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World Health Organization: Processed Meats Cause Cancer

Very sad news for bacon lovers. The World Health Organization announced Monday that cured and processed meats like bacon, sausage, hot dogs and ham cause cancer, adding the foods to a top-tier list of carcinogenic substances that includes alcohol, cigarettes, asbestos, and arsenic. Processed meats can be bundled with these threatening carcinogens …

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13 Things To Remember When You Love A Person Who Has Depression

1. Depression isa choice. Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating experiences a person can have. It’s sometimes feeling sad, sometimes feeling empty, and sometimes feeling absolutely nothing at all. There are times when depression can leave someone feeling paralyzed in their own mind and body, unable to …

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Compound Found In Aspirin Might Stop Diseases Like Alzheimer’s And Parkinson’s

A new study, published by PLOS ONE, has discovered that a breakdown product of aspirin interacts with one of the enzymes that is responsible for degenerative diseases such as Parkinsons, Alzheimers, and Huntingtons diseases. The team discovered that salicylic acid, the primary component of aspirin, binds to the enzyme GAPDH …

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Artificial Pancreas Trials To Begin In The U.S.

In the U.S. alone, 1.25 million Americans suffer from type 1 diabetes, a potentially debilitating and life-changing condition. Every year, more and more people are diagnosed, and the only common treatment is regular insulin injections. A research team hoping to revolutionize diabetes treatment has developed an artificial pancreas that automatically …

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