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Biking to work may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular mortality

Owning bicycles is considered to be a calling of the lower income earners in Kenya. But in the past two or three decades, the wealthiest of the society earned a lucrative status in them. As a matter ...

Routine consistency in childhood leads to better emotional, physical health

Regular bedtimes stop children from becoming overweight, a study by Ohio State University has found. Eating meals at the same time every day and watching less than half an hour of television a day wi...

A caterpillar that eats and digests plastic in record time

Caterpillars could hold the key to our growing problem of plastic waste. While doing some routine beehive maintenance, a team of researchers in Spain has chanced upon one type of caterpillar that see...

Study suggests artificially sweetened drinks may be tied to dementia and stroke

Still downing gallons of diet soda despite knowing that it wrecks your body? Maybe the knowledge of artificially sweetened beverages taking a toll on your brain ought to make an impact on your unheal...

Be an organ, tissue donor

The rate of organ donation in Orange County is lower than some neighboring counties, and tax collector Scott Randolph wants to get more drivers to check the box to be a donor. 350,000 people walk thr...

MDH: Measles Outbreak Up To 20 Cases In Hennepin County

The Minnesota Department of Health said Monday that eight new infections have been confirmed. The cases have all occurred within the Somali-American community in Hennepin County. Officials are urging...

Canada considers pot legalization, and investors are paying attention

Drug-impaired driving is a real concern, but there is not yet enough evidence to state what level of marijuana in the blood causes impairment; it is much more complicated than the blood-alcohol limit...

More Americans in support of medical marijuana

Over the last several years the use of #marijuana, both medicinally and recreationally, has seen a marked increase in support. In that time, twenty-nine states plus the District of Columbia (D.C.) ha...

CBS Poll Reveals Support For Pot Reaches New High

Amid all the uncertainty about the federal government's ​plans to legalize marijuana by mid-2018, a culinary mystery stands out: How will marijuana-infused food products, commonly called "edibles," f...

New Malaria Vaccine: Five useful things to know

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to start large scale trial of RTS,S injectable vaccine in 2018. 24 Apr 2017 16:49 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpea...

Park City teen who was denied lung transplant in Utah because of marijuana use dies

PARK CITY, Utah — Riley Hancey, who was denied a lung transplant from the University of Utah after traces of marijuana were found in his system, has died from complications following a lung transplan...

Study: Diet soda may be linked to higher risk of stroke and dementia, more research needed...

An astonishing new report from the American Heart Association raises some major questions about diet soda and its effect on our bodies. Scientists have just stumbled upon a massive discovery about di...

Frito-Lay recalls select potato chips over possible salmonella contamination

Miss Vickie's has announced a voluntary recall of its Jalapeño flavour kettle cooked potato chips, due to fears of Salmonella contamination of its flavouring. Miss Vickie's / Montreal Gazette. ShareA...

Diet Soda May Triple Stroke Risks: Other Reasons Why Artificially Sweetened Beverages Are ...

WASHINGTON -- A study by the American Heart association suggests diet sodas and artificially sweetened drinks may be linked to a higher risk of stroke and dementia. However, researchers admit there i...

Connelly: Earth Day in Seattle draws thousands to defend science

Countless thousands of scientists and their supporters have marched around the world to protest what they say is Donald Trump's rejection of science. From Melbourne to Mexico, people poured onto the ...

With 325M infected, WHO urges action over growing hepatitis epidemic

Merck (MRK), known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, today announced the first sustained virologic response1 (SVR) results 12 weeks after completion of therapy (SVR12, considered virolo...

Neglected tropical diseases: A proxy for equitable development and shared prosperity

Female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) alone causes severe pain, bleeding and lesions in more than 16 million women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa. Beyond causing widespread physical suffering, NTDs h...

Study: diet drinks can lead to stroke, dementia

Drinking one or more artificially sweetened drinks a day may increase the risk of stroke or developing dementia, according to new research published in Stroke, the scientific journal of the American ...

Mother & Transplant Recipient On The Importance Of Organ Donation

Marilyn Byfield is a fitting proponent for National Organ Donor and Tissue Awareness Week from April 24 to 30. Byfield is a member of an Okanagan transplant support group based in Kelowna and a liver...

Drinking Beetroot Juice Can Keep Your Brain Young and Boost Muscle Power

Beetroot Juice Boosts Brain Performance: Beetroot which many people doesn't like is good for our health which mainly points out at Brain. If you take a glass of Beetroot it increases the strength of ...