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Most Americans’ Hearts are Older than their Actual Years

Most Americans’ Hearts are Older than their Actual Years

  Miami, United States – Three out of four Americans’ hearts are older than their chronological age, raising the risk of heart disease, stroke and premature death, officials said. An online ...

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US Approves Injectable Anti-cholesterol Drug Repatha

US Approves Injectable Anti-cholesterol Drug Repatha

  Washington, United States – US regulators on approved Repatha, the second injectable drug of its kind designed for certain patients with stubbornly high cholesterol which puts them at risk of ...

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Fish Oil Supplements Don’t Prevent Mental Decline: Study

Fish Oil Supplements Don’t Prevent Mental Decline: Study

  Miami, United States – Fish oil supplements, which are high in omega-3 fatty acids, do not protect against mental decline despite common belief, said a study Tuesday spanning 4,000 older ...

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Gene Study Confirms Low Vitamin D, Multiple Sclerosis Link

Gene Study Confirms Low Vitamin D, Multiple Sclerosis Link

  Miami, United States – A major genetic study Tuesday confirmed a link between low vitamin D and a higher risk of multiple sclerosis, a finding which experts say could lead ...

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‘Fake Weed’ Triggers US-Wide Alarm

‘Fake Weed’ Triggers US-Wide Alarm

  Washington, United States  – It goes by many names — K2, Spice, Bizarro, Scooby Snax, Kryp2nite and Stoopid, to name but a few — and it’s setting off alarm ...

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Devastating Bird Flu Threatens US Poultry Farmers

Devastating Bird Flu Threatens US Poultry Farmers

  Baldwin, United States – Amish chicken farmer Ura Gingerich begins each day by lantern light, but his simple life of tradition is threatened by a modern scourge that has devastated ...

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First Child Double Hand Transplant Announced in US

First Child Double Hand Transplant Announced in US

  New York, United States – An eight-year-old American has become the world’s youngest recipient of a transplant of both hands, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announced. Surgeons operated for 10 hours ...

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