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Could on-and-off fasting help prevent obesity?

TORONTO – How often you eat may be as important as how much you eat, reveals a new study led by scientists at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). Researchers examined the effect of an intermittent-fasting regimen, without restricting caloric intake, in mice. They found that an ‘on-and-off’ fasting regimen not only prevented obesity in mice, but also improved metabolism ...

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Best supplements: The three CHEAP vitamins to take every day REVEALED

Supplement sales have soared in the past few years, with just under half of Britons daily vitamin and mineral users. Additionally, the total vitamins and supplement market reached £414 million last year, suggesting that we’re investing significant amounts on boosting our eating regimes in this way. While it is still important to eat a healthy, balanced diet, vitamins and minerals ...

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MMR vaccine side effects do NOT include autism – where the myth came from explained

Scientists recommend giving children the MMR vaccine, after the myth linking the vaccine to autism was quashed. There have been numerous scientific studies that found no link between the vaccine and the developmental disability. Almost 1.3 million children were studied in 2014, to see if the vaccination led to autism. They found the vaccine didn’t have any association with autism ...

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German Research Advances in Cancer and Blood Disorders Reported in Human Gene Therapy

New Rochelle, NY — Virotherapy capable of destroying tumor cells and activating anti-tumor immune reactions, and the use of engineered hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) to deliver replacement genes that have the potential to cure blood diseases are among the key areas of gene therapy being advanced by German researchers and highlighted in a special issue of Human Gene Therapy, a peer-reviewed ...

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Vascular dementia symptoms: Could a pair of GLASSES be the key to diagnosis? 

The glasses can track eye movement to diagnose every neurological disease and other conditions, including thyroid eye disease, ptosis and myasthenia gravis. A device is fitted to glasses, to monitor the movement of eyelids.  It measures blinking speed in patients, and how often they blinked. The device can be added to standard refraction glasses – used by opticians in a ...

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