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Cholesterol Drug Fails to Improve Heart Health: Study

Cholesterol Drug Fails to Improve Heart Health: Study

  Washington, United States – An experimental drug that greatly increases levels of “good” cholesterol has no effect on heart health, a comprehensive clinical trial found, leaving researchers shocked and disappointed. ...

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First 3-D Image of Zika Virus Could Speed Vaccine Hunt: Study

First 3-D Image of Zika Virus Could Speed Vaccine Hunt: Study

  Miami, United States – US researchers announced the first three-dimensional map of Zika, an advance that some hope will speed efforts to develop a vaccine against the mosquito-borne virus which ...

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Major Study Confirms Moms’ Smoking Changes Fetal DNA

Major Study Confirms Moms’ Smoking Changes Fetal DNA

  Miami, United States – Women who smoke while pregnant may harm their babies by chemically altering the DNA of the developing fetus, a major study including more than 6,000 women ...

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Meditation, Cognitive Therapy Help Back Pain: Study

Meditation, Cognitive Therapy Help Back Pain: Study

  Washington, United States – Meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy — not conventional treatments for back pain — seem to be effective in alleviating the common condition, researchers said. After 26 ...

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Wearable Tech Takes Aim at Health Care Costs

Wearable Tech Takes Aim at Health Care Costs

  Washington, United States – Stroll around the office or neighborhood six times a day, and earn $1.50 toward your health insurance. Step up activity a bit more and bring the ...

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Alzheimer’s ‘Lost’ Memories May Be Recoverable: Study

Alzheimer’s ‘Lost’ Memories May Be Recoverable: Study

  Tokyo, Japan – Sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease may not have “lost” their memories, but could simply have difficulty accessing them, researchers said as they unveiled a possible treatment that could ...

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Vaccine Against Dengue Virus is 100 Percent Effective: Study

Vaccine Against Dengue Virus is 100 Percent Effective: Study

  Miami, United States – An experimental vaccine against dengue, the world’s most common mosquito-borne virus, was 100 percent effective in early trials and could speed up the pace of a ...

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