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Stay Away From This Diabetes Drug

New research uses high quality data to find that the type 2 diabetes drug rosiglitazone raises the risk of adverse cardiovascular events by 33%.

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One Weird Thing That Can Help Your Learning

A recent study investigates the role of odor in learning and memory. The authors confirm that the strategic use of aromas while learning and during sleep might improve exam performance — even outside of the laboratory.

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Newest Method That Stops Protein Behind Parkinson’s

Instead of targeting the tricky protein behind Parkinson’s, a new compound attacks the RNA that produces it.

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This Common Powder Could Cause Cancer

Does using powder in the genital area increase the risk of ovarian cancer? A new data analysis of over 250,000 women found no link, but the authors urge caution as the study may not be large enough.

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5 Healthy Choices That Help You Live Longer

According to a new study, a combination of healthful lifestyle choices, such as maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking, and regularly exercising, can significantly extend the number of years that an individual avoids disease.

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The Newest Solution To Kill Cancer In Milliseconds

New research in mice shows “for the first time” that scientists can use protons to administer radiation therapy in a matter of milliseconds, killing cancer cells while protecting healthy tissue.

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Vitamin B-6 Has Unlikely Link To THIS Cancer

Researchers have discovered a new target for leukemia treatment after their study revealed that cancerous cells utilize vitamin B-6. The development of a new drug that could prove to be more effective than current treatments is underway.

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The Cause Of Repeated Heart Attacks

Scientists already know that stomach fat — known as abdominal obesity — increases the risk of having a first heart attack. But new research finds that having excessive fat in this specific area also increases risk of subsequent heart attacks.

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The Chemical Compound That Can Protect Your Heart And Kidney

New research in mice finds that histamine protects the heart and kidneys in cardiorenal syndrome.

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New Parkinson’s Technique Revealed

Scientists have found that a technique for targeting a specific group of brain cells associated with Parkinson’s disease is also effective at treating a separate group of brain cells.