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Air pollution in China could damage cognitive performance

A recent study has found a significant correlation between air pollution and cognitive performance in China. Air pollution in China According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution causes an estimated seven (7) million premature...
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Low-carbohydrate diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years

A new study suggests that a low-carbohydrate diet, such as the popular Atkins diet, could shorten a person’s life expectancy by up to four years. The study “Dietary carbohydrate intake and mortality: a prospective cohort study...

WHO includes gaming disorder as a new mental health condition

The World Health Organization (WHO) has included gaming disorder as a new mental health condition in the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases. International Classification of Diseases The WHO’s International...
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WebMD Guide: Hepatitis types and treatments

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, and WebMD is providing a guide to this illness that affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C are the most common types of viral hepatitis, but there are actually...
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Fast food could make it harder for women to get pregnant

Women who eat more fruit and less fast food may have an easier time conceiving children, according to a new study. Infertility The study defined infertility as taking more than 12 months to conceive (this definition has also been adopted by...
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High carbohydrate diet could bring on earlier menopause in women

A new study suggests that a high carbohydrate diet could bring on earlier menopause in women. The study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health and entitled “Dietary intake and age at natural menopause: results...
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Shanghai’s white-collar workers grow increasingly unhealthy

According to a new white paper published by Shanghai Foreign Service Group, an increasing number of white-collar workers in Shanghai are receiving failing grades on their physical examinations. Health Issues For men, the white paper indicates...
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Lifestyle choices that could reduce your risk of dementia

A new international study published in The Lancet medical journal suggests that roughly one third of dementia cases could potentially be prevented through healthier lifestyle choices. The study, entitled “Dementia prevention, intervention,...

One third of global population overweight or obese according to new study

More than 2 billion people around the world are either overweight or obese, according to a recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. This figure means that nearly one third of the global population suffer from excess weight,...
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Fruit juice NOT recommended for children, particularly infants

According to a recent policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to children under age 1 and should not be included in their diet. Infant nutrition According to Melvin B. Heyman,...