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Children should Consume Fewer than 6 Teaspoons Sugar Daily

Sweet in taste but sour for health, sugar intake has become a major concern in the United States, with numerous studies linking high sugar...
Plastic Exposure - Ring a Doctor

Study Reveals Problems Encountered when trying to avoid Plastic Exposure

Published on July 13, 2016 The well-known documentary "Plastic Planet" by Werner Boote starkly illustrates the dangers of plastic and synthetics for human beings...
Alzheimer's - Ring a Doctor

‘Big Data’ Study Discovers Earliest Sign of Alzheimer’s Development

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital have used a powerful tool to better understand the progression of Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease (LOAD), identifying...
Cancer Growth - Ring a Doctor

We’ve Looked at Cancer Growth all Wrong – Scientists Discover

A new study has found evidence that brain tumours use fat as their preferred source of energy, bringing into question the decades-long assumption that...
Pasta Reduce Weight - Ring a Doctor

Pasta isn’t Fattening, Helps in Reducing Weight – Study

You’d be hard-pressed to find a meal as overwhelmingly demonised as pasta when it comes to weight-loss, but a new study has found that...
Glaucoma New Test Ring a Doctor

New Tests could Detect Glaucoma 4 Years before Current Tests

Australian researchers have developed a new eye test that could detect glaucoma, which is a leading cause of blindness, four years earlier than current...
Dementia - Ring a Doctor

The First Dementia Vaccine could be Introduced in Human Trials in Three Years

Scientists working in the US and Australia have made progress on a vaccine candidate that could prevent and, in some cases, even reverse, the...
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Gonorrhoea Might Soon be Resistant to all Antibiotics

The US Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has reported that gonorrhoea is now developing resistance to the last two antibiotics able to treat it. In...

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