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Medical News Today: Daily chocolate intake linked to lower risk of diabetes, heart disease

Could a doctor’s visit one day result in a prescription for chocolate? According to a new study, it is possible. Researchers suggest that consuming a small amount of chocolate every day may lower the risk of diabetes and heart disease. … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Binge drinking may be encouraged by cycle of stress and reward

Binge drinking could be curbed by switching off a circuit between two brain regions that control the most prevalent type of excessive drinking in the United States. The findings, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, could lead to future therapies … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Lab-on-a-chip to measure glucose in a single drop of sweat

Highly sensitive and rapid detection of blood glucose is a diagnostic necessity in medicine. For instance, lack of insulin and too much blood sugar are two main causes of diabetes, both of which can be detected by measuring blood glucose. … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: What Disorders Can Affect the Placenta During Pregnancy?

The placenta and its health are vital to the health of a woman’s pregnancy and fetal development. This organ provides oxygen, nutrients, and filters fetal waste during pregnancy. It also plays an important role in hormone production and protects the … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Psoriasis and obesity may share genetic source

Psoriasis and obesity may share a common genetic cause, says research published by JAMA Dermatology, which suggests a link between psoriasis, type 2 diabetes, body mass index, and obesity. Psoriasis has been associated with the components of metabolic disorder. Psoriasis … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: ‘Youth gene’ identified by researchers

The quest to find the fountain of eternal youth is probably as old as aging itself. New research, published in Current Biology, moves humanity another small step closer to the prize. A gene has been identified that plays a role … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Southern Health chairman resigns

Media playback is unsupported on your device Southern Health chairman resigns over new revelations 28 April 2016 Last updated at 19:11 BST The chairman of one of England’s biggest mental health trusts has resigned ahead of a critical report to … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Fit in 60 seconds: how 1 minute of intense exercise can boost health

If you put off exercise due to time constraints, then you may need to find another excuse. A new study suggests just 1 minute of vigorous exercise three times weekly can benefit health just as much as longer, conventional endurance … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Genetic data uncovers multiple facets of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is not a single disease, say researchers who have uncovered four key genetic changes that explain four previously unknown conditions. Genetic discoveries are challenging the concept of a single definition for schizophrenia. The research, published in EBioMedicine, supports a … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Alzheimer’s risk higher in people with rosacea

People with rosacea appear to have a slightly higher risk of developing dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease in particular, compared with people without the common chronic inflammatory skin condition. The researchers found that people with rosacea had an increased risk of … Continue reading

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