization (IVF). The team gathered around a surrogate hound and watched her giving birth to seven half-pound puppies.

Dr. Alexander Travis, who... read more

Concentrating on Visual Task Makes You Deaf Momentarily

Researchers through a recently conducted study have found that continuous attention on visuals can make you “dead” for small time. So next time when you call your friend while he/she is concentrating on their mobile device, you need to tap them again because they might have not heard you.

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Research: Cannabidiol might benefit some children with epilepsy whose seizures aren't controlled by approved medications

A series of studies was conducted by Orrin Devinsky, director of the comprehensive epilepsy center at NYU Langone Medical Center. In the first study, Devinsky gave a drop of liquid cannabidiol (CBD), which is the main component of marijuana, to 261 patients suffering from severe epilepsy for 90... read more

One-third of interns, residents experience full-blown depression at some point during training

For many young doctors fresh out of medical school, training years and internship period provide a crash course in depression. An analysis published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn has suggested that roughly one-third of interns and residents experience depressive symptoms... read more

Alexion’s Drug Kanuma receives FDA Approval to Treat LAL-D

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave a green signal to Alexion Pharmaceutical Inc's drug on Tuesday to treat rare and fatal genetic disorder. On the same day, shares of the company were up 4.5% at $187.22.

Kanuma, enzyme-replacement therapy of Cheshire headquartered Alexion,... read more

Experts say it’s too early to tell if Keytruda should get all credit for former president’s apparently successful treatment

According to experts, it’s too early to say that the credit should be given to Keytruda for the ex president’s apparently successful treatment, however, new cancer drugs, such as it, have been showing promising results so far.

Undoubtedly it has shown a lot of promise, but the latest... read more

1B--Alzheimer’s disease: Negative Stereotypes about Aging may increase Risk of Disease

Two new studies suggest that people who believe that older people are unhappier, absent-minded and less sharp than others could develop Alzheimer’s disease. The studies have been published in journal Psychology and Aging.

According to the studies, people with negative stereotypes about... read more

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