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Using cosmetics during pregnancy may harm your unborn child

Aspiring mothers-please take note! The use of personal care products such as soaps and lotions during pregnancy can lead to adverse effects on reproduction of their newborns, says a new study. The results revealed a relationship between women who use cosmetics with the highest levels of paraben butyl – commonly used preservative in cosmetics – gestational age shorter at birth, low birth weight and increased … Continue reading

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Here’s why you don’t feel hungry when you are down with an illness

Researchers have discovered how a molecule of the immune system hijacks a brain circuit and reduces appetite when you are dealing with a disease. While loss of appetite during the disease is common, contributing to reducing the strength of a patient and in cancer patients may even shorten the life. New research suggests potential targets for the treatment of loss of appetite and restore the … Continue reading

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Common cold may increase diabetes risk in kids

Viral respiratory tract infections – such as the common cold, flu, tonsillitis, bronchitis and pneumonia – during the first six months of life are likely to increase the risk of type 1 diabetes in children, according to a new study. The results suggest that the first half-year of life is crucial for the development of the immune system and autoimmune diseases such as type 1 … Continue reading

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New device to allow bypass surgery without stopping the heart

Scientists claim to have developed a unique device that will allow doctors to perform bypass surgery without stopping the body itself. The stapler-like device for repairing blood vessels using strong staples makes it possible to quickly and safely restore blood vessels and significantly reduce post-operative period, the researchers said. “The world has no other like device. The main advantage is that reliable security patches of … Continue reading

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