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Plastic Chemicals Linked to Earlier Menopause

Plastic Chemicals Linked to Earlier Menopause

  Miami, United States – Women whose bodies contained high levels of certain chemicals found in plastics and cosmetics experienced menopause two to four years earlier than women with lower amounts in ...

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Lower IQ Seen After Exposure to Plastic Chemicals

Lower IQ Seen After Exposure to Plastic Chemicals

  Miami, United States – Pregnant women who were exposed to high levels of common household chemicals found in plastics, cosmetics and air fresheners had children whose intelligence suffered years later, a ...

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World’s Oldest People Share No Genetic Secrets: Study

World’s Oldest People Share No Genetic Secrets: Study

  WASHINGTON, November 12, 2014 (AFP) – Think the reason some people live beyond the age of 100 is because of their genes? Think again.  US scientists said Wednesday they’ve found no ...

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Handshake Strength Reveals Education, Age: Study

Handshake Strength Reveals Education, Age: Study

  WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 (AFP) – A handshake can tell a lot about a person. Researchers said Wednesday the strength of someone’s grip may reveal how fast they’re aging, ...

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US Regulators Probing Heart Risks in Testosterone Products

US Regulators Probing Heart Risks in Testosterone Products

  WASHINGTON, February 1, 2014 (AFP) – US federal regulators said Friday they were investigating products containing testosterone after recent studies suggested a higher risk of strokes and heart attacks ...

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